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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
 


Thursday, 9 June 2011

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

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 19th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Niger 29 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Mozambique 43 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Estonia 43 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Niger
A/HRC/17/15, A/HRC/17/15/Add.1

 
     
 

Niger
H.E. Mr Abdoulaye Djibo
, Representative of the Minister of Justice

video [English] [French] 7 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Alegeria
Mr. Mohamed Salim Samar

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Yumirka Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Xavier Baert

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Burkina Faso
Ms. Clarisse Merindol Ouoba

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Nigeria
Ms. Beatrice Ikeku-Thomas

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Mouhamadou Lamine Thiaw

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Rabi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights Leagues

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Niger
H.E. Mr Abdoulaye Djibo

video [English] [French] 1 minute

 
     
 


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

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Mozambique
A/HRC/17/16, A/HRC/17/16/Add.1

 
     
 

Mozambique
H.E. Ms Benvinda Levi
, Minister of Justice

video [English] [Original Language] 13 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] [Spring] 2 minutes

 
 


Zimbabwe
Mr. Enos Mafemba

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Rabi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Timor Leste
Mr. Marcos dos Reis Da Costa

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Nigeria
Ms. Beatrice Ikeku-Thomas

video [English] x minutes

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Jerry Matthews Matjila

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Namibia
Mr. Absalom Nghifitikeko

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Lesotho
Mr. Ntsime Jafeta

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Istituto Internazionale Maria Ausiliatrice delle Salesiane di Don Bosco (IIMA)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Save the Children Alliance

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Conectas Direitos Humanos

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Mozambique
H.E. Ms Benvinda Levi

video [English] [Original Language] 3 minutes

 
     
 


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

video [English] 1 minutes

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

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

 
     
 

Estonia
H.E.
Mr Sander Soone, Director General of the Political Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

video [English] 20 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Mohamed Salim Samar

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Seyed Hossein Zolfaghari

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Republic of Moldova
Mr. Vlad Chirinciuc

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Latvia
Mr. Jānis Mažeiks

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Ms. Majda Moutchou

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Lithuania
Mr. Jonas Rudalevičius

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Conscience and Peace Tax International (CPTI)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


COC Netherland

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Estonia
H.E. Mr Sander Soone

video [English] 1 minutes

 
     
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     

 

12:00 - 15:00 - 20th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 Hour 7 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

Follow-up to 15th Special Session - Situation of human rights in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

 
     
 

Report of the International Commission of Inquiry to investigate all alleged violations of international human rights law in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,
Mr. Cherif Bassiouni, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry

A/HRC/17/44

video [English] 15 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned Country

 
 


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Mr. Muatafa Shaban

video [English] [Arabic] 11 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


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

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Mariangela Zappia

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan
Mr. Shehab A. Madi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Nigeria (on Behalf of the African Group)
Mr. Umunna Humphrey Orjiako

video [English] 6 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Hussein Al-Zuhairry

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptise Mattei

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Abdulla Falah Abdulla Al-dosari

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. He Yafei

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Valery Loshchinin

video [English] [Russian] 4 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Sek Wannamethee

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Héctor Raúl Peláez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Juan José Gómez Camacho

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Agustín Santos Maraver

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy
Ms. Laura Mirachian

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Oğuz Demiralp

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Poland
Mr. Remigiusz A. Henczel

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Denmark
Ms. Maria Moller

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Alison Leclaire Christie

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Konrad Scharinger

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Osamu Sakashita

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mauritania
Mr. Cheikh Ahmed Ould Zahaf

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Mícheál Tierney

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Dante Martinelli

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. François Roux

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Anna Uggla

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Portugal
Mr. Pedro Rodrigues Da Silva

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Sally Dawkins

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Uganda
Ms. Rossette Nyirinkindi Katungye

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Kwon Haeryong

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Fedor Rosocha

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sudan
Mr. Hamza Omer Hassan Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Lebanon
Ms. Najla Riachi Assaker

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Reporters Without Borders International

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amman Center for Human Rights Studies

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final Comments and Answers

 
     
 

Report of the International Commission of Inquiry to investigate all alleged violations of international human rights law in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,
Mr. Cherif Bassiouni, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry

video [English] 17 minutes

 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 21st Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Paraguay 41 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Item 6: General Debate 37 Minutes

 
     
 

Consideration of the outcome on Paraguay
A/HRC/17/18, A/HRC/17/18/Add.1

 
     
 

Paraguay
H.E. Mr Federico González
, Permanent Representative of Paraguay to the United Nations at Geneva

video [English] [Spanish] 16 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

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Mr. Germán Mundaraín Hernández

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Moldova
Mr. Vlad Chirinciuc

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Ms. Majda Moutchou

video [English] [Frenhc] 1 minute

 
 


El Salvador
Mr. Byron Fernando Larios López

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Volunteerism Organization for Women, Education and Development - VIDES

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Conscience and Peace Tax International (CPTI)

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Final remarks by the State under review

 
 


Paraguay

H.E. Mr Federico González

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
     
 


Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen
Vice President of the Human Rights Council
Adoption of the Report on Paraguay

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review

 
     
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Jürg Lauber

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Manuel Alhana

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Tian Ni

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Margarita Valee

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Geir Sjøberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Moldova
Mr. Vlad Chirinciuc

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombia
Mr. Álvaro Enrique Ayala Meléndez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Ismayil Asadov

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Jeffrey Heaton

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement: - Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) - Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative - Habitat International Coalition

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Service for Human Rights (ISHR)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     

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