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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Wednesday, 25 March 2009
10:00 - 12:00 | 12:40 - 14:00 | 15:30 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 12:00 - 39th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 1 Hour 33 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 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)
A/HRC/10/23, A/HRC/10/31/Add.1, A/HRC/10/31/Add.2, A/HRC/10/32, A/HRC/10/37, A/HRC/10/52, A/HRC/10/53, A/HRC/10/G/4

 
 


Introduction of the reports by Ms. Kyung-wha Kang, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 9 Minutes

 
 


Afghanistan as concerned country
Mr. Nanguyalai Tarzi

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Bolivia as concerned country
Ms. Angélica Navarro Llanos

video [English] [Spanish] 5 Minutes

 
 


Colombia as concerned country
Mr. Angelino Garzón

video [English] [Spanish] 6 Minutes

 
 


Cyprus as concerned country
Mr. Andreas Hadjichrysanthou

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Guatemala as concerned country
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Nepal as concerned country
Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 6 Minutes

 
     
 

General debate on Item 2

 
     
 

Council members

 
 


Czech Republic (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Petr Preclik

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Philip M. A. Tissot

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Victoria Berry

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Natalie Kohli

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
     
 

Observer States and other observers

 
 


Finland
Mr. Pekka Metso

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Greece
Mr. Franciscos Verros

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Feridun Kemal Feridun

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Ireland
Ms. Orla McBreen

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Pablo Gómez De Olea Bustinza

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Denmark
Mr. Arnold Skibsted

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
     
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Amnesty International (AI)

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Indian Council Of South America (CISA), International Human Rights Association Of American Minorities (IHRAAM)

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
     
 

Rights of reply

 
 


Cyprus

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Turkey

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Nepal

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Cyprus

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Greece

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Turkey

video [English] 1 Minute

 
     
 

Council Break

 
     
 

12:40 - 14:00 - 40th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 1 Hour 2 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 10: Technical assistance and capacity-building

 
     
 

Report of the Independent Expert appointed by the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in Somalia
Mr. Shamsul Bari

video [English] 15 Minutes

 
 


Somalia as concerned country
Mr. Yusuf Mohamed Ismail

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


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

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Argell - Hanser

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Czech Republic (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Petr Preclik

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Ethiopia
Mr. Allehone Mulugeta Abebe

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Karin Stenson

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [Arabic] 4 Minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Mohamed Siad Doualeh

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ms. Melanie Hopkins

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Erica Bach

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 

Non-governemental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Cercle De Recherche Sur Les Droits Et Les Devoirs De La Personne Humaine (CRED)

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
     
 


Comments, answers and final remark by Mr. Shamsul Bari, Independent Expert appointed by the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in Somalia


video [English] 14 Minutes

 
     
 

15:30 - 18:00 - 41st Plenary Meeting
video Part I [English][Original language] 47 Minutes
video Part II [English][Original language] 21 Minutes

 
     
 

General debate on Item 10

 
 


Czech Republic (on behalf of the European Union)
Ms. Zuzana Stiborova

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Nawal Naman

video [English] [Arabic] 2 Minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Larry Richter

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Democractic Republic of the Congo
Mr. Sébastien Mutomb Mujing

video [English] [French] 4 Minutes

 
 

National Institutions and non-governemental Organizations

 
 


National Human Rights Committee Qatar

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Union Of Arab Jurists

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Arab Commission for Human Rights (ACHR)

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


North South XXI


video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Cercle De Recherche Sur Les Droits Et Les Devoirs De La Personne Humaine (CRED)

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 

Rights of reply

 
 


Sri Lanka


video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Iraq


video [English] [Arabic] 1 Minute

 
     
 

Appointment of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
  Special Rapporteur accepted by consensus  
     
 

General comments

 
 


Cambodia as a concerned country
Mr. Sun Suon

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Osamu Yamanaka

video [English] 1 Minute

 
     
 

Elections of 4 Members of HRC Advisory Committee

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
Elections of Members of HRC Advisory Committee
Nominated Experts
Nominating Member States
Votes Received
Term Elected (Years)
African States
     
   Mr. Halima Embarek Warzazi
   Morocco
       
 
   
Asian States
 
   Mr. Shiqiu Chen
   China
   
       
 
   
Latin American and Carribean States
 
   Mr. Miguel Alfonso Martínez
   Cuba
   
       
 
Western European and other States
 
   Mr. Jean Ziegler
   Switzerland
   
       
  Members of HRC Advisory Committee accepted by consensus  
     
 

Council Break

 
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions

 
     
 

Item 1: Organizational and procedural matters

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/9/L.1

 

Egypt (on behalf of the African Group), Morocco (on behalf of the Arab Group) and Pakistan on behalf of the OIC)

 

Security arrangements of the Human Rights Council (deferred from 9th session in September)

 
 


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

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/9/L.1) is withdrew

 
     
     
 

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

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/10/L.14

 

Portugal

 

Question of the realization in all countries of economic, social and cultural rights: follow up to Human Rights Council resolution 4/1

 
 


Portugal

Mr. Francisco M. Xavier Esteves

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/10/L.14) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/10/L.15

 

Austria

 

Human rights in the administration of justice, in particular juvenile justice

 
 


Austria
Ms. Christina Kokkinakis

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/10/L.15) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/10/L.17

 

Morocco, Switzerland, Costa Rica and Italy

 

World Programme for Human Rights Education

 
 


Costa Rica
Ms. Laura Thompson Chacón

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/10/L.17) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/10/L.30

 

Maldives

 

Human rights and climate change

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Shazra Abdul Sattar

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/10/L.30) has been adopted without a vote


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