[Geneva, September 14. Image via Getty]

US assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations Esther Brimmer delivers a speech beneath a ceiling painted by Spanish artist Miquel Barcelo on the opening day of the 12th United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council session at UN offices on September 14, 2009 in Geneva. The session will last until October 2, 2009 with the situation in Palestinian territories on the agenda. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)