United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 6 February 2015
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)
Watch the latest videos published on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2015-02-05
04:00 AM - 07:00 AM Three new ICJ Judges take their solemn oath: Judge Robinson (Jamaica), Judge Crawford (Australia) and Judge Gevorgian (Russian Federation), Peace Palace, The Hagues (The Netherlands)
Background info can be found here: http://www.icj-cij.org/presscom/files/2/18412.pdf
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM (CR.8) ILO Special Briefing on World Employment and Social Outlook.
In depth discussion and analysis on employment trends and their impact on growth and development.
Speakers: Raymond Torres, Director, Research Department, ILO and Lenni Montiel, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, UN-DESA
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout (Sudan sanction)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Press Conference: Engaging health workers to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Speakers: Ms. Jaha Dukureh, Young Activist and FGM survivor. Ms. Edna Adan Ismail, Nurse-Midwife, Director and Founder of the Edna Adan Maternity Hospital in Hargeisa, Somaliland. Ms. Nafissatou J. Diop, Senior Adviser & Coordinator of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation Cutting: Accelerating Change.
Moderator: Ms. Margaret Novicki, Chief, Communication Campaigns Service, UN Department of Public Information.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Security Council: Kosovo (7377th meeting).
Security Council resolutions 1160 (1998), 1199 (1998), 1203 (1998), 1239 (1999) and 1244 (1999)
Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (S/2015/74)
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (TCC) General Assembly: Special event of the President of the General Assembly on the occasion of the World Interfaith Week entitled “World Interfaith Harmony: Multi-religious Partnership for Sustainable Development”
This year’s special event will focus on promoting religious and inter-religious actions for sustainable development. The event will provide an opportunity for religious communities to demonstrate their commitment to sustainable development. It will also highlight the role of multi-religious and multi-sectoral partnership in achieving sustainable development goals.
Event organised in cooperation with the Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations (RNGO)
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.4) Commission for Social Development, Fifty-third Session (4-13 February 2015)
Priority theme: Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world
10:30 AM - 01:30 PM (CR.8) Seminar on Peaceful and Inclusive Societies and Democratic Governance.
Seminar co-organized by UNITAR and International IDEA.
Programme (pdf): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/150206pm-unitar.pdf
12:00 PM - 12:20 PM Noon Briefing
12:20 PM - 01:00 PM Press Conference: Jean Victor Nkolo, Spokesman for the President of the General Assembly on the Thematic Debate of the General Assembly on Means of Implementation for a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda.
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.3) Women's International Forum (WIF) - Speaker: Ms. Katie Meyler, Founder/CEO of More Than Me. Recognized by the TIME as an Ebola Fighter and 2014 Person of the Year In a talk on: “What’s Scarier than Ebola?”
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Security Council Media Stakeout: Middle East (Syria)
Sixteenth monthly report of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on the progress in the elimination of the Syrian chemical weapons programme.