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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, 28th September 2010
10:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 12:00 - Opening of the session - 25th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language]  1 hour 33 minutes

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories (Continued)

 
     
 

Report of the international fact-finding mission to investigate violations of international law, including international humanitarian and human rights law, resulting from the Israeli attacks on the flotilla of ships carrying humanitarian assistance.

A/HRC/15/21 and annexes 1-2-3a-3b-3c-3d-3e-4

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Ms. Mariam Aftab

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Egypt
Ms. Mona Elbahtimy

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Mr. Obaid Slem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Jordan
Mr. Shehab A. Madi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mrs. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


European Union
Ms. Joellle Hivonnet

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Mansoor Abdulla Al-Sulaitin

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Sudan
Mr. Hamza Omer Hassan Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


India (on behalf of IBSA)
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Ibrahim Aldredi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Fontana Barbara

video [English] [French] 1 minute  

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Desra Percaya

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Talal Almutairi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Yemen
Mr. Ibrahim Al-Adofi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Japan
Mr. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Mohammad Reza Ghaebi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Ahmed Fahad Almarek

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Lebanon
Ms. Rana Mokaddem

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute  

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Jerry Matthews Matjila

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Livsha Zahir

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples (MRAP)

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


North-South XXI

video [English] x minutes  

 
     
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
  Members of Fact-Finding mission:
  • Judge Karl T. Hudson-Phillips
    video [English] 3 minutes  

  • Sir Desmond de Silva
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Mary Shanti Dairiam
    video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
     
 

12:00 - 15:00 - 26th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language]  Part I  - 2 hours 3 minutes
video [English] [Original language]  Part II - 1 hours 14 minutes

 
     
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, follow-up and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

 
     
 

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
Mr. Githu Muigai

A/HRC/15/45, A/HRC/15/53, A/HRC/15/53/Corr.1

video [English] 20 minutes  

 
     
 

Chairperson of the Working Group of experts on people of African Descent
Ms. Mirjana Najcevska

A/HRC/15/18, A/HRC/15/59

video [English] 14 minutes  

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned countries

 
 


United States of America

Mr. Mark J. Cassayre

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Belgium
(on behalf of the EU)
Ms. Nicole Reckinger

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

Mr. Félix Peña Ramos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


India

Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Shafqat Khan

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Dicky Komar

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Frank Isoh

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Mahmoud Afifi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Hussain Al-Zuhhairy

video [English] [Arabic ] 2 minutes  

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Mohammad Reza Ghaebi

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Honduras
Mr. Roberto Flores Bermúdez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Armenia
Mr. Vaheh Gevorgyan

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Khalid Mohammad Karakutly

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Poland
Mr. Andrzej Sadoś

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Denmark
Mr. Arnold de Fine Skibsted

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Franklin Rodrigues Hoyer

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Mark j. Cassayre

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


China
Ms. Ning Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes  

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Juan Holguín

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Mohamed Siad Doualeh

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute  

 
 


Norway
Mr. Vebjorn Heines

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Livsha Zahir

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Senegal
Ms. Mariame Sy

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
xMr. Najib Tleba

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes  

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Jean - Daniel Vigny

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


African Union
Mr. Habib Savane

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Carina Martensson

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Evan P. Garcia

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Human Rights First

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Ligue internationale contre le racisme et l'antisémitisme – LICRA

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
Mr. Githu Muigai

video [English] 9 minutes  

 
     
 

Chairperson of the Working Group of experts on people of African Descent
Ms. Mirjana Najcevska

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute  

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, follow-up and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (Continued)

 
     
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Ms. Mariam Aftab

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Frank Isoh

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Belgium (on behalf of the EU)
Mr. Alex VAN Meeuwen

video [English] [French] 4 minutes  

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of NAM)
Ms. Mona Elbahtimy

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes  

 
     
     
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15:00 - 18:00 - 27th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language]  Part I   -   1 hours 38 minutes
video [English] [Original language]  Part II  - 54 minutes
video [English] [Original language]  Part III - 39 minutes

 
     
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, follow-up and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (Continued)

 
     
 

General Debate (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Ibrahim Aldredi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes  

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish ] 3 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Osman Tat

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Khalid Fahad Al-Hajri

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Fahd Abdullah F. Aleisa

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes  

 
 


Guatemala
Ms. Sofia Mathieu

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Ela Görkem-Gökçe

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Mesbah Ansari

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Israel
Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Malek Alwazzan

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Holy See
Mr. Mgr Silvano M. Tomasi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Habib Mikayilli

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


MRAP

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Fraternite Notre Dame, Inc.

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Joint statement: International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations; World Muslim Congress

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Charitable Institute for Protecting Social Victims

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Educational Development, Inc.

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


France-Libertés Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Liberation

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Mbororo Social and Cultural Development Association of Cameroon

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Organization for Defending Victims of Violence

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Association for World Education

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Club for Peace Research

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


European Union of Public Relations

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Institute for Peace

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Commission to Study the Organization of Peace

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


World Union for Progressive Judaism

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Rencontre Africaine Pour la Défense des Droits de l'Homme (RADDHO)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


International Youth and Student Movement for the United Nations

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Association of World Citizens

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Afro-Asian People’s Solidarity Organization

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Item 10: Technical assistance and capacity–building

 
     
 

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
Mr. Surya Prasad Subedi

A/HRC/15/46, A/HRC/15/47, A/HRC/15/G/5

video [English] 13 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned countries

 
 


Cambodia

Mr. Sun Suon

video [English] 10 minutes  

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Japan
Mr. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Australia
Ms. Sally Dawkins

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


European Union
Ms. Joellle Hivonnet

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Singapore
Mr. Tan YORK Chor

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Ciro Leal Martins Da Cunha

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Philip Tissot

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Vijavat Isarabhakdi

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Irina Schoulgin Nyoni

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Dicky Komar

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Micheál Tierney

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Bhrigu Dhungana

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


China
Ms. Giu Ying Ying

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes  

 
 


Viet Nam
Mr. Vu Arh Quang

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Evan P. Garcia

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Canada
Ms. Anne Tamara Lorre

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Mr. Yong Chanthalangsy

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Carlton Forbes

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Myanmar
Mr. Kyaw Myo Htut

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Michael Meier

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Closing Comments and Answers

 
     
 

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
Mr. Surya Prasad Subedi

video [English] 10 minutes  

 
     
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     


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