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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Monday, 9 March 2009
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 12th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 45 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Statement by Ms. Navanethem Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

video [English] 18 minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

Panel discussion on the realization of the right to food

 
 


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

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Moderator:

  • Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi, President of the Human Rights Council
    video [English] 1 minute

Presenters:

  • Mr. Paul Nicholson (Spain), Via Campesina
    (Presentation on farmers/peasants’ perspective of the right to food in the context of the food crisis)
    video [English] 7 minutes

  • Ms. Andrea Carmen (USA), International Indian Treaty Council
    (Presentation on indigenous peoples’ perspective of the right to food in the context of the food crisis)
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Dr. David Nabarro (UK), Coordinator, Secretary-General’s High Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis (HLTF)
    (Presentation on efforts made by the HLTF to protect and promote the right to food in the responses to the global food crisis)
    video [English] 7 minutes

Commentators:

  • Mr. Jean Ziegler (Switzerland), member of the HRC Advisory Committee
    (Comments on the above interventions and observations/recommendations to the Council)
    video [English] [French] 9 minutes

  • Mr. Olivier De Schutter (Belgium),  Special Rapporteur on the right to food
    (Comments on the above interventions and his observations /recommendations to the Council)
    video [English] 9 minutes
 
     
 

Interactive discussion

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


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

Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ethiopia
Mr. Allehone Mulugeta Abebe

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of
Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Senegal
Ms. Maiane Sy

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Luo Cheng

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Chile (on behalf of the GRULAC)

Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Luxembourg
Mr. Jean Feyder

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


World Trade Organization (WTO)
Mr. Clemens F. J. Boonekamp

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Md Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Alexandre Guido Lopes Parola

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Jesus Enrique Garcia

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Europe-Third World Center

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Comments and answers by
Presenters:

  • Mr. Paul Nicholson (Spain), Via Campesina
    (Presentation on farmers/peasants’ perspective of the right to food in the context of the food crisis)
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Andrea Carmen (USA), International Indian Treaty Council
    (Presentation on indigenous peoples’ perspective of the right to food in the context of the food crisis)
    video [English] 4 minutes

  • Dr. David Nabarro (UK), Coordinator, Secretary-General’s High Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis (HLTF)
    (Presentation on efforts made by the HLTF to protect and promote the right to food in the responses to the global food crisis)
    video [English] 4 minutes

  • Mr. Jean Ziegler (Switzerland), member of the HRC Advisory Committee
    (Comments on the above interventions and observations/recommendations to the Council)
    video [English] [French] 4 minutes

  • Mr. Olivier De Schutter (Belgium),  Special Rapporteur on the right to food
    (Comments on the above interventions and his observations /recommendations to the Council)
    video [English] [French] 5 minutes

  • Dr. David Nabarro (UK), Coordinator, Secretary-General’s High Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis (HLTF)
    (Presentation on efforts made by the HLTF to protect and promote the right to food in the responses to the global food crisis)
    video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Interactive discussion (continued)

 
 


Norway
Mr. Svein Michelsen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Mohammad Atho Mudzhar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen (on Behalf of the Arab Group)
Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English][Arabic] 5 minutes

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English][Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 13th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 hours 3 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion on Panel discussion on the realization of the right to food (continued)

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ali Onaner

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Mohamed Chagraoui

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr.Ha. Wie-young

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 

Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Indian Council of South America

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Conference Of Non-Governmental Organizations In Consultative Relationship With The United Nations (CONGO)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Comments and answers by
Presenters:

  • Mr. Paul Nicholson (Spain), Via Campesina
    (Presentation on farmers/peasants’ perspective of the right to food in the context of the food crisis)
    video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Andrea Carmen (USA), International Indian Treaty Council
    (Presentation on indigenous peoples’ perspective of the right to food in the context of the food crisis)
    video [English] 4 minutes

  • Dr. David Nabarro (UK), Coordinator, Secretary-General’s High Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis (HLTF)
    (Presentation on efforts made by the HLTF to protect and promote the right to food in the responses to the global food crisis)
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Mr. Jean Ziegler (Switzerland), member of the HRC Advisory Committee
    (Comments on the above interventions and observations/recommendations to the Council)
    video [English] [French] 6 minutes

  • Mr. Olivier De Schutter (Belgium),  Special Rapporteur on the right to food
    (Comments on the above interventions and his observations /recommendations to the Council)
    video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

Council Break

 
     
 

Reports of SP and ID on Item 3

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food

Mr. Olivier de Schutter

A/HRC/10/5 and Add.1, Add.2, A/HRC/10/NGO/45, A/HRC/10/NGO/61, A/HRC/10/NGO/86, A/HRC/10/NGO/98

video [English] [French] 15 minutes

 
     
 


Report of the Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation

Ms. Catarina De Albuquerque

A/HRC/10/6, A/HRC/10/NGO/44, A/HRC/10/NGO/75

video [English] [English/Spanish] 11 minutes

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context

Ms. Raquel Rolnik

A/HRC/10/7 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, Add.4

video [English] 18 minutes

 
 


Canada as concerned country
Mr. Daniel Olmer

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Maldives as concerned country
Ms. Zhazra Abdul Sattar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


World Trade Organisation as concerned party
Mr. Clemens F. J. Boonekamp

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Mohammad Atho Mudyhar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Li Yan

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr.Ahmed Suleiman Ibrahim Alaquil

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Khaled Al Al-Malki

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Jesus Enrique G. Garcia II

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic (on behalf of the European Union)
Ms. Joelle Hivonnet

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


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

Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ifeanyi Nwosz

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Germany
Ms. Anka Konrad

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Natalie Erard

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Uruguay
Ms. María Lourdes Boné

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Jonathan Kenna

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. José Guevara

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Ms. Silvia Escobar

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ali Onaner

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Mr. Frank Valderrama Garcia

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen (on Behalf of the Arab Group)
Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English][Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Concluding remarks by Ms. Raquel Rolnik, Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context


video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Sudan

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 

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