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Human Rights Council
Fifteenth session

13 September - 1 October 2010

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

   
 

Friday, 24th September 2010
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - Opening of the session - 21st Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] 3 hours 5 minutes

 
     
 

Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective in the work of the Human Rights Council

A/HRC/RES/12/17

 
 


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

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 


Moderator:

  • H.E. Ambassador Sihasak Phuangketkeow, President of the Human Rights Council

Panelists:

  • Professor Emmanuel Decaux, member HRC Advisory Committee
    video [English] [French] 7 minutes

  • Mr. Roberto Garretòn, member, HRC Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
    video [English] [Spanish] 10 minutes

  • Ms. Florence Sambiri-Jaoko, Chairperson, Kenyan National Human Rights Commission
    video [English] 12 minutes

  • Ms. Cynthia Rothschild, Independent Gender Expert
    video [English] 7 minutes

  • Ms. Jane Hodges, Director of the Gender Equality Bureau for the International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva
    video [English] 12 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Chile

Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 8 minutes

 
 


France

Ms. Capucine Maus de Rolley

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Viet Nam (ASEAN)
Mr. Vu Dung

video [English]3 minutes  

 
 


Costa Rica (on Behalf of the GRULAC)
Ms. Eugenia Gutiérrez Ruiz

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Russian Federation
Ms. Sukacheva Kristina

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes  

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Dicky Komar

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Sarah Ciaccia

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Evan P. Garcia

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Argentina
Ms. Silvia Cao

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


European Union
Ms. Joellle Hivnnet

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Jung Tin-ho

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Thailand
Mrs. Porsom Paopromot

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Brazil (on behalf of Mercosur)
Mr. Alexandre Guido Lopes Parola

video [English] [Spanish / English ] 4 minutes  

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic (on behalf of Arab Group)
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Ela Görkem-Gökçe

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Michael Neier

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint Statement: Worldwide Organization of Women; International Federation of University Women , Women's Federation of World Pace International, Business & Professioneal Woman International

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Centro Regional de Derechos Humanos y Justicia de Genero Corporacion Humanas

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Ms. Zahra Seddigh

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Muzzahim Obed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Urška Čas Svetek

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Conference)
Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Paraguay
Mr. Raul Martínez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Pablo Monroy-Conesa

video [English] [Spanish ] 2 minutes  

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Hine - Wai Loose

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Lithuania
Mr. Jonas Rudalevičius

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Morocco
Ms. Sanaa Kourkmadi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Australia
Mr. David Lee

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Japan
Mr. Osamu Sakashita

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


African Union
Mrs. Khadija R. Masri

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Ukraine
Ms. Iryna Shevchenko

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Tunisia
Ms. Zarrouk Nour

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Maldives
Mrs.  Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 

Panelists:

  • Ms. Jane Hodges, Director of the Gender Equality Bureau for the International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Cynthia Rothschild, Independent Gender Expert
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Florence Sambiri-Jaoko, Chairperson, Kenyan National Human Rights Commission
    video [English] 1 minute

  • Mr. Roberto Garretòn, member, HRC Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
    video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

  • Professor Emmanuel Decaux, member HRC Advisory Committee
    video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 22nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language]  Part I  1 hours 41 minutes
video [English] [Original language]  Part II - 30 minutes

 
     
 

Item 8: Follow-up and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

 
     
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Belgium (on behalf of the EU)
Mr. Xavier Baert

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Mohammed Haidara

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Aftab A. Khokher

video [English] 5 minutes  

 
 


Costa Rica (on Behalf of GRULAC)
Ms. Eugenia Gutiérrez Ruiz

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Brazil (on behalf of Mercosur)
Mr. Alexandre Guido Lopes Parola

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic (on behalf of Arab Group)
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes  

 
 


Norway
Ms. Beate Stiro

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Alexey Goltyaev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes  

 
 


China
Ms. Ning Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mrs. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Argentina
Ms. Silvia Cao

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Matjaž Kovačič

video [English] 5 minutes  

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 

Morocco
Mr. Hassane Boukili

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement: International Service for Human Rights; Canadian HIV/AIDS legal network, Human Rights Watch, FORUM-ASIA, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Joint statement: France Libertes; Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples, International Educational Developmen, American Association of Jurists
Morocco - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
United Kingdom
United States of America
Belgium
Morocco
China
Nigeria

video [English] [Original Language] 11 minutes  

 
 


International Lesbian and Gay Association - Europe

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Marangopoulos Foundation For Human Rights

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik
Islamic Republic of Iran - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
United Kingdom
United States of America
Russian Federation
Belgium


video [English] 7 minutes  

 
 


Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD)

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Agence Internationale pour le Développement (AIDE)

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


World Union Progressive Judaism

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Club for Peace Research

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


European Union for Public Relations

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Institute for Peace

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Femmes Afrique Solidarité

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Afro Asian People's Solidarity Organization

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU)
Islamic Republic of Iran - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Fundacion Para la Libertad

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Indian Council of Education

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Centrist Democratic International

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Action Internationale pour la Paix et le Developpement des Grands Lacs (AIPD-GL)

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Institute for Non-aligned Studies (IINS)

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


World Federation of Democratic Youth

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Widows Rights International

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Association for World Citizens

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

 

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     


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