Human Rights Council
Ninth session

8 - 24 September 2008

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

September, 2008

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Monday, 8 September 2008
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - Opening of the session - 1st Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 3 hours and 7 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 9 minutes

 
 

Item 1 - Organizational and procedural matters

A/HRC/9/1, A/HRC/9/CRP.1

 
 
 
 

Item 2 - Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General.

Statement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navanethem Pillay

video [English] 26 minutes

 
 
 
 

General debate

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference)

Mr. Masood Khan

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


France (on behalf of the European Union)

Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English][French] 7 minutes

 
 


Chile (on behalf of the GRULAC)

Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English][Spanish] 8 minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Cuba (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement)
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Morocco (on Behalf of the Arab Group)
Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English][Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English][Russian] 6 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Li Baodong

video [English][Chinese] 4 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Konrad M. Scharinger

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. I. Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Swashpawan Singh

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Blaise Godet

video [English][French] 4 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Shinichi Kitajima

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Alexandre Guido Lopes Parola

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Hsu King Bee

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Héctor Raúl Peláez

video [English][Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

video [English][French] 4 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] 1 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Nicaragua
Mr. Carlos Robelo Raffone

video [English][Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla

video [English][Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Lee Sung-joo

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Ghana
Ms. Mercy Yvonne Amoah

video [English] 3 minutes

 

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 2nd Plenary Meeting
video [English - Part I ( 1 hour and 8 minutes ) | Part II ( 1 hour and 10 minutes )]

 
     
 

The selection of the countries to be reviewed under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

 
     
 

2009

 

4th session of UPR

 

5th session of UPR

 

6th session of UPR

 
 

African States

  2.   Djibouti
  7.   Cameroon
  10   Senegal
  12   Nigeria
  14   Mauritius
  1   Central African Republic
  4   Chad
  5   Congo
  15   Comoros
       
  1   Eritrea
  7   Democratic Republic of the Congo
  8   Côte d'Ivoire
  15   Equatorial Guinea
  16   Ethiopia
 
   
   
   
 

Asian States

  4   Bangladesh
  6   Azerbaijan
  9   Saudi Arabia
  11   China
  15   Jordan
  16   Malaysia
  8   Afghanistan
  10   Viet Nam
  12   Yemen
  13   Vanuatu
       
  4   Cambodia
  12   Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  10   Bhutan
  13   Brunei Darussalam
 
   
   
   
 

Latin American and
Caribbean States

  8   Cuba
  13   Mexico
       
  3   Belize
  9   Chile
  11   Uruguay
  3   Dominica
  11   Costa Rica
  14   Dominican Republic
 
   
   
   
 

Western European
and other States

  1   Germany
  3   Canada
       
  2   Monaco
  6   Malta
  7   New Zealand
  2   Cyprus
  5   Norway
  9   Portugal
 
   
   
   
 

Eastern European
States

  5   Russian Federation
       
  14   The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  16   Slovakia
  6   Albania
       
 
   
   
   

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