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, 24 September 2009
10:00 - 13:00 | 14:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 16th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] -New Zealand 44 minutes

video [English][Original language] -Afghanistan 1 hour 14 minutes

video [English][Original language] -Chile 1 hour 2 minutes

 
     
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on New Zealand
A/HRC/12/8, A/HRC/12/8/Add.1, A/HRC/12/8/Add.1/Corr.1, A/HRC/12/NGO/35, A/HRC/12/NGO/43

 
 
 
 


New Zealand
H.E. Ms. Dell Higgie, Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] 12 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Algeria

Ms. Sim Mellouh

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Johan Ariff Abdul Razak

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Ms. Lina Van Der Weyden

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Mr. H. Ahmadi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Ms. Tara Foley

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


The New Zealand Human Rights Commission


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Women's International League for Peace & Freedom


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indigenous World Association (IWA)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Charitable Institute For Protecting Social Victims

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Indian Council of South America (CISA)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


New Zealand
H.E. Ms. Dell Higgie
Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations Office at Geneva

image [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the decision on the Universal Periodic Review of New Zealand

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 

Council break

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Afghanistan
A/HRC/12/9, A/HRC/12/9/Add.1, A/HRC/12/NGO/44

 
 
 
 


Afghanistan
H.E. Dr. Mohammed Qasim Hashimzai, Vice-Minister of Justice of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

video [English] 11 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Johan Ariff Abdul Razak

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

M. Faisal Abdulla Al-Henzab

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Pavel Chernikov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Dersra Percaya

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates

Mr. Saeed Al Habsi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Ms. Lina Van Der Weyden

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Bahrain

Ms. Muna Abbas Radhi

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Hungary

Ms. Klára Tunyogi Akóts

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Ms. Tara Foley

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kyrgyzstan

Mr. Muktar Djumaliev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Kazakhstan

Mr. Mukhtar Tileuberdi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement : International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA-EUROPE); Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Al-Hakim Foundation


video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: International Pen; International Publishers Association (IPA)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch (HRW)


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Charitable Institute For Protecting Social Victims

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Organisation For Defending Victims Of Violence


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Institute for Women Studies and Research

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: International institute of Peace(IIP),Commission To Study The Organisation Of Peace - Women under the Taliban


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Afghanistan
H.E. Dr. Mohammed Qasim Hashimzai
Vice-Minister of Justice

image [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the decision on the Universal Periodic Review of Afghanistan

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 

Council break

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Chile
A/HRC/12/10

 
 
 
 


Chile
H.E. Mr. Carlos Portales, Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] [Spanish] 10 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Omar Rabi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombia

Mr. Angelino Garzón

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Mexico

Ms. Mariana Olivera West

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Nicaragua

Mr. Néstor Cruz Toruño

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Hungary

Ms. Klára Tunyogi Akóts

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France Libertés : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Conectas Direitos Humanos


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


International Association Against Torture (IAAT)


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Comisión Jurídica para el Autodesarrollo de los Pueblos Originarios Andinos "CAPAJ"


video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Organisation for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV)


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Indian Council of South America (CISA)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Conscience and Peace Tax International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


The Federation for Women and Family Planning


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Chile
H.E. Mr. Carlos Portales
Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations Office at Geneva

image [English] [Spanish] 11 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the decision on the Universal Periodic Review of Chile

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 


 

14:00 - 18:00 - 17th & 18th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] - Chad 1 hour 14 minutes

video [English][Original language] - Viet Nam 1 hour 8 minutes

video [English][Original language] - Uruguay 45 minutes

video [English][Original language] - Yemen 1 hour 16 minutes

 

 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (continued)

 
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Chad
A/HRC/12/5

 
 
 
 


Chad
H.E. Mr. Abderaman Djasnabaille, Minister for Human Rights and Promotion of Liberties of Chad

video [English] [French] 12 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Algeria

Ms. Selma Malika Hendel

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Sultan Al-Dosari

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Pavel Chernikov

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Ms. Anna Chambers

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Djibouti

Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Burkina Faso

Ms. Sabine Bakyono Kanzie

video [English] [French] (no Audio at end) 2 minutes

 
 


Senegal

M. Abdoul Wahab Haidara

video [English] [French] (no Audio) 1 minute

 
 


Cameroon

Mr. Michel Mahouve

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Democractic Republic of the Congo

Mr. Richard Lukunda

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Ghana

Ms. Mercy Yvonne Amoah

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Congo

Ms. Mercy Yvonne Amoah

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


South Africa

Ms. Kgomotso Daphne Rahlaga

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Federation of Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture (FIACAT)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Interfaith International


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Fédération internationale des ligues des Droits de l'Homme (FIDH)


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Human Rights  Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Chad
H.E. Mr. Abderaman Djasnabaille
Minister for Human Rights and Promotion of Liberties

image [English] [French] 9 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the decision on the Universal Periodic Review of Chad

video [English] [French] 1 minutes

 
     
 

Council break

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Viet Nam
A/HRC/12/11, A/HRC/12/11/Add.1

 
 
 
 


Viet Nam
H.E. Mr. Pham Binh Minh, Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] 11 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Mr. Yong Chanthalangsy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brunei Darussalam

Mr. Janin Erih

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Myanmar

Mr. Kyaw Myo Htut

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. LI Baodong

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Ms. Nadia Lamrani

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Thailand

Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cambodia

Mr. Sun Suon

video [English] 1 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

Mr. Enzo Bitetto Gavilanes

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

M. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Othman Hashim

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Yemen

Mr. Fadhl Al-Maghafi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Pavel Chernikov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Vietnam Family Planning Association (VINAFPA)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pen International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2x minutes

 
 


Fédération internationale des ligues des Droits de l'Homme (FIDH)


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL);
Centre Europe Tiers-Monde (CETIM)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Peace Council


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Nord–Sud XXI, Union Of Arab Jurists


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Viet Nam
H.E. Mr. Pham Binh Minh
Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations Office at Geneva

image [English] 8 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the decision on the Universal Periodic Review of Viet Nam

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 

Council break

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Uruguay
A/HRC/12/12

 
 
 
 


Uruguay
H.E. Docteur María Elena Martínez, Director of Human Rights of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay

video [English] [Spanish] 12 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


China

Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Ms. Nadia Lamrani

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

M. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Evgeny Ustinov

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute

 
 


Nicaragua

Mr. Néstor Cruz Toruño

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Colombia (on behalf of GRULAC)

Mr. Álvaro Enrique Ayala Meléndez

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint Statement: International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA-EUROPE); Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Conectas Direitos Humanos


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


The Federation for Women and Family Planning


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Action Canada for Population and Development


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Uruguay
H.E. Docteur María Elena Martínez
Director of Human Rights of the Ministry of Education and Culture

image [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the decision on the Universal Periodic Review of Uruguay

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 

Council break

 
 
 
 

Consideration of the outcome on Yemen
A/HRC/12/13, A/HRC/12/13/Add.1

 
 
 
 


Yemen
H.E. Docteur Huda Abdullatef Alban, Minister of Human Rights

video [English] [Arabic] 9 minutes

 
 
 
 

Member States, Observer States and UN Agencies

 
 


Lebanon

Ms. Rana Mokaddem

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Viet Nam

Mr. VU Anh Quang

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic Of)

Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English][Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Ms. Margarita Valle

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Ms. Rania Al Rifaiy

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Bahrain

Ms. Budoor Abdulaziz Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates

Mr. Saeed Al Habsi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint Statement: International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA-EUROPE)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Al-Hakim Foundation

Egypt - Point of Order
President of Human Rights Council
Al-Hakim Foundation


video [English] [Arabic / English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Study
Egypt - Point of Order
Sweden
Egypt
Sweden
President of Human Rights Council
Cairo Institute for Human Rights Study

video [English] [Arabic / English] 6 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International
Egypt - Point of Order

President of Human Rights Council
Amnesty International

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Information and Training Center


video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

Egypt - Point of Order
President of Human Rights Council
Human Rights Watch
Egypt
- Point of Order

President of Human Rights Council
United States of America
President of Human Rights Council
Human Rights Watch

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Fédération internationale des ligues des Droits de l'Homme (FIDH)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Arab Network for Environment and Development

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Yemen
H.E. Docteur Huda Abdullatef Alban
Minister of Human Rights

image [English] [Arabic] 11 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the decision on the Universal Periodic Review of Yemen

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 


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