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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Wednesday, 14 May 2008
09:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 12:20 | 14:30 - 16:45 | 17:30 - 18:00

 
 

9:00 - 12:00 - 13th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hours 45 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

[English] [English / French] 1 Minute

 
 

Review of France

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/FRA/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/FRA/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/FRA/3): A | C | E | F | R | S
 
     
 

H.E. Mr. François Zimeray, Ambassador for human rights of France to introduce the report.

[English] [French] 20 Minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Eduardo Chihuailaf

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Albania
Mr. Sejdi Qerimaj

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Cameroon
Mr. Adolphe Minkoa She

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Mabel Gómez Oliver

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Blaise Godet

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Ms. Nynke B. Wijmenga

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Zhang Yi

video [English] [Chinese] 2 Minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. John Von Kaufmann

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by France

  • Mr. François Zimeray
video [English] [French] 25 Minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Michael Schoiswohl

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Colombia
Mr. Álvaro Enrique Ayala Meléndez

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Ms. Petra Ali Dolakova

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Jan Levin

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Maria Cecilia Villagra

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Clodoaldo Hugueney

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Mansour Abdulla Salem Al Sulaitin

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Munu Mahawar

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Mauritania
Ms. Mounina Mint Abdellah

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Kamapradipta Isnomo

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Karin Stenson

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 

Comments and answers by France

  • Mr. François Zimeray
video [English] [French] 11 Minutes

 
 


Côte d'Ivoire
Mr. Kablan Porquet

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Chad
Mr. Malloum Bamanga Abbas

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of
Mr. Asgar Sadrkhah

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Makio Miyagawa

video [English] [French] 4 Minutes

 
 


Guatemala
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Madagascar
Mr. Lucien Rakotoniainu

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Haiti
Mr. Jean-Claude Pierre

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Ziva Nendl

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Pavel Chernikov

video [English] [Russian] 3 Minutes

 
 


Philippines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Beulah Naidoo

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Australia
Mr. Guy O'Brien

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 

Closing comments, answers and final remark by France

  • Mr. François Zimeray
video [English] [French] 12 Minutes

 
     
 

12:00 - 12:20 - Adoption of the Report on Zambia
video [English] [Original language] 12 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Switzerland on behalf of the Troika; Senegal, Switzerland, Philippines
Mr. Blaise Godet

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Zambia as concerned country
Mr. Gertrude M. K. Imbwae

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 1 Minute

 
     
 

Adoption of the Report on Pakistan (Resumption)
video [English] 4 Minutes

 
     
 


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

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
     
 

14:30 - 16:45 - 14th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hours 8 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Boudewijin Van Eenennaam
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 

Review of Tonga

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/2/TON/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/TON/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/TON/3): A | C | E | F | R | S
 
     
 

H.E. Mr. Sonatane Tu'akinamolahi Taumoepeau Tupou, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Acting Minister of Defence and Acting Governor of Vava'u, and
H.E. Ms. Fekitamoeloa 'Utoikamanu, Permanent Representative to the United Nations of Tonga to introduce the report.


video [English] 18 Minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Mexico
Mabel Gómez Oliver

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Wendy Hinton

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Nocella

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Emily Fulmer

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Robert-Jan Sieben

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Bhutan
M. Sonam T. Rabgye

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Zhang Yi

video [English] [Chinese] 2 Minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Terry Cormier

video [English] [English / French] 4 Minutes

 
 


France
Ms. Véronique Basso

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 

Comments and answers by Tonga

  • Ms. Fekitamoeloa 'Utoikamanu
video [English]

10 Minutes
 
 


Holy See
Mr. Hubertus Matheus Van Megen

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Abel La Rosa

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Azad Cafarov

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Alexandra Ruppen

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Ms. Petra Ali Doláková

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Latvia
Ms. Evija Dumpe

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Luciana Rocha Mancini

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Maldives
Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Mohd Sani Mistam

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Tonga

  • Ms. Fekitamoeloa 'Utoikamanu
video [English]

6 Minutes
 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Eva Tomič

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Guy O'Brien

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Philippines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 1 Minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Kim Pil-Woo

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Hilary Stauffer

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Ms. Abir Al Assad

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Osamu Yamanaka

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Cherif

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Fouad A.A. Rajeh

video [English] [Arabic] 1 Minute

 
 

Closing comments and answers by Tonga

  • Ms. Fekitamoeloa 'Utoikamanu
video [English] 5 Minutes

 
     
 

Final remark by H.E. Mr. Sonatane Tu'akinamolahi Taumoepeau Tupou, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Acting Minister of Defence and Acting Governor of Vava'u of Tonga

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
     
 

17:30 - 18:00 - Adoption of the Report on Japan
video [English] [Original language] 6 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Boudewijin Van Eenennaam
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


France on behalf of the Troika; France, Indonesia, Djibouti
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Japan as concerned country
Mr. Makio Miyagawa

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


The Report on Japan is Adopted
Mr. Boudewijin Van Eenennaam
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 

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