United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Monday, 28 September 2015
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)
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09:00 AM - 09:00 PM Press Conferences
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM Media Opportunities
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM General Assembly: 12th and 13th plenary meetings - General Debate (28 September - 3 October 2015)
1. Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization: presentation by the Secretary-General of his annual report (A/70/1) [item 109]
2. Opening of the general debate [item 8]
List of speakers: http://gadebate.un.org/
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.12) High-Level Side Sessions on Achieving SDG2: National Strategies for Farmer Empowerment and Inclusive Business and Regional Food Security Strategy and Public-Private Partnerships.
(From 10 to 11:30) Achieving SDG2: Side-Session 1 - National Strategies for Farmer Empowerment and Inclusive Business.
Keynote by Government of Colombia, this event will showcase cooperation and collaboration of governments, farmers and businesses to enable innovative approaches to development through economic, social and environmentally sustainable agriculture.
Convenors: Government of Colombia with ITC and UNGC
(From 11:30 to 1:00pm) Achieving SDG2: Side-Session 2 - Regional Food Security Strategy and Public-Private Partnerships
Keynotes by Government of Malaysia (Chair of ASEAN) and Government of Vietnam, this event will showcase cooperation and collaboration of governments, farmers and businesses to enable policy development and implementation to achieve regional food security.
Convenors: Government of Malaysia and Government of Vietnam with ITC and UNGC.
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.7) Innovative financing: showcasing solutions to implement the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
Side event of the Leading Group on innovative financing for development.
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (TCC) Leaders' Summit on Peace Operations.
The summit will build on the vital contributions that many countries make to peace operations today – with more than 100,000 troops and police, deployed on four continents, in often difficult conditions But the summit will ask more of the international community, aiming to generate a new wave of contributions and commitments to strengthen peace operations today and prepare it to meet the threats and challenges of tomorrow.
Hosted by the US Government with participation by President Obama and Secretary Kerry.
President Obama, the UN Secretary-General, and several heads of state and government will co-host the summit to advance this initiative by convening the leaders of countries that are committed to strengthening peace operations and prepared to make significant, new, and concrete commitments to such operations. The summit will also aim to encourage reforms to make UN peacekeeping more effective, complementing parallel efforts, notably including the work of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations.
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.1) Linking Landlocked Developing Countries to Global Opportunities.
High-level event organized by the United Nations Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS)
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.2) Oceans 14: Implementing the Samoa Pathway and Sustainable Development Goal 14 by the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) through Public-Private Partnerships.
Event organized by the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands, in collaboration with the United Nations Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS))
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.7) High level event of the leading group on social and solidarity economy.
Hosted by the French President of the Republic François Hollande
Which concrete measures can help supporting the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) on national and international levels as part of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
Organizers: France on behalf of the International Leading Group on Social and Solidarity Economy, coordinated by the association The Mont-Blanc Meetings (MBM) – International Forum of the Social and Solidarity Economy Entrepreneurs as permanent secretariat.
04:30 PM - 05:15 PM (CR.4) Somalia High Level Event (Opening remarks only).
- Opening Remarks by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
- H.E. Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia and Co-Chair of the Session.
- H.E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission and co-Chair of the Session
- H.E. Mr. Iyad Ameen Madani, Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM (CR.7) Implementing the New Development Framework in Countries Affected by Conflict and Fragility.
Side Event Organized by the International Dialogue for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding
Concept note: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/150928night-IDPS.pdf