Friday, May 6

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (Friday, 6 May 2016)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 6 May 2016
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)

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04:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (Geneva, CMT+1) Human Rights Council: 25th session of Universal Periodic Review (2-13 May 2016).
Review of Papua New Guinea and Tajikistan. Adoption of the reports on Suriname and St Vincent and the Grenadines.
The twenty-fifth session of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will be held in Geneva from 2 to 13 May during which the next group of 14 States are scheduled to have their human rights records examined under this mechanism.
The group of States to be reviewed by the Universal Periodic Review Working Group during this session are (in order of scheduled review): Suriname, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Greece, Sudan, Hungary, Papua New Guinea, Tajikistan, the United Republic of Tanzania, Antigua and Barbuda, Swaziland, Trinidad and Tobago, Thailand and Ireland.  The meeting will take place in Room 20 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
More information:
http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=19912&LangID=E#sthash.IPfkAjJr.dpuf

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.6) UNDP Event, Arab Knowledge Index.
The Arab Knowledge index, is an index that best reflects “knowledge from a development perspective” in the Arab region, while taking into consideration the Arab region’s specific context, needs and challenges, and focusing as well on the critical role of Arab youth in the establishment of the knowledge society in the Arab region.
http://arabknowledgeportal.com/CustomPage.aspx?id=27&language=en&title=

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (UNAMI).

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        (CR.3) Fifth Committee: 35th meeting (second part of the resumed 70th session).
Administrative and Budgetary Committee.
Fifth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: Briefing on the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).
http://www.uniraq.org/index.php?lang=en

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (TCC) General Assembly: High-level Conversation on Religions for Peace.
A high-level conversation on “Religions for Peace” is an occasion for the membership of the United Nations and other relevant stakeholders, including representatives of different faith traditions, to recall the significance of maintaining respectful tolerance across diverse cultures and religions and to address violent extremism and terrorism, including giving further consideration to the recently unveiled Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism, and to reiterate the principles of relevant Security Council resolutions on terrorism.
http://www.un.org/pga/70/events/high-level-conversation-of-the-united-nations-general-assembly-religions-for-peace/

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Impacts of the 2015/16 El Niño phenomenon: Reducing risks and capturing opportunities - Economic and Social Council, 24th meeting.
The meeting will provide an opportunity to receive an update on the  current El Niño and its economic, social and environmental dimensions, and to discuss measures undertaken by countries to increase their resilience.
The meeting is being organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
https://www.un.org/ecosoc/en/events/2016/ecosoc-special-meeting-impacts-2015/16-el-ni%C3%B1o-phenomenon-reducing-risks-and-capturing

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.6) Mapping the vulnerability of mountain peoples to food insecurity – sharing the results of an FAO global study.
Event organized by the Permanent Missions of Italy, Kyrgyz Republic, Peru and FAO.
http://www.mountainpartnership.org/events/event-detail/en/c/410485/

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (TCC) General Assembly: High-level Conversation on Religions for Peace.
A high-level conversation on “Religions for Peace” is an occasion for the membership of the United Nations and other relevant stakeholders, including representatives of different faith traditions, to recall the significance of maintaining respectful tolerance across diverse cultures and religions and to address violent extremism and terrorism, including giving further consideration to the recently unveiled Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism, and to reiterate the principles of relevant Security Council resolutions on terrorism.
http://www.un.org/pga/70/events/high-level-conversation-of-the-united-nations-general-assembly-religions-for-peace/

05:15 PM - 06:15 PM        Press Conference: Permanent Observer Mission of the State of Palestine to the UN on the protection of the Palestinian people.

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