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[Webcast] UN Web TV: Provisional Live Schedule (June 1 - 7, 2015)

Just a heads up on the UN Web TV live coverage for June 1 - 7, 2015.

All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)

This is an early provisional list of scheduled events. The list will be updated daily on the UN Web TV site (
http://webtv.un.org) as more events are confirmed for coverage.
LIVE on UN Web TV
June 1 - June 7, 2015
Provisional Weekly Calendar

Monday, June 1, 2015

        09:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (TCC) High-level event on the Demographic Dividend and Youth Employment.
With the SG.
http://www.un.org/pga/010615_hlte-demographic-dividend-and-youth-employment/

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Press Conference: Launch of the Small Arms 2015: Weapons and the World.
Speakers: Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Small Arms Survey Research Director; Khristopher Carlson, Small Arms Survey Senior Researcher; Glenn McDonald, Small Arms Survey Senior Researcher and Yearbook Coordinator; Paul Seger, Permanent Representative of Switzerland


        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2015 (1-9 June 2015).
The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS is responsible for providing inter-governmental support to and supervision of the activities of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. It must also be responsive to the needs of programme countries. The Board is under the authority of the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.3) First Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs).
The IAEG-SDGs has been established by the Statistical Commission at its 46th session to develop an indicator framework for the monitoring of the goals and targets of the post-2015 development agenda at the global level, and to support its implementation.
Organised by the UN Statistics Division.
http://unstats.un.org/sdgs/first-iaeg-sdgs-meeting/
Provisional agenda:
http://unstats.un.org/files/First%20meeting%20IAEG-SDGs%20-%20June%202015%20-%20Provisional%20agenda.pdf

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.11) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Drafting session, Additional session 3)
In support of continued progress on the Outcome Document, additional sessions for consultations on the Draft Outcome Document have been scheduled.
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3/preparatory-process/drafting-sessions.html

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing and guest: Pierre Krahenbul, the Commissioner General for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

        01:00 PM - 02:00 PM        Press Conference: UN Population Fund's (UNFPA) Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotomehin on the General Assembly High-level event on the Demographic Dividend and Youth Employment.

        01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.7) The Farhud and the Creation of 850,000 Post-War Jewish Refugees from Arab Lands.
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Israel


        03:00 PM - 05:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2015 (1-9 June 2015).
The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS is responsible for providing inter-governmental support to and supervision of the activities of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. It must also be responsive to the needs of programme countries. The Board is under the authority of the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.11) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Drafting session, Additional session 3)
In support of continued progress on the Outcome Document, additional sessions for consultations on the Draft Outcome Document have been scheduled.
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3/preparatory-process/drafting-sessions.html

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (TCC) High-level event on the Demographic Dividend and Youth Employment.
http://www.un.org/pga/010615_hlte-demographic-dividend-and-youth-employment/

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.3) First Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs).
The IAEG-SDGs has been established by the Statistical Commission at its 46th session to develop an indicator framework for the monitoring of the goals and targets of the post-2015 development agenda at the global level, and to support its implementation.
Organised by the UN Statistics Division.
http://unstats.un.org/sdgs/first-iaeg-sdgs-meeting/
Provisional agenda:
http://unstats.un.org/files/First%20meeting%20IAEG-SDGs%20-%20June%202015%20-%20Provisional%20agenda.pdf
Tuesday, June 2, 2015

        09:30 AM - 12:30 PM        (TCC) UNRWA at 65 years - Sustaining human development and protecting rights of Palestine Refugees.
Concept Note:
http://www.un.org/pdfs/unrwa65.pdf

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2015 (1-9 June 2015).
The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS is responsible for providing inter-governmental support to and supervision of the activities of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. It must also be responsive to the needs of programme countries. The Board is under the authority of the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.3)  First Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs).
The IAEG-SDGs has been established by the Statistical Commission at its 46th session to develop an indicator framework for the monitoring of the goals and targets of the post-2015 development agenda at the global level, and to support its implementation.
Organised by the UN Statistics Division.
http://unstats.un.org/sdgs/first-iaeg-sdgs-meeting/
Provisional agenda:
http://unstats.un.org/files/First%20meeting%20IAEG-SDGs%20-%20June%202015%20-%20Provisional%20agenda.pdf

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.11) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Drafting session, Additional session 3)
In support of continued progress on the Outcome Document, additional sessions for consultations on the Draft Outcome Document have been scheduled.
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3/preparatory-process/drafting-sessions.html

        11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (CR.2) General Assembly: Informal meeting of the plenary to hear a briefing by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, concerning the public health crisis emanating from the Ebola virus outbreak.
Mr. Peter Graaf, Acting Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), and Mr. David Nabarro, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Ebola, will deliver statements


        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

        12:30 PM - 01:30 PM        Press Conference: Ambassador Ramlan Bin Ibrahim, Permanent Representative of Malaysia and President of the Security Council for the month of June 2015 on the programme of work of the Council in June.

        01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.9) An Overview of Economic and Social Impact of International Free Trade Agreements.
The Event will discuss the Social and Economic Impact of International Free Trade Agreements, and is being organized by the European Union Association in cooperation with the Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD)
Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).
- Yannick JADOT, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance Vice-Chair, INTA Committee on International Trade
- Tiziana BEGHIN, Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group Member, INTA Committee on International Trade
- Maria ARENA , Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Member, INTA Committee on International Trade
Organized by the European Union Association


        02:30 PM - 05:30 PM        (TCC) UNRWA at 65 years - Sustaining human development and protecting rights of Palestine Refugees.
Concept Note:
http://www.un.org/pdfs/unrwa65.pdf

        03:00 PM - 05:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2015 (1-9 June 2015).
The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS is responsible for providing inter-governmental support to and supervision of the activities of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. It must also be responsive to the needs of programme countries. The Board is under the authority of the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.11) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Drafting session, Additional session 3)
In support of continued progress on the Outcome Document, additional sessions for consultations on the Draft Outcome Document have been scheduled.
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3/preparatory-process/drafting-sessions.html

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.3)  First Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs).
The IAEG-SDGs has been established by the Statistical Commission at its 46th session to develop an indicator framework for the monitoring of the goals and targets of the post-2015 development agenda at the global level, and to support its implementation.
Organised by the UN Statistics Division.
http://unstats.un.org/sdgs/first-iaeg-sdgs-meeting/
Provisional agenda:
http://unstats.un.org/files/First%20meeting%20IAEG-SDGs%20-%20June%202015%20-%20Provisional%20agenda.pdf

        04:30 PM - 06:00 PM        (tbc) UNIS Graduation
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: Plenary Meeting.
To consider sub-item (c) of agenda item 19 (International Strategy for Disaster Reduction) draft resolutions (A/69/L.67 and A/69/L.68); sub-item (a) of agenda item 74 (Oceans and the law of the sea) draft resolution (A/69/L.65); agenda item 32 (Prevention of armed conflict) draft resolution (A/69/L.70); and agenda item 33 (Protracted conflicts in the GUAM area and their implications for international peace, security and development) draft resolution (A/69/L.69).

 
        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2015 (1-9 June 2015).
The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS is responsible for providing inter-governmental support to and supervision of the activities of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. It must also be responsive to the needs of programme countries. The Board is under the authority of the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.2) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Drafting session, Additional session 3)
In support of continued progress on the Outcome Document, additional sessions for consultations on the Draft Outcome Document have been scheduled.
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3/preparatory-process/drafting-sessions.html

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.6) The Role of Media to Combat Terrorism.
Speakers include:
- H.E. Dr. Haifa Abu Ghazaleh, Assistant Secretary-General, Head of Media & Communication Sector, League of Arab States
- H.E. Mr. Abdallah Yahya A. Al-Mouallimi, Chairman of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) Advisory Board
- H.E. Ms. Raimonda Murmokaitė, Chair of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC)
- Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Chairman of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF)
- Mr. Jean-Paul Fernand Laborde, Assistant Secretary-General, Executive Director, Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED)
Moderator: H.E. Mr. Ahmed Fathalla, Permanent Observer of the League of Arab States.


        10:00 AM - 06:00 PM        (CR.3) IOM New York Migration Series-Briefing "What is the Role of Diaspora in Humanitarian Action?
Organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM)


        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

        03:00 PM - 05:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2015 (1-9 June 2015).
The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS is responsible for providing inter-governmental support to and supervision of the activities of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. It must also be responsive to the needs of programme countries. The Board is under the authority of the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.2) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Drafting session, Additional session 3)
In support of continued progress on the Outcome Document, additional sessions for consultations on the Draft Outcome Document have been scheduled.
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3/preparatory-process/drafting-sessions.html
Thursday, June 4, 2015

        09:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.3) Demobilizing and Disengaging Violent Extremists (DDVE): Practical Experience from Somalia.
Organized by United Nations University


        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2015 (1-9 June 2015).
The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS is responsible for providing inter-governmental support to and supervision of the activities of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. It must also be responsive to the needs of programme countries. The Board is under the authority of the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Drafting session, Additional session 3)
In support of continued progress on the Outcome Document, additional sessions for consultations on the Draft Outcome Document have been scheduled.
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3/preparatory-process/drafting-sessions.html

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing and guest: Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, the Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA).

        03:00 PM - 05:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2015 (1-9 June 2015).
The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS is responsible for providing inter-governmental support to and supervision of the activities of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. It must also be responsive to the needs of programme countries. The Board is under the authority of the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (TCC) UN Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC) Group of Friends Meeting.
1. Special performance by the British International School of New York "The Children Choir of Peace"
2. The Role of Media in Building Bridges Between Nations
3. Other matters
Agenda:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/150604pm-UNAOC.pdf

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Drafting session, Additional session 3)
In support of continued progress on the Outcome Document, additional sessions for consultations on the Draft Outcome Document have been scheduled.
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3/preparatory-process/drafting-sessions.html

        03:00 PM - 06:30 PM        (CR.3) Demobilizing and Disengaging Violent Extremists (DDVE): Practical Experience from Somalia.
Organized by United Nations University

Friday, June 5, 2015

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2015 (1-9 June 2015).
The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS is responsible for providing inter-governmental support to and supervision of the activities of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. It must also be responsive to the needs of programme countries. The Board is under the authority of the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Drafting session, Additional session 3)
In support of continued progress on the Outcome Document, additional sessions for consultations on the Draft Outcome Document have been scheduled.
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3/preparatory-process/drafting-sessions.html

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

        03:00 PM - 05:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2015 (1-9 June 2015).
The Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS is responsible for providing inter-governmental support to and supervision of the activities of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. It must also be responsive to the needs of programme countries. The Board is under the authority of the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Drafting session, Additional session 3)
In support of continued progress on the Outcome Document, additional sessions for consultations on the Draft Outcome Document have been scheduled.
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3/preparatory-process/drafting-sessions.html
Saturday, June 6, 2015

       
Sunday, June 7, 2015


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