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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Wednesday, 11 June 2008
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 17th Plenary Meeting
video [English] 19 minutes - Netherland

video [English][Original language] 40 minutes - South Africa

video [English] 23 minutes - Czech Republic

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Netherlands
A/HRC/8/31

 
 
 
 


Netherlands 
His Excellency, Mr. Arjan Hamburger, Ambassador for the Human Rights

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 
 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Aim for Human Rights


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. His Excellency, Mr. Arjan Hamburger, Ambassador for the Human Rights

[English] 1 minute

 
 


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

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 South Africa
 A/HRC/8/32

 
 
 
 


South Africa 
Her Excellency, Ambassador Glaudine J. MTSHALI, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations Office in Geneva

video [English] 11 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Nigeria

Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Canada

Mr. Terry Cormier

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Tunisia

M. Ali Cherif

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Zhou Xianfeng

[English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Syed Ali Asad Gillani

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Botswana

Mr. O. Rhee Hetanang

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Ms. Rohani Abdullah

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Ihab Gamaleldin

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Angola

Ms. Efigénia Jorge

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Mr. Abdulmonem Annan

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Djibouti

Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Human Rights Watch


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International (AI)


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


South Africa
Her Excellency, Ambassador Glaudine J. MTSHALI, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations Office in Geneva

[English] 1 minute

 
 


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

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 Czech Republic
A/HRC/8/33

 
 
 
 


Czech Republic 
His Excellency, Ambassador Tomas Husak, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations Office in Geneva

video [English] 12 minutes

 
 
 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International (AI)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Czech Republic
His Excellency, Ambassador Tomas Husak, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations Office in Geneva

[English] 1 minute

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 
 



 

15:00 - 18:00 - 18th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 25 minutes - Argentina

video [English][Original language] 25 minutes - Gabon

video [English][Original language] 25 minutes - Ghana

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

 
 


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

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (Continued)

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Argentina
A/HRC/8/34

 
 
 
 


Argentina 
His Excellency, Ambassador Alberto J. Dumont, Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

 
 
 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Latin American Committee for the Defence of Women's Rights (CLADEM), Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD), Fundación para Estudio e Investigación de la Mujer (FEIM), Federation for Women and Family Planning, International Women's Rights Action Watch (IWRAW) - Asia Pacific (Joint statement)

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Permanent Assembly for Human Rights (APDH)


[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Comisión Jurídica para el Autodesarollo de los Pueblos Originarios Andinos "CAPAJ"

[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD)

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Centre for Women’s Global Leadership

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Argentina
His Excellency, Ambassador Alberto J. Dumont, Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations Office at Geneva

[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. Dayan Jayathilake
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
[ Adoption of the decision on the outcome of the Universal Peridic Review of Argentina ]

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 
 



 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (Continued)

 
 


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

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Gabon
A/HRC/8/35

 
 
 
 


Gabon 
Mr. Dieudonné Ndiaye, Chargé d’affaires at the Permanent Mission of Gabon to the United Nations Office at Geneva & Mr. Samuel Nang Nang, Conseiller chargé des Droits de l’Homme, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Gabon

video [English] [French] 14 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Zhu Yanwei

[English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Omar Shalaby

[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Gabon
Mr. Dieudonné Ndiaye, Chargé d’affaires at the Permanent Mission of Gabon to the United Nations Office at Geneva

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. Dayan Jayathilake
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
[ Adoption of the decision on the outcome of the Universal Peridic Review of Gabon ]

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 
 



 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (Continued)

 
 


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

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Ghana
 A/HRC/8/36

 
 
 
 


Ghana 
His Excellency, Ambassador Kwabena Baah-Duodu, Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Luxembourg

Ms. Christine Goy

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Ms. Norani Hashim

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Uganda

Ms. Cissy Helen Taliwaku

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


India

Mr. Rajiv Kumar Chander

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Amnesty International


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Foodfirst Information and Action Network (FIAN)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Ghana
His Excellency, Ambassador Kwabena Baah-Duodu, Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations Office at Geneva

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. Dayan Jayathilake
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
[ Adoption of the decision on the outcome of the Universal Peridic Review of Ghana ]

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 
 



 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (Continued)

 
 


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

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Guatemala
 A/HRC/8/38

 
 
 
 


Guatemala 
His Excellency, Ambassador Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado, Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


India

Mr. Rajiv Kumar Chander

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Slovenia

Ms. Eva Tomič

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Franciscans International


[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Guatemala
His Excellency, Ambassador Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado, Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the United Nations Office at Geneva

[English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 
 

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