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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June, 2010

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Friday, 4th June 2010
9:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 12th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 1 hours 09 minutes
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 37 minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression


A/HRC/13/23
, A/HRC/14/23/Add.1, A/HRC/14/23/Add.2

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

A/HRC/14/24
, A/HRC/14/24/Add.1, A/HRC/14/24/Add.2, A/HRC/14/24/Add.3, A/HRC/14/24/Add.4, A/HRC/14/24/Add.5, A/HRC/14/24/Add.6, A/HRC/14/24/Add.7, A/HRC/14/24/Add.8, A/HRC/14/24/Add.9

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children


A/HRC/14/32
, A/HRC/14/32/Add.1, A/HRC/14/32/Add.2, A/HRC/14/32/Add.3, A/HRC/14/32/Add.4, A/HRC/14/32/Add.5

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue (Continued)

 
     
 

Council Members, Observer States and other observers (Continued)

 
 


Sweden

Mr. Hans Dahlgren

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico

Mr. Arturo Hernández Basave

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Mohammad Reza Ghaebi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Angola

Mr. Arcanjo Maria Do Nascimento

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Reporters Without Borders
International

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Article 19
International Centre Against Censorship, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Freedom House


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Conectas Direitos Humanos -
Cairo institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA-Europe),
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists


video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 


Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression

Mr. Frank La Rue

video [English] 10 minutes

 
     
 


Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children

Ms. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo

video [English] 7 minutes

 
     
 


Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
Mr. Philip Alston

video [English] 6 minutes

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

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

 
     
 

Panel discussion on the protection of journalists in armed conflict

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen,
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Opening remarks by Ms. Kyung-wha Kang,
Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 6 minutes

 
     
 


Moderator:

  • H.E. Ambassador Mr. Hisham Badr, Vice President of the Human Rights Council.

Panelists:

  • Mr. Frank La Rue, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
    video [English] 7 minutes

  • Mr. Robin Geiss, Legal Adviser, Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
    video [English] 7 minute

  • Mr. Mogens Schmidt, Deputy Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information and Director, Division for Freedom of Expression, Democracy and Peace, UNESCO
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Mr. Osama Saraya, Editor in Chief, Al Ahram Newspaper
    video [English] [Arabic] 11 minutes
  • Mr. Omar Faruk Osman, President, Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) – affiliated to the International Federation of Journalists
    video [English] 10 minutes

  • Ms. Hedayat Abdel Nabi, President, Press Emblem Campaign (PEC)
    video [English] 7 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Egypt

Ms. Shaymaa Badawi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway

Mr. Geir Sjøberg

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of OIC)

Mr. Imtiaz Feroz Gondal

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Spain (on behalf of the EU)

Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Mexico

Mr. Arturo Hernández Basave

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Canada

Mr. James Junke

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


France

Mr. Raphaël Trapp

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Greece

Mr. George J. Kaklikis

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Khalid Fahad Al-Hajri

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombia
(on behalf of the GRULAC)
Mr. Álvaro Enrique Ayala Meléndez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Reporters Without Borders International

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Comments and Answers

 
     
 


Panelists:

  • Ms. Hedayat Abdel Nabi, President, Press Emblem Campaign (PEC)
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Mr. Omar Faruk Osman, President, Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) – affiliated to the International Federation of Journalists
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Mr. Osama Saraya, Editor in Chief, Al Ahram Newspaper
    video [English] [Arabic] 5 minutes

  • Mr. Robin Geiss, Legal Adviser, Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
    video [English] 3 minute

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ms. Kate Jones

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sudan
(on behalf of the Arab Group)
Ms. Zehor Hassan  Mohammed

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Yang Chuanhui

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)

Ms. Cecilia Olufolake Yahaya

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan

Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Mark C. Storella

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Italy

Mr. Roberto Vellano

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Ahmed Saadi

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Article 19 – International Centre against Censorship

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International PEN


video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 


Panelists:

  • Mr. Frank La Rue, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Mr. Mogens Schmidt, Deputy Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information and Director, Division for Freedom of Expression, Democracy and Peace, UNESCO
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Mr. Frank La Rue, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
    video [English] 1 minute

 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 13th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] - 2 hours 23 minutes
video [English] [Original language] - 27 minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health.
Mr. Anand Grover

A/HRC/13/20
, A/HRC/14/20/Add.1, A/HRC/14/20/Add.2, A/HRC/14/20/Add.3, A/HRC/14/20/Add.4

video [English] 14 minutes

 
     
 


Report of the independent expert on the question of human rights and extreme poverty.
Mrs. Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona

A/HRC/14/31
, A/HRC/14/31/Add.1

video [English] [Spanish] 14 minutes

 
     
 


Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

Mrs. Rashida Manjoo

A/HRC/14/22
, A/HRC/14/22/Add.1, A/HRC/14/22/Add.2

video [English] 18 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned Countries - Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health

 
 


Australia

Ms. Miranda Brown

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 9 minutes

 
 


Poland

Mr. Branislav Lysák

video [English] 8 minutes

 
     
 

Concerned Countries - report of the Independent Expert on extreme poverty

 
 


Zambia

Mr. Darlington Mwape

video [English] 6 minutes

 
     
 

Concerned Countries - report of Special Rapporteur on violence against women

 
 


Kyrgyzstan

Ms. Saltanat Tashmatova

video [English] [Russian] 7 minutes

 
     
 

Council Members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


African Union

Mr. Yakdhan El Habib

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Maldives

Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union

Ms. Nicole Reckinger

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Ms. Janet Roman Arredondo

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Mohammed I. Haidara

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)

Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Finland

Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan (on behalf of the Arab Group)

Ms. Zehor Hassan Mohammed

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh

Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Egypt

Ms. Heba Mostafa Rizk

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Netherlands

Mr. Robert-Jan Sieben

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombia

Mr. Álvaro Enrique Ayala Meléndez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 


Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health.
Mr. Anand Grover

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Matthew R Andris

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


South Africa

Ms. Kgomotso Daphne Rahlaga

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Roman Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


New Zealand

Ms. Tara Morton

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil

Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 


Independent Expert on the question of human rights and extreme poverty.
Mrs. Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 

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