Saturday, October 18

[Webcast] UN Web TV: Provisional Live Schedule (October 20 - October 26, 2014)

Just a heads up on the UN Web TV live coverage for the upcoming week of October 20 - October 26, 2014.

This is an early provisional list of scheduled events. The list will be updated daily on the UN Web TV site (
http://webtv.un.org) as more events are confirmed for coverage.
LIVE UN Web TV
October 20 - October 26, 2014
Provisional Weekly Calendar

Monday, October 20, 2014

        09:45 AM - 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF)).

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        General Assembly: 28th plenary meeting.
Sport for development and peace: report of the Secretary-General (A/69/330) [item 11]


        10:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (ECOSOC) CERN: Sixty Years of Science for Peace and Development.
The role of science and scientific intergovernmental organizations in bringing people and cultures together.
http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/CERN60/

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) 1st Committee: 11th meeting.
Thematic discussion on item subjects and introduction and consideration of all draft resolutions and decisions submitted under agenda items (items 87 to 104)
Nuclear weapons cluster
First Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/first/index.shtml

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (TCC) 6th Committee: 14th meeting.
- United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law [77] (A/69/516 and A/69/516/Add.1)
- Status of the Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and relating to the protection of victims of armed conflicts [79] (A/69/184 and A/69/184/Add.1)
- Consideration of effective measures to enhance the protection, security and safety of diplomatic and consular missions and representatives [80] (A/69/185 and A/69/185/Add.1)
Sixth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/sixth/index.shtml

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.3) 5th Committee: 7th meeting.
1. Programme planning [item 133]
Action on draft resolution A/C.5/69/L.4
2. Pattern of conferences (A/69/32, A/69/120, A/69/120/Corr.1 and A/69/527) [item 135]
Introduction and general discussion
Fifth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.1) 3rd committee: 19th meeting
Rights of indigenous peoples (A/69/278, A/69/271 and A/69/267) [item 65]
(a) Rights of indigenous peoples
(b) Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People
Introductory statements, followed by question time
- Assistant Secretary-General for Policy CoordinationandInter-Agency Affairs, Department of Economic and Social Affairs
- Deputy to the Head, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Introductory statement, followed by an interactive dialogue.
- Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples
General discussion
Third Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing and guest: Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura, on her recent trip to South Sudan.

        01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.7) Panel discussion in observance of the World Food Day on the theme “Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth”.
Event co-organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP)
World Food Day:
http://www.fao.org/world-food-day/home/en

        01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.6) Launch of World Survey on the Role of Women in Development.
A report from the Secretary-General mandated by the Second Committee, the World Survey comes out every five years. This year's World Survey on the Role of Women in Development focuses on Sustainable Development and Gender Equality, with chapters on the green economy and care, food security, population, and investments for gender responsive sustainable development.
The launch features a panel discussion moderated by UN Women's Deputy Executive Director John Hendra with participation from: Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK, contributing author;  Isha Ray, Professor of Energy and Resources at University of California, Berkeley, contributing author;  Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food;  Zenebework Tadesse, independent researcher, Ethiopia; and Sofia Monsalve, Coordinator of the Global Land Programme, FoodFirst Information and Action Network (FIAN).


        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.1) 3rd committee: 20th meeting
Rights of indigenous peoples (A/69/278, A/69/271 and A/69/267) [item 65]
(a) Rights of indigenous peoples
(b) Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People
Continuation and conclusion of general discussion
Third Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) 1st Committee: 12th meeting.
Thematic discussion on item subjects and introduction and consideration of all draft resolutions and decisions submitted under agenda items (items 87 to 104)
Nuclear weapons cluster (continued)
First Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/first/index.shtml

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.2) 2nd Committee: 15th meeting.
Eradication of poverty and other development issues (A/69/223) [item 23]
(a) Implementation of the Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017) (A/69/204)
(b) Industrial development cooperation (A/69/331)
(c) Women in development (A/69/156)
Introductory statements, followed by “question time”
General discussion
Second Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

        09:45 AM - 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Middle East)

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: Open debate in connection with the agenda item “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.
        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        General Assembly: 29th plenary meeting.
Election of fifteen members of the Human Rights Council [112 (c)]
http://www.ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/hrc/pages/hrcindex.aspx

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.2) 2nd Committee: 16th meeting.
IFS [item 17(b)] and FFD [item 18]
Second Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

        01:15 PM - 02:15 PM        Press Conference: Torture - Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Juan Ernesto Méndez, and others.

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.2) 2nd Committee: 17th meeting.
IFS [item 17(b)] and FFD [item 18] (continuation)
Second Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) 4th Committee: 11th meeting.
Questions relating to information [Item 54]
Fourth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/fourth/index.shtml

        06:15 PM - 08:00 PM        (CR.4) J. Michael Adams conversation series: “Women, Science and our Globalised World”.
The United Nations Academic Impact will launch the J. Michael Adams conversation series featuring Saudi Arabian scientist Dr. Hayat Sindi. Dr. Sindi's inaugural lecture will have a focus on “Women, Science and our Globalised World.”
The series, launched in the context of the 70th anniversary commemoration of the Organization, is named for Dr. J. Michael Adams, who contributed immensely in time, wisdom and counsel to the definition of UNAI, which was launched by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in November 2010. The series envisages an annual lecture by, and subsequent conversation with, a renowned scholar who interacts with the United Nations and academic communities on a subject of global significance and interest.
Dr. Sindi is a visiting scholar at Harvard University and a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador recognized for her efforts in promoting science education in the Middle East, especially for girls.  She is also is a co-founder and director of “Diagnostics for All”, a non-profit fusing biotechnology and microfluidics, dedicated to creating low-cost, easy-to-use, point-of-care diagnostics designed specifically for the 60% of the developing world that lives beyond the reach of urban hospitals and medical infrastructures.
https://academicimpact.un.org/content/unai-launch-j-michael-adams-conversation-series-0
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: 1) Somalia 2) 751/1907 Committee 3) UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).  

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        (ECOSOC, time to be confirmed) General Assembly: Resumed second session of the Preparatory Committee for the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries.
The session is expected to adopt its report and organizational details relating to the Conference.
http://www.lldc2conference.org/

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.2) 2nd Committee: 18th meeting.
Trade [item 17(a)]
Second Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.2) 2nd Committee: 19th meeting.
Eradication of poverty [item 23(a)-(c)] - concluusion
Second Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml
Thursday, October 23, 2014

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

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: Debate on the working methods of the Security Council.

        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

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

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing and guest: 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), will launch the latest LDC report.

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

        02:00 PM - 03:00 PM        Press Conference: UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), WHO, and the Gates Foundation on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, ahead of World Polio Day (24 Oct).

        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
Friday, October 24, 2014

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.2) Side event on "Investment promotion regime for FDI in LDCs".
Organised by the 2nd Committee
Second Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

        11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Press Conference: Heiner Bielefeldt, Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief.

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

        12:45 PM - 01:15 PM        Press Conference: Lang Lang, Manuel López-Gómez, and a member of the youth orchestra on the 2014 UN Day concert marking the 69th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.
http://www.un.org/en/events/unday/

        01:15 PM - 02:15 PM        Press Conference: François Crépeau, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants and, Francisco Carrion Mena, the Chair of the Committee on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families.

        07:00 PM - 09:00 PM        UN Day Concert 2014: Lang Lang & Friends.
In celebration of the 69th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, the 2014 United Nations Day Concert, will feature world renowned-pianist and United Nations Messenger of Peace Lang Lang.
http://www.un.org/en/events/unday/
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Sunday, October 26, 2014

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