Human Rights Council
Eighth Universal Periodic Review

Geneva, 3 - 14 May 2010


at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

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Wednesday, 12 May 2010
09:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 12:30 | 14:30 - 17:30 | 17:30 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 15th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 hours 9 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

Review of Kuwait

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/8/KWT/1):  AC | E | FR | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/8/KWT/2):  AC | E | FR | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/8/KWT/3):  AC | E | FR | S
 
     
 

H.E The Lieutenant General Dr. Mohamad M. AL-AFFASI, Minister of Social Affairs and Labour to introduce the report.

video [English] [Arabic] 18 minutes
 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Somalia
Mr. Yusuf Mohamed Ismail Bari-Bari

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Ahmed Ihab Gamaleldin

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Leal M. Da Cunha

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idris Jazairy

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Abdelwaheb Jemal

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Ms. Muna Radhi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Pavel Chernikov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Greece
Ms. Eugenia Beniatoglou

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bhutan

Mr. Phuntsho Norbu

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kyrgyzstan
Mr. Muktar Djumaliev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Nico Framdy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Lebanon
Ms. Najla Riachi Assaker

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Natalie Kohli

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla Roman

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Peter Guschelbauer

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan
Mr. Shehab A. Madi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Kuwait

  • H.E The Lieutenant General Dr. Mohamad M. Al-affasi, Minister of Social Affairs and Labour
  • Mr. Rashed Alenezi,
  • Dr. Nada Altarkeet, Ministry of Health
  • Mr. Saud Alharbi, Ministry of Education
  • Judge Hamad Alsaana,
video [English] [Arabic] 19 minutes
 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Mr. Felix Pena Ramos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Hungary
Ms. Júlia Mányik

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Hou Pei

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kazakhstan
Mr. Abzal Saparbekuly

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan
Ms. Zehor Hassan Sid Ahmed Mohammed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Beate Stiro

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Armenia
Mr. Vaheh Gevorgyan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Ibrahim A. E. Aldredi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Oman
Mr. Yahya Al-Wahaibi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Mr. Md. Abdul Hannan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Pol Planas

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Uzbekistan
Mr. Badriddin Obidov

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] x minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Mohammad Reza Ghaebi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Dicky Komar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Mohamed Ali Alhakim

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Kuwait

  • H.E The Lieutenant General Dr. Mohamad M. AL-AFFASI, Minister of Social Affairs and Labour
  • Mrs. Iqbal Alrumaidreen, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour
  • Mr. Zaki Salah Alsulaimi, Legal Expert, Under Secretary Office, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour
video [English] [Arabic] 10 minutes
 
 


Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Mr. Yong Chanthalangsy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Vicente Zeran

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Ms. Nynke B. Wijmenga

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Fedor Rosocha

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Xavier Baert

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Marko Ham

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Tugba Ekensel

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


France
Mr. Raphael Trapp

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 

Closing comments, answers and final remark by Kuwait

  • H.E The Lieutenant General Dr. Mohamad M. Al-affasi, Minister of Social Affairs and Labour
  • Mr. Mohammad Alwuhaib, Ministry of Interior
  • Colonel Jaber Alenezi, Ministry of Interior
  • Mrs. Amina Ghazi Jawhar, Legal Expert, Under Secretary Office, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour
video [English] [Arabic] 19 minutes
 

     
 

12:00 - 12:30 - Adoption of the Report on Grenada
video[English] [Original language] 9 minutes

 
 


Italy on behalf of the Troika; Gabon, Qatar, Italy
Mr. Pasquale D'Avino

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


The Report on Grenada
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Grenada
Mr. Peter David

video [English] 4 minutes

 

     
 

14:30 - 17:30 - 16th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language]  Part I - 2 hours 8 minutes
video [English] [Original language] Part II - 1 hour

 
     
 

Review of Belarus

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/8/BLR/1):  AC | E | FR | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/8/BLR/2):  AC | E | FR | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/8/BLR/3):  AC | E | FR | S
 
     
 

H. E. Mr. Mikhail Khvostov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative to the United Nations office and other International Organizations at Geneva to introduce the report.

video [English] [Russian] 23 minutes
 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Bhutan
Mr. Phuntsho Norbu

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Mr. Saeed Al Habsi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. João Ernesto Christófolo

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Tunisia
Mr. Ali Cherif

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Ms. Nadia Lamrani

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Ms. Muna Radhi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Lithuania
Mr. Jonas Rudalevicius

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Ms. Shamaa Badhafi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Singapore

Mr. Tan York Chor

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Johan Ariff Abdul Razak

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Nico Frandi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Singla

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Muriel Berset Kohen

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Mr. Yong Chanthalangsy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Peter Guschelbauer

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Ms. Dima Asfour

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Ms. Maysa Urena

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Hungary
Mr. Balázs Rátkai x

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Hou Pei

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Mansoor Abdulla Al-Sulaitin

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Kazakhstan
Mr. Mukhtar Tileuberdi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan
Ms. Zehor Hassan Sid Ahmed Mohammed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Geir Sjoberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Armenia
Ms. Satenik Abgarian

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Comments and answers by Belarus

  • H.E. Mr. Mikhail Khvostov, Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations at Geneva
video [English] [Russian] 24 minutes
 
 


Nicaragua
Mr. Carlos Robelo Toruno

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Adel Shaltut

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Oman
Mr. Mohammed Alrawahi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Ms. Loretta Carrillo Modderman

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Uzbekistan
Mr. Badriddin Obidov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Esragh Jahromi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Kamapradipta Isnomo

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Bakir Ahmed Aziz

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Tajikistan

Mr. Jamshed Khamidov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Gerard Corr

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Ms. Rania Al Rifay

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Alison Le Claire Christie

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Robert-Jan Sieben

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Mr. Patrick Rumlar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Xavier Baert

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Poland
Ms. Monika Ekler

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Finland
Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Birnur Fertekligil

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Emmanuel Pineda

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

Closing comments, answers and final remark by Belarus

  • H.E. Mr. Mikhail Khvostov, Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations at Geneva
video [English] [Russian] 17 minutes
 

     
 

17:30 - 18:00 - Adoption of the Report on Turkey
video[English] [Original Language] 10 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
on behalf of the Troika; Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Angola
Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


The Report on Turkey is adopted
Mr. Andrej Logar

Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Birnur Fertekligil

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 

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