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, 22 September 2008

 
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 19th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 2 hours and 51 minutes

 
   
 

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

 Panel discussion on missing persons

Introductory remarks by the Deputy High Commissioner of Human Rights
Ms. Kyung-wha Kang
video [English] 7 minutes

    Moderator: H.E. Ambassador Luis Alfonso De Alba, the Permanent Representative of Mexico
    video [English][Spanish] 5 minutes

    Panellists:

  • Mrs. Cordula Droege, Legal Adviser, Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross
    video [English] 7 minutes
  • Dr. Vefaeddin Ibayev, Judge of the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan
    video [English][Russian] 8 minutes

  • Mrs. Karine Minasyan, Director of the Human Rights Center for Prisoners of Wars(POWs), Hostages and Missing in Action (MIA), Coordinator in Armenia International Working Group for PoWs, Hostages and MIA
    video [English] 10 minutes

  • Mr. Marco Sassoli, Professor, Geneva Academy on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Mr. Michel Veuthey, Professor, Vice-President of the International Institute of Humanitarian Law
    video [English] 6 minutes

  • Ms. Kathryne Bomberger, Director-General of the International Commission on Missing Persons
    video [English] 7 minutes

    Moderator: H.E. Ambassador Luis Alfonso De Alba, the Permanent Representative of Mexico
    video [English][Spanish] 2 minutes
 
   
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference)
Ms. Tehmina Janjua

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Cyprus

Mr. Andreas Hadjichrysanthou

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


France (on behalf of the European Union)

Ms. Sidonie Thomas

video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


Greece

Mr. Franciscos Verros

video [English][French] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey

Mr. Fatih Ulusoy

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Firidun Sadiqov

video [English][Russian] 5 minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Mohammad Reza Najafi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Sebastian Rosales

video [English][Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 

National Institutions

 
 


Conseil Consultatif des Droits de l’Homme (CCDH) of Morocco
Mr. Malijoub El-Haiba

video [English][French] 2 minutes

 
 


Procuraduría de los Derechos Humanos, Guatemala
Ms. Katharina Rose

video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 

Non-governmental Organizations

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Interfaith International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union of Public Relations
(Joint Statment: International Institute for Peace)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy (Joint Statement: World Peace Council)


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Latin American Committee for the Defence of Women's Rights


video [English][Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Al-Hakim Foundation


video [English][Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Association of World Citizens


video [English][French] 2 minutes

 
  Comments and answers by
  • Ms. Kathryne Bomberger, Director-General of the International Commission on Missing Persons
    video [English] 4 minutes

  • Mr. Michel Veuthey, Professor, Vice-President of the International Institute of Humanitarian Law
    video [English][French] 3 minutes

  • Mr. Marco Sassoli, Professor, Geneva Academy on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law
    video [English] 4 minutes

  • Dr. Vefaeddin Ibayev, Judge of the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan
    video [English][Russian] 2 minutes

  • Mrs. Cordula Droege, Legal Adviser, Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross
    video [English] 4 minutes

  • Moderator: H.E. Ambassador Luis Alfonso De Alba, the Permanent Representative of Mexico
    video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes

 
   
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Algeria


video [English][French] 2 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco


video [English][French] 1 minute

 
 


Algeria


video [English][French] 1 minute

 
 


Morocco


video [English][French] 4 minutes

 
 

Closing Remarks

 
 


Mr. Marius Grinius,
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 

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