Friday, December 9

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (Friday, 9 December 2016)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 9 December 2016
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)

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Friday, December 9, 2016

09:00 AM - 12:30 PM        (CR.12) Political Participation in Times of Mass Migration and Refugee Crises.
Interactive Panel Discussion co-organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), and the Global Project for Electoral Cycle Support II (GPECS II)
- Session I: Political Participation of Migrants and Refugees – (Human Rights Framework, Sustainable Development Agenda, Towards a New Global Compact for Refugees)
- Session II: Political and Electoral Participation of Refugees – (Past Experience, Current Challenges, and Potential Solutions, Frameworks and Guidance Available)
- Session III: Political and Electoral Participation of Migrants – it (Expansion of Out of Country Voting Practices around the World, Local Political Participation of Migrants in Recipient Countries)
Agenda:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161209-idea-agenda.pdf
Concept Note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161209-idea.pdf

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        General Assembly: 56th plenary meeting.
1.        Culture of peace.
2.        Global health and foreign policy.


10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.3) Fifth Committee: 19th meeting.
Administrative and Budgetary Committee.
Fifth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Economic and Social Council: 7th meeting.
- Interactive dialogues with the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters.


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Press Briefing by Syrian Mission: Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari, Dr. Bahman Azad, Member of the Coordinating Committee for the Hands Off Syria and Organization Secretary of US Peace Council, and Eva Bartlett, Independent Canadian Journalist.

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM        (TCC) 2nd International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime.
http://www.un.org/en/events/genocidepreventionday/
Programme:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161209am-genocide.pdf

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
Guest: John Ging, the Director of Operations for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), and Yasmin Haque, Deputy Director of UNICEF’s Office of Emergency Programmes. They will brief media on the recent Emergency Directors’ Group mission to Nigeria and Central African Republic.


12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Side Event on Human Rights in the DPRK.
The Missions of the United States, Republic of Korea, Japan, and the United Kingdom will jointly host "Separated, But Not Forgotten: The Heartbreaking Impact of North Korea's Repressive Policies on Families,” featuring testimony from two North Korean escapees who have been separated from loved ones as the result of the egregious human rights abuses committed by the government of the DPRK. This event is intended to shine a light on the plight of millions of North Koreans, who are silenced by their government and to ensure that the international community hears from the individuals who have suffered first-hand. The event will be moderated by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN, and will feature remarks by Ms. Kim Jeong-Ah and Mr. Joseph Kim, two victims of the North Korean regime who will be sharing their stories with the international community.


01:15 PM - 03:00 PM        (CR.4/ Internal Meeting only) Pension Fund Town Hall Meeting

01:45 PM - 05:15 PM        (CR.12) Political Participation in Times of Mass Migration and Refugee Crises.
Interactive Panel Discussion co-organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), and the Global Project for Electoral Cycle Support II (GPECS II)
- Session I: Political Participation of Migrants and Refugees – (Human Rights Framework, Sustainable Development Agenda, Towards a New Global Compact for Refugees)
- Session II: Political and Electoral Participation of Refugees – (Past Experience, Current Challenges, and Potential Solutions, Frameworks and Guidance Available)
- Session III: Political and Electoral Participation of Migrants – it (Expansion of Out of Country Voting Practices around the World, Local Political Participation of Migrants in Recipient Countries)
Agenda:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161209-idea-agenda.pdf
Concept Note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161209-idea.pdf

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Economic and Social Council Chamber: 8th meeting.
1.        Presentations and interactive discussions
2.        General discussion on international cooperation in tax matters.


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