Human Rights Council
Twelfth session

14 September - 2 October 2009

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

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Thursday, 17 September 2009
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 7th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 hours

 
     
 

Panel discussion on "human rights of migrants in detention centres"

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [English / French] 4 minutes

 
 
 
 

Opening remarks

 
 


Ms. Navanethem Pillay
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 9 minutes

 
 


Moderator:

  • Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen, President of the Human Rights Council

Panellists:

  • Mr. El Hadji Malick Sow, Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on arbitrary detention
    video [English] [French] 9 minutes

  • Mr. Jorge A. Bustamante, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
    video [English] 6 minutes

  • Mr. Abdelhamid El Jamri, Chairperson of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and Members of their Families
    video [English] [French] 5 minutes

  • Ms. Vanessa Lesnie, representative of national human rights institution (Australian Human Rights Commission)
    video [English] 5 minutes

  • Mr. Ashley William Bonaventure Gois, representative of non-governmental organization (Migrant Forum in Asia)
    video [English] 6 minutes
 
     
 

Interactive discussion

 
 


Côte D'Ivoire
(on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. N’Vadro Bamba

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombia
(on behalf of the GRULAC)
Mr. Angelino Garzón

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden
(on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Hans Dahlgren

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
(on Behalf of the Arab Group)
Mr. Abdelwahèb Jemal

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy

Ms. Laura Mirachian

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Australia

Ms. Angela Robinson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference)

Mr. Abrar Hussain Hashmi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


France

Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Uruguay (on behalf of Mercosur)

Ms. María Lourdes Boné

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Ms. Yang Xiaoning

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt

Ms. Heba Mostafa Rizk

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Ms. Carolina Lindholm Billing

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil


video [English] [English / French] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Douglas M. Griffiths

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Ms. Nadia Lamrani

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Conseil Consultatif des Droits de L’Homme du Maroc


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Migrants Rights International (MRI)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Organization Against Torture


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Comments and answers by
Panelists:

  • Mr. El Hadji Malick Sow, Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on arbitrary detention
    video [English] [French] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Vanessa Lesnie, representative of national human rights institution (Australian Human Rights Commission)
    video [English] 3 minutes
  • Mr. Ashley William Bonaventure Gois, representative of non-governmental organization (Migrant Forum in Asia)
    video [English] 3 minutes
 
     
 

Interactive discussion (continued)

 
 


Ecuador

Mr. Juan Holguín

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


South Africa

Ms. Kgomotso Daphne Rahlaga

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Burkina Faso

Ms. Sabine Bakyono Kanzie

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Rezlan Ishar Jenie

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Senegal

Mr. Abdoul Wahab Haidara

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea

Ms. Chun Hye Ran

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Damaris Carnal

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Angola

Mr. José Maria Capon Duarte E Silva

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines

Ms. Erlinda F. Basilio

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Peru

Mr. Carlos Sibille Rivera

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh

Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Gabon

Mr. Samuel Nang Nang

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Omar Rabi

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights First (HRF)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Global Alliance against Traffic in Women (GATW)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Centre indépendant de Recherches et d’Initiatives pour le Dialogue (CIRID) ; Espace Afrique International


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Médecins Sans Frontières


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Closing Remarks by
Panelists:

  • Mr. El Hadji Malick Sow, Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on arbitrary detention
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Mr. Jorge A. Bustamante, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Mr. Abdelhamid El Jamri, Chairperson of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and Members of their Families
    video [English] [French] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Vanessa Lesnie, representative of national human rights institution (Australian Human Rights Commission)
    video [English] 1 minute

  • Mr. Ashley William Bonaventure Gois, representative of non-governmental organization (Migrant Forum in Asia)
    video [English] 2 minutes
 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 8th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 Hours 8 Minutes

 

 

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 Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation
Ms. Catarina De Albuquerque

A/HRC/12/24, A/HRC/12/24/Add.1, A/HRC/12/24/Add.1/Corr.1, A/HRC/12/24/Add.2, A/HRC/12/24/Add.2/Corr.1, A/HRC/12/G/3, A/HRC/12/NI/2, A/HRC/12/NI/4, A/HRC/12/NGO/18

video [English] [English / Spanish] 13 minutes

 
     
 

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights
Mr. Okechukwu Ibeanu

A/HRC/12/26, A/HRC/12/26/Add.1, A/HRC/12/26/Add.2

video [English] 13 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica as concerned country

Ms. Eugenia Gutiérrez Ruiz

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Egypt
as concerned country
Mr. Ahmed Ihab Gamaleldin

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Côte D'Ivoire
as concerned country
Mr. Kouakou Kouadio

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
as concerned country
Ms. Susanna Terstal

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


Sweden
(on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Hans Dahlgren

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Spain

Mr. Beatrice Lorenzo Didic

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Yao Shaojun

video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


Germany

M. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Ms. Margarita Valle

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Singla

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
(on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Norway

Ms.  Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Brazil

Mr. Rui Antônio Jucá Pinheiro De Vasconcellos

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Netherlands

Ms. Frytskje Simonis

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference)

Mr. Abrar Hussain Hashmi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Alexandra Ruppen

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Djibouti

Mr. Abbas Daher Djama

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


European Commission

Ms. Joelle Hivonnet

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ecuador

Ms. María del Carmen Vivar

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy

Mr. Pasquale D’Avino

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey

Mr. Fatih Ulusoy

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

Mr. Enzo BITETTO Gavilanes

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Dersra Percaya

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Kyrgyzstan

Mr. Dersra Percaya

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


South Africa

Mr. David Azwianeni Mbedzi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Ms. Courtney Musser

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Chile

Mr. Luciano Parodi

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Japan

M. Akira Matsumoto

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


NHRI-Provedoria dos Direitos Humanos e Justica de Timor-Leste


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Norwegian Centre for Human Rights


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Africa Network of National Human Rights Institutions


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF); Centre Europe Tiers-Monde (CETIM); Mouvement contre le Racisme et pour l’Amitié entre les Peuples (MRAP); Solar Cookers International (SCI),


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation of Human Rights


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Centre Europe Tiers-Monde (CETIM), France Libertés: Fondation Danielle Mitterrand, World Federation Of Trade Unions (WFTU), Mouvement contre le Racisme et pour l’Amitié entre les Peuples (MRAP); International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), International Federation Of Rural Adult Catholic Movements (FIMARC)


video [English][French] 3 minutes

 
 


Federacion de Asociaciones de Defensa y Promocion de los Derechos Humanos


video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


International Institute for Non-aligned Studies


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


International Club for Peace Research


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


International Educational Development, Inc.


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


New Humanity


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Association of World Citizens
, Nord Sud XXI

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Closing Remarks

 
     
 

Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation
Ms. Catarina De Albuquerque

video [English] [French / Spanish / English] 5 minutes

 
     
  Independent Expert on Human Rights and International Solidarity
Mr. Rudi Muhammad Rizki

video [English] 4 minutes
 
 
 
 

Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights
Mr. Okechukwu Ibeanu

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
  Right of Reply  
 


Algeria

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 


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