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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Monday, 11 May 2009
09:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 12:30 | 14:30 - 17:30 | 17:30 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 11th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 58 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Review of Uruguay

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/5/URY/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/URY/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/URY/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H.E. Dr. Gonzalo Fernández, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Uruguay to introduce the report.

  • Ms. Margarita Percovich, Representante del Poder Legislativo
  • Ms. María Elena Martínez, Directora de Derechos Humanos del Ministerio de Educación y Cultural
  • Ms. María Noel Rodríguez, Asesora en Sistema Penitenciario de la Ministra del Interior

video [English] [Spanish] 37 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Algeria
Ms. Selma Malika Hendel

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevedo

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms.Alexa Nielsen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernandez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Marghood Saleem Butt

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Johan Ariff Abdul Razak

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Lina Van Der Weyden

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Uruguay

  • H.E. Dr. Gonzalo Fernández, Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Ms. Margarita Percovich, Representante del Poder Legislativo
  • Ms. César Rodríguez, Jefe de Gabinete del Sr. Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores

video [English] [Spanish] 13 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Tugba Sarayonlu Etensel

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


India
H.E. A. Gopinathan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Ms. Mirai Marvo

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombia
Mr. Allvaro Ayala

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Sr. Mabel Gomez Oliver

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Paraguay
Mr. Riigoberto Gauto

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Kim Pil Woo

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Holy See
Mr. Bert Van Megen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Ms. Nynke B. Wijmenga

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Daher Djama Abbas

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Mr. Felix Pena Ramos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Guatemala
Ms.Stephanie Hochstetter

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Nicaragua
Mr. Carlos Robelo Raffone

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Ukraine
Ms. Svitlana Homanovska

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ifanyi Nwosu

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Uruguay

  • Ms. María Noel Rodríguez, Asesora en Sistema Penitenciario de la Ministra del Interior
  • Ms. Laura Dupuy, Directora de Derechos Humanos y Derecho Humanitario del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
  • Mr. Marcos Álvarez, Representante de la Dirección General de Secretaría del Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas
  • Ms. María Elena Martínez, Directora de Derechos Humanos del Ministerio de Educación y Cultural
  • Ms. Margarita Percovich, Representante del Poder Legislativo

video [English] [Spanish] 16 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Zhou Xianfeng

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Peru
Mr. Carlos Alberto Chocono

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Portugal
Ms. Teresa Alvarenga

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Anna Chambers

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Germany
Ms. Anke Konrad

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Abdulnomen Annan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Dominican Republic
Mr. Juan Manuel Mercedes

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Bolivia
Ms. Maysa Urena

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Beulah Naidoo

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Ms. Elisabeth Goossens

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Ms. Jeanie Tomkin

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka
Mr. S.E.M. Dayan Jayatilleka

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Juan Holguin

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Pavel Chernikov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 

Closing comments and answers by Uruguay

  • H.E. Dr. Gonzalo Fernández, Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Ms. Margarita Percovich, Representante del Poder Legislativo

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
     
 

Final remark by H.E. Dr. Gonzalo Fernández, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Uruguay

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 

 

12:00 - 12:30 - Adoption of the Report on New Zealand
video[English] 13 minutes

 
 


Philippines on behalf of the Troika; Philippines, Italy, Mauritius
Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


The Report on New Zealand is Adopted
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


New Zealand as concerned country
Ms. Wendy Hinton

video [English] 2 minutes

 

 

14:30 - 17:30 - 12th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 hours 19 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Review of Yemen

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/5/YEM/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/YEM/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/YEM/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H.E. Dr. Huda Abdullatef Alban, Minister of Human Rights of Yemen to introduce the report.

video [English] [Arabic] 13 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Mansoor Abdulla Al-Sultaitin

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. John Von Kaufmann

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Abdulla

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernandez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Peter Guschelbauer

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


France
Ms. Marie -Anna Lebovits

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevedo

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belarus
Mr.Eugeny Lazarev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Hisham Badar

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Marghood Saleem Butt

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Johan Ariff Abdul Razak

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Lina Van Der Weyden

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Fatih Ulusoy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


India
H.E. A. Gopinathan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Ms. Masayuki Sakamwa

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Eshragh Jahromj

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Mabel Gómez Oliver

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Abdelwaheb Jemal

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Kim Pil Woo

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Viet Nam
Mr. Vu Anh Quang

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Robert-Jan Sieben

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr.Mohamed- Siad Doualeh

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Yemen

  • H.E. Dr. Huda Abdullatef Alban, Minister of Human Rights
  • Mr. Ali Saleh Abdulla Taissir, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs For the Social Development Sector
  • Mr. Tariq Abdulla Issa Almgahad, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Legal Affairs
  • Mr. Ali Saleh Abdulla Taissir, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs For the Social Development Sector
  • Mr. Abdulkader Mohamed Kahtann Kaid, Director General for External Relations and International Criminal Police in the Interior Mininstry
  • Mrs. Eshrak Mohammed Al-Gudairi, Head of the Department of Civil Organizations and Human Rights, Prime Minister Office
  • Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Ali Al-Hawri, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Planning For the studies and economic projections

video [English] [Arabic] 36 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Mr. Juan Arias

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Denmark
Mr. David Mouyal

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Oman
Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Aishanfari

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Lebanon
Ms Najla Riachi Assaker

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Li Baodong

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan
Mr. Mutaz Faleh S. Hyassat

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Nico Frandi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kazakhstan
Mr. Abzal Saparbekuly

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ifanyi Nwosu

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Najeed Al-Baker

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
Mr. Choe Mypng Nam

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Ms. Hasnia Markus

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Portugal
Ms. Teresa Alvarenga

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Jesus Enrique G. Garcia II

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Mary Ennis

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Germany
Mr. Michael Klepsch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Beate Sitro

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Vijarat Isarabhakdi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Latvia
Mr. Valerijs Romanoskis

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Anja Marija Ciraj

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan
Mr. Omer Mohamed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Hungary
Mr. Milan Magyar

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Rahlaga Kgamotso Daphue

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Zimbabwe
Mr. Francis Munhundiripo

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Somalia
Mr. Yusuf Mohamed Ismail

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Ms.  Barbora Repova

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Eduardo Acevedo Diaz

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Abdul Wahab Haidara

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 

Closing comments and answers by Yemen

  • H.E. Dr. Huda Abdullatef Alban, Minister of Human Rights
  • Mr. Ali Saleh Abdullah Hussein, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs for the Social Development Sector
  • H.E. Dr. Huda Abdullatef Alban, Minister of Human Rights
  • Mr. Ali Saleh Abdullah Hussein, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs for the Social Development Sector
  • Mr. Ali Saleh Abdulla Taissir, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs For the Social Development Sector
  • Mr. Abdulla Al-Yousefi, General Advocate for International Cooperation and protection of Human Rights
video [English] [Arabic] 10 minutes
 
     
 

Final remark by H.E. Dr. Huda Abdullatef Alban, Minister of Human Rights of Yemen

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
     
 

17:30 - 18:00 - Adoption of the Report on Afghanistan
video[English] 29 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Germany
Mr. Michael Klepsch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Marghood Saleem Butt

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Hisham Badar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Azerbaijan on behalf of the Troika; Azerbaijan, Republic of Korea, Cameroon
Mr. Elchin Amirbayov

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


The Report on Afghanistan is Adopted
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Afghanistan as concerned country
Mr. Nanguyalai Tarzi

video [English] 4 minutes

 

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