Wednesday, April 9

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (9 April, 2014)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 9 April 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)

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09:30 AM        7th session of the World Urban Forum, Medellin, Colombia (7-11 April 2014)
http://wuf7.unhabitat.org/

10:00 AM        (CR.1) Commission on Population and Development - Forty-seventh session, 5th meeting (7-11 April 2014)
Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml
Draft Organization of work:
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

10:00 AM         (TCC) The role of partnerships in the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda - General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council Joint Thematic Debate/Forum on Partnerships.
The event will promote the scaling-up of all forms of cooperation in the Post-2015 Development Agenda and explore the emerging role of innovative multi‐stakeholder partnerships.
- Opening
- Panel 1 “Realizing the MDGs: Building on Key Partnership Opportunities and the Way Forward”
Website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/68/settingthestage/3rop.shtml

10:45 AM        (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland) Event to Reflect on the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

12:00 PM        Noon Briefing

12:30 PM        Press Conference: Progress and Obstacles in the Fight against Impunity for Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Speakers: Ms. Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights; Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict; and Mr. Hervé  Ladsous, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations.


01:15 PM         (TCC) Side event on “the launch of dialogues on implementation of the post-2015 development agenda”.
Event hosted by United Nations Development Group


01:15 PM         (CR.1) Evidence-Based Policy Formulation on Ageing: Opportunities Offered by the UNDESA Technical Cooperation Unit.
Organized by: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs: Population Division, Department for Social Policy and Development, and Statistics Division.
Programme:
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/pdf/commission/2014/documents/flyer%20for%20the%20CPD%20side%20event%20on%20ageing.pdf

01:15 PM        (CR.2) Special event on “The protection of economic, social and cultural rights: celebrating the first anniversary of the entry into force of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights” (co-organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Permanent Missions of Portugal and Uruguay, on behalf of the Group of Friends to the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights)

03:00 PM        General Assembly: 81st plenary meeting
Reports of the Fifth Committee


03:00 PM        (CR.1) Commission on Population and Development - Forty-seventh session, 6th meeting (7-11 April 2014)
Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml
Draft Organization of work:
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

03:00 PM        (TCC) The role of partnerships in the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda - General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council Joint Thematic Debate/Forum on Partnerships.
The event will promote the scaling-up of all forms of cooperation in the Post-2015 Development Agenda and explore the emerging role of innovative multi-stakeholder partnerships.
- Panel 2 “Collaborating with businesses, foundations, civil society and other actors in support of the Post-2015 Development Agenda”
- Panel 3 “Towards a more effective framework for monitoring the implementation of global development goals”
Website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/68/settingthestage/3rop.shtml

03:00 PM        (CR.3) Seminar on human trafficking - Combatting Slavery in the 21st Century (United Nations Academic Impact).
The forum, to be simulcast to high schools and colleges throughout the world through the auspices of United Nations Academic Impact, will address not only the lasting vestiges of traditional forms of slavery and indentured servitude, but also contemporary issues of child, labor and sex trafficking. Panel topics will include “Slavery in the 21st Century: Continuing Impact, Lasting Vestiges and Modern Forms,” and “Tactics of the Modern Abolitionists.”
The event is a collaboration between the Government Law Center, United Nations Academic Impact, Humanity United and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.
Participants: Kevin Ryan, president and CEO of Covenant House International and co-author of Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope, will deliver a keynote address on child trafficking.
Dorchen Leidholdt, Sanctuary for Families; Professor Paul Finkelman, Albany Law School; Warda Henning, United Nations Headquarters, Office on Drugs and Crime; Professor Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, University of Southern California; Professor Anthony Farley, Albany Law School; Andrea Cristina Mercado, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Professor Melissa Breger, Albany Law School


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