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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
 


Wednesday, 15 June 2011

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

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 28th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] 3 Hours 5 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
“Best practices in the fight against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance in the context of the 10th anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action”

 
 


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

video [English] 9 minutes

 
     
 


Moderator:

  • H.E. Ambassador Mr. Fedor Rosocha, Vice President of the Human Rights Council.

Panelists:

  • H.E. Mrs. Luiza Bairros, Minister of the Secretariat of Policies for the Promotion of Racial Equality of Brazil;
    video [English] [Original language] 16 minutes

  • Mr. Githu Mugai, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance;
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Mr. Ricardo Bucio, President of the National Council for the Prevention of Discrimination of Mexico;
    video [English] [Spanish] 9 minutes

  • Ms. Mireille Fanon-Mendes-France, Member of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent;
    video [English] [French] 11 minutes

  • Mr. Joris de Bres, Race Relations Commissioner, National Human Rights Commission, New Zealand;
    video [English] 9 minutes

  • Mr. Jerald Joseph, Executive Director of Dignity International, Malaysia.
    video [English] 11 minutes

 

 
 
 
 

Interactive dialogue

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Joëlle Hivonnet

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Ms. Yumirka Fernández Palacios

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Johannes Strasser

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Manuel Alhama Orenes

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Xavier Baert

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Slovakia
Ms. Ivana Kasárová

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


IFRC
Ms. Kelly Crittenden

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Annika Áberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Raphaël Trapp

video [English] [French] 5 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Baard Hjeloe

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Nicolas Lanza

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Ms. Veronika Stromšíková

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Ms. María del Carmen Vivar

video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Anna Morawiec Mansfield

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Mouhamadou Lamine Thiaw

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Timo Bauer-Savage

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Mr. Salvador Tinajero Esquivel

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


African Union
Mr. Habbib Savane

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


South Africa
Mr. Luvuyo Ndimeni

video [English] 4 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Coordinating Committee of NHRIs

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Conectas Direitos Humanos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of South America
President of Human Rights Council

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Open Society Institute

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final Comments and Answers

 
     
 

Panelists:

  • H.E. Mrs. Luiza Bairros, Minister of the Secretariat of Policies for the Promotion of Racial Equality of Brazil;
    video [English] 2 minutes

  • Mr. Githu Mugai, Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance;
    video [English] 1 minute

  • Mr. Ricardo Bucio, President of the National Council for the Prevention of Discrimination of Mexico;
    video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

  • Ms. Mireille Fanon-Mendes-France, Member of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent;
    video [English] [French] 3 minutes

  • Mr. Joris de Bres, Race Relations Commissioner, National Human Rights Commission, New Zealand;
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Mr. Jerald Joseph, Executive Director of Dignity International, Malaysia.
    video [English] 4 minutes



 
     


 

12:00 - 15:00 - 29th Plenary Meeting
video Part I  [English] [Original language] 52 Minutes
video Part II [English] [Original language] 1 Hour 34 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/G/12, A/HRC/17/NGO/2, A/HRC/17/NGO/12, A/HRC/17/NGO/55

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Alfonso Morales

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Qatar
Mr. Khalid Fahad Al-Hajri

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Egypt
Mr. Amr Essam

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Mr. Seyed Hossein Zolfaghari

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Mohamed Achgalou

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Kuwait
Mr. Malek Alwazzan

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Fraternite Notre Dame

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Refugee and Residency Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France Libertés - Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Liberation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Center for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy - CHRAPA

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Educational Development

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Comité International pour le Respect et l'Application de la Charte Africaine des Droits de l'Homme et des Peuples (CIRAC)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Muslim Congress

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Tchad agir pour l'environment

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


International Youth and Student Movement for the United Nations (ISMUN)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of South America

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
     
 

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

 
     
 

Follow-up to 14th Special Session: Situatidon of human rights in Côte d’Ivoire in relation to the conclusion of the 2010 presidential election

 
     
 

Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Côte d’Ivoire,
Mr. Vitit Muntabhorn, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry

A/HRC/17/48

video [English] [French] 10 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned Country

 
 


Côte d’Ivoire
Mr. Kouadio Adjoumani

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Rabi

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Turkey
Ms. Ela Gőrkem-Gőkçe

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Thailand
Mr. Sek Wannamethee

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Ms. Hou Pei

video [English] [Chinese] 4 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptise Mattei

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. O.A. Drummond Cançado Trindade

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Nicole Reckinger

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. M. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Timo Bauer-Savage

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Baard Hjeloe

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Anne-Tamara Lorre

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Peter Woolcott

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Annika Áberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Slovenia
Ms. Urška Čas Svetek

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Russian Federation
Mr. Sergey Kondratiev

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Liliana Padilla Rodríguez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Jürg Lauber

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Senegal
Mr. Babakar Ba

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights Leagues (FIDH)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Comité International pour le Respect et l'Application de la Charte Africaine des Droits de l'Homme et des Peuples (CIRAC)

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Femmes Africa Solidarité

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Closing Remarks

 
     
 

Members of the Commission of Inquiry :

  • Mr. Vitit Muntabhorn , Chairperson of the Commission
    video [English] 4 minutes

  • Ms. Reine Alapini Gansou,
    video [English] [Fremch] 2 minutes

  • Mr. Suliman Baldo,
    video [English] 3 minutes

  • Mr. Vitit Muntabhorn , Chairperson of the Commission
    video [English] 2 minutes
 
     

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 30th Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original Language] 3 Hours 19 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

Follow-up to 14th and 16th Special Sessions

 
     
 

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Côte d’Ivoire and the Preliminary report of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic,
Ms Navanethem Pillay

A/HRC/17/49, A/HRC/17/CRP.1

video [English] 17 minutes

 
     
 

General Debate
A/HRC/17/G/2, A/HRC/17/G/3, A/HRC/17/G/8, A/HRC/17/G/11, A/HRC/17/NGO/1, A/HRC/17/NGO/5, A/HRC/17/NGO/7, A/HRC/17/NGO/10, A/HRC/17/NGO/13, A/HRC/17/NGO/17, A/HRC/17/NGO/28, A/HRC/17/NGO/34, A/HRC/17/NGO/41, A/HRC/17/NGO/43, A/HRC/17/NGO/44, A/HRC/17/NGO/45, A/HRC/17/NGO/46, A/HRC/17/NGO/47, A/HRC/17/NGO/49, A/HRC/17/NGO/52, A/HRC/17/NGO/58

 
     
 

Concerned Country

 
 


Côte d’Ivoire
Mr. Kouadio Adjoumani

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


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

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Alison Leclaire Christie

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Boudewijn J. Van Eenennaam

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Jean-Baptise Mattei

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Jürg Lauber

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Agustín Santos Maraver

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Jiang Yingfeng

video [English] [Chinese] 5 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Geir Sjøberg

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. François Roux

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Slovakia
Mr. Fedor Rosocha

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Pakistan
Mr. Muhammad Saeed Sarwar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Uruguay
Mr. Ricardo Gonzalez

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] x minutes

 
 


Australia
Mr. Peter Woolcott

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Austria
Mr. Christian Strohal

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


New Zealand
Ms. Wendy Hinton

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ireland
Mr. Gerard Corr

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada
Ms. Alison Leclaire Christie

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Anna Uggla

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Denmark
Mr. Steffen Smidt

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Czech Republic
Mr. Patrick Rumlar

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Israel
Mr. Walid Abu-Haya

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belarus
Mr. Mikhail Khvostov

video [English] [ Russian] 3 minutes

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Mr. Félix Pena Ramos

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Joint statement: - Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples (MRAP) - International Educational Development, Inc. - International Peace Bureau - France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Women's Human Rights International Association - France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand - International Educational Development, Inc. - Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples (MRAP)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Society for Threatened Peoples - International Educational Development, Inc. - Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Baha'i International Community

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) - Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centrist Democratic International

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Agence Internationale pour le Developpement

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Sri Lanka

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Cuba

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Zimbabwe

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Bahrain

video [English] [Arabic] 3 minutes

 
 


China

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Azerbaijan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco

video [French] 3 minutes [Translation Services from this point no longer available]

 
 


Ethiopia

video [English] 1 minute

 
 


Japan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria

video [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Democratic People's Republic of Korea

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan

video [English] 3 minutes

 

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