Wednesday, October 14

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (Wednesday, 14 October 2015)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 14 October 2015
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)

Watch the latest videos published on UN Web TV:

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Somalia)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: 1) Haiti 2) Somalia
1) The question concerning Haiti: Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (S/2015/667)
2) The situation in Somalia: Letter dated 7 October 2015 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2015/762)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: 32nd meeting.
Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization: report of the Secretary-General (A/70/1) [item 109]

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        (CR.3) Fifth Committee: 5th meeting.
Administrative and Budgetary Committee.
Financial reports and audited financial statements and reports of the Board of Auditors [item 131]
Fifth Committee website:

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.2) Second Committee: Panel discussion on "Transforming economies, realizing rights: A policy agenda to achieve substantive equality for women and realize sustainable development".
Side event - Economic and Financial Committee.
Second Committee website:

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Third Committee: 12th meeting.
Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee.
Advancement of Women (Continuation and conclusion of the general discussion)
Third Committee website:

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.6) International Forum on gender and conflict Platform.
Organized by the Office of the League of Arab States jointly with the United nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Bureau for arab States and Karama Organization.

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (TCC) Sixth Committee: 4th meeting.
Legal Committee.
The rule of law at the national and international levels.
Sixth Committee website:

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) Fourth Committee: 6th meeting.
Special Political and Decolonization Committee.
General debate on all decolonization items.
Fourth Committee website:

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Press Conference: Ambassador Tuvako Manongi, Permanent Representative of Tanzania on the status of people with albinism in Tanzania.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.

12:00 PM - 03:00 PM        (SO#3) Preventing Conflict, Securing Peace: The Future of Women, Peace and Security.
Launch of the Global Study on UNSC Resolution 1325 (2000).
Hosted by the Group of friends of the Global Study on 1325 and UN Women

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM        Press Conference: Africa Week 2015 - Joint Press Conference on Agenda 2063.
Panelists: Mr. Maged ABDELAZIZ, Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser on Africa; H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Assane MAYAKI, Chief Executive Officer, NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency and Interim Chief Executive Officer, African Peer Review Mechanism Secretariat; H.E. Dr. Anthony Mothae MARUPING, Commissioner for Economic Affairs, African Union Commission; H.E. Dr. Mustapha MEKIDECHE, Chairperson of the African Peer Review Panel of Eminent Persons; H.E. Mr. Téte ANTÓNIO
Permanent Observer of the African Union to the United Nations.
This press briefing will provide answers to questions on a range of issues including the African Union's transformative Agenda 2063. Will also likely be addressed the synergies with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with a focus on women and youth empowerment. Moderated by Ms. Habiba Mejri Chieck, Director, Directorate of Information and Communication, African Union Commission.

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.8) Briefing on the Global Employment Trends for Youth.
Organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Permanent Mission of Spain

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.11) Launch of the "Afghanistan Opium Survey 2015".
The “Afghanistan Opium Survey 2015” is implemented by the Ministry of Counter-Narcotics (MCN) in collaboration with UNODC and provides detailed information on the location and extent of opium cultivation, potential opium production and the socio-economic situation in rural areas.
Since 2005, the MCN and UNODC have also been involved in the verification of opium eradication conducted by provincial governors and poppy-eradication forces. The information is essential for planning, implementing and monitoring the impact of measures required for tackling a problem that has serious implications for Afghanistan and the international community.

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        Security Council: Open debate on Women and peace and security (continued).
- Report of the Secretary-General on women and peace and security (S/2015/716)
- Letter dated 1 October 2015 from the Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General (S/2015/749)
Concept note:

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) First Committee: 6th meeting.
Disarmament and International Security Committee.
General debate on all disarmament and international security agenda items.
First Committee website:

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Third Committee: 13th meeting.
Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee.
Promotion and protection of the rights of children [item 68]
General discussion
Third Committee website:

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (TCC) Sixth Committee: 5th meeting.
Legal Committee.
The rule of law at the national and international levels.
Sixth Committee website:

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.6) Africa Week 2015 - High-Level Event - African Continental Framework on Youth Development: Mainstream into Agenda 2063.
This high-level event will focus on the forthcoming African Continental Framework on Youth Development, which aims to assist African Member States to define national employment policy schemes with operational action plans in line with the objectives of inclusive growth and the creation of decent and sustainable jobs. In this context, the event will also highlight progress and challenges in the implementation of the African Youth Charter (2006) as well as the important role of youth employment in accelerating achievement of the aspirations of Agenda 2063.

The event will also address the role of global, regional, sub-regional and national actors in youth development on the continent, including the role of the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency in forging partnerships between stakeholders and in mobilizing public and private sector support for youth development.

03:30 PM - 05:30 PM        (CR.12) Panel Discussion on Gender and Inclusive Mediation Processes ‐ UNSCR 1325 Anniversary Event.
Organized by the United Nations Department of Political Affairs, the Permanent Mission of Finland and the Permanent Mission of Norway, in partnership with Crisis Management Initiative (CMI) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

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