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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
 


Tuesday, 15 March 2011

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

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 28th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original] 2 Hours 52 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention

 
     
 

General Debate (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers (Continued)

 
 


Belgium

Mr. Francois Roux

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Xia jinge

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Poland
Mr. Remigiusz A. Henczel

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Ms. Prang Anussorn-Nitisara

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Luis Amoros Nunez

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Republic of Moldova
Mr. Vladimir Chirinciuc

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Ms. Sim Mellouh

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Gerard Corr

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Germany

Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Ms. Veronika Stromšíková

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Denmark
Ms. Tanja Vestergaard Jørgensen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Jan Knutsson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Seyed Mohammad Reza Sajjadi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Mr. So Se Pyong

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Timor Leste
Mr. Joaquim A.M.l. Da Fonseca

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica
Mr. Christian Guillermet-Fernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Miranda Brown

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Baha’I International Community

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM ASIA)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


American Association of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centrist Democratic International

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 (CIRAC)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Indian Council of South America - International Educational Development, Inc.

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Charitable Institute for Protecting Social Victims

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Organization for Defending Victims of Violence

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Towns Agency for North-South Cooperation
Pakistan - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council


video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Centre for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - CIVICUS – World Alliance for Citizen Participation - Franciscans International

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Al-Hakim Foundation

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Center for Inquiry

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Humanist and Ethical Union

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Muslim Congress

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Action internationale pour la paix et le développement dans la région des Grands Lacs (International Action for Peace and Development in the Region of Great Lakes)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Club for Peace Research

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Schools International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Association for Democracy in Africa

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Commission to Study the Organization of Peace

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Center for Environmental and Management Studies

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Institute for Peace

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


International Fellowship of Reconciliation

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


International Association of Schools of Social Work

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


International Committee for the Indians of the Americas (INCOMINDIOS Switzerland)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Press Emblem Campaign

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights - International Educational Development, Inc.

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Organisation Against Torture

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Conectas Direitos Humanos

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Educational Development, Inc.

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     

 

12:00 - 15:00 - 29th Plenary Meeting
video Part I  [English] [Original language] 56 Minutes
video Part II [English] [Original language] 1 Hour 51 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention (Continued)

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Liberation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch
China - Point of Order
United States of America
Cuba
President of the Human Rights Council


video [English] [Chinese / Spanish ] 5 minutes

 
 


Minority Rights Group

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iranian Elite Research Center

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Network of Women's Non-governmental Organizations in the Islamic Republic of Iran

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Union de l'action féminine (UAF)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Agence Internationale pour le Developpement (International Agency for Development)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union of Public Relations

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


African Association of Education for Development

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Belarus
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Point of Order
President of the Human Rights Council
Cuba

video [English] [Russian / Spanish ] 5 minutes

 
 


Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Zimbabwe

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Nigeria

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Morocco

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Algeria

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
     
 

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

 
     
 

Report of the Independent Expert on minority issues,
Ms. Gay Mc Dougall

A/HRC/16/45, A/HRC/16/45/Add.1, A/HRC/16/45/Add.2

video [English] 15 minutes

 
 
 
 

Internactive Dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned Country

 
 


Colombia
Ms. Alicia Victoria Arango Olmos

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

 
 


Viet Nam
Mr. Vu Dung

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Russian Federation
Victoria Guseva

video [English] [Russian] 1 minute

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Urška Čas Svetek

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Haiti
Mr. Frantz Dorsainville

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Sarah Nickson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union
Mr. Davide Zaru

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Asim Vetikhar Ahmad

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Armenia
Mr. Vaheh Gevorgyan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Kgomotso Daphné Rahlaga

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Monica Thowsen

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Paolo Cuculi

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Greece
Ms. Evgenia Beniatoglou

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


UNICEF
Ms. Nicolette Moodie

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Bian Ge

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Georgia
Mr. Ilia Imnadze

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Latvia
Mr. Jānis Mažeiks

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Tara Foley

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Carlos Eduardo Da Cunha Oliveira

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Yaprak Alp

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Minority Rights Group

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages (EBLUL)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


World Citizen Association

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Closing Remarks

 
     
 

Report of the Independent Expert on minority issues,
Ms. Gay Mc Dougall

video [English] 13 minutes

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] x minute

 
     
     
 

15:00 - 18:00 -30th Plenary Meeting
video Part I  [English] [Original language] 2 Hours 2 Minutes
video Part II [English] [Original language] 57 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 5: Human rights bodies and mechanisms

 
     
 

Report presented by the Chairperson of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee,
Ms. Purificación Quisumbing

A/HRC/16/40, A/HRC/16/60, A/HRC/16/61, A/HRC/16/63, A/HRC/16/70, A/HRC/AC/5/3, A/HRC/AC/6/3, A/HRC/16/NGO/31

video [English] 10 minutes

 
     
 

The report of the Forum on Minority Issues presented by ,
Ms. Gay Mc Dougall

A/HRC/16/46

video [English] 9 minutes

 
     
 

The report of the 2010 Social Forum presented by ,
Ambassador Laura Dupuy-Lasserre

A/HRC/16/62, A/HRC/16/62/Corr.1

video [English] [Spanish] 9 minutes

 
     
 

The report of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working on the UN draft declaration on human rights education and training presented by,
Ambassador Jürg Lauber

A/HRC/16/41, A/HRC/WG.9/1/2, A/HRC/WG.9/1/3, A/HRC/16/NGO/50, A/HRC/16/NGO/116

video [English] 6 minutes

 
     
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Hungary (on behalf of the European union )
Mr. András Dékány

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of African group)
Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Ghana

Ms. Mercy Yvonne Amoah

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Luis AMOROS Nunez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Mariano Guida

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Carlos Eduardo Da Cunha Oliveira

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Helga Fastrup Ervik

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Hu Miao

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Alfonso Morales

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Sek Wannamethee

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Johannes Strasser

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr. Hamid Ahmadi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Dick Komar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ethiopia
Mr. Allehone Mulugeta Abebe

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Malek Al Wazzan

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Evan P. Garcia

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Ms. Maysa Ureña Menacho

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Singapore
Mr. Syed Hassim Syed Noureddin

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Luxembourg
Mr. Jean Feyder

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Organization of La Francophonie
Mr. Ridha Bouabid

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Alexander Smith

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Armenia
Mr. Vaheh Gevorgyan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Sedwyn Anthony

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Ismayl Asadov

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Inter-Parliamentary Union
Mr. Akiyo Afouda

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions

video [English] [French] x minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Soka Gakkai International - Worldwide Organization for Women - Myochikai (Arigatou Foundation) - International Organization for the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination - International Organization for the Right to Education and Freedom of Education (OIDEL) - International Catholic Child Bureau - Al-Hakim Foundation - Planetary Association for Clean Energy, Inc. - International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR) - International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse - Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem (OSMTH) - Association Points-Coeur - Servas International - Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) - Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development - United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY Peacebuilders) - Soroptimist International - International Association for Religious Freedom - International Association of Peace Messenger Cities

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - International Service for Human Rights - Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies - CIVICUS – World Alliance for Citizen Participation

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Myochikai (Arigatou Foundation) - Plan International, Inc. - United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY Peacebuilders)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Permanent Assembly for Human Rights

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Japanese Workers' Committee for Human Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Liberation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Action internationale pour la paix et le développement dans la région des Grands Lacs (International Action for Peace and Development in the Region of Great Lakes)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Foodfirst Information and Action Network (FIAN)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Servas International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Association for the School as an Instrument of Peace

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Movement « Tupaj Amaru »

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Minority Rights Group

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Syriac Universal Alliance

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of South America

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

 

 
 


Mr. Fedor Rosocha
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 

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