United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Tuesday, 16 September 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)
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04:00 AM - 12:00 PM 27th regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 8 - 26 September 2014)
1) Commission of inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
6:45 AM (Palais des Nations, Geneva) Press Conference: Ebola.
An Ebola virus disease has severely affected West Africa, especially Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and claimed thousands of lives across the region. The United Nations and its partners are scaling up their efforts to address the outbreak and mitigate its impact in the region.
Following a briefing to Member States, Dr. David Nabarro, UN System Senior Coordinator for Ebola, Valerie Amos, Emergency Relief Coordinator and USG for Humanitarian Affairs and Bruce Aylward, Assistant Director-General for Polio, Emergencies and Country Collaboration (World Health Organization) will brief the press.
09:00 AM (CR.4) New Climate Economy: Launch of a new Climate Economy Commission report and Press conference by former President of Mexico, Mr. Felipe Calderón.
Event organised by the Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations (with the SG)
09:00 AM (CR.5) Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments.
Political representatives will present views on the implementation of Habitat II, discuss the links between the SDGs and Habitat III and set out their priorities for the Habitat III agenda.
- Round Table 1: Sustainable Development Goals and Habitat III
- Round Table 2: Implementation of Habitat II
- Round Table 3: Priorities for an Urban and Territorial Agenda
- Wrap-up and Conclusion
09:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout (Middle East).
Mr. Robert Serry, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, to address press at the Security Council Stakeout.
10:00 AM Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question (7266th meeting).
10:00 AM (CR.3) UN Women Executive Board, Second regular session 2014 (15-16 September 2014)
12:00 PM Press Conference [French/English interpretation requested]: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on his priorities for the 69th Session of the General Assembly.
12:30 PM (Stakeout 3, TAPE-FEED) Wreath Laying Ceremony Commemorating the 53rd Annniversary of the Death of Former Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Dag Hammarskjold
03:00 PM General Assembly: 1st plenary meeting - Opening of the 69th session.
03:00 PM (CR.3) UN Women Executive Board, Second regular session 2014 (15-16 September 2014)
03:30 PM Press Conference: President of the 69th Session of the General Assembly, Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa.