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

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 28th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 28 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Item 1 - Organizational and procedural matters (continued)

 
     
 

Appointment of special procedures mandate-holders

 
     
 


List of Candidates

  • Mr. Sicilianos Linos-Alexander (Greece), Working Group on people of African descent
  • Mr. Mads Andenas (Norway), Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

  • Mr. Osman El-Hajje (Lebanon), Working Group on enforced or involuntary disappearances

  • Ms. Gabriela Carina (Brazil), Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers Knaul De Albuquerque e Silva

  • Ms. Rashida Manjoo (South Africa), Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences
 
     

Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


India

M. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 

The List of Special Procedures Mandate-holders has been adopted by Concensus

     
     
     
 

Item 6 - Universal Periodic Review

 
     
  Consideration of draft Resolutions (continued)  
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.2

 

Mexico

 

Issuance of reports of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review in all official languages of the United Nations

 
 


Mexico

Ms. Mariana Olivera West

video [English] [Spanish] 5 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.2) has been adopted without a vote

 


Brazil

Mr. João Ernesto Christófolo

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 29th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 1 Hour 44 Minutes

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 
 
 

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

 
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.4

 

Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

 

The human rights of migrants in detention centres

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Amr Roshdy Hassan

video [English] 1 Minute

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.4) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.14

 

France

 

Draft Guiding Principles on extreme poverty and human rights

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English] [French] 1 Minute

 

Consideration of Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.14) has been postponed

     

General comments and explanations of the vote after the vote

 


Japan

Mr. Akira Matsumoto

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
     
     
     
 

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

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.17

 

Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

 

Human rights situation in the Sudan

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 5 Minutes

 

Amendments to A/HRC/11/L.17 as proposed in Draft Resolution A/HRC/11/L.19

 


Germany
(on behalf of the EU, Canada, Switzerland, Norway, Japan and the United States)
Mr. Konrad Scharinger

video [English] 4 Minutes

 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Russian Federation

Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 2 Minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 1 Minutes

 

Concerned Country

 


Sudan

Mr. John Ukec Lueth Ukec

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


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

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Brazil

Mr. Alexandre Guido Lopes Parola

video [English] 2 Minutes

 

Result of the vote


20 in favour, 19 against, 8 abstentions

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.19) has not been adopted

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 1 Minute

 

Point of Order

 


Germany

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 Minute

 

Explanations of the vote before the vote (continued)

 


Egypt

Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 1 Minute

 

Result of the vote


20 in favour, 18 against, 9 abstentions

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.17) as amended has been adopted

Explanations of the vote after the vote

 


Zambia

Mr. Darlington Mwape

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 
 
     

Item 5 - Human rights bodies and mechanisms

     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.8

 

Cuba (on behalf of the N.A.M.)

 

Enhancement of the system of Special Procedures

 
 


Cuba (on behalf of the N.A.M.)

Mr. Resfel Pino Álvarez

video [English] [Spanish] 8 Minutes

 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Switzerland

Mr. Dante Martinelli

video [English] [French] 2 Minutes

 
 


Canada

Mr. John Von Kaufmann

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Germany (on Behalf of EU Members of the Council)

Mr. Konrad Scharinger

video [English] 3 Minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.8) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
     

Item 8 - Follow-up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.1

 

Russian Federation

 

Promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms through a better understanding of traditional values of humankind

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 3 Minutes

 

Consideration of Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.1) has been postponed

     
     
     

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

     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/11/L.15

 

Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)

 

Intergovernmental Working Group on the effective implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 5 Minutes

 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Argentina

Mr. Sebastien Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 2 Minutes

 
 


Canada

Mr. Daniel Ulmer

video [English] 1 Minute

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/11/L.15) has been adopted

     

Explanations of the vote after the vote

 


Italy
(On Behalf of the Netherlands)
Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Germany

Mr. Konrad Scharinger

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 

Observer States and other observers

 
 


Finland

Ms. Sirpa Nyberg

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Mark C. Storella

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Sudan

Mr. John Ukec Lueth Ukec

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
     
     
     

Consideration of the draft report of the session and annual report of the 3rd cycle

     
 


H.E. Elchin Amirbayov,
Vice-President Rapporteur

A/HRC/11/L.10

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
     
 

Council Adopts the report of the 11th session and the annual report of the 3rd cycle ad referendum

 
     
     
     

Closing Statements

 


Amnesty International

video [English] 3 Minutes

 
 


Uganda

M. Justinian M. Kateera

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Sudan

Mr. John Ukec Lueth Ukec

video [English] 1 Minute

 
 


Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi
President of the Human Rights Council
Closing of the session

video [English] 1 Minute

 

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