Human Rights Council
Sixth Universal Periodic Review

30 November - 11 December 2009


at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

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Friday, 4 December 2009
09:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 12:30 | 14:30 - 17:30 | 17:30 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 9th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 50 minutes

 
     
 

Review of Portugal

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/6/PRT/1): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/6/PRT/2): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/6/PRT/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H.E. Mr. Pedro Lourtie, Secretary of State for European Affairs of Portugal and H.E. Mr. Josť Conde Rodrigues, Secretary of State for Internal Affairs of Portugal to introduce the report.

video [English] 20 minutes
 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Belarus
Ms. Larisa Belskaya

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr . Luo Cheng

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Alexandre Guido Lopes Parola

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Finland
Ms. Krista Oinonen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Jennifer Marcotte Ouellet

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Jesus Enrique G. Garcia

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr.Resfel Pino Álvarez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Michael Klepsch

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Egypt
Ms. Heba Mostafa Rizk

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Johan Ariff Abdul Razak

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Ms. Nynke B. Wijmenga

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Ms. Nadia Lamrani

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Ms. Rachita Bhandari

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ela Görkem

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Mariana Olivera West

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Marko Ham

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Nico Frandi

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Xavier Baert

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Mr. Patrick Rumlar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Hassan Vicente

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Adel Shaltut

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Emmanuel Pineda

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Pablo Gómez De Olea Bustinza

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Portugal

  • H.E. Mr. Pedro Lourtie, Secretary of State for European Affairs of Portugal
  • H.E. Mr. Josť Conde Rodrigues, Secretary of State for Internal Affairs of Portugal
video [English] 17 minutes
 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Sergev Kondratiev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Peter Guschelbauer

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ms. Ljubica Perić

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Elidh Kennedy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Ms.Satoko Toku

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Lina Van Der Weyden

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Angola
Mr. Paulo Conceicão

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Angela Robinson

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Ukraine
Ms. Svitlana Homanovska

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Ha Wie-young

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Claire Hubert

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Ms. Mariela Fogante

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Mauritius
Mr . Subhas Gujadhur

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bulgaria
Ms. Ludmila Bojkovs

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ghana
Ms. Mercy Yvonne Amoah

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Kgomotso Daphne Rahlaga

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Rabi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

Closing comments, answers and final remark by Portugal

  • H.E. Mr. Pedro Lourtie, Secretary of State for European Affairs of Portugal
  • H.E. Mr. Josť Conde Rodrigues, Secretary of State for Internal Affairs of Portugal
video [English] 24 minutes
 


 

12:00 - 12:30 - Adoption of the Report on Norway
video[English] 14 minutes

 
 


Nigeria on behalf of the Troika; Pakistan, Ukraine, Nigeria
Mr. Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


The Report on Norway is Adopted
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Norway as concerned country
Mrs. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 6 minutes

 

 

14:30 - 17:30 - 8th Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 3 hours 2 minutes

 
     
 

Review of Bhutan

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/6/BTN/1): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/6/BTN/2): A | C | E | F | R | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/6/BTN/3): A | C | E | F | R | S

 
     
 

H.E. Mr. Lyonpo Kinzang Dorji, Former Prime Minister and Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of the Royal Government of Bhutan to introduce the report.

video [English] 21 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Lao People's Democratic Republic
Mr. Yong Chanthalangsy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Myanmar
Mr. Kyaw Myo Htut

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka
Ms. Kshenuka Senewiratne

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Ihab Gamaledin

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belarus
Mr. Andrei Taranda

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Singapore
Mr. Tan York Chor

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr . Lu Zhiwei

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Cambodia
Mr. Sun Suon

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Otavio Trindade

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. John Von Kaufman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Denis Y. Lepatan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr.Resfel Pino Álvarez

video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Peter Guschelbauer

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany
Ms. Anke Konrad

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Mansoor Abdulla  Al-Sulaitin

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Ms. Nynke b. Wijmenga

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Serbia
Ms. Marija Stajić-Radivojša

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Ms. Selma Malika Hendel

video [English][French] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Dersa Percaya

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Ela Görkem

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Mehdi Eskandari

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Viet Nam
Mr. Vu Anh

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Brunei Darussalam
Mr. Janin Erih

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Denmark
Mr. David Mouyal

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kyrgyzstan
Mr. Muktar Djumaliev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 

comments and answers by Bhutan

  • H.E. Mr. Lyonpo Kinzang Dorji, Former Prime Minister and Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of the Royal Government of Bhutan
  • Ms. Maina Khadka, Head, Tertiary Education, Ministry of Education, Royal Government of Bhutan, Thimphu
  • H.E. Lyonpo Thakur S. Powdyel, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Education, Royal Government of Bhutan, Thimphu (Co-leader)
  • H.E. Mr. Yeshey Dorji, Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the United Nations and other International Organizations, Geneva
video [English] 11 minutes
 
 


Mexico
Mr. Salvador Tinajero Esquivel

video [English][Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Anton Novak

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Nico Frandi

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt 

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Rodrigo Donoso

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


France
Ms. Véronique Basso

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Pol Planas Callicó

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Bob Last

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Barbara Fontana

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Mr. Félix Peña Ramos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Poland
Ms. Monika Ekler

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Latvia
Mr. Valerijs Romanovskis

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Bahrain
Ms. Muna Abbas Radhi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Uzbekistan
Mr. Badriddin Abidov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Geir Sjøberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Gonzalo M. Jordan

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Branislav Lysák

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Sadiq Mrafi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 

Closing comments and answers by Bhutan

  • H.E. Mr. Lyonpo Kinzang Dorji, Former Prime Minister and Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of the Royal Government of Bhutan
  • Mr. Rinchen Chophel, Executive Director, National Commission of Women and Children, Thimphu
  • Mr. Tashi Delek, Office of the Attorney General, Royal Government of Bhutan, Thimphu;
  • Mr. Lyonpo Thakur S. Powdyel, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Education, Royal Government of Bhutan, Thimphu (Co-leader)
video [English] 22 minutes
 
     
 

Final remark by H.E. Mr. Lyonpo Kinzang Dorji, Former Prime Minister and Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of the Royal Government of Bhutan
video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

17:30 - 18:00 - Adoption of the Report on Albania and Cyprus
video[English] [Original language] 37 minutes

 
 


United States of America on behalf of the Troika; United States of America, Mauritius, Russian Federation
Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


The Report on Albania has been adopted
Mr.
Andrej Logar
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Albania as concerned country
Mr. Sejdi Qerimaj

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Adoption of Report on Cyprus

 
 


Phillippines on behalf of the Troika; Senegal, Phillippines, Netherlands
Mr. Denis Y. Lepatan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
  Comments before adoption  
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Phillippines on behalf of the Troika; Senegal, Phillippines, Netherlands
Mr. Denis Y. Lepatan

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Czech Republic
Mr. Patrick Rumlar

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Algeria
Ms. Selma Malika Hendel

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


The Report on Cyprus is Adopted
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English][French / English ] 4 minutes

 

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