Human Rights Council
Third Universal Periodic Review

1 - 15 December 2008


at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

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Thursday, 4 December 2008
09:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 12:30 | 14:30 - 17:30 | 17:30 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 7th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 hours and 24 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

Review of United Arab Emirates

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/3/ARE/1): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/3/ARE/2): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/3/ARE/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H.E. Mr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs of United Arab Emirates to introduce the report.

video [English] 35 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Qatar
M. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Venezuela
Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of African Group)
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Singapore
Mr. Tan York Chor

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Mr.. Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Zamir Akram

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Dharar Abdul-Razzak Razzooqi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Bharat Raj Paudyal

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka
Mr. Ameerajwad Omer Lebbe

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Rebecca Sagar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Mohamed-Siad Doualeh

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Swashpawan Singh

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Oman
M. Yahya Salim Hamed Al-Wahaibi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Bhutan
Mr. Sonam T. Rabgye

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Wesaka Puja

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Lebanon
Ms. Maya Dagher

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea
Mr. Choe Myong Nam

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Syria
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Ms. Hasnia Markus

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Christophe Guilhou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Pasquale D’Avino

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Korukova

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute

 
 


Mexico
Mr. José Guevara

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by United Arab Emirates

  • Mr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs
  • Mr. Alex Zalmi, Ministry Of Labour
  • Mr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs
video [English] [Arabic] 11 minutes
 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [Arabic / French] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Måns Molander

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Shazra Abdul Sattar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan
Mr. Bashar Abu Taleb

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms.  Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Alejandro Rogers

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Albania
Mr. Sejdi Qerimaj

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Anizan Siti Hajar Adnin

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Gweneth Kutz

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Arjan Lucas

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Joao Ernesto Christofolo

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Marko Ham

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Ms. Masako Sato

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. SUN You Tei

video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


Spain
Mr. Pablo Gómez De Olea Bustinza

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Luvuyo Ndimeni

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
M. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Afghanistan
M. Obaid Khan Noori

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan
Ms. Zehor Hassan Sid Ahmed Mohammed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Abdoul Wahab Haidara

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. KANG Nam-il

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Uzbekistan
Mr. Badriddin Obidov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by United Arab Emirates

  • Mr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs
  • Ms. Amal Abdulla Alqubaisi, Member of the Federal National Council
  • Mr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs
  • Mr. Abdel Raheem Youssef Alawadi, Under-Secretary Assistant for Legal, Information and Studies Affairs
video [English] [Arabic] 17 minutes
 
 


Australia
Mr. Guy O'Brien

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Latvia
Mr. Jānis Mažeiks

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Final remark by H.E. Mr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs of United Arab Emirates

video [English] 1 minute

 

 

12:00 - 12:30 - Adoption of the Report on Burundi
video[English] [Original language] 9 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Maruitius on behalf of the Troika; Mauritius, India, Cuba


video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Burundi as concerned country


video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


The Report on Burundi is Adopted
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 

 

14:30 - 17:30 - 8th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 hours and 21 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Review of Israel

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/3/ISR/1): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/3/ISR/2): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/3/ISR/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H. E. Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar, Permanent Representative of Israel at Geneva to introduce the report.

  • Mr. Malkiel Blass, Deputy Attorney General, Legal Counseling
  • H. E. Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar, Permanent Representative of Israel at Geneva

video [English] 30 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Ali Reza Moiaiyeri

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Guy O'Brien

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Dharar Abdul-Razzak Razzooqi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Holy See
Mr. Hubertus Matheus Van Megen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Ms. Christina Kokkinaki

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
M. Ahmed Suleiman Ibrahim Alaquil

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Zamir Akram

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Hugo Brauwers

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Rebecca Sagar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Boudewijn J. Van Eenennaam

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Israel

  • H. E. Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar, Permanent Representative of Israel at Geneva
video [English] 12 minutes
 
 


Jordan
Mr. Mutaz Faleh S. Hyassat

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Ms. Muna Abbas Radhi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden
M. Hans Dahlgren

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio FernÁndez Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Vebjørn Heines

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Qatar
M. Khalid Fahad Al-Hajri

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Mr. SOK Jong Myong

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Danemark
Mr. Lars Volck Madsen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Latvia
Mr. Janis Mazeiks

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Ruairi Talbot

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Pasquale D’Avino

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Israel

  • Mr. Malkiel Blass Deputy Attorney General, Legal Counseling
video [English] 8 minutes
 
 


Burkina Faso
Mr. Marc Somda

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Mexico
Mr. José Guevara

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Shazra Abdul Sattar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Benny Yan Pieter Siahaan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Ms. Mariela Fogante

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan
Ms. Zehor Hassan Sid Ahmed Mohammed

video [English] 1 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Johan Ariff Abdul Razak

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Masayuki Sakaniwa

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ukraine
Ms. Svitlana Homanovska

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Romania
Mr. Doru Romulus Costea

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Greece
M. Michel Christos Diamessis

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Guatemala


video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Tunisia


video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Azerbaijan


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nigeria


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


China


video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 

Closing comments and answers by Israel

  • Mr. Malkiel Blass, Deputy Attorney General, Legal Counseling
video [English] 7 minutes
 
     
 

Final remark by H. E. Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar, Permanent Representative of Israel at Geneva

video[English] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

17:30 - 18:00 - Adoption of the Report on Luxembourg
video[English] [Original language] 8 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Canada on behalf of the Troika; Canada, Slovenia, Bangladesh


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Luxembourg as concerned country


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


The report on Luxembourg is adopted
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 

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