Human Rights Council
Eleventh special session on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka

26 - 27 May 2009


at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

   

May, 2009

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Wednesday, 27 May 2009

10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 2nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Part I - 1 Hour 29 Minutes
video [English] [Original language] Part II - 1 Hour 23 Minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Boudewijn J. Van Eenennaam

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Md Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Mauritius
Mr. Shree Baboo Chekitan Servansing

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Angola
Mr. Arcanjo Maria Do Nascimento

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Lee Sung-joo

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Bolivia
Ms. Angélica Navarro Llanos

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ifeanyi Nwosu

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Zambia
Ms. Encyla T. Sinjela

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Uruguay
M. Gabriel Winter Kabran

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
     
 

Statements of Observer States and other observers

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 4 Minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Beate Stirø

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Singapore
Mr. Tan York Chor

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 3 Minutes

 
 


Bhutan
Mr. Yeshey Dorji

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Cambodia
Mr. Sun Suon

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Hans Dahlgren

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 5 Minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Caroline Millar

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Wendy Hinton

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Dáithí Ó Ceallaigh

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Denmark
Mr. Arnold De Fine Skibsted

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Sovereign Military Order of Malta
Ms. Marie-Thérèse Pictet-Althann

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Shazra Abdul Sattar

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Asligül Üğdül

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Liechtenstein
Mr. Norbert Frick

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Venezuela
Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


Costa Rica
Ms. Laura Thompson Chacón

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Mr. Choe Myong Nam

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Hamid Baeidi Nejad

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Sudan

Ms. Rahma Salih Elobied

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Mark C. Storella

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Vietnam
Mr. Vu Dung

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Ms. Karolina Lindholm Billing

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
     

National Human Rights Institutions and Non Governmental Organizations

 


Human Rights Watch (HRW)

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Franciscans International (FI)

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resources Centre (ALRC)

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Organisation Mondial Contre La Torture (OMCT), Federation Internationale des Ligues de Droits de l’Homme (FIDH)

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Liberation

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Lawyers Rights Watch Canada

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


International Education Development (IED), Inc

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Pasumai Thaayagam Foundation

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


Interfaith International

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Cercle de Recherche sure les  Droits et les Devoirs de la Personne Humaine (CRED)

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR)

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


UN Watch

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 3rd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Part I - 21 Minutes
video [English] [Original language] Part II - 54 Minutes
video [English] [Original language] Part III - 13 Minutes

 
     

National Human Rights Institutions and Non Governmental Organizations Continued

 


Arab Commissin for Human Rights (ACHR)

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Amnesty International (AI)

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurist (ICJ)

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
     

Right or Reply

 


Sri Lanka

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
     

Meeting Suspension

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/S-11/L.1/Rev.2

 

Sri Lanka

 

Assistance to Sri Lanka in the promotion and protection of human rights

 
 


Sri Lanka
Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
     

General debate on Resoultion

 


Germany
Mr. Konrad Scharinger

video [English] 6 Minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Dante Martinelli

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Mabel Gómez Oliver

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 
     

Result of the vote to close debate on amendments to resolution


22 in favour, 17 against, 7 abstentions
Motion for the closure of debate on amendments to resolution A/HRC/S-11/L.1/Rev.2 is adopted

 

General Remarks

 


Switzerland
Mr. Dante Martinelli

video [English] [French] 3 Minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Terry Cormier

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Sri Lanka as a concerned country
Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
     

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Germany
Mr. Konrad Scharinger

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Mabel Gómez Oliver

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Alejandro Rogers

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minute

 
     

Result of the vote


29 in favour, 12 against, 6 abstentions
Draft resolution (A/HRC/S-11/L.1/Rev.2) is adopted

 

General Comments and Explanations of the vote after the vote

 


Japan
M. Shinichi Kitajima

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 4 Minute

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Lee Sung-joo

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Uruaguay
Mr. Alejandro Artucio Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Sebastián Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 1 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

Closing Statement of the President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 5 Minutes

 

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