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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Thursday, 19 June 2008
15:00 - 18:00

 
 

15:00 - 18:00 - Election of Bureau of the Human Rights Council for its third cycle
video [English][Original language] 1 hour 56 minutes

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Sameh Shoukry

[English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Election of new President of Human Rights Council

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Statement by newly-elected President of Human Rights Council

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

[English] 20 minutes

 
     
 

Election of four Vice-Presidents as designated to constitute the Bureau of the Council

  • His Excellency Mr. Elchin Amirbayov, Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan, for the Group of Eastern European States. [Vice-President-Rapporteur]
  •  Her Excellency Mrs. Erlinda F. Basilio, Permanent Representative of the Philippines, for the Group of Asian States;
  • His Excellency Mr. Alberto J. Dumont, Permanent Representative of Argentina, for the Group of Latin-American and Caribbean States;
  • His Excellency Mr. Marius Grinius, Permanent Representative of Canada, for the Western European and Others Group.

    [English] 3 minutes
 
     
 

Statements from delegations

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Sameh Shoukry

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)

Mr. Masood Khan

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

[English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Tunisia

Mr. Samir Labidi

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile (on behalf of GRULAC)

Mr. Carlos Portales

[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Qian Bo

[English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia (on behalf of the European Union)

Mr. Andrej Logar

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovakia (on behalf of the Eastern European Group)

Mr. Anton Pinter

[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ghana

Mr. Kwabena Baah-Duodu

[English] 3 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Swashpawan Singh

[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-dosari

[English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Denmark

Ms. Marie-Louise Overvad

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Israel

M. Tibor Shalev-Schlosser

[English] 1 minute

 
 


Mauritania

Ms. Mounina Mint Abdellah

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Burkina Faso

Mr. Prosper Vokouma

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan

Mr. Mousa Burayzat

[English] [Arabic] 6 minutes

 
 


Cameroon

Ms. Odette Melono

[English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Senegal

Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

[English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Organisation internationale de la francophonie

Ms. Sandra Coulibaly Leroy

[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Mr. Blaise Godet

[English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla

[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


International Organization of Indigenous Resource Development (IOIRD), Assembly of First Nations - National Indian Brotherhood (AFN)
(Joint statement)

[English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Statement by outgoing President of the Council

 
 


Mr. Doru Costea
Outgoing President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [English / French] 13 minutes

 
     
 

Closing statement and wrap up

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

[English] 1 minute

 
     
     
     

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