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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
 


Friday, 11 March 2011

10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 16:45

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 23rd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hours 33 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 


PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS ASPECTS OF HOSTAGE TAKING AND TERRORISM

 
 


Opening remarks by Madame Kyung-wha Kang, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 12 minutes

 
 


Moderator:

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

Panelists:

  • Mr. Martin Scheinin, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Mr. Kamel Rezzag Bara, Adviser to the President of Algeria
    video [English] [French] 7 minutes

  • Commissioner Cecilia R.V. Quisumbing, National Human Rights Commission, Philippines
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Mr. Soumeylou Maiga, President of the Sahel Observatory of Geostrategy and Security,
    Mali
    video [English] [French] 11 minutes

  • Mr. Federico Andreu, Colombian Commission of Jurists
    video [English] [Spanish] 13 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


France
Mr. Jean Baptiste Mattei

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq (on behalf of the Arab Group)
Mr. Riadh Yalda Oshana

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 7 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Gregory Lukiyantsev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Bian Ge

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Burkina Faso
Mr. Antoine Somdah

video [English] [French] 6 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Hamid Ahmadi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Colombia
Ms. Alicia Victoria Arango Olmos

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Margaret Wang

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Maria Todd

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Spain
Mr. Pablo Gómez De Olea Bustinza

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Ms. Rania Al Rifaiy

video [English] [ Arabic] 3 minutes

 
     
 


Closing Remarks by Panelists:

  • Mr. Martin Scheinin, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
    video [English] 6 minutes

  • Mr. Kamel Rezzag Bara, Adviser to the President of Algeria
    video [English] [French] 8 minutes

  • Commissioner Cecilia R.V. Quisumbing, National Human Rights Commission, Philippines
    video [English] 5 minutes

  • Mr. Federico Andreu, Colombian Commission of Jurists
    video [English] 6 minutes
  • Mr. Soumeylou Maiga, President of the Sahel Observatory of Geostrategy and Security,
    Mali
    video [English] [Spanish] 9 minutes

 
     

 

15:00 - 16:45 - 24th Plenary Meeting
video Part I  [English] [Original Language] 1 Hour 39 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

General Debate (Continued)

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement: SOS Kinderdorf International - International Federation Terre Des Hommes - Defence for Children International - World Organisation Against Torture - Plan International, Inc. - International Save the Children Alliance - Foundation ECPAT International - World Vision International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: American Association of Jurists - Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples - International Educational Development, Inc.

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Charitable Institute for Protecting Social Victims

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Organization for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Conectas Direitos Humanos - Action Canada for Population and Development

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


International Educational Development, Inc.

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Presse Embleme Campagne

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Advocates, Inc.

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Towns Agency for North-South Cooperation

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation of ACAT (Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Jubilee Campaign

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations

video [English] 2minutes

 
 


Japanese Workers' Committee for Human Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pax Romana (International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs and International Movement of Catholic Students)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Reporters Sans Frontiers International – Reporters Without Borders International 22. World Muslim Congress

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Fundacion Para La Libertad

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Federation of Democratic Youth

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Universal Peace Federation

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Tchad agir pour l'environment

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE)

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


European Disability Forum

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Union for Progressive Judaism

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Conscience and Peace Tax International (CPTI)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Organisation pour la Communication en Afrique et de Promotion de la Cooperation Economique Internationale – OCAPROCE Internationale

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Al-Hakim Foundation

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Union de l'action féminine

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - World Federation of Trade Unions - Federation of Cuban Women

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Comité International pour le Respect et l'Application de la Charte Africaine des Droits de l'Homme et des Peuples

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Franciscans International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Uzbekistan

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

 

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 minutes

 

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