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Human Rights Council
Fifteenth session

13 September - 1 October 2010

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

   
 

Thursday, 16th September 2010
09:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - Opening of the session - 7th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language]  Part I  - 2 hours 8 minutes
video [English] [Original language]  Part II - 42 minutes

 
     
 

Item 3 (Continued)

 
     
 

Report of the Independent expert on the issue of human rights obligations related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation

A/HRC/15/31, A/HRC/15/31/Add.1, A/HRC/15/31/Add.2, A/HRC/15/31/Add.3, A/HRC/15/31/Add.3/Corr.1

 
     
 

Progress report of the Independent expert on the question of human rights and extreme poverty on how to improve the draft guiding principles on extreme poverty and human rights

A/HRC/15/41, A/HRC/15/55

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue (Continued)

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Marko Ham

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Algeria
Ms. Selma Malika Hendel

video [English] [French] 4 minutes  

 
 


Japan
Ms. Fumiko Nishihara

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Evan P. Garcia

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Ms. Maysa UREÑA Menacho

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


Portugal
Ms. Ana e Brito Maneira

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Cuba
Mrs. Margarita Valle

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 4 minutes  

 
 


Egypt
Ms.Heba Mostafa Rizk

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Maldives

Ms. Iruthisham Adam
video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Vijavat Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Norway
Mr. Mgr Silvano

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Holy See
M. Tomasi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


UNICEF
Mr. Erik Nyman

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Sovereign Military Order of Malta
Ms. Marie-Thérèse Pictet-Althann

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Jerry Matthews Matjila

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Canada
Ms. Loraine Anderson

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Ethiopia
Mr. Abebe Allehone.M

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Peru
Mr. Carlos Sibille

video [English] [Spanish ] 3 minutes  

 
 


Viet Nam
Mr. Ngo Le hoang Vu

video [English] [French ] 4 minutes  

 
 


Senegal
Ms. Mariame Sy

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement : International Movement ATD Fourth World; International Council of Women, Associazione Comunita Papa Giovanni XXIII, Franciscans International, Association Points-Cœur, Baha’i International Community, International Commission of Jurists, Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions, World Organisation Against Torture, Caritas Internationalis (International Confederation of Catholic Charities), Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Order of Preachers, Action Aid, International Commission of Jurists, International Catholic Child Bureau

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Joint statement : France Liberte: Fondation Danielle Mitterrand; American Association of Jurist, International Educational Development, Inc. , Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


International Action for Peace and Development in the Great Lakes Region (AIPD)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation


video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


European Disability Forum

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 

Independent expert on the issue of human rights obligations related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation
Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Progress report of the Independent expert on the question of human rights and extreme poverty on how to improve the draft guiding principles on extreme poverty and human rights
Ms. Maria Magdalena Sepulveda Carmona

video [English] [Spanish / English] 5 minutes  

 
     
     
 

Update on the Human Rights Council Review Process

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 10 minutes

 
     
 

Item 1, 2 & 3 (Continued)

 
     
 

Update by the Chairperson of the Open-ended Working Group on an optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Mr. Drahoslav Štefánek

A/HRC/RES/11/1, A/HRC/RES/13/3

video [English] 10 minutes  

 
     
 

Report of Dr. Arjun Sengupta, Chairperson/Rapporteur of the Working Group on the right to development delivered on his behalf by,
Mr. Craig Mokhiber

A/HRC/15/23

video [English] 8 minutes  

 
     
 

Thematic reports of the Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights, Presented by the Director of the Human Rights Council and Special Procedures Division of the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights,
Mr. Bacre Ndiaye

A/HRC/15/17 ,A/HRC/15/19, A/HRC/15/24, A/HRC/15/26, A/HRC/15/27, A/HRC/15/27/Add.1, A/HRC/15/28, A/HRC/15/29, A/HRC/15/33, A/HRC/15/40, A/HRC/15/40/Add.1, (to be issued) A/HRC/15/42, A/HRC/15/43, A/HRC/15/49, A/HRC/15/54, A/HRC/15/56, A/HRC/15/56/Corr.1,

video [English] [French / English] 31 minutes  

 
     
     
 

12:00 - 15:00 - 8th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 46 minutes

 
     
 

Item 2 & 3 (Continued)

 
     
 

Report of the working Group on the right to development

A/HRC/15/23

 
     
 

Thematic reports of the Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights

A/HRC/15/17 ,A/HRC/15/19, A/HRC/15/24, A/HRC/15/26, A/HRC/15/27, A/HRC/15/27/Add.1, A/HRC/15/28, A/HRC/15/29, A/HRC/15/33, A/HRC/15/40, A/HRC/15/40/Add.1, (to be issued) A/HRC/15/42, A/HRC/15/43, A/HRC/15/49, A/HRC/15/54, A/HRC/15/56, A/HRC/15/56/Corr.1

 
     
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)

Ms. Beatrice Ikeku-Thomas

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Belgium ( on behalf of the EU)

Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of NAM)

Mr. Mahmoud Afifi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica (on behalf of GRULAC)
Mr. Manuel B. Dengo

video [English] [Spanish] 11 minutes  

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic ( on behalf of the Arab Group)
Ms. Rania Rifai

video [English] [Arabic] 5 minutes  

 
 


H.E. Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu
Secretary General of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference

video [English] 12 minutes

 
 


Brazil (on behalf of MERCOSUR)
Mr. Ciro Ceal

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Zamir Akram

video [English] 5 minutes  

 
 


Norway
Ms. Claire Hubert

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Oleg Malginov

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes  

 
 


China
Ms. Hou Pei

video [English] [Chinese] 4 minutes  

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Mariana Olivera West

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


Thailand
Ms. Eksiri Pintaruchi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Sebastián Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Spain
Mr. Juan Villar Escudero

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes  

 
 


Chile
Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Hungary
Mr. Balázs Rátkai

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Guatemala
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


Belgium (on behalf of the main sponsors of the council resolution)
Ms. Liesbeth Goossens

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Juan Holguín

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


Republic of Moldova

Mrs. Tatiana Lapicus

video [English] [French] 4 minutes  

 
 


Switzerland

Mr. Jurg Lauber

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Burkina Faso
Ms. Sabine Bakyono Kanzie

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 1 minute  

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Mme Betty E. King

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Ibrahim Aldredi

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Egypt
Ms.Heba Mostafa Rizk

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Mohammad Reza Ghaebi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Honduras
Mr. Roberto Flores Bermúdez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Costa Rica
Ms. Eugenia Gutiérrez Ruiz

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Evan P. Garcia

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Urška Čas Svetek

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Rwanda
Ms. Cynthia L. Kamikazi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


African Union
Mrs. Khadija R. Masri

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
     
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 9th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language]  2 hours 8 minutes

 
     
 

Item 2 & 3 (Continued)

 
     
 

Report of the Working Group on the right to development

A/HRC/15/23

 
     
 

Thematic reports of the Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights

A/HRC/15/17 ,A/HRC/15/19, A/HRC/15/24, A/HRC/15/26, A/HRC/15/27, A/HRC/15/27/Add.1, A/HRC/15/28, A/HRC/15/29, A/HRC/15/33, A/HRC/15/40, A/HRC/15/40/Add.1, (to be issued) A/HRC/15/42, A/HRC/15/43, A/HRC/15/49, A/HRC/15/54, A/HRC/15/56, A/HRC/15/56/Corr.1

 
     
 

General Debate (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers (Continued)

 
 


Indonesia
Mr.  Eriangga. Arbi

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Bhrigu Dhungana

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


OIF
Mr. Libere Bararuyneretse

video [English] [French] 4 minutes  

 
 


Armenia
Mr. Vaheh Gevorgyan

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Bakir Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Uzbekistan
Mr. Badriddin Obidov

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes  

 
 


Australia
Ms. Peter Woolcott

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


European Group of National Human Rights Institutions

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Joint statement: - Soka Gakkai International; Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) - Equitas centre international d’education aux droits humains - Soroptimist International - Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development - Association Points-Coeur - Pax Christi International - International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination - International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse - Planetary Association for Clean Energy - Worldwide Organization for Women - Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem (OSMTH) - Institute for Planetary Synthesis - International Alliance of Women - Al-Hakim Foundation - International Catholic Child Bureau - CICICUS- World Alliance for Citizen Participation - Women’s World Summit Foundation - International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR) - International Organization for the Right to Education and Freedom of Education (OIDEL) - Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Center

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Joint statement: - Conectas Direitos Humanos; Brazilian interdiciplinary AIDS association

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Joint statement: - World Muslim Congress; International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (HIRAAM)

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations


video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Indian Council of South America (CISA)


video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR)

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Club for Peace Research

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


European Union of Public Relations

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


International Institute for Peace


video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Commission to Study the Organization of Peace

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Permanent Assembly for Human Rights

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Liberation

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Organization for Defending Victims of Violence

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Charitable Institute for Protecting Social Victims

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Mbororo Social and Cultural Development

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Association Action internationale pour la paix et le développement dans la région des Grands Lacs (AIPD)

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Agence Internationale pour le Développement

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Educational Development, Inc.

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples
China - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
China - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
United States of America - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
United Kingdom- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Chinese] 11 minutes  

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Freedom House
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
Belgium - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
United States of America - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
United Kingdom- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
Ireland- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
Islamic Republic of Iran- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
China - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
Cuba- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Original Language] 18 minutes  

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union

Uganda- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
United Kingdom- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United Nations Watch
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
United States of America- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
Belgium- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
United Kingdom- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
China- Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Original Language] 13 minutes  

 
 


Rencontre Africaine pour la defense des droits de l'homme (RADDHO)

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Agence des cites unies pour la cooperation Nord-Sud - United Towns Agency for North-South Cooperation

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Afro-Asian Peoples' Solidarity Organization

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Organisation mondiale des associations pour l’education prenatale (OMAEP)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish ] 3 minutes  

 
 


Centrist Democratic International

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Union de l’action Feminine (UAF)

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Azerbaijan

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya


video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute  

 
 


Armenia

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Azerbaijan

video [English] 2 minutes  

 


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