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Human Rights Council
Seventeenth Session

30 May - 17 June 2011

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland
Live Webcast

   
Untitled Document
 


Monday, 30 May 2011

09:00 - 13:00 | 12:00 - 15:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 1st Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hours 48 Minutes

 
     
 

Opening of the session

 
     
 

Item 1: Organizational and procedural matters

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

A/HRC/17/1

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Item 2: Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

 
     
 


Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and report of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General
, Ms. Navanethem Pillay

video [English] 32 minutes

 
 
 
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Hungary (on behalf of the European Union)
Mr. Andras Dekany

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Palestine (on behalf of the Arab Group)
Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Zamir Akram

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Moldova
Ms. Tatina Lapicus

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptise Mattei

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Dante Martinelli

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Agustín Santos Maraver

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Poland
Mr. Remigiusz A. Henczel

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Ms. Eksiri Pintaruchi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Xia Jingge

video [English] [Chinese] 5 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Othman Hashim

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Konstantin Dolgov

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

video [English] [Arabic] 5 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Mauricio Montalvo

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Juan José Gómez Camacho

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Jordan
Mr. Mutaz Faleh Hyassat

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. François Roux

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Ms. Mariam Aftab

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Mouhamadou Lamine Thiaw

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. M. Kwon Haeryong

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Uganda
Ms. Rossette Nyirinkindi Katungye

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

12:00 - 15:00 - 2nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] 2 Hour 46 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 2: Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General (Continued)

 
     
 

Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and report of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General

A/HRC/16/20

 
 
 
 

Interactive dialogue (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Laura Mirachian

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Peter Woolcott

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Mr. Patrick Rumlar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Paraguay
Mr. Raul Martínez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Ela Gőrkem-Gőkçe

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Ethiopia
Mr. Minelik Alemu Getahun

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Botswana
Mr. Mothusi Bruce Rabasha Palai

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Desra Percaya

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Honduras
Mr. Roberto Flores Bermúdez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Luvuyo Ndimeni

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


African Union
Ms. Khadija R. Masri

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka
Mr. Kshenuka Senewiratne

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Marius Grinius

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Mícheál Tierney

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Belarus
Ms. Irina Arzhankova

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran
Mr. Seyed Mohammad Reza Sajjadi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Bhrigu Dhungana

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Evan P. Garcia

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea
Mr. Kim Yong Ho

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica
Mr. Norman Lizano Ortíz

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombia
Ms. Alicia Victoria Arango Olmos

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Uzbekistan
Mr. Badriddin Obido

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Hussain Al-Zuhairry

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Viet Nam
Mr. Vu Anh Quang

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan
Mr. Mohamed Elmurtada Mubarak Ismail

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Mouvement Contre le Racisme et Pour l’Amitié Entre les Peuples (MRAP)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI – North-South XXI

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Association for Progressive Communications (APC)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


UN Watch

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Muslim Congress

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


National Association of Community Legal Centres Inc.

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


China

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
     
 


H. E. Mr. Mahinda Samarasinghe,
Minister for Plantation Industries and Special Envoy for Human Rights
Sri Lanka

video [English] 15 minutes

 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 3rd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hour 49 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

The Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions,
Mr. Christof Heyns

A/HRC/17/28, A/HRC/17/28/Add.1, A/HRC/17/28/Add.2, A/HRC/17/28/Add.3, A/HRC/17/28/Add.4, A/HRC/17/28/Add.5, A/HRC/17/28/Add.6, A/HRC/17/NGO/24, A/HRC/17/NGO/25

video [English] 12 minutes

 
     
 

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises,
Mr. John G. Ruggie

A/HRC/17/31, A/HRC/17/31/Add.1, A/HRC/17/31/Add.2, A/HRC/17/31/Add.3, A/HRC/17/32, A/HRC/17/NI/1, A/HRC/17/NGO/3, A/HRC/17/NGO/6, A/HRC/17/NGO/48

video [English] 13 minutes

 
 
 
 

The Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers,
Ms. Gabriela Knaul

A/HRC/17/30, A/HRC/17/30/Add.1, A/HRC/17/30/Add.2, A/HRC/17/30/Add.3

video [English] [English / Spanish] 15 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue (Continued)

 
     
 

Concerned Countries

 
 


Albania
Mr. Sejdi Qerimaj

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Mauricio Montalvo

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Salvador Tinajero Esquivel

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


Mozambique
Mrs. Frances Rodrigues

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Kenya
Mr. Antony Andanje

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Mr. Edgardo Toro Carreño

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Paul Wyper

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Tian Ni

video [English] [Chinese] 4 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Yannick Minsier

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Guatemala
Mr. Carlos Ramiro Martínez Alvarado

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Hungary
Mr. András Dékány

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islanmic Republic of )
Mr. Seyed Hossein Zolkathari

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Jan Knutsson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Nicole Reckinger

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Alexey Goltyaev

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Poland
Mr. Stąsiek Mateusz

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Mahmoud Afifi

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Paraguay (on behalf of MERCOSUR)
Mr. Federico A. González

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Ghana
Ms. Mercy Yvonne Amoah

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on Behalf of the OIC)
Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Iraq

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 

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