Wednesday, December 10

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (10 December, 2014)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 10 December 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)

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

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

10:00 AM        Security Council: Debate on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) (7332nd meeting).
Report of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (S/2014/546):
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/2014/546
Report of the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia   (S/2014/556):
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/2014/556

10:00 AM        General Assembly: 67th plenary meeting.
Consideration of the reports of the Sixth Committee


10:00 AM        (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        (TCC) General Assembly: Preparatory Process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Informal meetings of the plenary).
Substantive informal session: “Trade, technology and capacity building and other non-financial means of implementation”
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/overview/third-conference-ffd.html

10:00 AM        (CR.3) Fifth Committee - 19th meeting
Programme budget for the biennium 2014-2015 [item 132]
Recosting study (A/69/381 and A/69/640)
Introduction and general discussion
Fifth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml

10:30 AM        Press Conference: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2015 (WESP) report.
Speakers: Mr. Pingfan Hong, Director, Development Policy and Analysis Division, DESA and Mr. Matthias Kempf, Senior Economic Affairs Officer, DESA. The moderator will be Mr. Wynne Boelt of the Department of Public Information.
Report prepared by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).


11:00 AM        (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.


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

12:00 PM        Noon Briefing

12:45 PM        Press Conference: His Beatitude Patriarch of Antioch, John X, along with Archbishop Joseph of New York and Metropolitan of all North America. The moderator will be Dr. Giath Moussa.
Event sponsored by the Permanent Mission of the Syrian Arab Republic


01:15 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


01:15 PM        (ECOSOC) Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR).
- Minute of Silence for the Victims
- Welcome note by Judge Vagn Joensen, ICTR President; Remarks by H.E. Ambassador Eugéne-Richard Gasana, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Rwanda to the United Nations; Remarks by Judge Sang-Hyun Song, ICC President; Remarks by Judge Theodor Meron, ICTY/MICT President; Remarks by Mr. Miguel de Serpa Soares, UN Legal Counsel; Remarks by Justice Hassan Bubacar Jallow, ICTR Prosecutor; Remarks by Mr. Adama Dieng, SRSG for Genocide Prevention; Remarks by Mr. Albert Gasake, IBUKA, on behalf of the Rwandan Victims Associations.
- Launch of new ICTR website and video


03:00 PM        (ECOSOC) General Assembly: Preparatory Process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Informal meetings of the plenary).
Substantive informal session: “Trade, technology and capacity building and other non-financial means of implementation”
http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/overview/third-conference-ffd.html

03:00 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        (TCC) General Assembly Special Event: International Decade for People of African Descent. Theme “People of African Descent: recognition, justice and development”.
The main objective of the International Decade is to promote respect, protection and fulfilment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for people of African descent, as recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  
The decade will provide an opportunity to recognize the significant contribution made by people of African descent to our societies and to propose concrete measures to promote their full inclusion and to combat all forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.
http://www.un.org/pga/101214_launch-international-decade-people-african-descent/

03:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout

04:00 PM        Security Council: Central African region (7334th meeting)
Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa and on the Lord’s Resistance Army-affected areas (S/2014/812)
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/2014/812

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