Commemoration of Human Rights Day 2008, 10 December

   
UN Webcast - Commemoration of Human Rights Day, 10 December 2010, Palais des Nations, Geneva (Switzerland)
 

Commemoration of Human Rights Day
Room XX
Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room

at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland
Live Webcast

Commemoration 2007 & 2008


Friday, 10 December 2010
10:00 - 12:30 Commemorative session
video [Entire video] [Original Language] 2 hours and 12 minutes


Ms. Navanethem Pillay
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


video [English] 1 minute

 

Human Rights Defenders - Speak Up to Stop Discrimination

video [English] 8 minutes


Opening remarks
Ms. Sandrine Salerno
Mayor of the City of Geneva,

video [English] [French] 8 minutes


Human Rights Day Statement
Ms. Navanethem Pillay
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


video [English] 18 minutes video عربي| 中文 | English | Français | Русский | Español

 

Human Rights Day Message
Dr. Aung San Suu Kyi

video [English] 2 minutes


Ms. Navanethem Pillay
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


video [English] 1 minute


Panel Moderator
Mr. Ahmad Fawzi, (Egypt)
Former Director of the UN News and Media Division in New York

video [English] 3 minutes


Musical performance
Mr. Nelson Ebo (Angola) accompanied on the piano by United Nations staffer Graham Hobbs

"Il mio tesoro", by W.A. Mozart

"Si mes vers avaient des ailes", by Reynaldo Hahn

video [Original Language] 6 minutes

 

Panel discussion - Human Rights Defenders Acting Against Discrimination

 

Moderator:

  • Mr. Ahmad Fawzi, Former Director of the UN News and Media Division in New York

Presenters:

  • Ms. Dora Alonzo, (Guatemala) Member of the Parliament for Children and Adolescents
    video [English] [Spanish] 5 minutes

  • Ms. Beatrice Achaleke, (Austria) President of the Black European Women’s Council
    video [English] 4 minutes

  • Mr. Otgonbaatar Tsedendemberel, (Mongolia) Lawyer and Advocacy Programme Manager of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Centre
    video [English] 4 minutes

  • Ms. Adala Abu Middain, (Gaza) Chairperson of the Right to Live Society
    video [English] [Arabic] 7 minutes

  • Mr. Nurbek Toktakunov, (Kyrgyzstan) Lawyer and Head of the Precedent Partnership Group
    video [English] [Russian] 3 minutes

First responders:

  • Mr. Roberto Garretón, Member of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
    video [English] [Spanish] 6 minutes

  • Ms. Ana Peláez Narváez, Member of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    video [English] [Spanish] 8 minutes

  • Mr. Chaloka Beyani, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of Internally Displaced Persons
    video [English] 6 minutes

 

Question & Answers with Audience Participation

video [English] [Original Language] 24 minutes


Mr. Ahmad Fawzi,
Former Director of the UN News and Media Division in New York

video [English] 2 minutes


Musical performance
Mr. Nelson Ebo (Angola) accompanied on the piano by United Nations staffer Graham Hobbs

"Muxima", by Liceu Vieira Dias

"Ah, la paterna mano", by G. Verdi

video [Original Language] 6 minutes

 
Closing of the commemorative session
Mr. Ahmad Fawzi

video [English] 1 minute

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