United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 25 September 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)
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All Press Conferences in the Press Briefing Room, S-237 are Webcast Live on the UN Web TV website
Check the list of the press conferences at: http://www.un.org/sg/spokesperson/confschedule.asp
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM (Delegates Dining Room) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s MDG Advocacy Group’s Breakfast Session
Organized by the The MDG Advocacy Group & The Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM).
Breakfast showcasing the successes of the eight MDGs to deliver a more healthier, equitable and more sustainable future, and launching the MDG Advocates’ Leaders Report.
Opening remarks by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Confirmed speakers include HE Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway, and HE President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, among others, with the participation of Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, RBM Executive Director.
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CR.6) High-Level panel debate: Health care and Violence: the need for effective protection.
The objectives of the High-Level panel are:
- To raise awareness of the phenomenon of violence affecting healthcare services and its consequences over the national healthcare systems and the population they treat;
- To highlight the importance of building a comprehensive protective environment for national healthcare systems, of which the development of national legislation in full respect for international law and medical ethics are important elements;
- To recommend preventive measures member states can take to strengthen the protection and resilience of their health-care systems to face crises in order for them to continue ensuring the safe and impartial delivery of healthcare services in all circumstances.
ICRC/WHO High/Ministerial Level Panel Meeting
Concept note: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140925am-icrc.pdf
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CR.3) Special Event on Water and Disasters Risk Reduction.
Organised by the Mission of Thailand
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.1) High Level Meeting on Libya.
(Opening Remarks by the Secretary-General)
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.2) High-level Meeting on Response to the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak.
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM (TCC) Moving to Implementation: findings from the UNDG Dialogues on Post-2015 Implementation.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (CR.3) High-level ministerial meeting on “South Sudan”
(Opening Remarks by the Secretary-General)
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.5) A World Free from Violence and Exploitation against Children: Targets and Indicators for the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.4) Delivering Zero Hunger: Demonstrating Impact.
This event is co-sponsored by WFP, FAO, IFAD, Ireland, Netherlands and Mexico. It will feature the UNSG (TBC) as well as heads of state and government from across the world, UN principals and leading champions in the fight against hunger within civil society, private sector and academia. The tentative programme for the event: moderated by internationally acclaimed Al Jazeera journalist Femi Oke, with the SG, heads of state and government and UN principals making opening statements from the podium followed by predirected interventions from the floor and concluded by opening up for statements and comments from the wider floor. The Delivering Zero Hunger builds on the Zero Hunger Challenge, initiated by the UNSG: http://www.un.org/en/zerohunger/#&panel1-1
The aim of the event is to maintain a global focus on the Zero Hunger Challenge, providing high-level leaders of member states, international organizations. and civil society with the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to the Zero Hunger Challenge. The objectives are to mobilize high-level engagement and commitment on Zero Hunger and to demonstrate how multi-stakeholder partnerships deliver impact for the Zero Hunger Challenge.
01:15 PM - 02:45 PM (ECOSOC) Moving Away from the Death Penalty: National Leadership.
The High-level event is intended to inform discussion among Member States, with a particular focus on political leadership required to move away from the death penalty. The event will also see the launch of an OHCHR publication on the death penalty, Moving Away from the Death Penalty, Arguments, Trends and Perspectives.
Member States representing a variety of legal systems, traditions, cultures and religious backgrounds have taken a position in favour of abolition of the death penalty. Some States that opposed the abolition of the death penalty in the recent past have moved to abolish it; others have imposed a moratorium on its use. Currently, more than 160 Members States of the United Nations have either abolished the death penalty or do not practice it.
Press Release: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140925pm-deathpenalty.pdf
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM (TCC) Partnering for results : Delivering for Every Women and Every Child Within a Generation
(Hosted by the Secretary-General)
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.9) Meeting of D-8 Council of Ministers.
Organized by the Mission of Pakistan
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM (CR.3) Shaping the Future-Ending AIDS by 2030.
Organized by Ghana, Switzerland and UNAIDS