Human Rights Council
Eighth session

2 - 18 June 2008

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

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Monday, 16 June 2008
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 23rd Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 2 hours and 49 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 

Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

 
 
 
 

Ms Louise Arbour
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

  • Presentation of the report A/HRC/8/17 on the implementation of Council resolution 7/1
  • Presentation of the report A/HRC/8/18 on religious and cultural rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem
  • Follow-up to special sessions of the Council

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 
 
 

Mr. Richard Falk
Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967

video [English] 10 minutes

 
 
 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 
 
 

Concerned countries

 
 


Israel

Mr. Itzhak Levanon

[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Palestine

Mr. Mohammad Abu-Koash

[English] 5 minutes

 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference
)
Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union
)
Mr. Andrej Logar

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Sri Lanka

Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Muriel Berset

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Ke Yousheng

[English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


South Africa

Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Answers to the questions and concluding remarks

 
 
 
 

Mr. Richard Falk
Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies (Continued)

 
 


Jordan

Mr. Mousa Burayzat

[English] 4 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil

Mr. Murilo Vieira Komniski

[English] 3 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


B’nai B’rith International (BBI), Coordinating Board of Jewish Organizations (Joint statement)

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch (UN Watch)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Point of order

 
 


Egypt


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations (Continued)

 
 


International Commission for Jurists (ICJ)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Union of Arab Jurists, International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (EAFORD), International Educational Development (IED), Inc. (Joint statement)

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 

Answers to the questions and concluding remarks

 
 
 
 

Mr. Richard Falk
Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

[English] 1 minute

 
 

General debate under Item 7 including on High Commissioner-reports

 
 
 
 

Concerned countries

 
 


Israel

Mr. Itzhak Levanon

[English] 4 minutes

 
 


Palestine

Mr. Mohammad Abu-Koash

[English] 6 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

[English] [Arabic] 5 minutes

 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference
)
Mr. Syed Ali Asad Gillani

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar (on behalf of the Arab Group)

Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

[English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Cuba (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement)

Mr. Resfel Pino Álvarez

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)

Mr. Andrej Logar

[English] 4 minutes

 
 


Japan

Mr. Shinichi Kitajima

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

[English] [Arabic] 5 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia

Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

[English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Jordan

Mr. Mutaz Faleh S. Hyassat

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Moktar Idham Musa

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Senegal

Mr. Pierre Diouf

[English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka

Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka

[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. I. Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Sergey Kondratiev

[English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen

Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahrain

Mr. Ammar Ebrahim Rajab

[English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Thailand

Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Tunisia

Mr. Samir Labidi

[English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 
 



 

15:00 - 18:00 - 24th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 1 hour 45 minutes - Part 1
video [English][Original language] 23 minutes - Part 2

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

General debate under Item 7 including on High Commissioner-reports (Continued)

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies (Continued)

 
 


Kuwait

Mr. Najeeb A.A. Al-Bader

[English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates

Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


New Zealand

Ms. Wendy Hinton

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iraq

Mr. Omer Berzinji

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Fawzi M.S. Abusaa

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI


[English] 1 minute

 
 


United Nations Watch (UN Watch)


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
Clarification by the President
Egypt


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations (Continued)

 
 


United Nations Watch (UN Watch)


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Point of order

 
 


Egypt
President

[English] 1 minute

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations (Continued)

 
 


United Nations Watch (UN Watch)


[English] 1 minute

 
 


Indian Movement Tapaj Amaru (MITA), World Peace Council (WPC) (Joint statement)

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Association for World Education, World Union for Progressive Judaism (Joint statement)

[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Point of order

 
 


Egypt

[English] 1 minute

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations (Continued)

 
 


Association for World Education, World Union for Progressive Judaism (Joint statement)

[English] 1 minute

 
 


International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (IAJLJ)

[English] 3 minutes

 
 

Right of reply

 
 


Israel

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Item 8: Follow-up and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

 
 
 
 

General debate under Item 8

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference
)
Mr. Masood Khan

[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Chile (on behalf of the Group of Latin America and Caribbean Countries)

Mr. Carlos Portales

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)

Mr. Andrej Logar

[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Rafael García Collada

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada

Mr. Chris Hovius

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Alexey Goltyaev

[English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Netherlands

Ms. Nynke B. Wijmenga

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Peru

Mr. Alejandro Neyra Sánchez

[English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Bolivia

Ms. Maysa Ureña Menacho

[English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Thailand

Ms. Lada Phumas

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples (MRAP), Europe-Third World Centre, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand (Joint statement)

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF), Pan-Pacific and South East Asia Women’s Association (PPSEAWA), International Federation of University Women (IFUW), Solar Cookers International (SCI), World Movement of Mothers (WMM), Worldwide Organization for Women (WOW) (Joint statement)

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of South America (CISA)


[English] 3 minutes

 
 


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

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Association for World Education, International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) (Joint statement)

[English] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
Pakistan
Slovenia
Egypt
Pakistan
President
Canada
Egypt
President


[English] 7 minutes

 
 

Meeting is suspended

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
President
Egypt
President

[English] 4 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations (Continued)

 
 


Association for World Education, International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) (Joint statement)

[English] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Egypt
President
Egypt
President


[English] 1 minute

 
 

Meeting is suspended

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Points of order

 
 


Germany
President
Egypt


[English] 2 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations (Continued)

 
 


Association for World Education, International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) (Joint statement)

[English] 1 minute

 
 

Rights of reply / Points of order

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
President
Cuba
President
Slovenia

[English / Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations (Continued)

 
 


Association for World Education, International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) (Joint statement)

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 
 

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