United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Tuesday, 25 March 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)
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04:00 AM - 12:00 PM 25th regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 3 - 28 March 2014)
09:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout (1701 report (S/2014/130), United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL))
1:00pm - Mr. Derek Plumbly, United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, to address press at the Security Council Stakeout.
10:00 AM (CR.4, NLB) 5th Committee (68th session, First resumed part): 32nd meeting
134. Programme budget: 2014-2015:
1) UNJSPF full-time RSG for investment 2) Revised estimates: ESCWA
Fifth Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml
10:00 AM (TCC) Marginalization and Inequalities Facing Youth.
There has been upsurge in international youth unrest in recent years, with groups of young people organizing and demanding attention to issues that specifically affect them. Often marginalized from local and national development, youth are particularly vulnerable to shocks and conflicts, and are often left behind despite widespread progress. The experiences of this demographic in times of great global economic, social, human rights and environmental challenges require dedicated research and targeted solutions.
Event organised by the Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth and Columbia University Global Policy Initiative.
11:00 AM Press Conference: The 2014 United Nations World Water Development report. Theme: Water and Energy.
Speakers: Mr. Richard Connor, Lead author of the report and Ms. Vibeke Jensen, Director, UNESCO New York Office.
[Event co-sponsored by the Department of Public Information (DPI) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)]
12:00 PM Noon Briefing with guests: Mr. John Ging, Operations Director of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and Ms. Yasmin Haque, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Representative in South Sudan. They will brief on South Sudan.
02:45 PM Security Council Media Stakeout (1701 report)
03:00 PM (GA) General Assembly: 77th plenary meeting
Follow-up to the commemoration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade: commemorative meeting on the occasion of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade [item 120]
2014 Theme: “Victory over Slavery: Haiti and Beyond”
The meeting will include a statement by Ms. Michaëlle Jean, in her capacity as UNESCO Special Envoy for Haiti and Member of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project 2014-2015). There will be a cultural performance by renowned Haitian singer Emeline Michel.
International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: https://www.un.org/en/events/slaveryremembranceday/index.shtml