Human Rights Council
Second Universal Periodic Review

Geneva, 5 - 19 May 2008


at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

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Friday, 9 May 2008
09:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 12:30 | 14:30 - 17:30 | 17:30 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 9th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] 2 Hours 42 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Dayan Jayathilake
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 Minute

 
 

Review of Zambia

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/ZMB/1): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/ZMB/2): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/ZMB/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H.E. Ms. Gertrude Imbwae, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice of Zambia to introduce the report.

video [English] 27 Minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Li Baodong

video [English] [Chinese] 2 Minutes

 
 


Latvia
Mr. Janis Mazeiks

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Brazil
Ms Silviane Tusibrewer

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Semion Liapichev

video [English] [Russian] 2 Minutes

 
 


Austria
Ms. Verena Grubmüller

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ms. Cecile Claire Dias

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Andreja Korinsek

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Kristin Price

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Zambia

  • Ms. Gertrude Imbwae
  • Mr. Ronald Kauwle
  • Ms. Annette Nhekairo
  • Mr. Tsibu Bbuku
  • Ms. Gertrude Imbwae
video [English] 7 Minutes

 
 


France
Ms. Sidonie Thomas

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Ms. Nynke Wijmenga

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Armando Vivanco

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Ghana
Ms. Mercy Yvonne Amoah

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Chile
Mr. Eduardo Chihuailaf

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Chad
Mr. Hamid Mahamat Zène

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Denmark
Ms. Anne Charlton Christensen

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Michael Klepsch

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Cherif

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Melanie Hopkins

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Maria Del Carmen Herrera Caseiro

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Moktar Idham Musa

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Italy
Ms. Nicoletta Piccirillo

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Beate Stiro

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Zambia

  • Ms. Gertrude Imbwae
  • Ms. Annette Nhekairo
  • Ms. Gertrude Imbwae
  • Ms. Rodah Mutema Mwiinga
  • Mr. Chola J. Chabala
  • Ms. Gertrude Imbwae
video [English] 23 Minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Wendy Hinton

video [English] 2 Minute

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Dáithí Ó Ceallaigh

video [English] 2 Minute

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Ms. Abeer Al Assad

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


Morocco
M. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


Botswana
M. O. Rhee Hetanang

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
M. Mammad Talibov

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Ms. Hasnia Markus

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Emily Fulmer

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Nam-il Kang

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Anton Frič

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. K. Ibrahim

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Angola
Mr. José Maria Capon Duarte E Silva

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Ketlareng Sybil Matlhako

video [English] 2 Minute

 
 


Holy See
Mr. Hubertus Matheus Van Megen

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 

Closing comments and answers by Zambia

  • Ms. Gertrude Imbwae
  • Ms. Chileshe Kasoma
  • Ms. Gertrude Imbwae
  • Mr. Ronald Kauwle
  • Ms. Gertrude Imbwae
  • Mr. Tsibu Bbuku
  • Ms. Gertrude Imbwae
  • Ms. Annette Nhekairo
  • Ms. Chileshe KasomaMs. Gertrude Imbwae
video [English] 8 Minutes

 
     
 

Final remark by H.E. Ms. Gertrude Imbwae, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice of Zambia

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
     
 

12:00 - 12:30 - Adoption of the Report on Guatemala
video [English] [Original language] 7 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minutes

 
 


Brazil on behalf of the Troika; Gabon, Slovenia, Brazil
Mr. Clodoaldo Hugueney

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Guatemala as concerned country
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


The Report on Guatemala is Adopted
Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minutes

 
     
 

Adoption of the Report on Benin
video [English] [Original language] 6 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minutes

 
 


Germany on behalf of the Troika; Nicaragua, Madagascar, Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Benin as concerned country
Mr. Honoré Akpomey

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


The Report on Benin is Adopted
Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minutes

 
     
 

14:30 - 17:30 - 10th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hours 41 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 Minute

 
 

Review of Japan

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/JPN/1): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/JPN/2): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/JPN/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H.E. Mr. Yoshitaka Akimoto, Ambassador in charge of UN Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan to introduce the report.

[English] 24 Minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Larbi Djacta

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Philippines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Mr. Choe Myong-Nam

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Belgium
Ms. Audrey Moncarey

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Moktar Idham Musa

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Qian Bo

video [English][Chinese] 2 Minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. John Von Kaufmann

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Cherif

video [English] [French] 2 Minute

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Bob Last

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Luxembourg
Ms. Christine Goy

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Portugal
Ms. Ana Britu Maneira

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Poland
Mr. Zdzisław Rapacki

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Albania
Mr. Sejdi Qerimaj

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Japan

  • Mr. Yoshitaka Akimoto
  • Mr. Tetsuya Kimura
  • Mr. Yoshitaka Akimoto
video [English] [English / Japanese] 15 Minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Armando Vivanco

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Robert-Jan Sieben

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Murilo Vieira Komniski

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of
Mr. Mohammad Reza Ghaebi

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Jan Levin

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Germany
Ms. Anke Konrad

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Lim Hoon-min

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Latvia
Mr. Jānis Mažeiks

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Guatemala
Ms.María Soledad Urruela Arenales

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Alexandra Ruppen

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Ukraine
Mr. Oleksandr Moskvitin

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Mammad Talibov

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Japan

  • Mr. Yoshitaka Akimoto
  • Mr. Tetsuya Kimura
  • Mr. Yoshitaka Akimoto
  • Mr. Toyotaka Kawabata
  • Mr. Satoru Ohashi
  • Mr. Akihiko Satomi
video [English] [English / Japanese] 11 Minute

 
 


Jordan
Mr. Mohammad Al Hindawi

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Italy
Ms. Nicoletta Piccirillo

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Argentina
Ms. Monia Cecilia Villagra

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Semion Liapichev

video [English] [Russian] 3 Minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Fahad Salem Al-Marri

video [English] [Arabic] 1 Minute

 
 


Sri Lanka
Mr. Ameerajwad Omer Lebbe

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Mauritania
Ms. Mounina Mint Abdellah

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minute

 
 


Romania
Ms. Elisabeta David

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Drahoslav Štefánek

video [English] 2 Minute

 
 


Viet Nam
Mr. Pham Quoc Tru

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Zamid Ahmed Khan

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Peru
Mr. Inti Zevallos Aguilar

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 

Closing comments and answers by Japan

  • Mr. Yoshitaka Akimoto
  • Mr. Takashi Misawa
  • Ms. Satoko Ikeda
  • Mr. Katsuhiko Shibayama
  • Mr. Takashi Misawa
  • Mr. Toyotaka Kawabata
  • Mr. Yoshitaka Akimoto
  • Mr. Akihiko Satomi
video [English] [English / Japanese] 13 Minutes

 
     
 

Final remark by H.E. Mr. Yoshitaka Akimoto, Ambassador in charge of UN Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

video [English] 1 Minute

 
     
 

17:30 - 18:00 - Adoption of the Report on Republic of Korea
video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Jordan on behalf of the Troika; Peru, Egypt, Jordan
Mr. Mousa Burayzat

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Republic of Korea as concerned country
Mr. Lee Sung-joo

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


The Report on Republic of Korea is Adopted
Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 

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