Human Rights Council
Eighth session

2 - 18 June 2008

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

June, 2008

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Monday, 9 June 2008
9:00 - 12:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 15:00 - 13th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 1 hour and 34 minutes - Bahrain

video [English][Original language] 42 minutes - Ecuador

video [English][Original language] 28 minutes - Tunisia (Part 1) [ To be continued in the afternoon ]

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Bahrain
A/HRC/8/19

 
 
 
 


Bahrain
Mr. Nizar ALBAHARNA, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs


video [English] 7 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)

Mr. Andrej Logar

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Tunisia

Mr. Samir Labidi

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

[English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. I. Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan

Mr. Hussam Qudah

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Syria

Mr. Abdulmonem Annan

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia

Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Bahrain Women Association (BWA)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Front Line, The International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)
(Joint statement)

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Pakistan
President

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
President
Slovenia

Egypt
Germany

President

[English] 4 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
Mexico
Egypt
Canada
Switzerland
President
Egypt
Slovenia
Nigeria
Pakistan
President
Switzerland


[English] [Original Language] 21 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Point of order

 
 


President

[English] 1 minute

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Bahrain
Mr. Nizar Albaharna, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
Ms. Marian Alkhalifa
Mr. Nizar Albaharna, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

[English] [Arabic / English] 13 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 13 minutes

 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Switzerland

Mr. Blaise Godet

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council
[ Adoption of the decision on the outcome of the Universal Peridic Review of Bahrain ]

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Algeria
President
Algeria


[English] 3 minutes

 

 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (Continued)

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Ecuador
 A/HRC/8/20

 
 
 
 


Ecuador
His Excellency, Mr. Emilio Izquierdo, Under-Secretary of Multilateral Relations, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

video [English] [Spanish] 18 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Italy

Mr. Roberto Vellano

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil

Mr. Murilo Vieira Komniski

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Latin American Committee for the Defence of Women's Rights (CLADEM), Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD), Federation for Women and Family Planning, International Women's Rights Action Watch (IWRAW) (Joint statement)

[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Comisión Jurídica Para El Autodesarollo de los Pueblos Originarios Andinos "CAPAJ"


[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Ecuador
His Excellency, Mr. Emilio Izquierdo, Under-Secretary of Multilateral Relations, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council
[ Adoption of the decision on the outcome of the Universal Peridic Review of Ecuador ]

video [English] 1 minute

 

 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (Continued)

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Tunisia 
A/HRC/8/21

 
 
 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Béchir Tekkari

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium

Mr. Nicolas Nihon

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. I. Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Angola

Ms. Efigénia Jorge

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahrain

Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Resfel Pino Álvarez

[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 14th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 36 minutes - Tunisia (Part 2) [ Continued ]

video [English][Original language] 1 hour 23 minutes - Morocco

video [English][Original language] 19 minutes - Finland

video [English][Original language] 33 minutes - Indonesia [ To be continued tomorrow ]

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Tunisia (Continued)
A/HRC/8/21

 
 
 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH)


[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Point of order

 
 


Egypt
President


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH)


[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Organisation de la Mère Maghrebine (OMMA), Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS), Association Tunisienne des Mères (ATM) (Joint statement)

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


World Organization Against Torture, Human Rights Watch, International Commission of Jurists (Joint statement)

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Publishers Association (IPA), International PEN (Joint statement)

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Union Nationale de la Femme Tunisienne

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Espace Afrique International


[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Association Tunisienne des Droits de l'enfant (ATUDE)


[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Fondation Atlas pour l'Auto-Développement et la Solidarité


[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Point of order

 
 


President

Fondation Atlas pour l'Auto-Développement et la Solidarité

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Association Tunisienne de la Communication "ATUCOM"


[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Action Internationale pour la Paix et le Developpement dans la Region des Grands Lacs (AIPD)


[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Béchir Tekkari, Minister of Justice and Human Rights

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council
[ Adoption of the decision on the outcome of the Universal Peridic Review of Tunisia ]

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (Continued)

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Morocco
 A/HRC/8/22

 
 
 
 


Morocco
Ambassador Mohammed Loulichki, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to United Nations Office in Geneva

video [English] [French] 14 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Netherlands

Ms. Nynke B. Wijmenga

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Tunisia

Mr. Samir Labidi

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Qatar (On Behalf of the Arab Group)

Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahrain

Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla

[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Ms. Abir Al Assad

[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Saudi Arabia

Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Jordan

Ms. Ghadeer El-Fayez

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


United Arab Emirates

Mr. Adel Essa Hur Al Mahri

[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Conseil Consultatif des droits de l’homme du Maroc

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Mouvement contre le Racisme et pour l'amitie entre les Peuples (MRAP), France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand (Joint Statement)

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Point of order

 
 


President

[English] 1 minute

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Mouvement contre le Racisme et pour l'amitie entre les Peuples (MRAP), France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand (Joint Statement)

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
Canada
Slovenia
Egypt
Pakistan
Switzerland


[English] [Original Language] 8 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Mouvement contre le Racisme et pour l'amitie entre les Peuples (MRAP), France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand (Joint Statement)

[English] [French / English] 1 minute

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)


[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
Slovenia
President


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)


[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
France

[English] [Original Language] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)


[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Action Internationale pour la Paix et le Developpement dans la Region des Grands Lacs (AIPD)


[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


President


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Action Internationale pour la Paix et le Developpement dans la Region des Grands Lacs (AIPD)


[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Interfaith International


[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Arab Commission for Human Rights (ACHR)


[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Union de l'action Feminine

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation of Business and Professional Women (IFBPW)

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


France Libertés : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Point of order

 
 


President

France Libertés : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Amnesty International

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
President

[English] 1 minute

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Amnesty International

[English] 1 minute

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Morocco
Ambassador Mohammed Loulichki, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to United Nations Office in Geneva
Mr.

[English] [French / Arabic] 6 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council
[ Adoption of the decision on the outcome of the Universal Peridic Review of Morocco ]

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (Continued)

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Finland
A/HRC/8/24  

 
 
 
 


Finland
Her Excellency, Mrs. Teija Tiilikainen, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

video [English] 9 minutes

 
 
 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Friends World Committee for Consultation in Joint Statement


[English] 1 minute

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Finland
Her Excellency, Mrs. Teija Tiilikainen, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council
[ Adoption of the decision on the outcome of the Universal Peridic Review of Finland]

video [English] 1 minute

 
  Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (Continued)  
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video[English] 1 minute

 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Indonesia
A/HRC/8/23

 
 
 
 


Indonesia
His Excellency Gusti Agung Wekaka Puja, Deputy Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the United Nations in Geneva.

video[English] 15 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry
[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Tunisia

Mr. Anouar Ben Youssef

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Faisal Abdulla Al-Henzab

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahrain

Ms. Muna Radhi

[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Resfel Pino Álvarez

[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Ms. Abir Al Assad

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Azerbaijan

Mr. Azad Cafarov

[English] 2 minutes

 

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