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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Tuesday, 17 March 2009
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 25th Plenary Meeting
video Part I [English] [Original language] 1 Hour 43 minutes
video Part II [English] [Original language] 1 hour 20 minutes

 
     
 

Item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

Mr. Thomás Ojea Quintana

A/HRC/10/19, A/HRC/10/NGO/37, A/HRC/10/NGO/38

video [English] 10 minutes

 
 


Myanmar as concerned country
Mr. Wunna Maung Lwin

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


Philippines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Singapore
Mr. Tan York Chor

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Jan Kaminek

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Yan Jiarong

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Lee Sung-joo

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Jan Nordlander

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Shinichi Kitajima

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Lao People's Democratic Republic
Mr. Khonepheng Thammavong

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Ms. Rachita Bahandari

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Guy O'Brien

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Statement by H.E. Mr. Abdulssalam E. El Tumi, Deputy Minister for Justice of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

video [English] [Arabic] 10 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Ms. Vijavat Isarabhakdi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Anizan Siti Hajar Adnin

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Wendy Hinton

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Idun Tvedt

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Gustavo Rutilo

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Anik Beaudoin

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Myanmar (Point of Order)
Mr. Alberto J. Dumont, Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Dian Triansyah Djani

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Anna Chambers

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Myanmar (Point of Order)
Mr. Alberto J. Dumont, Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


United States of America (continued)
Ms. Anna Chambers

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Eveny Ustinov

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 

Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, Conectas Direitos Humanos

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Worldview International Foundation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Comments, answers and concluding remark by Mr. Thomás Ojea Quintana, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

video [English] [Spanish] 7 minutes

 
     
 

Council break

 
     
 

Follow-up to the 8th Special session of the Human Rights Council on the situation of the human rights in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
     
 


Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights and the activities of her Office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

A/HRC/10/58

video [English]   text [English] 6 minutes

 
     
 


Combined report of seven thematic special procedures on technical assistance to the Government of the
Democratic Republic of the Congo and urgent examination of the situation in the east of the country
Mr. Walter Kälin, Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons

A/HRC/10/59

video [English]   text [English] 8 minutes

 
 


Democratic Republic of the Congo as concerned country
Mr. Upio Karura Wapol

video [English] [French] 7 minutes

 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of African Group)
Mr. Omar Shalaby

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Akio Isomata

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Chile
Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Jan Kaminek

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Robert - Jan Sieben

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Canada
Ms. Anik Beaudoin

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansenidun Tvedt

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Cherif

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Luxembourg
Mr. Jean Feyder

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Angola
Mr. Arcanjo Do Nascimento

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Congo, Republic of the
Mr. Luc-Joseph Okio

video [English] [French]

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Anna Chambers

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Eveny Ustinov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


New Zealand
Mr. Michael Mcbryde

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Ms. Selma Malika Hendel

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Uganda
Mr. Justinian Katera

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 26th Plenary Meeting
video Part I [English] [Original language] 1 hour 55 minutes
video Part II [English] [Original language] 1 hour 15 minutes

 
     
 

Follow-up to the 8th Special session of the Human Rights Council on the situation of the human rights in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (continued)

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue (continued)

 
     
 

Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: World Organization Against Torture

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Comments, answers and concluding remark by Mr. Walter Kälin, Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

General debate on Item 4

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Christophe Guilhou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Shinichi Kitajima

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Boudewijn J. Van Eenennaam

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Terry Cormier

video [English] [English/French] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Konrad  Scharinger

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Melanie Hopkins

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Hans Dahlgren

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Mr. Jang IL Hun

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Micheal Tierney

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Caroline Millar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Wendy Hinton

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Mark Storella

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of
Mr. Seyed Mohammad Mizamani

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Hassane Boukili

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 

Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint Statement: Conectas Direitos Humanos, Asian Forum For Human Rights And Development(Forum-Asia), Cairo Institute For Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC)

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Amnesty International (AI)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Union Of Arab Jurists

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Europe-Third World Centre , Mouvement Contre Le Racisme Et Pour L’amitie Entre Les Peuples, International Association of Democratic Lawyers, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom , Foodfirst Information And Action Network - FIAN

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch (HRW)

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Indian Council Of South America (CISA)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahai International Community

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission Of Jurists

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute For Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

video [English] [English/French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation Of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Asian Forum For Human Rights And Development (Forum-Asia),  Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Indigenous And Tribal Peoples Network (AITPN)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation Of Acat (Action By Christians For The Abolition Of Torture- FIACAT)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Organization For The Elimination Of All Forms Of Racial Discrimination (EAFORD)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Council break

 
     
 

Item 5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Council Advisory Committee


Prof. Miguel Alfonso Martinez, Chairperson of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee, to present the report contained in document A/HRC/10/68

video [English] [Spanish] 12 minutes

 
     
 


Expert mechanism on the rights of indigenous peoples


Mr. John Bernhard Henriksen, Chairperson of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, to present the report contained in document A/HRC/10/56

video [English] 10 minutes

 
     
 


Forum on minority issues

Madame Gay McDougall, Independent Expert on Minority Issues, who pursuant to Council 6/15 guides the work of the Forum and who reports on the thematic recommendations of the Forum contained in her report. The summary of the discussion at the Forum, prepared by the Chairperson of the Forum, has been distributed to participants and is contained in A/HRC/10/CRP.2

video [English] 9 minutes

 
     
 

Rights of reply on Item 4

 
 


Sudan

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Japan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Thailand

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran, Islamic Republic of

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Cameroon

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


France

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Morocco

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 

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