Human Rights Council
Eleventh session

2 - 19 June 2009

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

June, 2009

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Tuesday, 2 June 2009
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - Opening of the session - 1st Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 50 minutes

 
 
 
 

Item 1 - Organizational and procedural matters

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
Mr. John Ruggie

A/HRC/11/13 and Add.1, A/HRC/11/NGO/18, A/HRC/11/NGO/53

video [English] 10 minutes    text [English]

 
 
 
 

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
Mr. Jorge Bustamante

A/HRC/11/7 and Add.1,  Add.2, Add.3, A/HRC/11/NGO/17, A/HRC/11/NGO/29

video [English] 14 minutes  text [English]

 
 
 
 

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to education
Mr. Vernor Muñoz Villalobos

A/HRC/11/8 and Add.1,  Add.2, Add.3, A/HRC/11/NI/2, A/HRC/11/NGO/27

video [English] [Spanish] 15 minutes  text [Spanish]

 
 
 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned countries

 
 


Guatemala

Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Mexico

Ms. Mabel Gómez Oliver

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Amir Salleh

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Guatemala

Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Brazil

Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani azevêdo

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Argentina

Mr. Sebastian Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic (On Behalf of the EU)

Ms. Zuzana Stiborová

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
(On Behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Dmitry Rudkin

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ms. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates (On Behalf of the Arab Group)

Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Turkey

Mr. Fatih Ulusoy

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Thailand

Mr. Pitchayaphant Charnbhumidol

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Ms. Anna Uggla

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan

Mr. Elchin Amirbayov

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Egypt (On Behalf of African Group)

Ms. Heba Mostafa Rizk

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Lawrence G. Richter

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Denmark

Ms.  Marie-Louise Overvad

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Finland

Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Djibouti

Mr. Abbas Daher Djama

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica

Ms. Eugenia Gutiérrez Ruiz

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Ecuador

Mr. Juan Holguín

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway

Mr. Vebjørn Heines

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Philippines

Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada

Mr. Terry Cormier

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Portugal

Ms. Ane Moneira

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Ms. Yang Xiaoning

video [English] [Chinese] 4 minutes

 

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 2nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Part I - 1 Hour 31 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Part II - 1 Hour 34 Minutes

 
 
 
  Interactive dialogue  
 
 
 

Observer States and other observers continued

 
 


Sri Lanka
H.E. Mr. Mahinda Samarasinghe, Minister of Disaster Management and Human Rights

video [English] 10 minutes      text [English]

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. I. Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


European Commission

Ms. Joelle Hivonnet

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Senegal

Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Spain

Mr. Pablo Gómez De Olea Bustinza

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


France

Ms. Marie-Anna Lebovits

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Ghana

Ms. Mercy Yvonne Amoah

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Palestine

Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Coordinating Committee of NHRIs


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Commission of Malaysia


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


National Human Rights Commission of Mexico


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Arab Commission for Human Rights


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Friends World Committee for Consultation (Quakers) (FWCC)


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


General Federation of Iraqi Women


video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Europe-Third World Centre(CETIM) , Mouvement Contre le Racisme et pour l'Amitie entre les Peuples (MRAP), Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Advocates


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


International Commission of Jurists


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Closing Remarks and Answers

 
 
 
 

Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
Mr. John Ruggie

video [English] 8 minutes

 
     
 

Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
Mr. Jorge Bustamante

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Special Rapporteur on the right to education
Mr. Vernor Muñoz Villalobos

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

 
     
     
 

Meeting Break

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the independence of the judges and lawyers
Mr. Leandro Despouy

A/HRC/11/41 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, A/HRC/11/NI/1, A/HRC/11/NGO/46

video [English] [Spanish] 14 minutes      text [Spanish]

 
 
 
 

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
Mr. Frank La Rue Lewy

A/HRC/11/4 and Add.1, Add.2, Add.3, A/HRC/11/NGO/20, A/HRC/11/NGO/28, A/HRC/11/NGO/32

video [English] [Spanish] 15 minutes

 
 
 
 

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
Mr. Anand Grover

A/HRC/11/12 and Add.1, Add.2, A/HRC/11/NGO/51

video [English] 15 minutes    text [English]

 
 
 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned countries

 
 


Guatemala

Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Dmitry Rudkin

video [English] [Russian] 6 minutes

 
 


Honduras

Mr. J. Delmer Urbizo

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Maldives

Ms. Shazra Abdul Sattar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Egypt
(On Behalf of African Group)
Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan  

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
(On Behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Zamir Akram

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic

Ms. Veronika Stromšíková

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Thailand


video [English] 2 minutes

 


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