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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Friday, 12 September 2008
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 7th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hours and 55 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Item 8 of the agenda Follow-up to and implementation of the vienna declaration
And programme of action

 Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective in the work of
the Human Rights Council

Introductory statement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Ms. Navanethem Pillay
video [English] 8 minutes

    Moderator: Her Excellency, Ms. Clemencia Forero Ucros, the Permanent Representative of Colombia
    video [English][English/Spanish] 8 minutes

    Panellists:

  • Ms. Gulnara Shahinian, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Mr. James Anaya, Special Rapporteur on the situations of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Ms. Najat M’jid Maala, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
    video [English][French] 9 minutes

  • Mr. Sandeep Prasad, of Action Canada for Population and Development and the Sexual Rights Initiative
    video [English][French / English] 8 minutes
 
   
 

Discussion

 
 


Chile on behalf of the GRULAC

Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


France on behalf of the EU

Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


Pakistan on behalf of the OIC

Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Ms. Galina Khvan

video [English][Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Ms. Mirta Granda Averhoff

video [English][Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Canada

Mr. Jeffrey Heaton

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines

Mr. Jesus Enrique G. Garcia II

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia

Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Natalie Kohli

video [English][French] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Seok-Hee Kang

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


Oman

Mr. Mohamed Saud AlL-Rawahi

video [English][Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Non-governmental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: International Federation of University Women (IFUW), Zonta International, Femme Africa Solidarite (FAS), International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA), World Student Christian Federation (WACF), Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF), International Council of Women (ICW-CIF), Women’s International League for Peace and Fressdom (WILPF), International Alliance of Women (IAW), Women’s Federation for World Peace International (WFWPI), Worldwide Organisation for Women (WOW)


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
Comments and answers by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Ms. Navanethem Pillay

video [English] 4 minutes
 
     
  Comments and answers by
  • Mr. James Anaya, Special Rapporteur on the situations of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Najat M’jid Maala, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
    video [English][French] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Gulnara Shahinian, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences
    video [English] 4 minutes

  • Mr. Sandeep Prasad, of Action Canada for Population and Development and the Sexual Rights Initiative
    video [English] 5 minutes
 
     
 

Discussion Continued

 
 


Argentina

Ms. Silvia Fernandez

video [English][Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Nigeria

Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Ms. Li Yan

video [English][Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Jordan

Mr. Mutaz Faleh S. Hyassat

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Mexico

Mr. José Guevara

video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil

Ms. Bruna Vieira De Paula

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Japan

Ms. Yoko Tsuda

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Azerbaijan

Mr. Elchin Amirbayov

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Pekka Metso

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Ms. Nareeluc Pairchaiyapoom

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


New Zealand

Ms. Amy Laurenson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of
Ms. Zahra Ershadi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Fatih Ulusoy

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


UNFPA
Ms. Laila Baker

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

Non-governmental Organizations

 
 


Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Federation of Cuban Women


video [English][Spanish] 2 minutes

 
  Final comments and answers by
  • Mr. Sandeep Prasad, of Action Canada for Population and Development and the Sexual Rights Initiative
    video [English] 1 minute

  • Ms. Gulnara Shahinian, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences
    video [English] 1 minute

  • Ms. Najat M’jid Maala, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
    video [English][French] 1 minute

  • Mr. James Anaya, Special Rapporteur on the situations of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
    video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Closing statement by Her Excellency, Ms. Clemencia Forero Ucros, the Permanent Representative of Colombia

video [English] 4 minutes

 

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 8th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 2 Hours and 35 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Item 3 - Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development (Continued)

 
 
 
 

Review, rationalisation and improvement of mandates (RRI)

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights

 
 
 
 

Mandate-holder

 
 


Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights
Mr. Okechukwu Ibeanu

video [English] 7 Minutes

 
 

Report of the Working Group on the right to development
Mr. Arjun Sengupta, Chairperson of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the right to development

A/HRC/9/17

video [English] 9 Minutes

 
 
 
 

Report of the Independent Expert on human rights and international solidarity
A/HRC/9/10

Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and its consequences
A/HRC/9/20, A/HRC/9/NGO/44

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
 A/HRC/9/21, A/HRC/9/NGO/26, A/HRC/9/NGO/45

 
 
 
 

Interactive dialogue (Continued)

 
 


Sri Lanka

Mr. Rajiva Wijesinha

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Thailand

Ms. Lada Phumas

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Tunisia

Mr. Mohamed Chagraoui

video [English][French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Turkey

Mr. Ali Onaner

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Resfel Pino Álvarez

video [English][Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


France

Ms. Sidonie Thomas

video [English][French] 4 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh

Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Brazil

Mr. Alexandre Guido Lopes Parola

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Johan Ariff Abdul Razak

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Netherlands

Mr. Arjan Lucas

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Belarus

Mr. Evgeny Lazarev

video [English][Russian] 2 Minutes

 
 


Costa Rica

Ms. Alexandra Segura Hernández

video [English][Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


African Union

Mr. Yakdhan El Habib

video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Sweden

Mr. Lars Nordlander

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Burkina Faso

Mr. Marc Somda

video [English][French] 5 Minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of

Mr. Mohammad Reza Ghaebi

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Nigeria

Mr. Ifeanyi E. Nwosu

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Israel

Ms. Hillary Stauffer

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

Mr. Enzo Bitetto Gavilanes

video [English][Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Uruguay

Ms. María Lourdes Boné Dadalt

video [English][Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Argentina

Ms. Silvia Fernandez

video [English][Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Joint Statement: Franciscans International (FI), World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)


video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: New Humanity, International Catholic Child Bureau (ICCB)


video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Federation of Cuban Women


video [English][Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Centrist Democratic International


video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Federación De Asociaciones De Defensa Y Promoción De Los Derechos Humanos


video [English][Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 

Concluding remarks by mandate-holders

 
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and its consequences
A/HRC/9/20, A/HRC/9/NGO/44
Ms.Gulnara Shahinian

video [English] 7 Minutes

 
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
A/HRC/9/21, A/HRC/9/NGO/26, A/HRC/9/NGO/45
Ms. Najat M'jid Maala

video [English][French] 5 Minutes

 
 

Review, rationalisation and improvement of mandates (RRI)

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights (Continued)

 
 
 
 

Main sponsor

 
 


Côte d’Ivoire
M. Kablan Porquet

video [English][French] 4 Minutes

 
 

Council Members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


France (on behalf of the European Union)

Ms. Sidonie Thomas

video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Nigeria

Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Ghana

Ms. Mercy Yvonne Amoah

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Zambia

Ms. Encyla M. Sinjela

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


UNEP

Mr. Nelson Sabogal

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Larbi Djacta

video [English][French] 2 Minutes

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Association of World Citizens (AWC)


video [English][French] 3 Minutes

 
 

Main sponsor - Wrap up

 
 


Côte d’Ivoire
M. Kablan Porquet

video [English][French] 2 Minutes

 
 

Programme of work

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 

Point of Order

 
 


Jordan

Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi, President of the Human Rights Council
Jordan
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi, President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

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