Human Rights Council
Fourteenth session
& Organizational Session of the Human Rights Council for its 5th Cycle
31 May - 18 June & 21 June 2010

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

 

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Monday, 31 May 2010
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:30

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - Opening of the session - 1st Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 46 minutes

 
 
 
 

Opening of the session

 
     
 

Item 1: Organizational and procedural matters

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Item 2: Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

 
     
 

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navanethem Pillay, to give the update to the Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

video [English] 26 minutes

 
 
 
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


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

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)

Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Chile

Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

video [English] [Arabic] 5 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazi
l
Mr. Alexandre Guido Lopes Parola

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


France

Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Norway

Ms. Beate Stiro

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Bahrain

Ms. Muna Abbas Radhi

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia

Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico

Mr. Arturo Hernández Basave

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Desra Percaya

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Japan

Mr. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea

Mr. Sang-Ki Park

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Nigeria

Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Italy

Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Senegal

Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Philip Tissot

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


South Africa

Mr. Jerry Matthews Matjila

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Slovenia

Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh

Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Jordan

Mr. Shehab A. Madi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Ms. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Lithuania

Mr. Jonas Rudalevičius

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka

Mr. Mohan Peiris

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 2nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language]  Part I - 1 hour 55 minutes
video [English] [Original language] Part II - 1 hour

 
     
 


Spain
H.E. Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

video [English] [Spanish] 14 minutes

 
     
 

Item 2: Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General (Continued)

 
 
 
 

General Debate (Continued)

 
 


Czech Republic

Mr. Tomáš Husák

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria

Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Mr. Choe Myong Nam

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Oman

Mr. Yahya Al-Wahaibi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Thailand

Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


New Zealand

Ms. Wendy Heaton

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Yemen

Mr. Fadhl Al-Maghafi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Ms. Hasnia Markus

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates

Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Australia

Ms. Angela Robinson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey

Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ireland

Mr. Gerard Corr

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombia

Ms. Alma Viviana Pérez Gómez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Kuwait

Mr. Dharar Abdul-Razzak Razzooqi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sudan

Ms. Zehor Hassan Mohammed

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Ethiopia

Mr. Girma Kassaye Ayehu

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Maldives

Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ecuador

Mr. Mauricio Montalvo

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan

Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Viet Nam

Mr. Vu Dung

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nepal

Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


African Union

Mr. Yakdhan El Habib

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada

Ms. Alison Leclaire Christie

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Palestine

Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Programme of Work

 
 


Palestine

Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspension

 
     
     
 

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

 
     
 

Report of the Independent Expert in the field of cultural rights
Ms. Farida Shaheed

A/HRC/14/36

video [English] 10 minutes

 
     
 

Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
Mr. Jorge Bustamante

A/HRC/14/30, A/HRC/14/30/Add.1, A/HRC/14/30/Add.2, A/HRC/14/30/Add.3

video [English] 16 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned countries

 
 


Romania

Ms. Maria Ciobanu

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Philip Tissot

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Japan


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Israel


video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Sudan


video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     


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