United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 28 August 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)
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09:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout (Syria).
10:00 AM Security Council: Middle East (Syria)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (CR.1) 65th UN DPI/NGO Conference: "2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda" (27-29 August 2014) - Roundtable 2: Urgent! Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Ecosystems.
The Roundtable discusses ways to support economic development while protecting and restoring natural resources. We explores the balance between sustainable production and consumption with economic development, and the role of the public and private sectors in managing natural resources.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (TCC) 65th UN DPI/NGO Conference: "2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda" (27-29 August 2014) - Roundtable 1: The Resource Nexus: Food, Water, Sanitation, Energy.
Food, water and sanitation, and energy are the “resource nexus” at the core of sustainable development and the overarching goal of poverty eradication. This session explores how to achieve equitable access to food, water and sanitation, and sustainable energy, and address the growing rural-urban divide.
12:00 PM Noon Briefing and guests: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Deputy Director for the Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Mr. Nicholas Rosellini, and Mr. Odo Tevi, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Vanuatu to the United Nations. They will present findings from a new UNDP report entitled “The State of Human Development in the Pacific: A Report on Vulnerability and Exclusion in a time of rapid change.”
02:45 PM Security Council Media Stakeout (to be confirmed)
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM (TCC) 65th UN DPI/NGO Conference: "2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda" (27-29 August 2014) - Roundtable 1: (Really) Leaving No One Behind.
This Roundtable discusses how human rights standards and mechanisms can help underpin the meaningful participation of all people in the national implementation of the SDGs, and in efforts to hold development actors accountable to these Goals. It also discusses strategies to ensure full transparency and public accountability over the design of national indicators to monitor progress.
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM (CR.1) 65th UN DPI/NGO Conference: "2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda" (27-29 August 2014) - Roundtable 2: Eradicating Poverty: A Human Rights Imperative.
This Roundtable explores how to aim for the complete eradication of poverty, including the key elements necessary to irreversibly end poverty, particularly for the most marginalized and vulnerable. The conversation focuses on how the end of poverty can be achieved by promoting human rights and respecting planetary boundaries.
10:00 PM - 06:00 AM (+1) Alliance of Civilizations Sixth Global Forum (Bali, Indonesia, 29-30 August 2014)