UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

High-Level Segment

Statements

Monday, 14 March 2005

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Belgium H.E. Mr. Karel de Gucht, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belgium
14 March
CanadaThe Hon. Pierre Pettigrew, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Canada
14 March
Costa Rica H.E. Mr. Marco Vinicio Vargas, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica
14 March
France H.E. Mr. Renaud Muselier, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of France
14 March
Kyrgyz Republic H.E. Mr. Askar Aitmatov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic
14 March
Luxembourg H.E. Mr. Jean Asselborn, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg
14 March
Malaysia H.E. Mr. Dato’ Seri Syed Hamid bin Syed Jaafar Albar, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Malaysia
14 March
Peru H.E. Mr. Manuel Rodríguez-Cuadros, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Peru
14 March
Spain H.E. Dr. María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, Deputy Prime Minister of Spain
14 March
Sudan H.E. Mr. Ali Mohamed Osman Yassin, Minister of Justice of Sudan
14 March
Switzerland H.E. Ms. Micheline Calmy-Rey, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Switzerland
14 March

Tuesday, 15 March 2005

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Albania H.E. Mr. Kastriot Islami, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Albania
15 March
ArgentinaH.E. Dr. D. Horacio Daniel Rosatti, Minister of Justice and Human Rights
15 March
ArmeniaH.E. Mr. Vartan Oskanian, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Armenia
15 March
BrazilH.E. Mr. Nilmário Miranda, Minister, Special Secretary for Human Rights of Brazil
15 March
Burkina Faso H.E. Ms. Monique Ilboudo, Minister for Promotion of Human Rights of Burkina Faso
15 March
Croatia H.E. Ms. Jadranka Kosar, Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia
15 March
Cyprus H.E. Mr. George Iacovou, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Cyprus
15 March
Indonesia H.E. Dr. N. Hassan Wirajuda, Minister for Foreign Affairs
15 March
Italy H.E. Ms. Margherita Boniver, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Italy
15 March
Kazakhstan H.E. Mr. Kassymzhomart Tokaev, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan
15 March
Finland H.E. Mr. Erkki Tuomioja, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland
15 March
Latvia H.E. Mr. Artis Pabriks, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia
15 March
Mauritania H.E. Mr. Hamady Ould Meimou, Human Rights Commissioner of Mauritania
15 March
Mexico H.E. Ms. Patricia Olamendi, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mexico
15 March
Morocco H.E. Mr. Mohamed Bouzoubaa, Minister of Justice of Morocco
15 March
Mozambique H.E. Dr. Alcinda Abreu, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Republic of Mozambique
15 March
Nepal Hon. Mr. Ramesh Nath Pandey, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal
15 March
Saudi Arabia H.E. Dr. Nizar Obaid Madani, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia
15 March
Slovenia H.E. Dr. Dimitrij Rupel, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Slovenia , Chairman in Office of the OSCE
15 March
South Africa H.E. Ms. Bridgitte Mabandla, Minister of Justice of the Republic of South Africa
15 March
Sri Lanka H.E. Mr. Lakshman Kadirgamar, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka
15 March
Sweden H.E. Ms. Laila Freivalds, Minister for Foreign Affairs
15 March
The Netherlands H.E. Dr. Bernard Bot, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
15 March
Ukraine H.E. Mr. Borys Tarasyuk, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
15 March
Uruguay

H.E. Ms. Belela Herrera Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Uruguay

15 March
Yemen H.E. Ms. Amat Al-Aleem Alsoswa, Minister for Human Rights of Yemen
15 March

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Organization of the Islamic Conference Secretary-General, H.E. Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu
15 March

Wednesday, 16 March 2005

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Austria H.E. Mr. Hans Winkler, Deputy Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Austria
16 March
AzerbaijanH.E. Mr. Mahmud Mammadquliyev, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan
16 March
BangladeshH.E. Mr. Reaz Rahman, Advisor (State Minister) for Foreign Affairs of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh
16 March
Bosnia and Herzegovina H.E. Mr. Mladen Ivanić, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina
16 March
BotswanaH.E. Mr. P.T.C. Skelemani, Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration of Botswana
16 March
BulgariaH.E. Mr. Petko Draganov, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria
16 March
ColombiaH.E. Dr. Francisco Santos, Vice-President of the Republic of Colombia
16 March
CubaH.E. Mr. Felipe Perez Roque, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Cuba
16 March
Czech Republic H.E. Mr. Pavel Svoboda, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
16 March
Democratic Republic of the Congo H.E. Ms. Marie-Madeleine Kalala, Minister for Human Rights of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
16 March
GuatemalaH.E. H.E. Ms. Marta Altolaguirre, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Guatemala
16 March
HondurasH.E. Dr. Jorge Hernandez Alcerro, Minister of Governance and Justice of Honduras
16 March
IraqH.E. Mr. Omer Berzinji, Head of the Human Rights Department of Iraq
16 March
LithuaniaH.E. Mr. Sarunas Adomavicius, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
16 March
JapanH.E. Mr. It sunori Onodera, Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs
16 March
KenyaHon. Mr. Kiraitu Murungi, Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs of the Republic of Kenya
16 March
NigeriaH.E. Mr. Alhaji Abubakar Tanko, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
16 March
PakistanH.E. Mr. Muhammad Wasi Zafar, Minister of Law, Justice and Human Rights of Pakistan
16 March
RomaniaH.E. Mrs Carmen Liliana Burlacu, Director General for OSCE, Council of Europe and Human Rights of Romania
16 March
Serbia and Montenegro H.E. Mr. Vuk Draskovic, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Serbia and Montenegro
16 March
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandH.E. Mr. Bill Rammell MP, Minister for International Human Rights of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
16 March
VenezuelaH.E. Ms. Maria Pilar Hernandez, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
16 March
VietnamH.E. Mr. Dao Viet Trung, Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs
16 March

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ICRC Mr. Jakob Kellenberger, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross
16 March

Thursday, 17 March 2005

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AngolaH.E. Mr. George Chicoty, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Angola
17 March
BurundiH.E. Mr. Déogratias Rusengwamihigo, Minister for Constitutional Reform, Human Rights and Relations with the Parliament of Burundi
17 March
CameroonH.E. Mr. Laurent Esso, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cameroon
17 March
Côte d'Ivoire H.E. Ms. Victorine Wodie, Minister for Human Rights of Côte d’Ivoire
17 March
DenmarkH.E. Mr. Carsten Staur, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
17 March
Equatorial Guinea H.E. Mr. Ricardo Mangue Obama Nfubea, Vice Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea
17 March
GabonH.E. Mr. Paul Mba Abessole, Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development, in charge of Human Rights in Gabon
17 March
GhanaHon. Mr. J. Ayikoi Otoo, Attorney General and Minister of Justice of Ghana
17 March
IranH.E. Dr. G. Ali Khoshroo, Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran
17 March
IrelandH.E. Mr. Conor Lenihan TD, Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland with Special Responsibility for Overseas Development and Human Rights
17 March
IsraelH.E. Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar, Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel and Head of the United Nations and International Organisations Division
17 March
MoldovaH.E. Ms. Eugenia Kistruga, First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Moldova
17 March
NicaraguaH.E. Mr. Mauricio Díaz Dávila, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua
17 March
NorwayH.E. Mr. Vidar Helgesen, State Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway
17 March
ParaguayH.E. Mr. José Martínez Lezcano, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Paraguay
17 March
PolandH.E. Prof. Adam Daniel Rotfeld, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland
17 March
Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Yuri Fedotov, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
17 March
RwandaH.E. Ms. Edda Mukabagwagwiza, Minister of Justice of Rwanda
17 March
SenegalH.E. Maître Mame Bassine Niang, Minister and Commissioner for Human Rights of Senegal
17 March
SlovakiaH.E. Mr. Eduard Kukan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Slovakia
17 March
Timor-LesteH.E. Dr. José Ramos Horta, Senior Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Timor-Leste
17 March
United States of America H.E. Ms. Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs of the United States of America
17 March
Uzbekistan H.E. Dr. Akmal Saidov, Minister, Chairman of the Committee for Human Rights
17 March
ZimbabweH.E. Mr. Patrick Anthony Chinamasa, Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs of Zimbabwe
17 March

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IFRC Mr. Markku Niskala, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
17 March
UNHCR Ms. Wendy Chamberlin, Acting United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
17 March