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Human Rights Council
Thirteenth session

1 - 26 March 2010

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

   
 

Thursday, 25 March 2010
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 42nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 55 minutes
video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions (continued)

 
     
 

Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.30

 

Sudan (on behalf of the Arab Group), Pakistan (OIC) and Palestine

 

Follow-up to the report of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict

 
 


Israel as concerned country
Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 


Palestine as concerned country
Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 9 minutes

 
     

Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Mexico
Mr. Juan Jose Gomez Camacho

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Hector Raul Pelaez

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Chile
Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Jan Sieben

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Ms. Laura Mirachian

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Uruguay
Ms. Lucia Trucillo

video [English][Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Japan
Mr. Shinichi Kitajima

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Beate Stiro

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     

Result of the vote


29 in favour, 6 against, 11 abstentions

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.30) has been adopted

     

General comments and explanations of the vote after the vote

 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Hugo Brauwers

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
     
 

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

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.6

 

Germany and Finland

 

Adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, in the context of the hosting of mega-events

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodrigues

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Pitso Montwedi

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Marc Storella

video [English] 2 minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.6) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.8

 

New Zealand and Mexico

 

Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities – National Implementation and Monitoring and introducing as the theme for 2011 the role of international cooperation in support of national efforts for the realization of the rights of persons with disabilities

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Juan Jose Gomez Camacho

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Mr. Kyle Ward
Chief of OHCHR Programme Support and Management Services

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.8) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.11

 

Austria

 

Rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strodhal

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.11) has been adopted without a vote

     
     

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.12, A/HRC/13/L.19, A/HRC/13/L.20, A/HRC/13/L.21) has been postponed

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.24

 

Norway

 

Protection of human rights defenders

 
 


Norway
Ms. Claire Hubert

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     

Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Russian Federation
Mr. Alexey Goltyaev

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute

 
     

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.24) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

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

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.13

 

Spain (on behalf of the European Union) & Japan

 

Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

 
 


Spain (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Borja Montesino

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Shinichi Kitajima

video [English] 2 minutes

 

General comments before the vote

 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Luisa Escorel

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     

Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodrigues

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Dian Triansyah Djani

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 1 minute

 
     

Result of the vote


28 in favour, 5 against, 13 abstentions

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.13) has been adopted

     
     
 

Item 5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.22

 

Morocco(on behalf of Costa Rica, Italy, Philippines, Senegal, Slovenia and Switzerland)

 

United Nations Declaration on human rights education and training

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Rebecca Sagar

video [English] 1 minute

 
     

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.22) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance: follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.1

 

Pakistan (on behalf of OIC)

 

Combating defamation of Religions

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of OIC)
Mr. Zamir Akram

video [English] 8 minutes

 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Senegal
Mr. Carlos Babacar Mbaye

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Alexey Goltyaev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodrigues

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Carlos Portales

video [English] [Spanish] 7 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Uruguay
Mr. Laura Dupuis Laserre

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Kyrgyzstan
Mr. Muktar Djumaliev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Juan Jose Gomez Camacho

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Alberto J. Dumont

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


France (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Luisa Escorel

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Cameroon, Mr. Fabien Anatole Marie Nkou
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen, President of the Human Rights Council

video [French] 2 minute

 
     

Technical Break

 
 


Mr. Eric Tistounet,
Secretary of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Japan
Mr. Shinichi Kitajima

video [English] 2 minutes

 

Result of the vote


20 in favour, 17 against, 8 abstentions

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.1) has been adopted



 

15:00 - 18:00 - 43rd Plenary Meeting
video [English][Original language] 10 minutes
video [English][Original language] 24 minutes

 
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions (continued)

 
     
 

Item 5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.16

 

Cuba

 

The Social Forum

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla Roman

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
     

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


France (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Marc Storella

video [English] 1 minute

 
     

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.16) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance: follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

 
 


France (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     

Council Break

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.3

 

United States of America

 

The Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 2 minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.3) has been withdrawn

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/13/L.9

 

Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)

 

The Elaboration of Complementary Standards to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 7 minutes

 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Argentina
Mr. Sebastian Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


France (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Japan
Mr. Alio Isomata

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 3 minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/13/L.9) has been adopted without a vote


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