Friday, October 23

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (Friday, 23 October 2015)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 23 October 2015
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)

http://webtv.un.org

Watch the latest videos published on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2015-10-22

09:45 AM - 10:15 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout.
The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will address the press around 11:20am.


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: 1) Somalia 2) Middle East.
1) The situation in Somalia (7541st meeting).
Letters dated 9 October 2015 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2015/801) (S/2015/802)
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/2015/801
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/2015/802
2) The situation in the Middle East (7542nd meeting).


10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Third Committee: 25th meeting.
Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee.
Promotion and protection of human rights.
Introductory statements, followed by interactive dialogues.
- Chair of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
- Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
- Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children
Third Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/third/index.shtml

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (TCC) Sixth Committee: 15th meeting.
Legal Committee.
- Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization
- United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law
Sixth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/sixth/index.shtml

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.2) Second Committee: 17th meeting.
Joint Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly Second Committee (Economic and Financial Committee) and the Economic and Social Council (3rd meeting) on "Illicit financial flows and development financing in Africa".
Co-organized by UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).
Opening remarks; Introductory statement (by video link); Presentations followed by an interactive discussion.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/70/jm23octnote.pdf
Second Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) First Committee: 15th meeting.
Disarmament and International Security Committee.
Thematic discussion on item subjects and introduction and consideration of all draft resolutions and decisions submitted under agenda items (items 88 to 105)
- Other weapons of mass destruction cluster (continued)
- Outer space (disarmament aspects) cluster
First Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/fourth/index.shtml

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM        Press Conference [Spanish/English interpretation]: Indigenous peoples and the Post-2015 agenda.
Speakers: Joan Carling, Member of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues; Paul Kanyinke Sena, Former Chairperson of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues; Fabiana del Popolo, Expert, Population Division, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII):
http://undesadspd.org/IndigenousPeoples.aspx

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM        Press Conference: The Code of Conduct regarding Security Council action against genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Speakers: H.E. Mr. Christian Wenaweser, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations and Dr. Simon Adams, Executive Director of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (ECOSOC) UN Secretary General Awards Ceremony.

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM        Press Conference: The Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Mr. Heiner Bielefeldt.

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM        (TCC) Launch of the Code of Conduct regarding Security Council Action against Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes.
Making the Security Council fit for the next 70 years.
Organized by the PM of Liechtenstein to the UN.
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/151023pm-sc-liechtenstein.pdf

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM        Press Conference: The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, Mr. François Crépeau; and the Chair of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of all Migrant Workers and Members of their Families, Mr. Francisco Carrión Mena.

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.6) Global Crackdown: The use of laws to criminalise and restrict human rights defenders.
Organized by the PM of Norway


03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        (TCC) General Assembly: 38th plenary meeting.
Strengthening of the United Nations system: Declaration on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the United Nations: draft resolution (A/70/L.4) [item 122]
Seventieth anniversary of the United Nations website:
http://www.un.org/un70/en/content/70ways

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        Press Conference: The Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Mr. Philip Alston.

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.2) Second Committee: 17th meeting (continued).
Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions on “Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: The Role of the Regional Commissions”.
Presentations, followed by an interactive discussion.
Second Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) Fourth Committee: 12th meeting .
Special Political and Decolonization Committee.
Effects of atomic radiation.
- Statement by the Chair of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR)
- General debate
- Action on draft resolution A/C.4/70/L.12
Fourth Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/fourth/index.shtml

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Third Committee: 26th meeting.
Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee.
Promotion and protection of human rights.
Introductory statements, followed by interactive dialogues.
- Chair of the Working Group on the Right to Development
- Special Rapporteur on the right to food
- Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
Third Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/third/index.shtml

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM        (CR.6) After the High-level Review – Connecting Local and Global Action to Implement the Women Peace and Security Agenda.
Final panel of the Lecture Series on Women, Peace and Security.
Speakers: Ms. Aurelia Frick, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture of Liechtenstein; Ms. Anne-Marie Goetz, Clinical Professor at New York University, former Peace and Security Chief of UN Women; Ms. Joy Onyesoh, President WILPF Nigeria


04:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (TCC) General Assembly: Informal meeting of the plenary for the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations.
Immediately after the adjournment of the 38th plenary meeting.
Draft programme:
http://www.un.org/pga/70/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2015/08/2015_October_08_70th-Anniversary-of-the-signing-of-the-UN-Charter.compressed.pdf

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM        (GA Hall) UN Day Concert 2015.
The traditional UN Day Concert is performed in the iconic UN General Assembly Hall and serves as an occasion to highlight, celebrate and reflect on the work of the United Nations and its family of agencies through the universal language of music.
This year's observance features Korean Traditional Music Orchestra, Lang Lang, world famous Harlem Gospel Choir, etc.
http://www.un.org/en/events/unday/events.shtml

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