Human Rights Council
Tenth session

2 - 27 March 2009

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

March, 2009

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Friday, 6 March 2009
10:00 - 14:30 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 14:30 - 9th and 10th Plenary Meeting
video Part I [English] [Original language] 1 hour 10 minutes
video Part II [English] [Original language] 1 hour 38 minutes
video Part III [English] [Original language] 1 hour 24 minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, to introduce the reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General.
A/HRC/10/31/Add.3, A/HRC/10/25, A/HRC/10/26 and Add.1, A/HRC/10/28, A/HRC/10/30, A/HRC/10/33, A/HRC/10/34, A/HRC/10/36, A/HRC/10/38 and Corr.1 and Add.1, A/HRC/10/39, A/HRC/10/40, A/HRC/10/41, A/HRC/10/42, A/HRC/10/43, A/HRC/10/45, A/HRC/10/46, A/HRC/10/47, A/HRC/10/48, A/HRC/10/49, A/HRC/10/51, A/HRC/10/54, A/HRC/10/55, A/HRC/10/60, A/HRC/10/61, A/HRC/10/62, A/HRC/10/64

video [English] 21 minutes

 
     
 

General debate on the reports on Item 2

 
     
 

Council members

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Murilo Vieira Komniski

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. V. Yakovlev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Denis Y. Lepatan

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

Observer States and other observers

 
 


Belarus
Mr. Evgeny Lazarev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Mrs.María Auxiliadora Guilarte Calles

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
Mr. Bachir N'Daw

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Kenya
Mr. James Kihuraga

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Association for World Education
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


North South XXI

Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Sri Lanka

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
     
 

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

 
 
 
 

Interactive panel dialogue on the rights of persons with disabilities

 
 


Introduction by Ms. Navanethem Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] image [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Moderator:

  • Mr. Marius Grinius, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
    video [English] 3 minutes

Panelists:

  • Ms. Amita Dhanda, India, representing the International Disability Alliance-CRPD Forum
    video [English] 10 minutes

  • Mr. György Könczei, Hungary, member of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Ms. Edah Maina, Kenya, member of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Ms. Barbara Murray, Disability Specialist, International Labour Organization
    video [English] 7 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion

 
 


Yemen (on Behalf of the Arab Group)


video [English][Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Chile (on behalf of the GRULAC)

Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Tomáš Husák

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Alfonso De Alba

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Mrs. Amy Laurensan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. V. Yakovlev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mrs. Wiwick Setyawati Firmar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Mrs. Yang Xigoning

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Jeffrey Heaton

video [English] [English/French] 4 minutes

 
 


Burkina Faso
Mrs. Merindol

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of
Mr. Ali Bahreyni

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions

 
 


Joint Statement: Advisory Council on Human Rights of Morocco,  Irish Human Rights Commission
Mr. Mohamed Khadiri

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Comments and answers by
Panelists:

  • Ms. Edah Maina, Kenya, member of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Amita Dhanda, India, representing the International Disability Alliance-CRPD Forum
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Mr. György Könczei, Hungary, member of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Barbara Murray, Disability Specialist, International Labour Organization
    video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion (continued)

 
 


South Africa
Mrs. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Mark Cassayre

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mrs. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Mrs. Cataleya Phatoomros

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Cherif

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ukraine
Mrs. Antonina Shliakotina

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Henry Winter

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


European Commission
Ms. Margarethe Wewerinke

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Murilo Vieira Komniski

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Ahmed Alaquil

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ifeanyi Nwosu

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kenya
Mrs. Jean W. Kimani

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Rachid El Guenouni

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA
Mrs. Luz Angela Melo

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Yemen
Mr Ibrahim S. Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica
Mrs. Eugenia Gutiérrez Ruiz

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


European Disability Forum

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 


Closing comments and answers by
Panelists:

  • Ms. Edah Maina, Kenya, member of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Mr. György Könczei, Hungary, member of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Barbara Murray, Disability Specialist, International Labour Organization
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Amita Dhanda, India, representing the International Disability Alliance-CRPD Forum
    video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 11th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hour 47 minutes

 
     
 

Reports of SP and ID on Item 3

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

Ms. Manuela Carmena Castrillo

A/HRC/10/21 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, Add.4, Add.5, A/HRC/10/NGO/46

video [English] [Spanish] 14 minutes

 
     
 


Rapporteur of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

Mr. Alexander Nikitin

 A/HRC/10/14 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, A/HRC/10/NGO/47


video [English] 12 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


Mauritania
Ms. Bal Amdou Tidjane

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Colombia
Mr. Angelino Garzon

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

 
 


Ukraine
Mr. Mykola Maimeskul

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Nico Frandi

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as a concerned country
Mr. Bob Last

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference)
Mr. Zamir Akram

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rafael García Collada

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Peru
Mr. Carlos Sibille

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulaziz M.O. Alwasil

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. R. Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic (on behalf of the European Union)
Ms. Jana Režná

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ifeanyi Nwosu

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Mrs. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Mr. Felix Pena Ramos

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Dindar Zebari

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Daniel Klingele

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Salvador Tinajero Esquivel

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Sébastien Malo

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Franklin R. Hoyer

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Hassane Boukili

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Svein Michelsen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Committee of the Red Cross
Ms. Cordola Droege

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Daniel Vosgien

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mrs. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mrs. Wiwick Setyawati Firmar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 

Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights Advocates

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Friends World Committee for Consultation (QUAKERS); Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Nord Sud XXI

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Society For Threatened Peoples

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


World Federation Of Trade Unions (Statement was ruled out of order by the Chair)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre For Human Rights And Peace Advocacy

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Final Remarks by

Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

Ms. Manuela Carmena Castrillo
video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

Rapporteur of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination
Mr. Alexander Nikitin
video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Iraq

video [English] 1 minute

 

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