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Human Rights Council
Seventeenth Session

30 May - 17 June 2011

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland
Live Webcast

   
 


Tuesday, 14 June 2011

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

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 25th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 2 Hour 35 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 1 & 2 (continued)

 
 


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

video [English] [Audio] 1 minute

 
     
 

Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

 
     
 


Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the status of implementation of the conclusions contained in the report of the independent international fact-finding mission on the incident of the humanitarian flotilla (A/HRC/15/21),
Ms. Navanethem Pillay

A/HRC/17/47, A/HRC/17/NGO/11, A/HRC/17/NGO/40

video [English] [Audio] 1 minute

 
     
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Concerned Country

 
 


Israel
Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar

video [English] 8 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi

video [English] [Arabic] 10 minutes

 
 


Syrian Arab Republic
Mr. Faysal Khabbaz Hamoui

video [English] [Arabic] 7 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Oğuz Demiralp

video [English] 6 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Egypt (on behalf of NAM)
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of OIC)
Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of African Group)
Mr. Mohammed Haidara

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [Arabic] 6 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Jürg Lauber

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Charles O. Blaha

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Hou Pei

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Osamu Sakashita

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Ms. Budoor Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Ms. Natalia Zolotova

video [English] [Russian] 5 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Ms. Siti Hajjar Adnin

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Yusnier Romero Puentes

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Saudia Arabia
Mr. Ahmed Suleiman Ibrahim Alaquil

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Mansoor Abdulla Al-Sulaitin

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Jordan
Ms. Salma Ettaweel

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Maldives

Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Ciro Leal Martins Da Cunha

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Bangladesh
Ms. Nahida Sobhan

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Oğuz Demiralp

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indonesia
Mr. Mohammad Chandra Yvdha

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Hisham Badr

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of )
Mr. Seyed Mohammad Reza Sajjadi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Arab Emirates
Mr. Obaid Salem Saeed Al Zaabi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Sri Lanka
Ms. Kshenuka Senewiratne

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Oman
Mr. Yahya Alwihaibi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Sadiq Marafi

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep. of)
Mr. Félix Pena Ramos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


OIC
Mr. Slimane Chikh

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Arab league
Mr. Saãd Al Farargi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Lebanon
Ms. Rana Mokaddem

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan
Ms. Rahma Salih Elobied

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Al-Haq, Law in the Service of Man

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: B'nai B'rith - Coordinating Board of Jewish Organizations

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Press Emblem Campaign (PEC)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Nord-Sud XXI

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Union for Progressive Judaism

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     

 

12:00 - 13:30 - 26th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 1 Hour 32 Minutes

video [English] [Original language] Item 9: General Debate 25 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance: follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

 
     
 

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Mr. Githu Muigai

A/HRC/17/40, A/HRC/17/40/Add.1, A/HRC/17/40/Add.2

video [English] 16 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned Country

 
 


Singapore
Mr. Steven Pang Chee Wee

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Amr Essam

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Joëlle Hivonnet

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (OIC)
Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Sergey Kondratiev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


French
Mr. Jacques Pellet

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Abdoul Wahab Haidara

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Johannes Strasser

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nigeria
Mr. Ositadinma Anaedu

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Janet Román Arredondo

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Bolivia
Mr. Maysa Ureña Menacho

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Boualem Chebihi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


India
Mr. Gopinathan Achamkulangare

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of )
Mr. Seyed Hossein Zolfaghari

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Palestine (Arab Group)
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Roberto Nocella

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Martin Roch

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Ms. Veronika Stromšíková

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Franklin Rodrigues Hoyer

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Baard Hjelde

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep. of)
Mr. Edgardo Toro Carreño

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Ms. Susan Wilding

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final Comments and Answers

 
     
 

The Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

video [English] 6 minutes

 
     
     
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance: follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

 
     
 

General Debate A/HRC/17/NGO/2, A/HRC/17/NGO/12, A/HRC/17/NGO/55

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of OIC)
Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Nigeria (on behalf of African Group)
Mr. Mohammed Haidara

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Manuel Alhama Orenes

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


China
Mr.Yang Zhilun

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
     

 

14:30 - 18:00 - 27th Plenary Meeting
video Part I  [English] [Original Language] 2 Hour 27 Minutes
video Part II [English] [Original Language] 25 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance: follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (continued)

 
     
 

Panel Discussion on
“Promotion of a culture of Tolerance”

 
 


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

video [English] 9 minutes

 
 


Video Statement by Mr. Jorge Sampaio,
High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 


Moderator:

  • H.E. Ambassador Bente Angell-Hansen , Vice President of the Human Rights Council.

Panelists:

  • Mr. Slimane Chikh, Permanent Observer of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference to the United Nations Office at Geneva to read the statement on behalf of Mr. Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference
    video [English] [French] 4 minutes
  • Mr. Ahmer Bilal Soofi (Pakistan) Lawyer and expert on international humanitarian law and human rights and President of the Research Society of International Law in Pakistan
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Mr. Doudou Diène (Senegal) Vice-Chair of  Institut internationale de recherche politique et de civilisation  and former United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
    video [English] [French] 6 minutes
  • Mr. Mario Marazziti (Italy) Journalist and Spokesperson and Member of the International Board of the Community of Sant'Egidio
    video [English] 9 minutes
  • Mr. Adil Akhmetov (Kazakhstan) Ambassador and Personal Representative of the Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE on combating intolerance and discrimination against Muslims
    video [English] 8 minutes

  • Ms. Simona Santoro, Adviser on Freedom of Religion or Belief of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) in Warsaw
    video [English] 7 minutes
  • Ms. Suzan Johnson Cook (United States of America) Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom and Head of the Office of International Religious Freedom at the State Department
    video [English] 7 minutes

 
 
 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Pakistan (on behalf of OIC)
Mr. Zamir Akram

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Italy
Mr. Paolo Cuculi

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Yang Chuanhui

video [English] [Chinese] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Ms. Majda Moutchou

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Nicole Reckinger

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Yumirka Fernández Palacios

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Malaysia
Mr. Kapli Emer

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Paul Wyper

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulaziz Alwasil

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Maldives
Ms. Iruthisham Adam

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Palestine
Mr. Imad Zuhairi

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Mícheál Tierney

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Malek Al Wazzan

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan
Mr. Rashad Shirinov

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Martin Roch

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Bahrain
Ms. Budoor Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 4 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Annika Áberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Babakar Ba

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Anna Morawiec Mansfield

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Mr. Oğuz Demiralp

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Armenia
Ms. Satenik Abgarian

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ms. Emina Keco-Isakovic

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Raphaël Trapp

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of )
Mr. Seyed Mohammad Reza Sajjadi

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Iraq
Mr. Hussein Al-Zuhairry

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Roman Kashaev

video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. Franklin Rodrigues Hoyer

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


United Nations Watch


video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final Comments and Answers

 
     
 

Panelists:

  • Ms. Simona Santoro, Adviser on Freedom of Religion or Belief of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) in Warsaw
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Mr. Ahmer Bilal Soofi (Pakistan) Lawyer and expert on international humanitarian law and human rights and President of the Research Society of International Law in Pakistan
    video [English] 2 minutes
  • Mr. Doudou Diène (Senegal) Vice-Chair of  Institut internationale de recherche politique et de civilisation  and former United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
    video [English] [French] 1 minute
  • Mr. Mario Marazziti (Italy) Journalist and Spokesperson and Member of the International Board of the Community of Sant'Egidio
    video [English] 2 minutes
  • Mr. Adil Akhmetov (Kazakhstan) Ambassador and Personal Representative of the Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE on combating intolerance and discrimination against Muslims
    video [English] 1 minute
  • Ms. Suzan Johnson Cook (United States of America) Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom and Head of the Office of International Religious Freedom at the State Department
    video [English] 2 minutes

 
     

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