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Human Rights Council
Sixteenth session

28 February - 25 March 2011

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Live Webcast

   
Untitled Document
 


Wednesday, 2 March 2011

09:30 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

09:30 - 12:00 - High-level Segment
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hours 41 Minutes

 
     
 

High-level Segment (continued)

 
 


Croatia
H.E. Mr. Slobodan Uzelac,
Deputy Prime Minister for Social Issues and Human Rights

video [English] 22 minutes

 
 


Burkina Faso
H.E. Ms. Salamata Sawadogo,
Minister for Human Rights

video [English] [French] 11 minutes

 
 


Iraq
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Al Soodani,
Minister of Human Rights

video [English] [Arabic]16 minutes

 
 


Zimbabwe
H.E. Hon. Patrick Antony Chinamasa,
Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs

video [English] 13 minutes

 
 


Botswana
H.E. Mr. Augustine Makgonatsotlhe,
Secretary for Defence, Justice and Security

video [English] 9 minutes

 
 


Lithuania
H.E. Ms. Asta Skaisgiryte-Liauškienė,
Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 


Poland
H.E. Ms. Grazyna Bernatowicz,
Under-Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
H.E. Mr. Diego Falconi,
Vice-Minister of Justice

video [English] [Spanish] 10 minutes

 
 


Uzbekistan
H.E. Dr. Akmal Saidov,
Chairperson of the National Center Human Rights

video [English] 10 minutes

 
 


Inter-Parliamentary Union
H.E. Anders Johnsson,

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 


African Union
H.E. Ms. Julia D. Joiner
Commissioner for Political Affairs

video [English] 14 minutes

 
 


Commonwealth
H.E. Mr. Kamalesh Sharma,
Secretary-General

video [English] 15 minutes

 
 


United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Ms. Janet Lim
Assistant High Commissioner for Operations

video [English] 13 minutes

 
     

 

12:00 - 15:00 - Panel discussion
video Part I  [English] [Original Language] 2 Hours 47 Minutes

 
     
 

Panel discussion on the full enjoyment of the human rights of people of African Descent

A/RES/64/169

 
 


Opening remarks by Ms. Navanethem Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Moderator:

  • H.E. Ambassador Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez, Vice President of the Human Rights Council
    video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

Panelists:

  • Dr. Luis Almagro, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay
    video [English] [Spanish] 10 minutes

  • Ms. Mirjana Najcevska, Chairperson of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
    video [English] 7 minutes

  • Mr. Pastor Murillo, member of CERD
    video [English] [Spanish] 9 minutes

  • Ms. Epsy Campbell Barr, President Centre for Afro-Costarican Women, San Jose, Costa Rica
    video [English] [Spanish] 7 minutes

  • Ms. Florence Simbiri Jaoko, Chairperson Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
    video [English] 12 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Nigeria (On Behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Otávio Augusto Drummond Cançado Trindade

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Luis Amoros Nunez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Joel Hivonnet

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombia
Ms. Alicia Victoria Arango Olmos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Douglas M. Griffiths

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (On Behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Asim Vetikhar Ahmad

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Peru
Mr. Carlos Sibille Rivera

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Panama
Ms. Grisselle Rodriguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. H. Vicente Zeran

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Network of African National Human Rights Institutions

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


North South XXI

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Comments and Answers by Panelists:

  • Ms. Mirjana Najcevska, Chairperson of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Mr. Pastor Murillo, member of CERD
    video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Epsy Campbell Barr, President Centre for Afro-Costarican Women, San Jose, Costa Rica
    video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

  • Ms. Florence Simbiri Jaoko, Chairperson Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
    video [English] 2 minutes
 
 


Haiti
Mr. Jude Baptiste

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Honduras
Mr. Roberto Flores Bermúdez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Ms. Selma Malika Hendel

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Portugal
Mr. Pedro Rodrigues Da Silva

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Salvador Tinajero Esquivel

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Jerry Matjila

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica
Mr. Mario Vega Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Congo
Mr. Luc-Joseph Okio

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Manuel Alhalma

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. You Yanping

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Mauritania
Mr. Cheikh Ahmed Ould Zahaf

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


African Commission of Health and Human Rights Promoters

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Closing commments and Answers by Panelists:

  • Ms. Mirjana Najcevska, Chairperson of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
    video [English] 1 minute

  • Mr. Pastor Murillo, member of CERD
    video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Epsy Campbell Barr, President Centre for Afro-Costarican Women, San Jose, Costa Rica
    video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Florence Simbiri Jaoko, Chairperson Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
    video [English] 3 minutes

 
 
H.E. Ambassador Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez, Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes
 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - High-level Segment - General Segment
video Part I  [English] [Original language] 1 Hour 27 Minutes
video Part II [English] [Original language] 48 Minutes

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Myanmar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Belarus

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
     
 

High-level Segment - General Segment (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Jordan
Mr. Mutaz Faleh Hyassat

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


China
Mr.Wang Qun

video [English] [Chinese] 7 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Othman Hashim

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

video [English] [Arabic] 6 minutes

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Fedor Rosocha

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Mohamed Siad Doualeh

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Oman
Mr. Yahya Salim Al-Wahaibi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Honduras
Mr. Roberto Flores Bermúdez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Holy See
Mr. Silvano M. Tomasi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Belarus
Mr. Mikhail Khvostov

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 6 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Dian Triansyah Djani

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Evan P. Garcia

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Namibia
Mr. Simon Madjumo Maruta

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Nicaragua
Mr. Carlos Robelo Raffone

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Barbados
Mr. Marion Vernese Williams

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Afghanistan
Mr. Zalmai Aziz

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Ms. Mervat Rishmawi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Ms. Mary Jean Real

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Alexis Corthay, FIAN International

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Pepe Julian Onziema, International Service For Human Rights

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

 

 
 


Nigeria

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Hungary

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Nigeria

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mauritania

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     

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