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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, 16 June 2011

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

 
 

09:00 - 12:00 - 31st Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Oringinal Language] 39 Minutes

video [English] [Oringinal Language] Item 10: IE Burundi 1 Hour 45 Minutes

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

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

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS)

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Liberation

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Towns Agency for North-South Cooperation

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Indian Council of South America (CISA)

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

 
 


International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


World Muslim Congress

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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


video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Union de l'action féminine

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: - COBASE - Cooperativa Tecnico Scientifica di Base - Gherush92 - Committee for Human Rights

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Press Emblem Campaign (PEC)

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation

video [English] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Right of Reply

 
 


Uzbekistan

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Item 10: Technical assistance and capacity-building

 
     
 


The Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Burundi,
Mr. Fatsah Ouguergouz

A/HRC/17/50

video [English] [French] 15 minutes

 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned Country

 
 


Burundi
H.E. Ms. Clotilde Nigariga
Chief of Cabinet of the President

video [English] [French] 14 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


European Union
Ms. Nicole Reckinger

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Switzerland
Mr. Michael Meier

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minute

 
 


China
Mr. Yang Chuanhui

video [English] [Chinese] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Jeffrey Heaton

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Angola
Mr. José Maria Capon Duarte E Silva

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Mr. Osman Tat

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Belgium
Mr. Hugo Brauwers

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


International Organisation of La Francophonie
Mr. Rida Bouabid

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Geir Sjøberg

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Rwanda
Mr. Alphonse Kayitayire

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Uganda
Ms. Rossette Nyirinkindi Katungye

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Chad
Mr. Angui Awada

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Sudan
Mr. Hamza Omer Hassan Ahmed

video [English] [Arabic] 2 minutes

 
 


Republic of Congo
Mr. Luc-Joseph Okio

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Morocco
Mr. Omar Hilale

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights Leagues

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


Joint statement: World Organization Against Torture - International Federation for Human Rights Leagues (FIDH)

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Amnesty International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
     
 

Final Comments and Answers

 
     
 


The Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Burundi,
Mr. Fatsah Ouguergouz

video [English] [French] 16 minutes

 
     
     


 

12:00 - 15:00 - 32nd Plenary Meeting
video [English] [Original language] Item 10: IE Haiti 1 Hour 33 Minutes
video [English] [Original language] Item 10: General Debate 52 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 10: Technical assistance and capacity-building (continued)

 
     
 


The independent expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti,

Mr. Michel Forst

A/HRC/17/42

video [English] [French] 15 minutes
 
     
 

Interactive Dialogue

 
     
 

Concerned country

 
 


Haiti
Mr . Jean-Claude Pier

video [English] [French] 6 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


United States of America
Mr. John C. Mariz

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Brazil
Mr. João Ernesto Christófolo

video [English] [French] 4 minutes

 
 


Colombia
Mr. Álvaro Enrique Ayala Meléndez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


European Union
Ms. Mariangela Zappia

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Spain
Mr. Manuel Alhana

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


France
Mr. Jacques Pellet

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Honduras
Mr. Roberto Flores Bermúdez

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 


Algeria
Mr. Idriss Jazairy

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Michael Klepsch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Chile
Mr. Juan Pedro Sepulveda

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Uraguay
Mr. Ricardo Gonzalez Arenas

video [English] [Spanish] 4 minutes

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Yusnier Romero Puentes

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Canada
Mr. Jeffrey Heaton

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Mexico
Ms. Gisele Fernández Ludlow

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Norway
Mr. Baard Hjelde

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Alfonso Morales

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


OIF
Mr. Rida Bouabid

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


International Federation for Human Rights Leagues

video [English] [French] 2 minutes

 
 


American Civil Liberties Union

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


World Vision International

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     
 

Final Comments and Answers

 
     
 


The independent expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti,

Mr. Michel Forst

video [English] [French] 8 minutes
 
     
     
     
 

Item 10: Technical assistance and capacity-building (continued)

 
     
 

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on technical assistance and cooperation on human rights for Kyrgyzstan, presented by the Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights,
Madame Kyung-Wha Kang

A/HRC/17/41

video [English] 10 minutes

 
     
 

General Debate

 
     
 

Concerned Country

 
 


Kyrgyzstan
H.E Mr. Turatbek Djunushaliev,
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

video [English] [Russian] 10 minutes

 
     
 

Council members, Observer States and other observers

 
 


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

video [English] 4 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


China
Mr. Yang Zhilun

video [English] [Chinese] 1 minute

 
 


Brazil
Mr. João Ernesto Christófolo

video [English] 5 minutes

 
 


Belarus
Ms. Larisa Belskaya

video [English] [Russian] 2 minutes

 
     
 

National Human Rights Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

 
 


Human Rights Watch

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


United Nations Watch

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Centre Independent de Recherches et d'Iniatives pour le Dialogue (CIRID)

video [English] [French] 3 minutes

 

 

15:00 - 18:00 - 33rd Plenary Meeting
video Part I  [English] 26 Minutes
video Part II [English] [Original language] 1 Hour 5 Minutes

 
     
 

Item 1: Organizational and procedural matters (Continued)

 
     
 

Decisions and conclusions

 
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions under Item 2

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/17/L.28

 

Netherlands

 

Procedural decision

 
 


Netherlands
Mr. Boudewijn J. Van Eenennaam

video [English] 1 minute

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/17/L.28) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions under Item 3

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/17L.2

 

Philippines and Germany

 

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children

 
 


Philippines
Mr. Evan P. Garcia

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 


Germany
Mr. Reinhard Schweppe

video [English] 3 minutes

 
 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 2 minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/17L.2) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/17/L.10

 

Hungary

 

Independence of judges and lawyers

 
 


Hungary
Mr. András Dékány

video [English] 2 minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/17/L.10) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/17/L.11

 

Portugal

 

The Right to Education

 
 


Portugal
Ms. Graça Andresen Guimarães

video [English] 4 minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/17/L.11) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

Meeting Suspended

 
     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/17/L.17/Rev.1

 

Norway, India, Argentina, Russian Federation, Nigeria

 

Human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

 
 


Norway
Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen

video [English] 7 minutes

 
 


Argentina
Mr. Alberto J. Dumont

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


United States of America
Mr. Dan Baer

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Ecuador
Mr. Mauricio Montalvo

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 


Hungary
Mr. András Dékány

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Japan
Mr. Kenichi Suganuma

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 


Mr. Kyle Ward
Chief of OHCHR Programme Support and Management Services

video [English] 4 minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/17/L.17/Rev.1) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/17/L.19

 

Sweden

 

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions

 
 


Sweden
Ms. Irina Schoulgin Nyoni

video [English] 1 minute

 
 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 2 minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/17/L.19) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/17/L.21

 

Cuba

 

Mandate of the independent expert on human rights and international solidarity

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 2 minutes

 
 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


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

video [English] 2 minutes

 
     

Result of the vote


32 in favour, 14 against, 0 abstentions

Draft resolution
(A/HRC/17/L.21) has been adopted

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/17/L.24

 

Cuba

 

The effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights

 
 


Cuba
Mr. Juan Antonio Quintanilla

video [English] [Spanish] 3 minutes

 
 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


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

video [English] 1 minutes

 
 


United States of America
Ms. Eileen Chamberlain

video [English] 1 minute

 
     

Result of the vote


30 in favour, 13 against, 3 abstentions

Draft resolution
(A/HRC/17/L.24) has been adopted

     
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/17/L.25

 

Afghanistan

 

Proclamation of 19 August as the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

 
 


Afghanistan
Mr. Zalmai Aziz

video [English] 2 minutes

 
 

General comments and explanations of the vote before the vote

 


Spain
Mr. Pablo Gómez De Olea Bustinza

video [English] [Spanish] 1 minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/17/L.25) has been adopted without a vote

     
     
 

Consideration of draft Resolutions under Item 8

 
     
 

DRAFT

 

NUMBER

 

SUBMITTED BY

 

TITLE

 
                 
 

Resolution

 

A/HRC/17/L.18

 

Australia

 

National institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights

 
 


Australia
Mr. Peter Woolcott

video [English] 3 minutes

 

Draft resolution (A/HRC/17/L.18) has been adopted without a vote


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