United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 12 November 2015
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)
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09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Human Rights Council Special meeting (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland): Address from Mr. Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the context of a special meeting of the Council held as a matter of courtesy at the request of the Government of Venezuela.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (ECOSOC) Economic and Social Council: 5th meeting.
To take action on draft decision E/2016/L.2 relating to the distribution of seats among the eight experts nominated by Member States to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, and draft decision E/2016/L.4 on the dates and theme for the integration segment of the 2016 session of the Council. The Council will also hold elections to fill a number of outstanding vacancies to its subsidiary bodies.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (GA Hall) General Assembly: 51st meeting.
1. Notification by the Secretary-General under Article 12, paragraph 2, of the Charter of the United Nations: Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/300) [item 111]
2. Report of the Security Council (A70/2) [item 30]
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.4) Fourth Committee: 24th meeting.
Special Political and Decolonization Committee.
1. Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories (Conclusion of general debate).
2. Comprehensive review of special political missions (Action on draft resolution)
3. Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (Action on draft resolution)
4. Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects (Conclusion of general debate).
Fourth Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/fourth/index.shtml
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Geneva, CMT+1) Human Rights Council: 23rd session of Universal Periodic Review (2-13 November 2015)
Adoption of the reports on Austria, Australia and Georgia.
The twenty-third session of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will be held in Geneva from 2 to 13 November during which the next group of 14 States are scheduled to have their human rights records examined under this mechanism.
The group of States to be reviewed by the Universal Periodic Review Working Group during this session are (in order of scheduled review): Micronesia, Lebanon, Mauritania, Nauru, Rwanda, Nepal, Saint Lucia, Oman, Myanmar, Austria, Australia, Georgia, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Sao Tome and Principe.
More information: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=16675&LangID=E#sthash.6l34e8SE.dpuf
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.2) DPI/ NGO Youth-led Briefing: "Youth at the Forefront: Bridging the Gap between Climate Change and Climate Awareness".
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General and guests on the 10th meeting of the Heads of UN Police Components.
Guests: Police Advisers Stefan Feller and Dee Dee Rodriguez from the UN presence in Guinea-Bissau, along with Police Commissioner Awale Abdounasir from the UN Mission in Mali. They will brief on the tenth meeting of the Heads of UN Police Components, which is taking place at UN Headquarters as part of UN week.
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.1) Third Committee: 46th meeting.
Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee.
Introduction and action on several draft resolutions on the issues of Refugees, Human rights and Advancement of women.
Third Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/third/index.shtml
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.2) Second Committee: 31st meeting.
Economic and Financial Committee.
Introduction of several draft resolutions.
Second Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM (ECOSOC) Panel discussion following the screening of the movie "Rosewater".
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN.