United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 18 December 2015
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5)
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Friday, December 18, 2015
10:00 AM (TCC) Briefing on the preparations for hte Special Session on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS)
10:00 AM (CR.2) Interactive panel discussion on the occasion of International Migrants Day, hosted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The discussion will challenge negative perceptions of migrants and will give migrants a platform to share their stories and celebrate their cultures. The event will comprise of speeches and a conversation with migrants and children of migrants as part of an interactive panel discussion. In today’s climate of xenophobia, an event that shows the positive nature of migration is needed now more than ever. This conversation will aim to lend to a greater understanding of migration.
10:00 AM (ECOSOC) Panel discussion on "The Changing Dynamics of Islamophobia and its Implications on Peaceful and Inclusive Societies". organized by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC))
11:40 AM Security Council media stakeouts: Ms. Federica Mogherini, European Union High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy will brief reporters on Syria at the Security Council Stakeout.
12:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
02:45 PM Security Council media stakeouts
03:00 PM Security Council: 7588th meeting - The situation in the Middle East; 7589th meeting - The situation concerning Iraq. Letter dated 11 December 2015 from the Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2015/963)