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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
 


Tuesday, 7 June 2011

10:00 - 13:00 | 15:00 - 18:00

 
 

10:00 - 13:00 - 15th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Nauru 23 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Rwanda 1 Hour 4 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Nepal 1 Hour 12 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Nauru
A/HRC/17/3, A/HRC/17/3/Add.1

 
     
 

Nauru
H.E. Ms Marlene Moses,
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Nauru to the United Nations in New York

video [English] [no audio -1st minute] 5 minutes video

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Mohamed Salim Samar

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Yumirka Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Sally Jackman

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Ms. Majda Moutchou

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Federation

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


World Association for the School as an Instrument of Peace

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Nauru
H.E. Ms Marlene Moses

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 


Mr. Arcanjo Maria Do Nascimento
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Nauru

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Rwanda
A/HRC/17/4, A/HRC/17/4/Add.1

 
     
 

Rwanda
Mr Tharcisse Karugarama,
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Republic of Rwanda

video [English] 24 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Mohamed Salim Samar

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Yumirka Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Moldova
Mr. Vlad Chirinciuc

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Ms. Beatrice Ikeku-Thomas

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Mouhamadou Lamine Thiaw

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Uganda
Ms. Rossette Nyirinkindi Katungye

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Rencontre Africaine pour la defense des droits de l'homme (RADDHO)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Action internationale pour la paix et le développement dans la région des Grands Lacs (AIPD-GL)

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Rwanda
Mr Tharcisse Karugarama

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Arcanjo Maria Do Nascimento
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Rwanda

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Nepal
A/HRC/17/5, A/HRC/17/5/Add.1

 
     
 

Nepal
H.E. Mr Madhav Prasad Ghimire
, Chief Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers

video [English] 22 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Mohamed Salim Samar

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka
Ms. Kshenuka Senewiratne

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Yumirka Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Denmark
Ms. Tanja Vestergaard Jørgensen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Moldova
Mr. Vlad Chirinciuc

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Tian Ni

video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cambodia
Mr. Bieng Théng

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


National Human Rights Commission of Nepal

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Asian Legal Resource Centre

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Commission of Jurists

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Save the Children International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Rencontre Africaine pour la defense des droits de l'homme (RADDHO)

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Joint statement: - Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples (MRAP) - Society for Threatened Peoples - Asian Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Network

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Jubilee Campaign

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Nepal
H.E. Mr Madhav Prasad Ghimire

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Arcanjo Maria Do Nascimento
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Nepal

video [English] 1 minute

 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 16th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Saint Lucia 28 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Oman 35 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Austria 1 Hour 7 Minutes

video [English] 2 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Saint Lucia
A/HRC/17/6, A/HRC/17/6/Corr.1, A/HRC/17/6/Add.1

 
     
 

Saint Lucia
H.E. Dr Donatus Keith St. Aimee
, Permanent Representative of Saint Lucia to the United Nations at New York

video [English] 11 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Mohamed Salim Samar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Yumirka Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


Morocco
Ms. Majda Moutchou

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Mr. Edgardo Toro Carreño

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Saint Lucia
H.E. Dr Donatus Keith St. Aimee

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Fedor Rosocha
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Saint Lucia

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Oman
A/HRC/17/7, A/HRC/17/7/Add.1

 
     
 

Oman
H.E. Mr Yahya Salim Al-Wahaibi
, Permanent Representative of the Sultanate of Oman in Geneva

video [English] [Arabic] 9 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-Dosari

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Mohammad Karakutly

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Dharar Abdul-Razzak Razzooqi

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka
Ms. Kshenuka Senewiratne

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Yumirka Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


United States of America
Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Bahrain
Ms. Budoor Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Mohamed Ali Alhakim

video [English] [Arabic] 1 minute

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Rencontre Africaine pour la defense des droits de l'homme (RADDHO)

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Oman
H.E. Mr Yahya Salim Al-Wahaibi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Oman

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Austria
A/HRC/17/8, A/HRC/17/8/Add.1

 
     
 

Austria
H.E. Mr Christian Strohal
, Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations at Geneva

video [English] 16 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Mohamed Salim Samar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Seyed Hossein Zolfaghari

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Republic of Moldova
Mr. Vlad Chirinciuc

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Islamic Human Rights Commission

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Federation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Rencontre Africaine pour la defense des droits de l'homme (RADDHO)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights Leagues

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Disability Forum (EDF)


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Society for Threatened Peoples


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Austria
H.E. Mr Christian Strohal

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Austria

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
     
     
 

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

 
     
 

Consideration of Human Rights Council Advisory Committee Decision on follow up to 15th Special Session

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     

General Comments

 


Cuba (on behalf of GRULAC)
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Alberto J. Dumont
video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan
Mr. Mutaz Faleh Hyassat

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 3 minutes

 

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