Wednesday, November 18

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (Wednesday, 18 November 2015)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 18 November 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=2015-11-17  

04:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (Switzerland, Geneva, Palais des Nations) Forum on Business and Human Rights 2015 (16-18 November 2015).
Business can have a profound impact, both positive and negative, on human rights. Companies can deliver innovation and services to improve people’s standard of living. Yet company activities can also – directly or indirectly - destroy livelihoods, exploit workers or displace communities.
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Business/Forum/Pages/2015ForumBHR.aspx

09:30 AM - 10:30 AM        (GA Hall) Second UN Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters: Opening plenary.
Co-chairs: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Dr. Han Seung-soo, UN Special Envoy on Disaster Risk Reduction and Water.
Keynote address by HIH the Crown Prince of Japan.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/151118-disaster-riskreduction-water.pdf

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Third Committee: 49th meeting.
Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee.
Action on several draft resolutions on human rights.
Third Committee website:
http://www.un.org/en/ga/third/index.shtml

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: 57th Plenary meeting.
1. Election of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/548) [item 113 (f)]
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/70/548
2. Appointment of the judges of the United Nations Dispute Tribunal [item 114 (g)]
3. Appointment of the judges of the United Nations Appeals Tribunal [item 114 (h)]


11:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) Second UN Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters: High Level Panel Debate on Water and Disasters.
Chair: Dr. Han Seung-Soo, UN Special Envoy on Disaster Risk Reduction and Water.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/151118-disaster-riskreduction-water.pdf

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM        Press Conference: Launch of a new report by the Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB).
Speakers: Uschi Eid, Chair of the Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB); along with UNSGAB Members: Maggie Catley-Carlson; Maria Mutagamba; and Gerard Payen.


12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General - Guest: Dr. David Nabarro, Special Envoy on Ebola.
Guest: Dr. David Nabarro, the Special Envoy on Ebola, will provide an update on the Ebola outbreak, and also speak in his capacity as Chair of the Advisory Group on Reform of the World Health Organization’s Work in Outbreaks and Emergencies.


02:45 PM - 03:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Consultations on the 1701 report).
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/2015/837

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) Second UN Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters: 1) Major Group Panel: Multi-stakeholder Partnership for Water-related DRR 2) Science and Technology to advance DRR on Water 3) Closing plenary.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/151118-disaster-riskreduction-water.pdf

06:30 PM - 08:30 PM        (CR.1) Faith, Identity and the Promotion of Peace in the Aftermath of Genocide.
The panel discussion will explore how faith and circumstances help shape an individual’s identity, influence one’s actions and attitudes, and encourage the promotion of peace.  
Organized by the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme.
http://www.un.org/en/holocaustremembrance/2015/18Nov.html

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