Human Rights Council
Fifth Universal Periodic Review

4 - 15 May 2009


at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

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Thursday, 7 May 2009
09:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 12:30 | 14:30 - 17:30 | 17:30 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 7th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 18 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Review of New Zealand

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/5/NZL/1): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/5/NZL/2): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/5/NZL/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H.E. Mr. Simon Power, Minister of Justice of New Zealand to introduce the report.

video [English] 21 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Rajiv Kumar Chander

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Ms. Nynke B. Wijmenga

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Eduardo Acevedo Diaz

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Ha Wie-Young

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France
Ms. Marie-Anna Lebovits

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ukraine
Ms. Antonina Shliakotina

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Mabel Gómez Oliver

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by New Zealand

  • H.E. Mr. Simon Power, Minister of Justice of New Zealand
video [English] 7 minutes
 
 


South Africa
Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany
Ms. Anke Konrad

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr.  Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Terry Cormier

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Anna L. Chambers

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Austria
Mr. Peter Guschelbauer

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Barbara De Souza

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Rebecca Sagar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Caroline Millar

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Hans Dahlgren

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by New Zealand

  • H.E. Mr. Simon Power, Minister of Justice of New Zealand
video [English] 11 minutes
 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ifeanyi Nwosu

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Md Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Sergey Kondratiev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Tuğba Sarayönlü Etensel

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Grega Kumer

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Othman Hashim

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Shazra Abdul Sattar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan
M. Mutaz Faleh S. Hyassat

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Akira Matsumoto

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Ms. Barbora Repova

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Angola
Mr. José Maria Capon Duarte E Silva

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Closing comments, answers and final remark by New Zealand

  • H.E. Mr. Simon Power, Minister of Justice of New Zealand
video [English] 15 minutes
 
     

 

12:00 - 12:30 - Adoption of the Report on Belize
video [English] 11 minutes

 
 


Brazil on behalf of the Troika; Russian Federation, Malaysia, Brazil
Mr. Alexandre Guido Lopes Parola

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


The Report on Belize is Adopted
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Belize as concerned country
Ms. Judith Alpuche

video [English] 6 minutes

 

 

14:30 - 17:30 - 8th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 hours 9 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Review of Afghanistan

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/5/AFG/1): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/5/AFG/2): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/5/AFG/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H.E. Dr. Mohammed Qasim Hashimzai, Vice-Minister of Justice of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to introduce the report.

video [English] 23 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Khalid Fahad Al-Hajiri

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Singapore
Mr. Tan York Chor

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Norway
Ms. Beate Stirø

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Robert-Jan Sieben

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Jesus Enrique G. Garcia II

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Jürg Lauber

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Lee Sung-joo

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bhutan
Ms. Doma Tshering

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. M. Dian Triansyah Djani

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Elchin Amirbayov

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Mabel Gómez Oliver

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Beulah Naidoo

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Sri Lanka
Mr. U.L.M. Jauhar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Ms. Liesbeth Goossens

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Michael Klepsch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Ms. Heba Mostafa

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Canada
Mr. Terry Cormier

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Mark Storella

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Otavio Cancado Trindade

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Phillip Tissot

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Miranda Brown

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Amy Laurenson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Chérif

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Iceland
Mr. Ragnar G. Kristjánsson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Lina Van Der Weyden

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Denmark
Mr. Lars Volck Madsen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Md Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Poland
Mr. Mariusz Lewicki

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Uzbekistan
Mr. Badriddin Obidov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. George O'Keefe

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Anja Marija Ciraj

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Drahoslav Štefánek

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Hungary
Mr. Levente Székely

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Latvia
Mr. Valerijs Romanovskis

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Othman Hashim

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Lebanon
Mme Najla Riachi Assaker

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Juan Villar

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Luo Cheng

video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Shazra Abdul Sattar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Eduardo Acevedo Diaz

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan
M. Mutaz Faleh S. Hyassat

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Akio Isomata

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Mr. Petr Preclik

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Greece
Mr. Ioannis Plotas

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Albania
Mr. Sejdi Qerimaj

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 

Closing comments and answers by Afghanistan

  • H.E. Dr. Mohammed Qasim Hashimzai, Vice-Minister of Justice
  • Mr. Abdul Malik Kamawi, Administrateur General en Chef a la Cours Supreme de Justice
  • Ms. Maliha Zulfacar, Ambassadeur en Allemagne
  • H.E. Dr. Mohammed Qasim Hashimzai, Deputy Justice Minister & Head of Delegation
  • H.E. Ms. Nadera Hayt Burhani, Vice-Ministre de la Sante Publique
  • Mr. Kanishka Nawabi, Conseiller des Affaires Strategiques au Ministere de l' Interieur
video [English] 30 minutes
 
     
 

Final remark by H.E. Dr. Mohammed Qasim Hashimzai, Vice-Minister of Justice of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

17:30 - 18:00 - Adoption of the Report on Chad
video [English] [Original language] 20 minutes

 
 


Zambia on behalf of the Troika; Zambia, France, Slovenia
Mr. Darlington Mwape

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


The Report on Chad is Adopted
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Chad as concerned country
Mr. Abderaman Djasnabaille

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 

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