Thursday, October 23

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (23 October, 2014)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 23 October 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)

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09:45 AM - 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeouts

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        (CR.4) 1st Committee: 15th meeting.
Thematic discussion on item subjects and introduction and consideration of all draft resolutions and decisions submitted under agenda items (items 87 to 104)
- Conventional weapons cluster (continued)
- Other weapons of mass destruction
First Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/first/index.shtml

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: Security Council Working Methods (7285th meeting)
Letter dated 8 October 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General (S/2014/725).
http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/2014/725

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (TCC) 6th committee: 18th meeting
- Effects of armed conflicts on treaties [84]
- Responsibility of international organizations [85]
- Observer status for the Developing Eight Countries Organization for Economic Cooperation in the General Assembly [171] Action on draft resolution A/C.6/69/L.2
- Observer status for the Pacific Community in the General Assembly [172] Action on draft resolution A/C.6/69/L.3
Sixth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/sixth/index.shtml

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.2) 2nd Committee: 20th meeting.
Groups of countries [item 22(a)-(b)]
Second Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.1) 3rd committee: 25th meeting
Promotion and protection of human rights (A/69/383–S/2014/668) [item 68]
(b) Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms (A/69/277, A/69/121, A/69/97, A/69/214, A/69/99, A/69/336, A/69/333, A/69/287, A/69/293, A/69/268, A/69/288, A/69/266, A/69/263, A/69/261, A/69/259, A/69/295, A/69/275, A/69/302, A/69/273, A/69/274, A/69/402, A/69/272, A/69/518 , A/69/265, A/69/294, A/69/299, A/69/335, A/69/297, A/69/269, A/69/365, A/69/286, A/69/397, A/69/276 and A/69/366)
(c) Human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives (A/69/362, A/69/306, A/69/301, A/69/398, A/69/356, A/69/307, A/C.3/69/21, A/C.3/69/3, A/C.3/69/41 A/C.3/69/51, the Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (to be issued), and the Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (to be issued))
Introductory statements, followed by interactive dialogues
- Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
- Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers
- Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
- Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Third Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM        (DHLA) High-level Panel Discussion “20 Years of OIOS, Delivering Results that Make a Difference”.
Reflecting on the OIOS mandate to provide independent and objective internal oversight services to the United Nations at this 20-year milestone, the panel discussion focuses on the impact OIOS has had on the Organization’s evolution since its establishment, providing different viewpoints on the theme.


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM        Press Conference: Mr. Ariel Dulitzky, Chair of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, and Mr. Emmanuel Decaux, Chair of the Committee on Enforced Disappearances.

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing and guest: Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries (LDC), Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS). 

01:15 PM - 02:00 PM        Press Conference: Mr. Ben Emmerson, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights, and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism.

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.6) Women in Custody - Gender Equality Challenges and Opportunities in Crisis and Conflict Situations.
Organized by the Mission of Thailand


01:15 PM - 02:45 PM        (ECOSOC) Human Rights at International Borders - OHCHR Recommended Principles and Guidelines.
This side-event aims to launch a set of Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders. These Guidelines are offered by OHCHR to states and other relevant stakeholders to develop human-rights respecting border governance measures; and thus improve the respect, protection and fulfilment of migrants at international borders.
Programme (pdf):
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/141023pm-migrants.pdf

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM        Press Conference: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), WHO, and the Gates Foundation on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, ahead of World Polio Day (24 October).
Speakers: Mr. Peter Crowley, Principal Adviser, Health, and Polio Team Leader, UNICEF (New York); Mr. Hamid Jafari, Director – Polio Eradication, World Health Organization (Geneva); and Mr.  Jay Wenger, Director – Polio Eradication, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Seattle)


03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        Press Conference: Christof Heyns, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.2) 2nd Committee: 21st meeting.
Groups of countries [item 22(a)-(b)]
Second Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.1) 3rd committee: 26th meeting
1.        Advancement of Women [item 27]
2.        Promotion and protection of the rights of children [item 64]
3.        Crime prevention and criminal justice [item 105]
4.        International drug control [item 106]
5.        Social development [item 26]
6.        Crime prevention and criminal justice [item 105]
7.        Promotion and protection of human rights (A/69/383–S/2014/668) [item 68]
Introductory statements, followed by interactive dialogues
- Chair of the Working Group on the Right to Development
- Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
- Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
Third Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (ECOSOC) 4th Committee: 13th meeting.
1. Action on draft proposals.
2. General debate. The Committee will conclude its general debate on agenda item 54 entitled, "Questions relating to information”.
Fourth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/fourth/index.shtml

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