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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Tuesday, 8th June 2010
9:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 17th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 1 hours 54 minutes
video [English] [Original language] 1 hours 39 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)

 
     
 


Thematic reports of the Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights
. Presented by the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights,
Ms. Kyung-wha Kang

A/HRC/14/19, A/HRC/14/29, A/HRC/14/29/Add.1, A/HRC/14/33, A/HRC/14/34, A/HRC/14/35, A/HRC/14/35/Add.1, A/HRC/14/38, A/HRC/14/39, A/HRC/14/40, A/HRC/14/35

video [English] [French] 10 minutes

 
     
 

General Debate on Item 2 and Item 3

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Spain (on Behalf of the European Union)

Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


France

Mr. Emmanuel Pineda

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Alexey Goltyaev

video [English] [Russian] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Conference)

Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Norway

Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Bob Last

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Hungary

Ms. Klára Tunyogi Akóts

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Ghana

Ms. Mercy Yvonne Amoah

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Colombia

Mr. Álvaro Enrique Ayala Meléndez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Ms. Selma Malika Hendel

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Tunisia

Mr. Abdelwahèb Jemal Mr. Silvano

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Holy See

M. Tomasi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iceland

Mr. Verturlidi Thor Stefansson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Ms. Hasnia Markus

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Australia

Ms. Angela Robinson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Ms. Muriel Berset

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Portugal

Mr. Mário Miranda Duarte

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: International Service for Human Rights;
Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Federacion de Asociaciones de Defensa y Promocion de los Derechos Humanos


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: World Organization Against Torture;
Defence for Children International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Norwegian Refugee Council;
Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions Caritas Internationalis (International Confederation of Catholic Charities) BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights Community and Family Services International International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) International Save the Children Alliance Refugees International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement : France Libertes: Fondation Danielle Mitterrand;
Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitie entre les peuples World Federation of Trade Unions American Association of Jurists

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL);
Indian Council of South America (CISA) Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches Franciscans International

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement : Associazione Comunita Papa Giovanni XXIII ;
Caritas Internationalis (International Confederation of Catholic Charities) Dominicans for Justice and Peace - Order of Preachers International Institute of Mary Our Help of the Salesians of Don Bosco International Volunteerism Organization for Women, Education and Development – VIDES

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement : Movimiento Cubano por la Paz y la Soberania de los Pueblos;
Asociacion Cubana de las Naciones Unidas (Cuban United Nations Association) Organization for the Solidarity of the Peoples of Asia, Africa and Latin America Federation of Cuban Women

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centrist Democratic International


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Union of Arab Jurists

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Organisation pour la Communication en Afrique et de Promotion de la Cooperation Economique Internationale - OCAPROCE Internationale


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Charitable Institute for Protecting Social Victims


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Interfaith International


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Club for Peace Research


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Commission to Study the Organization of Peace


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Liberation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union of Public Relations

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Institute for Women's Studies and Research


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Institute for Peace


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Institute for Non-aligned Studies


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of Education


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


World Muslim Congress


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Union de l'action féminine


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Comité International pour le Respect et l'Application de la Charte Africaine des Droits de l'Homme et des Peuples (CIRAC)


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Agence Internationale pour le Developpement


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Action internationale pour la paix et le développement dans la région des Grands Lacs


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY)


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Democracy Coalition Project, Inc.


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Movement “Tupaj Amaru”


video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations;
Defence for Children International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


North-South XXI


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Friends World Committee for Consultation


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Tides Center;
Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Islamic Federation Of Student Organizations (IIFSO)


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Al-Hakim Foundation


video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Right of reply

 
 


Uzbekistan


video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Algeria


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Thailand


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco


video [English] [French Arabic Spanish] 3 minutes

 

 

12:00 - 15:00 18th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] - 1 hour 55 minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 


Presentation of the Report by the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan,
Deferred for further Consideration

A/HRC/14/41, A/HRC/14/41/Add.1

 
     
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Spain (on behalf of the EU)

Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


France

Mr. Emmanuel Pineda

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway

Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan

Mr. Akio Isomata

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ms. Rebecca Sagar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia

Mr. Marko Ham

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Slovakia

Mr. Fedor Rosocha

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Ms. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Belgium

Mr. Xavier Baert

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Ms. Maria del Carmen Hernandez

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Marghoob Saleem Butt

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 


Netherlands

Mr. Boudewijn J. Van Eenennaam

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland

Mr. Dante Martinelli

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


New Zealand

Ms. Wendy Heaton

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Denmark

Mr. Arnold de Fine Skibsted

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria

Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Australia

Ms. Miranda Brown

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden

Mr. Hans Dahlgren

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Germany

Mr. Konrad Max Scharinger

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ireland

Mr. Gerard Corr

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Israel

Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada

Mr. Jeffrey Heaton

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Czech
Republic
Ms. Veronika Stromšíková

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Luxembourg

Ms. Christine Goy

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Mohsen Ghanei

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Ethiopia

Mr. Allehone Mulugeta Abebe

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

Ms. Rania Al Rifaiy

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement : France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand ;
American Association of Jurists, Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitie entre les peuples , International Educational Development,

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation;
American Association of Jurists, Franciscans International, International Association of Democratic Lawyers

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Baha'i International Community


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
     
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 

 

15:00 - 18:00 19th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] - 3 hours 03 minutes

 
     
 

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 adverse effects of the movement of toxic and dangerous wastes on the enjoyment of human rights"

 
 


Opening remarks by Mr. Craig Mokhiber
Chief of the Human Rights and Economic and Social Issues Section at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 


Moderator:

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

Panelists:

  • Ms. Dragana Korljan, Officer-in-charge of the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Section of the Special Procedures Branch of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, on behalf of Mr. Okechukwu Obinna Ibeanu, Special Rapporteur on the adverse effects of the movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights
    video [English] 14 minutes

  • Ms. Katharina Kummer Peiry, the Executive Secretary of the The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal
    video [English] 14 minutes

  • Ms. Fe Sanchis-Moreno, Environmental Affairs Officer with the secretariat of the UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention)
    video [English] 10 minutes

  • Dr André Banhouman Kamate, Président de la Ligue Ivoirienne de Droits de l’Homme (LIDHO)
    video [English] [French] 11 minutes

  • Dr. Bashir Mohamed Hussein, founding Director of SomaCent Development Research Foundation.
    video [English] 10 minutes
 
     
 

Interactive discussion

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)

Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Côte D'Ivoire

Mr. N’Vadro Bamba

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Michael Tene

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Spain (on behalf of the EU)

Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Djibouti

Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Costa Rica

Mr. Mario Vega Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Armenia

Mr. Vaheh Gevorgyan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Yemen

Mr.Ibrahim Saied Mohamed Al-Adoofi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil

Mr. Otávio Drumond Cançado Trindade

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Uruguay

Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)

Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico

Mr. Arturo Hernández Basave

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Christopher Lomax

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights Advocates International, Inc.


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Planetary Association for Clean Energy


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of South America (CISA)


video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 


Comments and answers by
Panelists:

  • Ms. Katharina Kummer Peiry, the Executive Secretary of the The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Ms. Fe Sanchis-Moreno, Environmental Affairs Officer with the secretariat of the UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention)
    video [English] 7 minutes

  • Dr André Banhouman Kamate, Président de la Ligue Ivoirienne de Droits de l’Homme (LIDHO)
    video [English] [French] 5 minutes

  • Dr. Bashir Mohamed Hussein, founding Director of SomaCent Development Research Foundation.
    video [English] 5 minutes

  • Mr. Craig Mokhiber
    Chief of the Human Rights and Economic and Social Issues Section at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
    video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

Right of reply (Continued)

 
 


Belarus


video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Kyrgyzstan


video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Sri Lanka


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Zimbabwe


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Zimbabwe


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Argentina


video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Argentina


video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
     

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