United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 10 December 2015
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (ECOSOC) Economic and Social Council: 6th meeting.
Election of the Bureau [item 1] - Election of a Vice-President
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM General Assembly: 71st plenary meeting.
1. Election of seven members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination
2. Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance
3. Culture of peace.
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.2) Second Committee: 35th meeting.
Economic and Financial Committee.
Introduction and action on several draft resolutions and decisions.
Second Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.1) AIESEC Youth Action Summit.
The AIESEC Youth Action Summit is a three day conference bringing together top young leaders with experts, government, business and thought leaders for a conversation around global issues and the new global agenda. It is a call to action from youth globally to focus on the impact beyond 2015.
Organized by AIESEC & the office of the United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth
Concept note: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/151109am-youth-action-summit.pdf
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Press Conference: Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016 report.
Speakers: Lenni Montiel, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and Hamid Rashid, Chief of the Global Economic Monitoring Unit at DESA.
Moderator: Ms. Francyne Harrigan, Chief, Development Section, UN Department of Public Information.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CR.4) DPI/ NGO Briefing, in observance of Human Rights Day “Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always”.
In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Culture Rights. This briefing will focus in on “Freedom” highlighting the four freedoms that underlie the Universal Declaration for Human Rights and the two covenants (the ICCPR and the ICESCR) – freedom from fear, freedom of speech, freedom of worship and freedom from want.
Blending discussion with various multimedia clips, and interactive, performances, this session aims to raise awareness of the four freedoms that underlie the Universal Declaration for Human Rights and the two covenants (the ICCPR and the ICESCR).
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Press Conference: The adoption of Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security.
Speakers: Ahmad Alhendawi, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth; Oscar Fernandez Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support; and the Permanent Representative of Jordan to the United Nations, Dina Kawar.
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM (TCC) The Economic Cost of LGBT Exclusion.
An interactive discussion on the economic costs of exclusion and benefits of inclusion of LGBT individuals from the business, State and civil society perspectives.
Opening by H.E. Mogens Lykketoft, President of the 70th session of the General Assembly.
Organized by the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the UN, which is part of the LGBT Core Group.