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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Wednesday, 17 June 2009
09:00 - 11:30 | 15:00 - 17:00

 
 

09:00 - 11:30 - 26th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 46 Minutes
video [English] [Original language] 1 Hour 23 minutes

 
     
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, follow-up and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement : Association for World Education ,
World Union for Progressive Judaism

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Arab Commission for Human Rights


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Interfaith International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement : Rencontre Africaine Pour La Defense Des Droits De L'homme ( Raddho), Al-Hakim Foundation


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Mbororo Social And Cultural Development Association (Mboscuda)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Educational Development (IED), Inc.

Morocco - Point of Order
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Morocco
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Morocco
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 8 minutes

 
 


International Movement Against All Forms Of Discrimination And Racism (IMADR)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mouvement Contre Le Racisme Et Pour L'amitie Entre Les Peuples (MRAP)


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement : International Youth And Student Movement For The United Nations (ISMUN), Women's International League For Peace And Freedom (WILPF)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Civicus - World Alliance For Citizen Participation


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Association For The School As An Instrument Of Peace (EIP)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Council Break

 
     
     
 


International Educational Development (IED), Inc.


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Rights of reply

 
 


Morocco


video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Sri Lanka


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Item 10: Technical assistance and capacity-building

 
     
 

Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti
Mr. Michel Forst

A/HRC/11/5

video [English] [French] 11 minutes

 
     
 

Concerned Country

 
 


Haiti

Mr. Jean-Claude Pierre

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


France

Ms. Véronique Basso

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic (On Behalf of the EU)

Ms. Barbora Řepová

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway

Mr. Vebjørn Heines

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Anna L. Chambers

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Luxembourg

Mr. Jean Feyder

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Andrew Soares

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Canada

Mr. Daniel Ulmer

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Mr. Christoffer Berg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico

Mr. Salvador Tinajero Esquivel

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Brazil

Mr. João Ernesto Christófolo

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Argentina

Mr. Gonzalo Jordan

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Peru

Mr. Carlos Sibille Rivera

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement :Commission Nationale des droits de l’homme et des libertes fondamentales du Niger , Commission Nationale des droits de l’homme du Togo, Commission Consultative des droits de l’homme de France, Commission Canadienne des droits de la Personne, Comite Senegalese des droits de l’homme, National Commission of Human Rights of Greece, Irish Human Rights Commission, Geerman Institute for Human Rights, Commission Consultative des droits de l’homme de Luxembourg

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights Leagues


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


International Center for Human Rights and Democractic Development


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 

Closing Remarks by

T
he Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti
Mr. Michel Forst

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Haiti

Mr. Jean-Claude Pierre

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

General debate on Item 10

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Czech Republic (On Behalf of the EU)

Ms. Jeanie Tomkin

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil

Mr. João Ernesto Christófolo

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Ms. Anna L. Chambers

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Arab Commission for Human Rights


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     

 

15:00 - 17:00 - 27th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 1 Hour 21 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.3

 

Slovakia

 

Open-ended Working Group on an optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child to provide a communications procedure

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Anton Pinter

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
     

Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Chief, Programme Support and Management Services, OHCHR
Mr. Kyle Ward

video [English] 1 Minute

 
     

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.3) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.5

 

Canada

 

Accelerating efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women

 
 


Canada
Mr. Jeffrey Heaton

video [English] 4 Minutes

 
     

Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Chief, Programme Support and Management Services, OHCHR
Mr. Kyle Ward

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] 1 Minute

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.3) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

Item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.6

 

Philippines and Germany

 

Trafficking in persons, especially women and children

 
 


Philippines

Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
     

Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Chief, Programme Support and Management Services, OHCHR
Mr. Kyle Ward

video [English] 1 Minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.6) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
     
 

Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.7

 

Cuba

 

Human rights in the Occupied Syrian Golan

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Resfel Pino Álvarez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 

Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Chief, Programme Support and Management Services, OHCHR
Mr. Kyle Ward

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Germany (on behalf of the EU)
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 1 Minute

 

Result of the vote


32 in favour, 13 against, 1 abstention

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.7) has been adopted

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.9

 

Cuba

 

The effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Resfel Pino Álvarez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 Minutes

 

General comments of the vote before the vote

 


Germany (on behalf of the EU)

Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 2 Minutes

 

Result of the vote


31 in favour, 13 against, 2 abstentions

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.9) has been adopted

     
     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.12

 

Portugal

 

The right to education: follow-up to Human Rights Council resolution 8/4

 
 


Portugal
Mr. Francisco M. Xavier Esteves

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.12) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.13

 

Brazil

 

Guidelines for the alternative care of children

 
 


Brazil

Mr. Murilo Vieira Komniski

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Germany (on behalf of the EU)

Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 1 Minute

 
 


Canada

Mr. Jeffrey Heaton

video [English] 2 Minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.13) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.16

 

New Zealand and Colombia

 

Preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights

 
 


Colombia

Mr. Angelino Garzón

video [English] [Spanish] 7 Minutes

 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Chile

Mr. Fernando Munoz

video [English] [Spanish] 4 Minutes

 
 


Egypt

Ms. Heba Mostafa Rizk

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Chief, Programme Support and Management Services, OHCHR
Mr. Kyle Ward

video [English] 1 Minute

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.16/Rev.1) has been adopted without a vote

 
 

Point of Clarification

 


Chief, Programme Support and Management Services, OHCHR
Mr. Kyle Ward

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 

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