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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, 30th September 2010
10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - Opening of the session - 31st Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 hours 8 minutes

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
  Decisions and Conclusions (Continued)  
     
 

Item 3: Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

 
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions under Item 3

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.5

 

Guatemala [proxy: Mexico]

 

Draft resolution Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples

 
 


Guatemala
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.5) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.13

 

Finland and Germany

 

Adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living

 
 


Finland
Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


United States of America
Mr. Mark j. Cassayre

video [English] 1 minute  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.13) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.14

 

Spain and Germany

 

Human rights and access to safe drinking water and sanitation

 
 


Spain
Mr. Javier Garrigues

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Mauritania
Mr. Cheikh Ahmed Ould Zahaf

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Santiago Chiriboga - Acosta

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute  

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Héctor Raúl Peláez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Mark j. Cassayre

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Guatemala
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.14) has been Adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.18

 

Japan

 

Elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members

 
 


Japan
Mr. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 4 minutes  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.18) has been Adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.26

 

Costa Rica

 

World Programme for Human Rights Education: adoption of the Plan of Action for the second phase

 
 


Costa Rica
Mr. Manuel B. Dengo

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.26) has been Adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.31

 

Cuba

 

The use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
     

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Argentina
Mr. Héctor Raúl Peláez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Belgium (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     

Result of the vote


31 in favour, 13 against, 2 abstentions

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.31) has been Adopted

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.32

 

Cuba

 

Human rights and international solidarity

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
     

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Belgium (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Alex Van Meeuwen

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     

Result of the vote


32 in favour, 14 against, 0 abstentions

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.32) has been adopted

     
     
     
 

Item 10: Technical assistance and capacity–building

 
 
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions under Item 10

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.4

 

President’s statement

 

Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités pour Haïti

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Haiti as concerned country
Mr.Jude Baptiste

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
     

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Uruguay
Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute  

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Luisa Escorel De Moraes

video [English] [French / English] 5 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Mark j. Cassayre

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English] [French] 1 minute  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.4) has been Adopted without a vote

     
     
     
 

Item 3: Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

 
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions under Item 3 (continued)

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.6

 

Mexico

 

Human rights and indigenous peoples: mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Juan José Gómez Camacho

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 
     

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


United States of America
Mr. Mark j. Cassayre

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.6) has been Adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.7

 

Mexico

 

Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism: mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Juan José Gómez Camacho

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Mr. Kyle Ward
Chief of OHCHR Programme Support and Management Services

video [English] 2 minutes  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.7) has been adopted without a Vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.8/Rev.1

 

Mexico

 

Human rights of migrants

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Juan José Gómez Camacho,
Mr. Arturo Hernández Basave

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.8/Rev.1) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.27

 

Burkina Faso, New Zealand and Colombia

 

Preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights: follow-up to resolution 11/8

 
 


New Zealand (on behalf of Burkina Faso & Colombia)
Ms. Wendy Hinton

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
     

General Comments

 


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

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Burkina Faso
Ms. Clarisse Merindol Ouoba

video [English] [French] 1 minute  

 
     

Motion to Adjourn

 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Uganda

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute  

 
 


Belgium

video [English] [French] 1 minute  

 
 


Mexico

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute  

 

Result of the vote
14 in favour, 32 against, 0 abstentions

Motion for Adjournment on draft resolution A/HRC/15/L.27 has Failed

 

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote (continued)

 


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

video [English] 1 minute  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.27) has been adopted without a vote

     
     



 

15:00 - 18:00 - 32nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language]  Part I 1 hours 4 minutes
video [English] [Original Language]  Part II - 16 minutes

 
     
 

Item 3: Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

 
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions under Item 3 (continued)

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.24

 

France

 

Arbitrary detention

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English] [French ] 5 minutes  

 
 


Mr. Kyle Ward
Chief of OHCHR Programme Support and Management Services

video [English] 3 minutes  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.24) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.25

 

France

 

Draft guiding principles on extreme poverty and human rights

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Mattéi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.25) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
     
 

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

 
 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council
Statement on behalf of the Human Rights Council Members Condemning Religious Intolerance

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
     
     
 

Item 10: Technical assistance and capacity–building

 
 
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions under Item 10

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.17

 

Japan

 

Advisory services and technical assistance for Cambodia

 
 


Japan
Mr. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 5 minutes  

 
 


Cambodia as a concerned country
Mr. Sun Suon

video [English] 3 minutes  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.17) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
     
 

Item 3: Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

 
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions under Item 3 (continued)

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.23

 

USA, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Maldives, Nigeria, Indonesia and Mexico

 

The right to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Livsha Zahir

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mrs. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

video [English] 4 minutes  

 
     

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


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

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Juan Holguín

video [English] [Spanish ] 1 minute  

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


China
Mr. Qian Bo

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes  

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes  

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Ibrahim Aldredi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes  

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Aftab Ahmad Khokher

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Mr. Kyle Ward
Chief of OHCHR Programme Support and Management Services

video [English] 1 minute  

 
     

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.23) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/15/L.28

 

Brazil

 

Right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Luisa Escorel De Moraes

video [English] 5 minutes  

 
     

General Comments and Explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Pakistan (on Behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Aftab Ahmad Khokher

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Mr. Kyle Ward
Chief of OHCHR Programme Support and Management Services

video [English] 2 minutes  

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/15/L.28) has been adopted without a vote

     
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Ibrahim Aldredi

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. Goro Onojima
Secretary of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute 

 
     


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