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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Friday, 13 June 2008
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 21st Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 1 hour and 3 minutes- Sri Lanka

video [English][Original language] 37 minutes - France

video [English][Original language] 34 minutes - Tonga

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Sri Lanka
A/HRC/8/46

 
 
 
 


Sri Lanka 
His Excellency, Mr. Rajiva Wijesingha, Secretary to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Denmark

Mr. Hans Grunnet

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Mr. Klas Nyman

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada

Mr. Terry Cormier

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Mansour Abdulla Salem Al Sulaitin

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Li Baodong

[English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahrain

Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Benny Yan Pieter Siahaan

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan

Mr. Akio Isomata

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch (Joint Statement)

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Interfaith International


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Educational Development (IED), Inc


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination And Racism (IMADR), Pax Romana (International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs and International Movement of Catholic Students), Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)
(Joint Statement)

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Women's Rights Action Watch (IWRAW) Asia Pacific


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Sri Lanka
His Excellency, Mr. Rajiva Wijesingha, Secretary to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights
Mr. Mohan Peiris
His Excellency, Mr. Rajiva Wijesingha, Secretary to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights

[English] 18 minutes

 
 


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

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 France
A/HRC/8/47, A/HRC/8/8/NGO/23

 
 
 
 


France 
His Excellency, Ambassador Jean-Baptiste Mattei, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] [French] 14 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

[English] [Arabic / French] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Commission nationale consultative des droits de l'homme, France


[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation of ACAT (Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture- FIACAT), Human Rights Watch (Joint statement)

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action (FAIRA)


[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Islamic Human Rights Commission


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


France
His Excellency, Ambassador Jean-Baptiste Mattei, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations Office at Geneva

[English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


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

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 Tonga
A/HRC/8/48

 
 
 
 


Tonga 
Mr. Viliami Malolo, Deputy Secretary for Foreign Affairs

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ms. Melanie Hopkins

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Maldives

Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


New Zealand

Mr. Michael Mcbryde

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Jeanine Volken

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Mansour Abdulla Salem Al Sulaitin

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action (FAIRA)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Tonga
Mr. Viliami Malolo, Deputy Secretary for Foreign Affairs

[English] 6 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 
 



 

15:00 - 18:00 - 18th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 31 minutes - Romania

video [English][Original language] 26 minutes - Mali

video [English][Original language] 1 hour and 55 minutes - General debate under Item 6

 
 


Mr. Alejandro Artucio Rodríguez
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Romania
A/HRC/8/49

 
 
 
 


Romania 
His Excellency, Mr. Gheorghe Magheru, Director General at the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs

video [English] 13 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


China

Mr. Zhu Yanwei

[English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ms. Melanie Hopkins

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA-Europe), Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (Joint statement)

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Romania
His Excellency, Mr. Gheorghe Magheru, Director General at the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alejandro Artucio Rodríguez
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
[ Adoption of the decision on the outcome of the Universal Peridic Review of Romania ]

video [English] [Spanish] 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 Mali
A/HRC/8/50

 
 
 
 


Mali 
His Excellency, Mr. Sékou Kassé

video [English] [French] 16 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Tunisie

Mr. Ali Cherif

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Philippines

Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Senegal

Mr. Pierre Diouf

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Mali
His Excellency, Mr. Sékou Kassé

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 
 
 
 



 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (Continued)

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

General debate

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Canada

Mr. John Von Kaufmann

[English] 4 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Ms. Ekaterina Syvorotkina

[English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Moktar Idham Musa

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Muriel Berset

[English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
Secretariat
Egypt
Secretariat
Egypt


[English] 3 minutes

 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies (Continued)

 
 


China

Mr. Ke Yousheng

[English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil

Mr. Murilo Vieira Komniski

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)

Mr. Andrej Logar

[English] 6 minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

[English] 4 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Organisation internationale de la francophonie

Mr. Marc Gambaraza

[English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Turkey

Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


New Zealand
(Joint statement with Norway)
Ms. Amy Laurenson

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


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

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Pax Romana (International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs and International Movement of Catholic Students), Baha'i International Community, Human Rights Watch (Joint statement)

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID),International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR), Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) (Joint statement)

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
President
Tunisia


[English] [Original Language] 2 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
Slovenia

Canada
Algeria
China
President


[English] 6 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Points of order

 
 


President
Egypt

President
Algeria
Tunisia
Slovenia
Switzerland
Morocco
Germany
Cuba
Bahrain


[English] [Original Language] 13 minutes

 
 

Stakeholders (Continued)

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH)


[English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network


[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of South America


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Point of order

 
 


Algeria
President
Algeria
President
Egypt
Canada
Morocco


[English] [Original Language] 6 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 
 
 
 

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