Saturday, December 6

[Webcast] UN Web TV: Provisional Live Schedule (December 8 - 14, 2014)

Just a heads up on the UN Web TV live coverage for the upcoming week of December 8 - 14, 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
December 8 - December 14, 2014
Provisional Weekly Calendar

Monday, December 8, 2014

     04:00 AM - 07:00 AM        (Geneva, Palais des Nations) Human Rights Council, Organizational session.
http://www.ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/hrc/pages/hrcindex.aspx
       
     9:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (Geneva, Palais des Nations) Official launch of the global humanitarian appeal 2015 and Humanitarian Debate: the price of saving lives with USG/ERC Amos, High Commissioner Guterres and others.
       
     09:45 AM - 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Consultations on Sudan, South Sudan, the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and Liberia sanctions).
       
     10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        General Assembly: 65th plenary meeting.
Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields [13 (a)]
Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit [115]
(a) Note by the Secretary-General (A/69/315)
(b) Draft resoultion (A/69/L.32)
Joint debate


        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Thirteenth session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - Opening plenary.
Provisional work programme:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/iccdocs/asp_docs/ASP13/ASP13-ProvWorkProg-ENG.pdf
Website:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/EN_Menus/asp/sessions/documentation/13th-session/pages/default.aspx

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

        12:30 PM - 01:30 PM        Press Conference: Ms. Fanny Langella, Deputy Spokesperson of the President of the General Assembly.

        01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.4) Panel discussion on “Political participation of women – Why should men bother?” (organized by the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Afghanistan, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)).

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Thirteenth session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - Opening plenary.
Provisional work programme:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/iccdocs/asp_docs/ASP13/ASP13-ProvWorkProg-ENG.pdf
Website:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/EN_Menus/asp/sessions/documentation/13th-session/pages/default.aspx

        07:00 PM - 08:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Concert, conclusion of the Italian Presidency of the European Union.
Organised by the Italian Mission

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: 1) Adoption of a resolution on Liberia sanctions 2) Briefings on the Central African Republic.

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Thirteenth session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - Opening plenary.
Provisional work programme:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/iccdocs/asp_docs/ASP13/ASP13-ProvWorkProg-ENG.pdf
Website:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/EN_Menus/asp/sessions/documentation/13th-session/pages/default.aspx

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing and guest: Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng and International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, will brief on the anniversary of the Genocide Convention.

        01:00 PM - 03:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Presidents United to Solve Hunger (PUSH) - Hunger Forum and Public Signing Ceremony.

University leaders and students from all over the world will gather for a ceremonial signing of the Presidents’ Commitment to Food and Nutrition Security, as well as a Hunger Forum where international leaders from all sectors discuss the critical role that universities will play in solving hunger.


        01:30 PM - 02:30 PM        Press Conference: Coalition for the ICC on the 13th Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014

        04:00 AM - 07:00 AM        (Geneva, Palais des Nations) UNHCR: 7th High Commissioner's Dialogue on Protection Challenges.

        09:45 AM - 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (ICTY and ICTR)

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: Debate on International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR).

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        General Assembly: Plenary Meeting.
Consideration of the reports of the Sixth Committee


        10:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Love is a family value: Supporting All Families. LGBT core group Human Rights Day Event.
On the occasion of Human Rights Day, the UN Core Group on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Rights   proposes to host a panel discussion examining LGBT and intersex people’s experience of family and the role of the family in the fight for equality.


        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Thirteenth session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - General debate.
Provisional work programme:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/iccdocs/asp_docs/ASP13/ASP13-ProvWorkProg-ENG.pdf
Website:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/EN_Menus/asp/sessions/documentation/13th-session/pages/default.aspx

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.3) Fifth Committee - 19th meeting
Fifth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml

        11:30 AM - 12:30 PM        Press Conference: End-of-year press conference by the President of the General Assembly, Sam Kutesa.

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

        12:30 PM - 01:30 PM        Press Conference: Launch of the International Decade for People of African Descent.

        01:15 PM - 02:15 PM        (ECOSOC) UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) 20th Anniversary Event.

        01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.7) First Responders and the Use of Digital Evidence.
Side event to the 13th Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.
Technology is increasingly utilized as a means of recording and verifying potential evidence. The use of new technology, including social media, is rapidly becoming critical to the implementation of the ICC’s mandate. To this end, the ICC will be encountering technology based material which may ultimately be relied upon in court, as was the case for the video evidence in the Lubanga proceedings.
This side-session will discuss these new forms of evidence and means of engagement with external actors.
Panelists: Stefan Barriga, Deputy Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the UN; James Stewart, Deputy Prosecutor, International Criminal Court; James Goldston, Executive Director, Open Society Justice Initiative; Alison Cole, Open Society Justice Initiative; Scott Edwards, Amnesty International; Alexa Koenig, Berkeley Center for Human Rights; Sucharita Varanasi, Physicians for Human Rights; Bukeni Waruzi, WITNESS.
Organized by The Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations and the Open Society Justice Initiative


        02:45 PM - 03:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout

        03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        Security Council: 1) UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) 2) UN Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA).

        03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        (TCC, $ tbc, See with Carlos) General Assembly Special Event: International Decade for People of African Descent.
Theme “People of African Descent: recognition, justice and development”


        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Thirteenth session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - General debate.
Provisional work programme:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/iccdocs/asp_docs/ASP13/ASP13-ProvWorkProg-ENG.pdf
Website:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/EN_Menus/asp/sessions/documentation/13th-session/pages/default.aspx
Thursday, December 11, 2014

        09:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (Geneva, Palais des Nations) TedX Place des Nations
Talks will focus on impact of the work of the international community. Illustrating how the incredible range of people who come together in International Geneva to share ideas and act can impact the lives of people all over the world every day.
http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/12909

        09:30 AM - 11:00 AM        (CR.A, $tbc, confirm feed with UNTV) Launch of new UNFPA report: “Lessons From the First Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review: From Commitment to Action on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights”.
This event will examine the relevance of the Universal Periodic Review to enhance global accountability as well as national policy dialogue for implementation and tracking of progress on human rights related to sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing.
Organized by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on the Occasion of the International Human Rights Day.
http://www.unfpa.org/

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

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: Peace and security in the Sahel region of Africa.

        10:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (CR.6, $ tbc) From early warning to early action: The contribution of new tools and non-state actors for an effective prevention startegy.
Welcome remarks: H.E. Mr. Jan Eliasson, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General; H.E. Mr. Sebastiano Cardi, Permanent Representative of Italy to the UN; H.E. Mr. Ramadhan M. Mwinyi, Chargé d’Affaires of the United Republic of Tanzania to the UN.
Introduction by moderator Mr. Aidan White, Director of the Committee for Ethical Journalism Network
1) Presentation of the new Framework of Analysis: USG Adama Dieng, Special Advisor of the UN S-G on the Prevention of Genocide
2) The role of religious leaders in preventing violence that could lead to atrocity crimes: Ms. Azza Karam, Senior Adviser on Cultural and Social Development at UNFPA
3) The role of the media in preventing violence that could lead to atrocity crimes: Ms. Agnes Callamard, Director of Global Freedom of Expression & Information at Columbia University
4) The role of civil society in preventing violence that could lead to atrocity crimes: Ms. Peggy Hicks, Global Advocacy Director at Human Rights Watch
Questions and answers
Event co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of Italy and of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations and the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect.


        10:30 AM - 11:30 AM        (POSTPONED - on-demand only) Launch of the Human Ressources portal.
A new global website that provides a range of updated HR information and consolidates all existing HR websites into a "one stop shop".
Organised by OHRM


        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

        02:45 PM - 03:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout

        03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        Security Council: Briefing on the 2140 Committee (sanctions) and the Middle East.
        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Thirteenth session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - General debate.
Provisional work programme:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/iccdocs/asp_docs/ASP13/ASP13-ProvWorkProg-ENG.pdf
Website:
http://www.icc-cpi.int/EN_Menus/asp/sessions/documentation/13th-session/pages/default.aspx

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.3) Fifth Committee - 20th meeting
Fifth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml
Friday, December 12, 2014

        09:00 AM - 11:00 AM        (CR.6, $ tbc) Universal Health Coverage and Resilience: Lessons from the Ebola Epidemic.
The world’s largest Ebola outbreak in history has shown how fragile health systems collapse when exposed to extreme shocks. In contrast, resilient health systems—which fight poverty and strengthen human rights in times of calm—protect communities and economies from suffering lasting damage in the wake of disease epidemics.
On the first-ever Universal Health Coverage Day—a day that has mobilized 400+ organizations from 80+ countries to demand health for all—join global leaders for a discussion on the urgent need to prioritize universal health coverage in the post-2015 development framework.
Seminar Co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of France, Japan and Germany to the United Nations in collaboration with Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health's Better Health Systems Initiative and The Rockefeller Foundation.


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

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: Briefing on Sudan and the International Criminal Court (ICC).

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing
        12:30 PM - 12:30 PM        
        01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.6, $ tbc) International Mountain Day 2014 "Perspectives on Mountains and Sustainable Development in a Post-2015 Agenda”.
Event co-organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
http://www.fao.org/forestry/internationalmountainday/en/
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Sunday, December 14, 2014

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