United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Tuesday, 22 September 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=2015-09-21
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CR.11) Climate Neutral Now launch.
The Climate Neutral Now is a UNFCCC campaign designed to encourage organisations, governments and members of the public to measure, reduce and then offset their greenhouse gas emissions. The website and surrounding communications will explain how the ‘measure, reduce, offset’ strategy can be used to achieve global emissions reductions targets.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Press Conference: The selection process for the next Secretary-General.
Speakers will include Sven Jürgenson, the Ambassador of Estonia and Ambassador Juan Carlos Mendoza Garcia of Costa Rica.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Press Conference: The urgent need for increased investment in early childhood development.
Speakers: UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, with UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira, and Director of Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child Dr. Jack P. Shonkoff.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
12:30 PM - 01:15 PM Press Conference: Preview of the sustainable Development Summit and upcoming 70th General Debate.
Speakers: Cristina Gallach, the Under-Secretary-General for Public Information, joined by Amina J. Mohammed, the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning
01:15 PM - 02:00 PM Press Conference: Recommendations regarding the establishment of a Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries.
Speakers: The Under-Secretary General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, Gyan Chandra Acharya and others.
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.5) Building and Promoting Trust for Peaceful and Inclusive Societies.
The UNITAR side event will evaluate synergies such as trust, social cohesion and reducing and countering the causes of extremism, taking into account goals for sustainable development, especially Goal 16, which calls inter alia for peaceful and inclusive societies.