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, 7th June 2010
9:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 14th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 1 hour 50 minutes
video [English] [Original language] 1 hours 25 minutes

 
     
 

Annual full-day meeting on women's human rights

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights
Empowerment of Women Through Education

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 10 minutes

 
     
 


Moderator:

  • H.E. Ambassador Alex Van Meeuwen, President of the Human Rights Council.

Panelists:

  • Mr. Vernor Muñoz Villalobos, Special Rapporteur on the right to education;
    video [English] [Spanish] 8 minutes

  • Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation;
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences;
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Ms. Cecilia Baldeh, Chief of Education, at UNICEF in Sudan;
    video [English] 12 minutes
  • Ms Susana Villaran De La Puente, Expert member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
    video [English] [Spanish] 9 minutes

  • Ms. Amina Lemrini, member of Morocco’s National Advisory Council on Human Rights;
    video [English] [French] 11 minutes

  • Ms. Neha Sood, from Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, India.
    video [English] 8 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Chile

Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)

Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Spain (on behalf of the EU)

Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


France

Mr. Jean Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


China

Ms. Hu Miao

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy

Mr. Pasquale D’Avino

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Ms. Janet Roman Arredondo

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan

Ms. Mirai Maruo

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey

Ms. Ela Gorkem

video [English] [Fench] 2 minutes

 
 


Lithuania (on behalf of the Community of Democracies)

Mr. Jonas Rudalevicius

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Coordinating Committee of NHRIs


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia

Ms. Anja Marija Ciraj

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Madre, Inc.


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik

Islamic Republic of Iran - Point of Order
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 


Comments and answers by
Panelists:

  • Mr. Vernor Muñoz Villalobos, Special Rapporteur on the right to education;
    video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes
  • Ms. Amina Lemrini, member of Morocco’s National Advisory Council on Human Rights;
    video [English] [French] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences;
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Neha Sood, from Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, India.
    video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers (Continued)

 
 


Belgium

Ms. Ellen Van Uytvanck

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Guatemala

Ms. Luisa F. Bonilla Galvao de Queiroz

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of African Group)

Ms. Mme Cecilia Olufolake Yahaya

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Finland

Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka

Mr. Mohan Peiris

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mrs. Eileen C. Donahoe

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia

Mr. Khalid Mohammad Karakutly

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund

Ms. Anne Wittenberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil

M. Murilo Vieira Komniski

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Ms. Galina Khvan

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt

Ms. Heba Mostafa Rizk

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Colombia (on behalf of GRULAC)

Me. Álvaro Enrique Ayala Meléndez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Ireland

Ms. Roisin Fegan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Interfaith International


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


World Alliance of YMCA


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     

 

12:00 - 15:00 - 15th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] 2 hours 22 minutes

 
     
 

Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights
Empowerment of Women Through Education
(Continued)

 
     
 


Comments and answers by
Panelists:

  • Mr. Vernor Muñoz Villalobos, Special Rapporteur on the right to education;
    video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

  • Ms. Cecilia Baldeh, Chief of Education, at UNICEF in Sudan;
    video [English] 6 minutes
  • Ms. Amina Lemrini, member of Morocco’s National Advisory Council on Human Rights;
    video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

  • Ms. Neha Sood, from Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, India.
    video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive discussion (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers (Continued)

 
 


Paraguay

Mr. Frederico Gonzalez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


New Zealand

Ms. Wendy Heaton

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Portugal

Ms. Ana E Brito Maneira

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Ms. Annika Aberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Ms. Nadia Lamrani

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Argentina

Ms. Silvia Cao

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
(on behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ms. Sarah Mann

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Senegal

Mr. Abdoul Wahab Haïdara

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Michael Tene

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Worldwide Organization for Women


video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 


Comments and answers by
Panelists:

  • Mr. Vernor Muñoz Villalobos, Special Rapporteur on the right to education;
    video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Amina Lemrini, member of Morocco’s National Advisory Council on Human Rights;
    video [English] [French] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Cecilia Baldeh, Chief of Education, at UNICEF in Sudan;
    video [English] 5 minutes
  • Ms. Neha Sood, from Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, India.
    video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers (Continued)

 
 


Viet Nam (on behalf of ASEAN)

Mr. Vu Dzung

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Yemen

Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Thailand

Ms. Eksiri Pintaruchi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Mansoor Abdulla Al-Sulaitin

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Panama

Ms. Griselle Rodriguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway

Mr. Frederik Arthur

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Tunisia

Mr. Abdelwahèb Jemal

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Asadollah Eshragh Jahromi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea

Mr. Kim Dong-jo

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq

Mr. Bakir Ahmed Al-Jaf

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovakia

Mr. Branislav Lysák

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sudan

Ms. Zehor Hassan Mohammed

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh

Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman
video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan

Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Hungary

Ms. Klára Tunyogi Akóts

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 


Closing comments and answers by
Panelists:

  • Mr. Vernor Muñoz Villalobos, Special Rapporteur on the right to education;
    video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Cecilia Baldeh, Chief of Education, at UNICEF in Sudan;
    video [English] 5 minutes

  • Ms. Amina Lemrini, member of Morocco’s National Advisory Council on Human Rights;
    video [English] [French] 4 minutes
  • Ms. Neha Sood, from Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, India.
    video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 16th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] - 1 hour 39 minutes
video [English] [Original Language] - 1 hour 12 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.

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

 
     
 


Report of the independent expert on the question of human rights and extreme poverty.

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

 
     
 


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


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

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue (continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers (continued)

 
 


Norway

Ms. Beate Stiro

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea

Mr. Dong-Jo Kim

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico

Ms. Mariana Olivera West

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Botswana

Ms. Mabedi Motlhabani

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia

Mr. Khalid Mohammad Karakutly

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


France

Ms. Veronique Basso

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Ma Wenjun

video [English] [Chinese] 4 minutes

 
 


Austria

Mr. Sebastien Wald Bauer

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Ms. Grata Werdanningtyas

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Uruguay

Ms. María Lourdes Boné

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Mohammad Reza Ghaebi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Ms. Anna Uggla

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka

Mr. Mohan Peiris

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Barbara Fontana

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Chile

Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Australia

Ms. Robyn Hodgkin

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Hungary

Mr. Milán Magyar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Plurinational State of Bolivia

Ms. Maysa Ureña Menacho

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Belgium

Ms. Ellen Van Uytvanck

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Ms. Nadia Lamrani

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan

Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sudan

Mr. Esam Abdel Rahman Mohamed

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Nepal

Mr. Hari Odari

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan

Mr. Akio Isomata

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Canada

Mrs. Alison Leclaire Christie

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Viet Nam

Mr. Nguyen Cam Linh

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Guatemala

Ms. Luisa F. Bonilla Galvao de Queiroz

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Denmark

Mr. Arnold Skibsted

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Thailand

Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Panama

Ms. Grisselle Rodriguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia

M. Marko Ham

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Ms. Marie-Therese Pictet-Althann

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Yemen

Mr. Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Tunisia

Mr. Raouf Chatty

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Ecuador

Mr. Juan Holguín

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


UNAIDS

Mr. Vason Sigurdson

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


National Human Rights Commission of India


video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Federation for Women and Family Planning; Action Canada for Population and Development

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


European Disability Forum


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


CIVICUS – World Alliance for Citizen Participation


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Center for Reproductive Rights, Inc.

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Movement ATD Fourth World


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Save the Children Alliance


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: General Arab Women Federation;
General Federation of Iraqi Women, Union of Arab Jurists
Iraq - Point of Order
Spain - Point of Order
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
Iraq - Point of Order
Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [English Arabic Spanish] 7 minutes

 
     
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 


Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

Mrs. Rashida Manjoo

video [English] 6 minutes

 
     
 

Right of reply

 
 


Haiti


video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Republic of Korea


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Japan


video [English] 1 minute

 
     

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