United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 6 May 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=2015-05-05
03:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Geneva, CMT+1) Human Rights Council: 22nd session of Universal Periodic Review (4-15 May 2015)
Review of Panama and Maldives
10:00 AM - 12:45 PM (CR.8) Identifying Common Ground on Development for UNGASS 2016 on the World Drug Problem.
As the UN General Assembly Special Session in New York on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS 2016) approaches, there is a need to consider how global development and drug policy goals can better be aligned with the work of the UN system. This event will precede the 7 May 2015 High-Level Thematic Debate in support of the process towards UNGASS 2016, which will, inter alia, consider “implementing a multi-dimensional and multi-stakeholder approach in addressing the world drug problem”.
Panel discussion hosted by United Nations University.
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.3) Fifth committee: second part of the resumed session of the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly at its sixty-ninth session (36th meeting)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Press Conference: Forest and food security, UN Forum on Forests 11th session (UNFF11).
Speakers: Mr. Bhaskar Vira, University of Cambridge, Panel Chair, Expert Panel on Forests and Food Security; Mr. Manoel Sobral Filho, Director, UN Forum on Forests Secretariat; and Mr. Alexander Buck, Executive Director of International Union of Forest Research Organizations.
Organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Noon Briefing and guest: Yukio Takasu, Under-Secretary-General for Management.
01:15 PM - 02:15 PM Press Conference: Francesco Rocca, President of the Italian Red Cross and Vice President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM (GA Hall) Concert to mark the 70th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War - Oleg Lundstrem Jazz Orchestra.
Organised by the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations.