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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Wednesday, 9th June 2010
09:00 - 13:00 | 13:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 13:00 - 20th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] - Item 4 (Continued) 45 minutes

video [English] [Original language] - Qatar 56 minutes

video [English] [Original language] - Nicaragua 1 hour 03 minutes

video [English] [Original language] - Italy 1 hour 06 minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

General Debate (Continued)

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations (Continued)

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights Leagues


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Federation


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Centrist Democratic International


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Union de l'Action Féminine


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Agence International pour le Developpement


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Democracy Coalition Project


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Centre for Human Rights And Peace Advocacy;
Commission to Study the Organization of Peace

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: International Institute for Peace;
European Union of Public Relations

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Service for Human Rights


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Qatar
A/HRC/14/2, A/HRC/14/2/Add.1

 
     
 


Qatar
H.E. Mr. Ahmad Bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud
, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Member of the Council of Ministers

video [English] [Arabic] 9 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Saudi Arabia

Mr. Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez
video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Jordan

Mr. Shehab A. Madi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Oman

Mr. Yahya Salim Al-Wahaibi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates

Mr.

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahrain

Ms. Muna Abbas Radhi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt

Mr. Ahmed Ihab Gamaleldin

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Kuwait

Mr. Dharar Abdul-Razzak Razzooqi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Zahoor Ahmed

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 
 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


National Human Rights Committee (Doha-Qatar)


video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of South America


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


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


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Al-Hakim Foundation


video [English] [Arabic] 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

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Qatar

H.E. Mr. Ahmad Bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Qatar

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Nicaragua
A/HRC/14/3

 
     
 


Nicaragua
H.E. Mr. Carlos Robelo Raffone
, Permanent Representative of Nicaragua to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] [Spanish] 22 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Cuba

Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar

Mr. Khalid Fahad Al-Hajri

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Plurinational State of Bolivia

Mr. Hugo Montero

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Zahoor Ahmed

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Malaysia

Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Sri Lanka

Mr. Sumedha Ekanayake

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Uzbekistan

Mr. Badriddin Obidov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Mohsen Ghanei

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Mr. Choe Myong Nam

video [English] 1 minute

 
 
 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Procuraduría para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos de Nicaragua


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


World Orgalization Against Torture


video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Madre. Inc.


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Save the Children Alliance


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Action Canada for Population and Development


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Federation


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Nicaragua

H.E. Mr. Carlos Robelo Raffone

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
     
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Nicaragua

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Italy
A/HRC/14/4, A/HRC/14/4/Add.1

 
     
 


Italy
H.E. Mrs. Laura Mirachian,
Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Mohammed Zaran

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belarus

Mr. Andrei Taranda

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iraq

Mr. Bakir Ahmed Al-Jaf

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Somalia

Mr. Yusuf Mohamed Ismail

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Humam Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Charitable Institute for Protecting Social Victims;
Organization for Defending Victims of Violence

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights Leagues

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Save the Children Alliance


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Rencontre africaine pour la defense des droits de l'homme


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Reporters Without Borders


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Federation;
Federatie Van Netherlandse Verenigingen tot Integratie van Homoseksualiteit COC Nederland

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Franciscans International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Volontariato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Italy

H.E. Mrs. Laura Mirachian

video [English] 19 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Italy

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     

 

13:00 - 15:00 - 21st Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] - Item 4 (Continued) & Item 5 1 hour 16 minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

General Debate (Continued)

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations (Continued)

 
 


Organization for Defending Victims of Violence


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Charitable Institute for Protecting Social Victims


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Muslim Congress


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Comité Africain pour le Respect et l’Application de la Charte Africaine des Droits de l’Homme et des Peuples


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY)


video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


International Educational Development, Inc.


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of South America


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Right of reply (Continued)

 
 


China


video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Democratic Republic of the Congo


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria


video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Morocco


video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
     
 

Item 5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms

 
     
 

Progress report of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee on best practices on the issue of missing persons.

A/HRC/14/42

 
     
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Spain (on behalf of the EU)

Mr. Borja Montesino

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


China

Ms. Liu Kenfei

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


France

Mr. Raphaël Trapp

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Alexey Goltyaev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan

Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cyprus

Ms. Maria Michael

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Armenia

Mr. Vaheh Gevorgyan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


World Organisation Against Torture


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Permanent Assembly for Human Rights (APDH)


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Right of reply (Continued)

 
 


Turkey


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cyprus


video [English] 1 minute

 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 22nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] - Kazakhstan 55 minutes

video [English] [Original language] - Slovenia 29 minutes

video [English] [Original language] - Bolivia 51 minutes

 
     
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Kazakhstan
A/HRC/14/10, A/HRC/14/10/Add.1

 
     
 


Kazakhstan
H.E. Mr. Marat Beketayev
, Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan

video [English] 9 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Bahrain

Ms. Budoor Abdulaziz Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Algeria

M. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Uzbekistan

M. Badriddin Obidov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Zahoor Ahmed

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Indonesia

Mr. Michael Tene
video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Khalid Fahad Al-Hajri

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Belarus

Mr. Andrei Taranda

video [English] [Russain] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iraq

Mr. Bakir Ahmed Al-Jaf

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Norway

Mr. Geir Sjøberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation

Mr. Roman Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute

 
     
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Human Rights Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights Leagues


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: Interfaith International - Al-Hakim Foundation


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Reporters Without Borders


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
- European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Federation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Kazakhstan

H.E. Mr. Marat Beketayev

video [English] [Russian / English] 9 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Kazakhstan

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Slovenia
A/HRC/14/15, A/HRC/14/15/Add.1

 
     
 


Slovenia
H.E. Mr. Mr. Andrej Logar,
Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the United Nations Office at Geneva

video [English] 7 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Mohammed Zaran

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America

Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Iraq

Mr. Bakir Ahmed Al-Jaf

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 
 
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Federation;
Federatie van Nederlandse Verenigingen tot Integratie Van Homoseksualiteit - COC Nederland

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Slovenia

H.E. Mr. Mr. Andrej Logar

video [English] 9 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Slovenia

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on the Plurinational State of Bolivia
A/HRC/14/7

 
     
 


Plurinational State of Bolivia
H.E. Mr. Hugo Raúl Montero Lara
, Vice Minister of Justice and fundamental rights

video [English] [Spanish] 11 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Cuba

Ms. Maria del Carmen Hernandez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan

Mr. Zahoor Ahmed

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nicaragua

Mr. Carlos Robelo Raffone

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


United States of America

Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minutes

 
     
 

Stakeholders

 
 


Defensoria del Pueblo de Bolivia


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitie entre les peuples (MRAP) -
France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand - International Educational Development

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Movement "Tupaj Amaru"


video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Conectas Direitos Humanos


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Action Canada for Population and Development


video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Plurinational State of Bolivia

H.E. Mr. Hugo Raúl Montero Lara

video [English] [Spanish] 8 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen s
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Plurinational State of Bolivia

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     

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