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Human Rights Council
Thirteenth session

1 - 26 March 2010

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

   
 

Monday, 15 March 2010
9:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

9:00 - 12:00 - 22nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Part I - 2 hours 23 minutes
video [English] Part II - x minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

General debate on Item 3 (Continued)

 
     
 

Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Jubilee Campaign


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Liberation


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Islamic Federation of Student Organization


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


World Vision International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Association of San Diego
China
- Point of order
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen, President of the Human Rights Council - Point of order
China - Point of order
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen, President of the Human Rights Council - Point of order
China - Point of order
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen, President of the Human Rights Council - Point of order

video [English] [English / Chinese] 5 minutes

 
 


Norwegian Refugee Council


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Fellowship of Reconciliation


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights First


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Organisation pour la Communication en Afrique et de Promotion de la Cooperation Economique Internationale - OCAPROCE Internationale


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Interfaith International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Muslim Congress


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Union of Socialist Youth


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Union de l'action féminine


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Agence Internationale pour le Développement


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Action internationale pour la paix et le développement dans la région des Grands Lacs


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Comité International pour le Respect et l'Application de la Charte Africaine des Droits de l'Homme et des Peuples (CIRAC)


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Centrist Democratic International


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union of Public Relations


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


International Club for Peace Research


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Commission to Study the Organization of Peace


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World for World Organization


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Foundation of Japanese Honorary Debts


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Baha'i International Community


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Union of Arab Jurists


video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Union for Progressive Judaism


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch
Cuba - Point of order
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen,
President of the Human Rights Council - Point of order
United Nations Watch

video [English] [English / Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI – North-South XXI


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Co-ordinating Board of Jewish Organizations


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Catholic Prison Pastoral Care


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen,
President of the Human Rights Council
China - Point of order
Secretariat - Point of order
China - Point of order
United States of America - Point of order
Cuba - Point of order
Secretariat - Point of order
China - Point of order
United States of America - Point of order
China - Point of order
United Nations Association of San Diego
China - Point of order
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen, President of the Human Rights Council - Point of order
United Nations Association of San Diego

video [English] [English / Chinese / Spanish] 17 minutes

 
     
 

Right of reply

 
 


Uzbekistan


video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Kyrgyzstan


video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


China


video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq


video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Council Break

 
     
     
 

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

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Mr. Vitit Muntarbhorn

video [English] 12 minutes

 
 


Democratic People’s Republic of Korea as concerned country
Mr. Choe Myong Nam

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     

 

12:00 - 15:00 - 23rd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Part I - 2 hours 42 minutes

 
     
 

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (Continued)

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


European Union
Ms. Nicole Reckinger

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan

Mr. Shinichi Kitajima

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Belgium

Mr. Xavier Baert

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada

Ms. Alison Leclaire Christie

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Ms. Alison Leclaire Christie

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Robert King

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Luo Cheng

video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


Thailand

Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Angola

Mr. Arcanso Do Nascimiento

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea

Mr. Lee Sung-Joo

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan

Mr. Hamza Omer Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Norway

Mr. Geir Sjoberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Myanmar

Mr. Wunna Maung Lwin

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile

Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on Behalf of OIC)

Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia

Ms. Angela Robinson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 


Concluding remarks by Mr. Vitit Muntarbhorn, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea


video [English] 13 minutes

 
 
 
 
 
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
Mr. Tomás Ojea Quintana

video [English] 10 minutes

 
 


Myanmar as concerned country
Mr. U Wunna Maung Lwin

video [English] 7 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
 


Italy

Ms. Laura Miriachian

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada -
Ms. Alison Leclaire Christie
Myanmar- Point of order
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen, President of the Human Rights Council - Point of order
Canada

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Philippines

Mr. Denis Yap Lepatan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan

Mr. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


European Union

Ms. Leonor Vieira Sousa`

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea

Mr. Tae-ick Cho

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Bob Last

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Resfel Pino Alvarez

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Belguim

Mr. Xavier Baert

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina

Mr. Hector Raul Pelaez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Mr. Khonepheng Thammavong

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Luo Cheng

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Douglas M. Griffiths

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Democratic Republic of Korea

Mr. Choe Myong Nam

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Viet Nam

Mr. Tran Chi Thanh

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway

Mr. Geir Sjoberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia

Ms. Angela Robinson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Thailand

Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Ms. Adnin Sitti Hajjar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh

Mr. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint Statement: - Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) - Conectas Direitos Humanos - Worldview International Foundation


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Reporters Without Borders
International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights Leagues


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Concluding remarks by Mr. Tomás Ojea Quintana, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

video [English] [Spanish] 14 minutes

 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 24th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 57 minutes

 

 

Item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention (Continued)

 
     
  Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the violations of human rights in Honduras since the coup d’état on 28 June 2009 A/HRC/13/66  
 


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

video [English] [French / English] 4 minutes

 
 


Honduras as a Concerned Country

Ms. Gracibel Bu Figueroa

video [English] [Spanish] 7 minutes

 
     
 

General debate on Item 4

 
 


Spain on Behalf of European Union

Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombia (On Behalf Of GRULAC)

Mr. Álvaro Enrique Ayala Meléndez

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


France

Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway

Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan

Mr. Takashi Takashima

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ghana

Mr. Xavier Baert

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Belgium

Mr. Fedor Rosocha

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovakia

Ms. Hedda Samsan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands

Ms. Hedda Samsan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Ms. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Nicaragua

Mr. Carlos Robelo Raffone
video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Quian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Mr. Hans Dahlgren

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Mr. Jung Lauber

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany

Mr. Michael Klepsch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada

Ms. Alison Leclaire Christi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Austria

Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Denmark

Mr. Arnold Skibsted

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Israel

Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep. of)Mr. Nicolae Blindu

Mr. Felix Pena Ramos

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Romania

Mr. Nicolae Blindu

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Australia

Ms. Miranda Brown

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Luxembourg

Mr. Jean Damy

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic

Ms. Veronika Stromsikova

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Mesbah Ansari

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea

Mr. Ri Tong IL

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Omar Hillale

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Ireland

Mr. Gerard Corr

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement:Franciscans International
- Dominicans for Justice and Peace - Order of Preachers - Pax Romana (International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs and International Movement of Catholic Students)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Centre Europe
Tiers Monde - France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand - Mouvement Contre le Racisme et pour l’Amitié entre les Peuples (MRAP) - Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Mouvement Contre le Racisme et pour l’Amitié entre les Peuples (MRAP)


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Baha'i International Community


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France-Libertés : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: General Federation of Iraqi Women
- Union of Arab Jurists - International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination - General Arab Women Federation - Arab Lawyers Union - Nord-Sud XXI – North-South XXI

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Organisation pour la Communication en Afrique et de Promotion de la Cooperation Economique Internationale - OCAPROCE


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


American Association of Jurists


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


World Organisation Against Torture


video [English] 2 minutes [CORRECTION]

 
 


Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Freedom House


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint Statement: Comité International pour le Respect et l'Application de la Charte Africaine des Droits de l'Homme et des Peuples (CIRAC)
- Institute for Planetary Synthesis

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Action internationale pour la paix et développement dans la région des Grands Lacs


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Right of reply

 
 


Russian Federation


video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Honduras

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ethiopia


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China


video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq


video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Democractic Peoples Republic of Korea


video [English] 2 minutes

 


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