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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
 


Friday, 10 June 2011

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

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 22nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] 3 Hours 12 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

Annual full-day meeting on women's human rights

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 5 minutes

 
     
 

Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights
“Good practices and remaining gaps in the prevention of violence against women”

 
 


Opening remarks by Ms. Navanethem Pillay,
High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 13 minutes

 
     
 


Moderator:

  • H.E. Ambassador Sihasak Phuangketkeow, President of the Human Rights Council.

Panelists:

  • Ms. Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Ms. Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Ms. Dubravka Simonovic, Expert Member of the Committee on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women and Chair of its Optional Protocol
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Mr. Jimmie Briggs, Co-founder and Executive Director, Man Up Campaign
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Ms. Yuniyanti Chuzaifah, Chairperson, Indonesia National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan)
    video [English] 12 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Chile
Mr. Pedro Oyarce

video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Manon Boisclair

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Luisa Escorel De Moraes

video [English] [Original Language] 4 minutes

 
 


Costa Rica (on behalf of GRULAC)
Ms. Sylvia Poll

video [English] [Spanish] s minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Mme Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Joëlle Hivonnet

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Japan
Ms. Satoko Toku

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Margarita Valle

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Ms. Mariam Madiha Aftab

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Yannick Minsier

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Paraguay (Mercosur)
Mr. Raul Martínez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovakia
Ms. Ivana Kasárova

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Peru
Mr. Fernando Rojas Samanez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Finland
Ms. Marjatta Hiekka

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Honduras
Mr. Roberto Flores Bermúdez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


UNICEF
Ms. Nicolette moodie

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement: - World Young Women’s Christian Association - Femmes Afrique Solidarité - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Worldwide Organization for Women

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue (Continued)

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Indonesia
Mr.

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Yang Shilun

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Mr. Urška Čas Svetek

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Konrad Scharinger

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Ms. Tuth Stane

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Ms. Samira Safarova

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Christopher Lomax

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Müjde Utku

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Lithuania
Mr. Jonas Rudalevičius

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Spain
Ms. Olivia Widen

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Singapore
Mr. Kang Ping Song Marvin

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Ms. Mahdieh Salari

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Sek Wannamethee

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Poland
Ms. Jacqueline Kaceprzak

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement: - Association for Progressive Communications (APC) - European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Federation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 


Closing comments and answers by
Panelists:

  • Ms. Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Ms. Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Ms. Dubravka Simonovic, Expert Member of the Committee on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women and Chair of its Optional Protocol
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Mr. Jimmie Briggs, Co-founder and Executive Director, Man Up Campaign
    video [English] 1 minutes

  • Ms. Yuniyanti Chuzaifah, Chairperson, Indonesia National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan)
    video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     
 

12:00 - 15:00 - 23rd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Item 4 - 1 Hour 12 Minutes
video [English] [Original language] Item 8 - 1 Hour 18 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

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

 
     
  Report of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, followed by interactive dialogue organized by the High Commissioner in accordance with resolution S-15/1

A/HRC/17/45, A/HRC/17/NGO/29
 
     
 
  • Madame Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for human rights
    video [English] 12 minutes

  • Mr. Rashid Khalikov, Director of  the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and former humanitarian coordinator for Libya.
    video [English] 10 minutes

  • Mr. Yacoub El Hillo, Director of the Regional Bureau for North Africa and the Middle East of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR);
    video [English] 8 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Gonzalo M. Jordan

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


European Union
Ms. Mariangela Zappia

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Jordan
Ms. Majd Hattar

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptise Mattei

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Palestine (on behalf of Arab Group)
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Nortern Ireland
Ms. Melanie Hopkins

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Manuel Alhana

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Educational Development, Inc

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


CIVICUS – World Alliance for Citizen Participation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Rencontre Africaine pour la Defense des Droits de l'Homme (RADDHO)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Press Emblem Campaign

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final Comments and Answers

 
     
 
  • Madame Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for human rights
    video [English] 6 minutes

  •  Mr. Yacoub El Hillo, Director of the Regional Bureau for North Africa and the Middle East of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR);
    video [English] 1 minute

  • Mr. Thierry Delbreuve, Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer at OCHA
    video [English] 1 minute

 
     
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

Item 8: Follow-up and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

 
 
 
 

General Debate A/HRC/17/NGO/37

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


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

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Paraguay (Mercosur)
Mr. Raul Martínez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Jan Knutsson

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Charles O. Blaha

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. YANG Zhilun

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Ms. Natalia Zolotova

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Poland
Mr. Remigiusz A. Henczel

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Ciro Leal Martins Da Cunha

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Boualem Chebihi s

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Seyed Hossein Zolfaghari

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement: - International Educational Development, Inc - Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights (MFHR) - Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples (MRAP)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Federation


video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights - Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Union for Progressive Judaism

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Liberation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Union de l'action féminine

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Youth and Student Movement for the United Nations

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of South America


video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Agence Internationale pour le Developpement

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 


Mr. Sihasak Phuangketkeow
President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] 1 minute

 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 24th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hour 42 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

Annual full-day meeting on women's human rights (continued)

 
 


Mr. Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez
Vice President of the Human Rights Council

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
     
 

Panel Discussion on
“Conflict-related violence against women”

 
 


Opening remarks by Ms. Kyung-wha Kang,
Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

video [English] 13 minutes

 
     
 


Moderator:

  • H.E. Ambassador Rodolfo Reyes Rodriguez, Vice President of the Human Rights Council.

Panelists:

  • Ms. Margot Wallström, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict
    video [English] 11 minutes

  • Ms. Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women
    video [English] 11 minutes

  • Ms. Zohra Rasekh, Vice President, Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
    video [English] 5 minutes

  • Mr. Marek Marczyński, Research, Policy and Campaign Manager, International Justice Team, Amnesty International-International Secretariat.
    video [English] 9 minutes


 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Estonia

Ms. Eva-maria Liimets

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Mr. Jan Knutsson

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Ms. Cecilia Meirovich

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Palestine (Arab Group)
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Gabon
Mr. Baudelaire Ndong Ella

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Jacques Pellet

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Ms. Eiman Alraisy

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Colombia
Ms. Alicia Victoria Arango Olmos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Portugal
Mr. Pedro Rodrigues Da Silva

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Ms. Galina Khvan

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Ms. Verónica Aguilar

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Ms. Majda Moutchou

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Burkina Faso
Ms. Clarisse Merindol Ouoba

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Save the Children Alliance

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Colombian Commission of Jurists

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Switzerland
Ms. Laurenie Sulliger

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Ms. Selma Malika Hendel

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq
Ms. Safana Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Khalid Fahad Al-Hajri

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka
Ms. Kshenuka Senewiratne

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Korea
Mr. Kim Dong Jo

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


OIF
Mr. Samir Yeddes

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


African Union
Mr. Habib Savane

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Nepal
Mr. Bhrigu Dhungana

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan
Ms. Rahma Salih Elobied

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Judith Arrieta

video [English] [Spain] 2 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Ms. Katie Morrisroe

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Denmark
Ms. Tanja Vestergaard Jørgensen

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Joëlle Hivonnet

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Ms. Olivia Widen

video [English] [Spain] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Rebekah Stewart

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


UNFPA
Ms. Alanna Armitage

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Union de l'action féminine

video [English] 1 minutes

 
     
 


Closing comments and answers by
Panelists:

  • Ms. Margot Wallström, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict
    video [English] 6 minutes

  • Ms. Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Zohra Rasekh, Vice President, Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
    video [English] 5 minutes

  • Mr. Marek Marczyński, Research, Policy and Campaign Manager, International Justice Team, Amnesty International-International Secretariat.
    video [English] 2 minutes

 

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