United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 15 May 2015
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)
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09:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Geneva, CMT+1) Human Rights Council: 22nd session of Universal Periodic Review (4-15 May 2015)
Adoption of the reports on the United States of America. Marshall Islands, Croatia, Jamaica and Libya.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CR.2) Economic and Social Council, 30th pleanry meeting.
Action on the draft decisions relating to the theme for the humanitarian affairs segment of the 2015 session of the Council (E/2015/L.6) and the Council event to discuss the transition from relief to development (E/2015/L.7).
The Council will also hold elections to fill three outstanding vacancies from the Western European and other States to the Committee for Programme and Coordination, the Statistical Commission and the Governing Council of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM General Assembly: 90th plenary meeting.
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: Special economic assistance to individual countries or regions: draft resolution (A/69/L.66) [item 69 (c)]
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.1) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (consultations on the zero draft outcome document)
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.4) Eleventh Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (4-15 May 2015), 10th meeting
1. Forests: progress, challenges and the way forward for the international arrangement on forests [item 3] and Action on draft resolution entitled “International arrangement on forests beyond 2015”
2. Adoption of the report of the Forum on its eleventh session (E/CN.18/2015/L.3) [item 11]
3. Conclusion of the session
Provisional Organization of Work: http://www.un.org/esa/forests/pdf/session_documents/unff11/UNFF11_OrgWork.pdf
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Noon Briefing and guest: Ms. Ellen Margrethe Løj, Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS).
01:15 PM - 02:45 PM (CR.8) Sustainable consumption and production: A pathway to sustainable development for SIDS.
This event aims at showcasing and exchanging national experiences from SIDS in fields related to sustainable consumption and production, such as energy, waste management and resource efficiency, tourism, sustainable lifestyles. Building on national cases, the objective of the event is to explore the value added of sustainable consumption and production for sustainable development in SIDS, how to closely link action on the Samoa pathway with the programmes of the 10YFP and identifying potential focus areas for action on SCP in SIDS.
Concept Note: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/sids150515pm.pdf
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.1) General Assembly: Informal meetings of the plenary as part of the preparatory process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (consultations on the zero draft outcome document)