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[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (9 March, 2015)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Monday, 9 March 2015
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)

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04:00 AM - 12:00 PM        28th regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 2 - 27 March 2015)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        (CR.3) Fifth Committee - 31st meeting (First resumed part)
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10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (GA Hall) Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), 9-20 March 2015
Theme: Implementing the Beijing Platform for Action
Opening of the session, General discussion, Adoption of the Declaration on the occassion of the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women.

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Security Council: Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in maintaining international peace and security - European Union (7402nd meeting)

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM        Press Conference [Spanish/English interpretation requested]: Ms. Chandra Roy Henriksen, Chief Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues with 3 guests to discuss indigenous women's rights: Ms. Tarcila Rivera Zea, Ms. Winie Kodi and Ms. Maribeth B. Biano.

12:45 PM - 01:15 PM        (SO#2) Media Stakeout: Vice President of Guatemala, H.E. Mrs. Roxana Baldetti.

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.7) Protection in practice for women human rights defenders.
The first ever UN resolution on the protection of women human rights defenders (WHRDs) was passed by the UN General Assembly in December 2013. Since the adoption of the resolution, there have been many initiatives, including at national and regional level, to ensure its practical implementation in support of WHRDs. This event will provide an opportunity to reflect on these initiatives, discuss challenges to, and good practice regarding protection mechanisms and other measures to create an enabling environment for defenders all around the world. We invite member states, the UN and civil society to attend the event and particularly those who are or work with and for women human rights defenders.
CSW59 side events sponsored by Norway

03:00 PM - 04:15 PM        (CR.11) “Women and Diaspora: From Past to Post-2015”
CSW Side Event organized by the Permanent Missions of Armenia and Cyprus to the United Nations, University of the Highlands and Islands and Armenian Relief Society in partnership with Diaspora African Women’s Network.

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (GA Hall) Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), 9-20 March 2015
Theme: Implementing the Beijing Platform for Action
General discussion (continued)

04:45 PM - 06:00 PM        (DHLA) CSW59 Canadian Mission side event.

04:45 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Women and Girls in STEM: Progress, Challenges and Post-2015 opportunities for furthering the goals of Beijing Platform for Action.
CSW59 Side-Event organized by the Mission of Latvia.

06:30 PM - 07:45 PM        (CR.11) Gender stereotypes and sexism – Root causes of discrimination and violence against women (CSW59 Side Event).
The side event will highlight the work of the Council of Europe in combating gender stereotypes and sexism and present the Council of Europe standards in this area: the Istanbul Convention, the Committee of Ministers recommendations on gender equality and media and gender mainstreaming in education, as well as good practices identified in the member states on this subject. Keynote speakers include:
Sergiy Kyslytsya, Chairperson, Gender Equality Commission of the Council of Europe; Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine; Isabelle Simonis, Minister of Adult Learning, Youth, Women’s Rights and Equal Opportunities, French Community of Belgium; Nanette Braun, Chief, Communications and Advocacy, UN Women; Ted Bunch, Co-founder and Co-director of “A CALL TO MEN”.
Moderator: Marja Ruotanen, Director, Human Dignity and Equality, Council of Europe

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