May, 2011

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Human Rights Council
Eleventh Session of the Universal Periodic Review

2 - 13 May 2011

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland
Live Webcast

   

 

Thursday, 5 May 2011
09:00 - 12:00 | 12:00 - 12:30 | 14:30 - 17:30 | 17:30 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 7th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] 2 Hour 39 Minutes

 
     
 

Review of Latvia

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/11/LVA/1): AC | E | FR | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/11/LVA/2):  AC | E | FR | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/11/LVA/3):  AC | E | FR | S
 
     
 

H.E. Mr. Andris Teikmanis, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

video [English] 25 minutes  
 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes  

 
 


Uzbekistan
Mr. Badriddin Obidov

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes  

 
 


Poland
Ms. Aleksandra Wojtylak

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Republic of Moldova
Mr. Vladimir Chirinciuc

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Estonia
Mr. Jüri Seilenthal

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Canada
Mr. Jeffrey Heaton

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


France
Mr. Raphael Trapp

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hillale

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Murad N. Najafbayli

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Bulgaria
Ms. Genoveva Nenova

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Norway
Ms Maria Philippa Rossi

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Czech Republic
Mr. Patrick Rumlar

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Austria
Mr. Gerold Vollmer

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Spain
Mr. Manuel Alhama

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Gonzalo M. Jordan

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Ciro Leal Martins Da Cunha

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Lithuania
Mr. Jonas Rudalevičius

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Australia
Ms. Sally Dawkins

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Chile

Mr. Juan Pedro Sepulveda

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute  

 
 


Hungary
Mr. Rieks Boekholt

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Robert-Jan Sieben

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Palestine
Ms. Deema Asfour

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute  

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Liliana Padilla Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Belarus
Ms. Irina Arzhankova

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes  

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Fara Marz Hejazi

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Paraguay
Mr. Raul Martínez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Comments and answers by Latvia

  • H.E. Mr. Andris Teikmanis, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ms. Laila Medina
  • Ms. Ineta Tare
  • Mr. Dimitrijs Trofimovs
  • Mr. Dmitrijs Kulss
  • Ms. Anita Kleinberga
video [English] 34 minutes  
 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Ambris Teikmanis

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Bob Last

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Italy
Mr. Paolo Cuculi

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Sweden
Ms Anna Uggla

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


China
Ms. Hou Pei

video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute  

 
 


Ecuador
Ms. María del Carmen Vivar

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Fedor Rosocha

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Georgia
Mr. Ilia Imnadze

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Costa Rica
Mr. Norman Lizano Ortíz

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Ukraine
Ms. Iryna Shevchenko

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Yannick Minsier

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Ireland
Ms. Iverna Mc Gowan-Smyth

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Finland
Mr. Hannu Himanen

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Djibouti
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Abro

video [English] [French] 1 minute  

 
     
 

Closing comments, answers and final remark by Latvia

  • H.E. Mr. Andris Teikmanis, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ms. Inga Reine
video [English] 6 minutes  
 

     
 

12:00 - 12:30 - Adoption of the Report on Palau
video [English] 11 minutes  

 
 


Republic of Moldova on Behalf of the Troika (Ecuador, Republic of Moldova and Senegal)
Mr. Vladimir Chirinciuc

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


The Report on Palau is adopted
Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Palau
Mr. John C. Gibbons

video [English] 7 minutes  

 

     
 

14:30 - 17:30 - 8th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] 2 hours 30 minutes

 
     
 

Review of Sierra Leone

  • National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (a) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/11/SLE/1):AC | E | FR | S
  • Compilation prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/11/SLE/2):AC | E | FR | S
  • Summary prepared by the OHCHR in accordance with paragraph 15 (c) of the annex to HRC resolution 5/1 (A/HRC/WG.6/11/SLE/3):AC | E | FR | S
 
     
 

H.E. Mr. Franklyn Bai Kargbo, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice

video [English] 15 minutes  
 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
 


Japan

Mr. Yuji Yamamoto

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Bhrigu Dhungana

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Poland
Mr. Mateusz Stasiek

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazaïry

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


France
Mr. Emmanuel Pineda

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


Canada
Ms. Manon Boisclair

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Gerard Corr

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Murad N. Najafbayli

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Spain
Ms. Olivia Widen

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Comments and answers by Sierra Leone

  • H.E. Mr. Franklyn Bai Kargbo, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice
video [English] 11 minutes  
 
 


Norway
Ms Maria Philippa Rossi

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Germany
Ms. Larissa Kramny

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Gonzalo M. Jordan

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute  

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Otávio Augusto Drummond Cançado Trindade

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Australia
Ms. Sally Dawkins

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Chile
Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Hungary
Mr. Ors Bolvary

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Netherlands
Ms. Marjolijn Luchtmeijer

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Comments and answers by Sierra Leone

  • H.E. Mr. Franklyn Bai Kargbo, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice
video [English] 8 minutes  
 
 


Mexico
Ms. Gisele Fernández Ludlow

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Michael Meier

video [English] [French] 3 minutes  

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Tara E. Foley

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Turkey

Ms. Yaprak Alp

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Portugal
Mr. Pedro Rodrigues Da Silva

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Marko Ham

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Nocella

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Irina Schoulgin Nyoni

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Sedwyn Anthony

video [English] 3 minutes  

 
     
 

Comments and answers by Sierra Leone

  • H.E. Mr. Franklyn Bai Kargbo, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice
video [English] 10 minutes  
 
 


China
Mr. Yang Chuanhui

video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute  

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Alfonso Morales

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Costa Rica
Mr. Norman Lizano Ortíz

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes  

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Uganda
Ms. Rossette Nyirinkindi Katungye

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Ukraine
Ms. Iryna Shevchenko

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Yannick Minsier

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Mohamed Lamine Thiaw

video [English] [French] 2 minutes  

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Dicky Komar

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Ghana
Mr. Jude Kwame Osei

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
 


Nigeria
Ms. Beatrice Ikeku-Thomas

video [English] 2 minutes  

 
     
 

Closing comments, answers and final remark by Sierra Leone

  • H.E. Mr. Franklyn Bai Kargbo, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice
video [English] 4 minutes  
 

     
 

17:00 - 18:00 - Adoption of the Report on Somalia
video [English] [Original Language] 11 minutes  

 
 


Mexico on Behalf of the Troika (Angola, Mexico and Thailand )
Mr. Arturo Hernández Basave

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes  

 
 


The Report on Somalia is adopted
Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow

President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute  

 
 


Somalia
Mr. Yusuf Mohamed Ismail

video [English] 4 minutes  

 

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