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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Thursday, 12 March 2009
9:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

9:00 - 12:00 - 18th Plenary Meeting
video Part I [English][Original language] 1 hour 10 minutes
video Part II [English][Original language]

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

Panel on National Implementation and Monitoring
(Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child )

 
     
 

Interactive discussion (continued)

 
 


Peru
Mr. Alonso Garcia Cisneros

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Poland
Ms. Malgorzata Skorka

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombia
Ms. Alma Viviana Perez Gomez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Zambia
Ms. Gaudentia Milino - Salasini

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Republic of Tanzania
Mr. Nixon N. Ntimbwa

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Khalid Al-Malki

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica
Ms. Laura Thompson Chacón

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovakia
Ms. Ivana Kasárová

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr.Bob Last

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Emmanuel Rousseau

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valdimir Zheglov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Romania
Ms. Maria Ciobanu

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ms. Dragana Andelic

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Rague Birtelund

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Ms. Hye Ran Chun

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Henry Winter

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Lithuania
Mr. Eduardas Borisovas

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 

Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement: World Vision International , Asian Legal Resource Centre, Human Rights Advocates

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Concluding remarks by
Panellists:

  • Mr. Jorge Freyre, Coordinator of the Latin American and Caribbean Network for the Rights of the Child (REDLAMYC)
    video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Kimberly A. Gamble-Payne, UNICEF
    video [English] 3 minutes
 
     
 


Ms. Jane Connors
Chief ad interim of the Human Rights Treaties Branch of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Concluding remark by Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

Council Break

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

Mr. Martin Scheinin

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Mr. Manfred Nowak

Report of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
Mr. Santiago Corcuera

 
     
 

Interactive discussion (continued)

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Amy Laurenson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Adnin Anizan Siti Hajar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Anja Marija Ciraj

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Idun Tuedt

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Fadhi Al-Maghafi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Abdelwaheb Jemal

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Osanu Yamanaka

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Spanish Office of the Ombudsman

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Georgian Office of the Ombudsman

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: German Institute for Human Rights

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


International Harm Reduction Association

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: World Organization Against Torture and International Federation of ACAT (Action By Christians for the Abolition of Torture- FIACAT)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Fundacion Para la Libertad

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation of Journalists

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi (Point of clarification)
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


China NGO Network for International Exhanges

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Union of Arab Jurists

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Permanent Assembly for Human Rights

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


International Institute for Peace (Statement was ruled out of order by the Chair)

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Pakistan (Point of Order)

Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi, President of the Human Rights Council (Point of Order)

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


International Institute for Peace (continued) (Statement was ruled out of order by the Chair)

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


General Federation of Iraqi Women

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Concluding remarks by

  • Mr. Manfred Nowak, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
    video [English] 7 minutes

  • Mr. Santiago Corcuera, Chairperson of the Working Group on enforced or involuntary disappearances
    video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes
 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

12:00 - 15:00 - 19th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 39 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the freedom of religion or belief

Ms. Asma Jahangir

A/HRC/10/8 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, Add.4, A/HRC/10/NGO/24, A/HRC/10/NGO/110, A/HRC/10/NGO/117

video [English] text [English] 13 minutes

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

Mrs Margaret Sekaggya

A/HRC/10/12 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, A/HRC/10/G/3, A/HRC/10/NGO/7, A/HRC/10/NGO/36, A/HRC/10/NGO/57, A/HRC/10/NGO/89, A/HRC/10/NGO/93, A/HRC/10/NGO/120

video [English] text [English] 15 minutes

 
     
 

Regard to the report of Special Rapporteur on the freedom of religion or belief

 
 


Angola as concerned country
Mr. Arcanjo Maria Do Nascimento

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as concerned country
Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Tajikistan as concerned country
Mr. Jamshed Khamidov

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Turkmenistan as concerned country
Mr. Esen Aydogdyev

video [English] [Russian] 6 minutes

 
 


Israel as concerned country
Mr. Aharon Leshno Yaar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Palestine as concerned country
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 6 minutes

 
 


India as concerned country
Mr. A. Gopinathan

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 

Regard to the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

 
 


Togo as concerned country
Ms. Nakpa Polo

video [English] [French] 6 minutes

 
 


Guatemala as concerned country
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


Germany
Mr. Georg Klussmann

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Gustavo Rutilo

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference)
Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valdimir Zheglov

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Rodrigo Donoso

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Mohammed Atho Mudzhar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Ms. Lina Van der Weyden

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Md Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Zambia

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Yemen on behalf of the Arab Group
Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
M. Frank Valderrama Garcia

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Nicolas Chamorel

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Rajeh Fouad

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Idun Tuedt

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


New Zealand

Ms. Huey Cassels

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Nico Frandi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kazakhstan
Mr. Abzal Saparbekuly

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Nathanael de Souza E Silva

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Dong Song

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Luxembourg
Ms. Christine Goy

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka
Mr. Rajiva Wijesinha

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 20th Plenary Meeting
video Part I [English] [Original language] 1 hour 44 minutes
video Part II [English] [Original language] 1 hour 6 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue (continued)

 
 


Canada
Mr. Daniel Ulmer

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt (Point of Order)
Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 1 minutes

 
 


Canada (continued)
Mr. Daniel Ulmer

video [English] 1 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Ms. Alia Al-Muzaini

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Faisal Abdulla Al-Henzab

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Anna Chambers

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Marianna Linnik

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Serbia
Mr. M. Slobodan Vukčević

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of
Mr.  Ali Bahreyni

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Cherif

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Uzbekistan
Mr. Badridddin Obidv

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Armenia
Ms. Saterik   Abgarian 

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Micheal Tierney

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Lazhar Soualem

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Uganda
Mr. Justinian M. Kateera

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Denmark
Mr. Arnold Shibsted

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Abd. Aziz Azril

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Kim PIL Woo

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr.Bob Last

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombia
M. Angelino Garzón

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Commission Nationale des Droits de l’Homme du Togo

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Centre For Law And Justice

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahai International Community

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


International Service for Human Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights First

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: World Organization Against Torture, International Federation of Human Rights Leagues

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France Libertes

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Forum For Human Rights And Development (Forum-Asia)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Concluding remarks by

Ms. Asma Jahangir, Special Rapporteur on the freedom of religion or belief

video [English] 6 minutes

Mrs Margaret Sekaggya, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
video [English] 7 minutes

 

   
 

Council Break

 
     
 


Report of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons

Mr. Walter Kälin

A/HRC/10/13 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, A/HRC/10/CRP.1, A/HRC/10/NGO/109

video [English] 14 minutes

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons , especially in women and children

Ms. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo

A/HRC/10/16, A/HRC/10/NGO/73

video [English] 10 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 (continued)

 
     
 


Updated report of the Secretary-General on the efforts of the United Nations system to prevent genocide and on the activities of the Special Adviser on the prevention of genocide
A/HRC/10/30

 
     
 


Report of the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the prevention of genocide

Mr. Francis Deng

video [English] 1 4 minutes

 
     
 

Right of Reply
(Rreports on the freedom of religion or belief and the situation of human rights defenders)

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Iraq

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Egypt

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Japan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Elchin Amirbayov
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 

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