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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Thursday, 4 June 2009
9:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 6th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Part I - 14 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Part II - 2 Hours 23 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Part III - 1 Hours 16 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

Closing Remarks and Answers (Continued)

 
 
 
 

Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences
Ms. Yakin Ertürk

video [English] 8 minutes

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Mexico

Mr. Salvador Tinajero Esquivel

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
     
     
 

Meeting Break

 
     
 

Annual full-day meeting on women's human rights

 
     
 

Panel on the institutional perspective on equality before the law

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video[English] 6 minutes

 
 


Moderator:

  • Introduction by Ms. Navanethem Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
    video [English] 9 minutes

Panellists:

  • H.E. Ms. Rama Yade, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Human Rights of France
    video [English] [French] 15 minutes

  • Mr. Leandro Despouy, Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers
    video [English] [Spanish] 9 minutes

  • Mr Frank La Rue Lewy, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
    video [English] [Spanish] 7 minutes

  • Mr Michael O'Flaherty, Member of Human Rights Committee
    video [English] 10 minutes

  • Ms. Pramila Patten, Member of CEDAW Committee
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Mr. Philip Alston, Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Ms. Yakin Ertürk, Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences
    video [English] 7 minutes
 
     
 

Interactive discussion

 
 


Chile

Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Nigeria

Mr. Ifeanyi E. Nwosu

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Paraguay

Ms. Martha Moreno

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Argetina

Mr. Gonzalo M. Jordan

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico

Ms. María Victoria Romero Caballero

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Columbia

Mr. Angelino Garzón

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway

Mr. Beate Stirø

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic

Ms. Petra Ali Doláková

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Bahrain

Ms. Muna Abbas Radhi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan

Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Tamara Mona

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Philippines

Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia

Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Ukraine

Ms. Antonina Shliakotina

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Equality & Human Rights Commission Of Great Britain


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institue For Human Rights Studies


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Equality Now


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Meeting Break

 
     
 


Comments and answers by
Panellists:

  • Mr. Leandro Despouy, Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers
    video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

  • Mr Frank La Rue Lewy, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
    video [English] [French] 2 minutes

  • Mr Michael O'Flaherty, Member of Human Rights Committee
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Pramila Patten, Member of CEDAW Committee
    video [English] 2 minutes
  • Mr. Philip Alston, Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Yakin Ertürk, Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences
    video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion (continued)

 
 


Luxemburg

Ms. Christine Goy

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Ms. Galina Khvan

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Lithuania

Mr. Darius Staniulis

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Iceland

Ms. Ingibjorg Daviosdottir

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Turkey

Mr. Tuğba Sarayönlü Etensel

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen

Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Kazakhstan

Mr. Abzal Saparbekuly

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Serbia

Mr. Slobodan Vukčević

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates

Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Christopher Lomax

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Ms.  Selma Malika Hendel

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


China

Ms. Yang Xiaoning

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. I. Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany

Ms. Anke Konrad

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ms. Dragana Anđelić

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


South Africa

Ms. Glaudine J. Mtshali

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


National Human Rights Commission of Malaysia

Ms. Tan Sri

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Women's International Democratic Federation (WIDF)


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Closing comments and answers by
Panellists:

  • Mr. Leandro Despouy, Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers
    video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Pramila Patten, Member of CEDAW Committee
    video [English] 2 minutes


 
     

 

12:00 - 15:00 - 7th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 1 Hour 42 Minutes

 
     
 

Panel Discussion

 
     
 


Moderator:

  • Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
    video [English] 2 minutes

Panellists:

  • Ms. Maha Abu-Dayyeh Shamas, Civil Society Representative
    video [English] 10 minutes

  • Ms. Ratna Kapur, Director of the Centre for Feminist Legal Research India
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Ms. Marianne Mollmann, Civil Society Representative
    video [English] 9 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion

 
 


Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference

Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Italy

Mr. Roberto Nocella

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Organisation International de la Francophonie

Mr. Libere Bararunyeretse

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada, Joint statement on behalf of Australia, Canada
and New Zealand
Mr. Jeff Heaton

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Ms. Rachel Vogelstein

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt

Ms. Heba Mostafa rizk

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Mansoor Abdulla Al-Sulaitin

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Netherlands

Ms. Nynke B. Wijmenga

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka

Ms. Ruwanthi Ariyarabre

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Ms. Anna Uggla

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria

Mr. Peter Guschelbauer

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Ms. María Auxiliadora Guilarte Calles

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Ms. Yadira Ledesma

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Brazil

Ms. Nilcea Freire

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement: Center for Women’s Global Leadership,
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, Centre for Reproductive Rights

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Worldwide Organization for Women


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Comments and answers by
Panellists:

  • Ms. Maha Abu-Dayyeh Shamas, Civil Society Representative
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Ratna Kapur, Director of the Centre for Feminist Legal Research¨C India
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Marianne Mollmann, Civil Society Representative
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Mr. Michael O'Flaherty, Member of Human Rights Committee
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Pramila Patten, Member of CEDAW Committee
    video [English] 3 minutes
 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 8th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Part I - 42 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Part II - 2 Hours 10 Minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue (continued)

 
 


Congo

Mr. Massamba

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


European Commission
Ms. Joelle Hivonner

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Thailand

Ms. Cataleya Phatoomros

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Croatia

Ms. Martina Tenko

video [English] 1 minutes

 
 


Tunisia

Mr.  Ali Chérif

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Viet Nam

Ms. Nguyen Thi Xuan Huong

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Senegal

Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Nepal

Mr. Bharat Raj Paudyal

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Chile

Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH
)

video [English] [French] 1 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Interfaith International
, Union de l’Action Feminine

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Closing comments and answers by
Panellists:

  • Ms. Pramila Patten, Member of CEDAW Committee
    video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Closing of Annual full-day meeting on women's human rights

Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video[English] 4 minutes

 
     
     
 

Meeting Break

 
     
 

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

 
 
 
 

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navanethem Pillay, to introduce the Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

video [English]    text [English] 24 minutes

 
 
 
 

General debate on the reports on Item 2

 
     
 

Concerned Countries

 
 


Afghanistan

Mr. Nanguyalai Tarzi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Zamir Akram

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iraq

Mr. Faris Alani

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Israel

Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Palestine

Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 6 minutes

 
 


Colombia

Mr. Angelino Garzón

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

 
 


Somalia
Mr. Yusuf Mohamed Ismail

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


The Democratic Republic of Congo

Mr. Sébastien Mutomb Mujing

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Sudan

Mr. Yusuf Mohamed Ismail

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 


Chad

Mr. Sébastien Mutomb Mujing

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka

Mr. Dayan Jayatilleka

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Nepal

Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Cuba (on behalf of NAM)

Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Egypt
(on behalf of the African Group)
Ms. Heba Mostafa rizk

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)

Mr. Zamir Akram

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
(on behalf of the EU)
Mr. Tomáš Husák

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Argentina

Mr. Héctor Raúl Peláez

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Grigory Lukiyantsev

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Dian Triansyah Djani

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 


Kenya

Mr. Mutula Kilonzo, Minister for Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs

video [English] 13 minutes

 
     

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