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Human Rights Council
Fifteenth session

13 September - 1 October 2010

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

   

 

Tuesday, 21st September 2010
09:00 - 13:00 | 13:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 13:00 - 14th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language]  - Item 3 & 5 (Continued) 1 hour 47 minutes

video [English] [Original language]  - Kyrgyzstan 58 minutes

video [English] [Original language]  - Guinea 44 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 situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people,

A/HRC/15/37, A/HRC/15/37/Add.1, A/HRC/15/37/Add.2, A/HRC/15/37/Add.3, A/HRC/15/37/Add.4,A/HRC/15/37/Add.5, A/HRC/15/37/Add.6, A/HRC/15/37/Add.7, A/HRC/15/37/Add.8, A/HRC/15/37/Add.9

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers (Continued)

 
 


Norway
Mr. Geir Sjøberg

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kahaev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes  

 
 


New Zeland
Ms. Hine - Wai Loose

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Guatemala
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


Chile
Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


Zimbabwe
Mr. Enos Mafemba

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Mr. Fernando Rosales

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


European Union
Ms. Joellle Hivnnet

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Denmark
Mr. Arnold de Fine Skibsted

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Franklin R. Hoyer
video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Bhrigu Dhungana

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Arturo Hernández Basave

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


China
Ms. Xu Jing

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Johan Ariff Abdul Razak

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Indian Treaty Council

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Indian Council of South America

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action (FAIRA)

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people,
Mr. James Anaya

video [English] 8 minutes

 
     
     
 

Item 5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms

 
     
 

Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the rights of indigenous peoples presented by the Director of the Researchand Richt to Development Division of the OHCHR,
Ms. Marcia Kran

A/HRC/15/34, A/HRC/15/38

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

Progress reports of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples,
Mr. Jose Carlos Morales

A/HRC/15/30, A/HRC/15/35, A/HRC/15/36, A/HRC/15/44

video [English] [Spanish] 13 minutes

 
     
 

Item 5: General Debate

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Finland (on Behalf of the Nordic Countries)
Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Belgium (on Behalf of the EU)
Ms. Ellen van Uytvanck

video [English] 5 minutes  

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Mariana Olivera

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kahaev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes  

 
     
 


Mr. Fedor Rosocha
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Kyrgyzstan
A/HRC/15/2

 
     
 


Kyrgyzstan

H.E. Ms. Jyldyz Mambetalieva, Deputy Minister of Justice

video [English] [Russian] 17 minutes  

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Morocco

Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


China

Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Mohammad Reza Ghaebi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kahaev

video [English] [Russsian] 1 minute  

 
 


Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea
Mr. Roman Kahaev

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Kazakhstan
Mr. Abzal Saparbekuly

video [English]] 2 minutes  

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Mr. Yong Chanthalangsy

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Mahmoud Afifi

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     
 

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

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


RADDHO:Rencontre Africaine pour la Defense des Droits de l'Homme

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute  

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS legal Network

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute  

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Kyrgyzstan
H.E. Ms. Jyldyz Mambetalieva
Mr. Rasul Baktybekov

video [English] [Russian] 7 minutes  

 
     
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Kyrgyzstan

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Guinea
A/HRC/15/4, A/HRC/15/4/Add.1

 
     
 


Guinea
H.E. Mr. Siba Loholamou,
Minister of Justice

video [English] [Original language] 11 minutes  

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


China
Mr. Zhang Qiam

video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Peter Gooderham

video [English] 1 minutes  

 
 


France
Mr. Emmanuel Pineda

video [English] [French] 1 minute  

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Babacar Carlos Mbaye

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Norway
Mr. Geir Sjøberg

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     
 

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

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


African Commission of Health and Human Rights Promoters

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Guinea
H.E. Mr. Siba Loholamou
Mr. Mohamed Aly Thaiam

video [English] [French] 4 minutes  

 
     
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Guinea

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     
     

 

13:00 - 15:00 - 15th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language]  - Item 5: General Debate (Continued) 1 hour 47 minutes

 
     
 

Item 5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms (Continued)

 
     
 

Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the rights of indigenous peoples

A/HRC/15/34, A/HRC/15/38

 
     
 

Progress reports of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

A/HRC/15/30, A/HRC/15/35, A/HRC/15/36, A/HRC/15/44

 
     
 

Item 5: General Debate (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers (Continued)

 
 


China
Mr. Zhang Qiam

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes  

 
 


Japan
Mr. Osamu Sakashita

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Guatemala
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Chile
Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Argentina
Ms. Silvia Cao

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Australia
Ms. Fatima Malik

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Latvia
Mr. Jānis Mažeiks

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Honduras
Mr. Giampaolo Rizzo Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Denmark
Mr. Arnold de Fine Skibsted

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Sovereign Military Order of Malta
Ms. Renata Saraceno - Persello

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Coordinating Committee of NHRIs

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


International Indian Treaty Council

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Joint statement: France Libertes: Fondation Danielle Mitterrand; International Educational Development, Inc. - Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peoples (MRAP)

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action (FAIRA)

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


International Organization of Indigenous Resource Development (IOIRD)

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


International Committee for the Indians of the Americas (Incomindios Switzerland)

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


World Association for the School as an Instrument of Peace

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


International Service for Human Rights

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Permanent Assembly for Human Rights

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Indian Council of South America

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute  

 
 


International Club for Peace Research

video [English] x minutes  

 
 


European Union of Public Relations

video [English] x minutes  

 
 


International Institute for Peace

video [English] 1 minutes  

 
 


Commission to Study the Organization of Peace
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Liberation
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Mbororo Social and Cultural Development Association

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Centre for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Syriac Universal Alliance

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Paraguay

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Panama

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute 

 
     
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 - 16th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language]  - Lao People's Democratic Republic 50 minutes

video [English] [Original Language]  - Spain 55 minutes

video [English] [Original Language]  - Lesotho 40 minutes

 
     
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Lao People's Democratic Republic
A/HRC/15/5, A/HRC/15/5/Add.1

 
     
 


Lao People's Democratic Republic

H.E. Mr Yong Chanthalangsy,
Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Geneva

video [English] 17 minutes  

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Viet Nam

Mr. Vu Dung

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bhutan

Mr. Yeshey Dorji

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia

Mr. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Cambodia
Mr. Sun Suon

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Mr. Félix Peña Ramos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Myanmar
Mr. Wunna Maung Lwin

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Thailand
Ms. Eksiri Pintaruchi

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Desra Percaya

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


China
Mr. Zhang Qiam

video [English] [Chinese] 1minute 

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Mesbah Ansari

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     
 

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

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights leagues

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Asian Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Network

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Lao People's Democratic Republic
H.E. Mr Yong Chanthalangsy

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
     
 


Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Lao People's Democratic Republic

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Spain
A/HRC/15/6, A/HRC/15/6/Add.1

 
     
 


Spain
H.E. Mr Javier Garrigues
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Spain in Geneva

video [English] [Spanish] 21 minutes  

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Mesbah Ansari

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Belarus
Ms. Natalia Zhylevich

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes  

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Office of the People's Defender of Spain

video [English] [Spanish] 2minutes  

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Action Canada for Population and Development

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Islamic Human Rights Commission

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Joint statement: European Region of the Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA-Europe) ; Federatie van Nederlandse Verenigingen tot Integratie Van Homoseksualiteit - COC Nederland

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Charitable Institute for Protecting Social Victims

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


International Federation

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


European Center for Law & Justice

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Spain
H.E. Mr Javier Garrigues

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute  

 
     
 


Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Spain

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute  

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Lesotho
A/HRC/15/7, A/HRC/15/7/Add.1

 
     
 


Lesotho
H.E. Ms Mpeo Mahase-Moiloa,
Minister of Justice, Human Rights, Rehabilitationary and Law and Constitutional Affairs

video [English] 13 minutes  

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Mohamed Salim Samar

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Ahmed Ihab Gamaleldin

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Rebecca Sagar

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Bhrigu Dhungana

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Nigeria
Ms. Beatrice Ikeku-thomas

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Zimbabwe
Mr. Enos Mafemba

video [English] 1 minute 

 
 


Botswana
Mr. O. Rhee Hetanang

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Kenya
Ms. Anastacia Osundwa

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Jerry Matthews Matjila

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

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

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Conectas Direitos Humanos

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Lesotho
H.E. Ms Mpeo Mahase-Moiloa

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 


Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Lesotho

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     


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