March, 2010

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Human Rights Council
Thirteenth session

1 - 26 March 2010

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

   
 

Wednesday, 10 March 2010
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 16th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 hours 25 minutes

 
     
 

Annual full-day meeting on the Rights of the Child
Rights of the child: The fight against sexual violence against children

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
     
 

MORNING PANEL
Manifestations of sexual violence against boys and girls

 
 


Introduction by Mr. Bacre Ndiaye, Director, Division of Human Rights Council and Treaties, on behalf of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 


Moderator:

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

Panellists:

  • Sexual violence in the family and the community
    Ms. Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children
    video [English] 12 minutes

  • Sexual violence against children in schools and education facilities
    Mr. Tim Ekesa, Kenya Alliance for Advancement of Children
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Sexual violence in institutions, including in detention facilities
    Mr. Manfred Nowak, Special Rapporteur on Torture
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Sexual violence against children on the move
    Ms. Lena Karlsson, Director - Child Protection Initiative, Save the Children
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Sexual violence in conflict situations (including sexual violence as a weapon of war), emergencies and disasters, including by humanitarian workers
    Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and armed conflict
    video [English] 11 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion

 
 


Uruguay (on behalf of GRULAC)
Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre

video [English][Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Spain (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombia

Ms. Beatriz Linares Cantillo

video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Maria Del Carmen Herrera Caseiro

video [English][Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy
Ms. Cinzio Grassi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Fatih Ulusoy

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Ahamad Almarik

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


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

Mr. Zahoor Ahmed

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Sudan (On Behalf of the Arab Group)

Mr. Hamza Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Anderj Logar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Mariana Olivera

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan
Ms. Ghadeer El-Fayez

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


UNICEF
Ms. Susan Bisell

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Belarus
Ms. Belskaya Liarisa

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Qi Xiaoxia

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Ms. Emmy Rahmawati

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


New Zealand (on behalf of CANZ)
Mr. James Kember

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Advisory Council on Human Rights of Morocco

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: World Organization Against Torture; Plan International; International Catholic Child Bureau; SOS Kinderdorf International

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Plan International, Inc.; World Vision International; International Catholic Child Bureau; Women’s World Summit Foundation; Foundation ECPAT International (End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking in Children for Sexual Purposes); SOS Kinderdorf International; International Federation Terre des Hommes

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 


Comments and answers by
Panellists:

  • Sexual violence in the family and the community
    Ms. Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children
    video [English] 5 minutes

  • Sexual violence against children in schools and education facilities
    Mr. Tim Ekesa, Kenya Alliance for Advancement of Children
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Sexual violence in institutions, including in detention facilities
    Mr. Manfred Nowak, Special Rapporteur on Torture
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Sexual violence against children on the move
    Ms. Lena Karlsson, Director - Child Protection Initiative, Save the Children
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Sexual violence in conflict situations (including sexual violence as a weapon of war), emergencies and disasters, including by humanitarian workers
    Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and armed conflict
    video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion (Continued)

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Sergey Kondratiev

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Lithuania

Mr. Jonas Rudalevicius

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Uruguay

Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Organisat. Internat. De La Francophonie

Mr. Libere Bararunyeretse

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Abdelwaheb Jemal

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Brian Bauer

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Kenya

Mr. Philip Richard O. Owade

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Baard Hjelde

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Mr. Abdulmonem Annan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ukraine

Ms. Antonina Shliakobina

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sudan

Mr. Hamza Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Cameroon

Ms. Nama Anne Chantal

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Zambia
Ms. Annie Senkwe Nsendulula

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United Republic of Tanzania

Ms. Sarah Mwaipopo

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Togo

Ms. Nakpa Polo

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint Statement: World Vision International; Plan International; International Catholic Child Bureau; Women’s World Summit Foundation; Foundation ECPAT International (End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking in Children for Sexual Purposes); SOS Kinderdorf International; International Council of Women

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: International Save the Children Alliance;Plan International; World Vision International; International Catholic Child Bureau; World Organization Against Torture; Defense for Children International; Women’s World Summit Foundation; Foundation ECPAT International (End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking in Children for Sexual Purposes); SOS Kinderdorf International

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 


Closing comments and answers by
Panellists:

  • Sexual violence in the family and the community
    Ms. Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Sexual violence against children in schools and education facilities
    Mr. Tim Ekesa, Kenya Alliance for Advancement of Children
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Sexual violence against children on the move
    Ms. Lena Karlsson, Director - Child Protection Initiative, Save the Children
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Sexual violence in institutions, including in detention facilities
    Mr. Manfred Nowak, Special Rapporteur on Torture
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Sexual violence in conflict situations (including sexual violence as a weapon of war), emergencies and disasters, including by humanitarian workers
    Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and armed conflict
    video [English] 1 minute

 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 17th Plenary Meeting
video[English] [Original language] 3 hours 5 minutes

 
     
 

AFTERNOON PANEL
Protecting boys and girls from sexual violence: Prevention and response

 
 


Introduction by Mr. Ibrahim Salama, Director of OHCHR Human Rights Treaties Division on behalf of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

video[English] 5 minutes

 
 


Moderator:

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

Panellists:

  • Legislation, criminalization of sexual violence, law enforcement and administration of justice and national, regional and international effective remedies
    Ms. Susana Villarán de la Puente, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
    video[English] [Spanish] 8 minutes

  • Empowerment and participation of children, including child-led initiatives in fighting sexual violence against children
    Mr. Victor Karunan, Chief of Adolescent Development and Participation, UNICEF
    video[English] 8 minutes

  • Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents: Follow-up to the Rio Congress and its "Call for Action"
    Ms. Najat M’jid Maalla, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
    video[English] [French] 9 minutes

  • The development of child-sensitive counseling, complaint and reporting mechanisms
    Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe
    video[English] 7 minutes

  • The development of cross-sectoral strategies or plans of action to address sexual violence against children, their implementation and the promotion of effective coordination of actions between sectors
    Ms. Eliana Restrepo, Deputy Director of PLAN, Colombia
    video[English] [Spanish] 9 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion

 
 


Spain (on behalf of European Union)
Mr. Javier Garrigues

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Paraguay

Mr. Federico A. Gonzalez

video[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Senegal

Mr. Abdoul Wahab Haidara

video[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovakia

Ms. Janka Divincova

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Israel

Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa

Ms. Beulah Naidoo

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium

Mr. Xavier Baert

video[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Peru

Mr. Carlos Sibille Rivera

video[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands

Ms. Nynke B. Wijmenga

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Lithuania

Mr. Jonas Rudalevicius

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Omar Hilale

video[English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Maldives (On Behalf Mauritius & Maldives)

Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombia

Ms. Beatriz Linares Cantillo

video[English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Khaled Fahad Al-Hajri

video[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Rephblic of Korea

Mr. Dong Jo Kim

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway

Mr. Baard Hjelde

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Saeed Sarwar

video[English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint Statement: - International Federation Terre des Hommes - Foundation ECPAT International (End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking in Children for Sexual Purposes)

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Comments and answers by
Panellists:

  • Legislation, criminalization of sexual violence, law enforcement and administration of justice and national, regional and international effective remedies
    Ms. Susana Villarán de la Puente, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
    video[English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

  • Empowerment and participation of children, including child-led initiatives in fighting sexual violence against children
    Mr. Victor Karunan, Chief of Adolescent Development and Participation, UNICEF
    video[English] 3 minutes

  • Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents: Follow-up to the Rio Congress and its "Call for Action"
    Ms. Najat M’jid Maalla, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
    video[English] [French] 4 minutes

  • The development of child-sensitive counseling, complaint and reporting mechanisms
    Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe
    video[English] 3 minutes

  • The development of cross-sectoral strategies or plans of action to address sexual violence against children, their implementation and the promotion of effective coordination of actions between sectors
    Ms. Eliana Restrepo, Deputy Director of PLAN, Colombia
    video[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion (Continued)

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Marcia Ustra Soares

video[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Ms. Sim Mellouh

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Ms. Sri Pardina Pudiastuti

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Poland

Ms. Malgorzata Skorka

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Portugal

Ms. Carla Castelo

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates

Mr. Obaid Salem Alzaabi

video[English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina (on Behalf of MERCOSUR)

Mr. Ernesto S. Martinez Gondra

video[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh

Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica

Ms. Eugenia Gutierrez Ruiz

video[English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan

Mr. Takashi Takashima

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Pekka Metso

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Ms. Eksiri Pintaruchi

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Holy See

Mr. Silvano M. Tomasi

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Panama

Mr. Alberto Navarro Brin

video[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia

Ms. Anja Marija Ciraj

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

video[English] 3 minutes

 
 


Liechtenstein

Mr. Georg Sparber

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Ahmed Ihab Gamaleldin

video[English] 2 minutes

 
 


Closing comments and answers by
Panellists:

  • Legislation, criminalization of sexual violence, law enforcement and administration of justice and national, regional and international effective remedies
    Ms. Susana Villarán de la Puente, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
    video[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

  • Empowerment and participation of children, including child-led initiatives in fighting sexual violence against children
    Mr. Victor Karunan, Chief of Adolescent Development and Participation, UNICEF
    video[English] 3 minutes

  • Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents: Follow-up to the Rio Congress and its "Call for Action"
    Ms. Najat M’jid Maalla, Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
    video[English] [French] 4 minutes

  • The development of child-sensitive counseling, complaint and reporting mechanisms
    Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe
    video[English] 1 minute

  • The development of cross-sectoral strategies or plans of action to address sexual violence against children, their implementation and the promotion of effective coordination of actions between sectors
    Ms. Eliana Restrepo, Deputy Director of PLAN, Colombia
    video[English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 

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