United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 3 December 2015
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (GA Hall) General Assembly: 66th plenary meeting.
1. Report of the Credentials Committee (A/70/573(to be issued)) [item 3 (b)]
2. Culture of peace [item 16]
10:00 AM - 02:30 PM (CR.4) International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Theme: Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities.
Opening remarks followed by 2 panel discussions:
- “Accessible New Urban Agenda and inclusion of persons with disabilities” (co-sponsors: GAATES).
- “Invisible Disabilities” (co-sponsors: Argentina, Nippon Foundation)
Organized by Department of Economic and Social Affairs & Department of Public Information. Co-sponsored by: Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Ecuador, Japan, Kenya, Poland, Republic of Korea, Disabled Peoples International, Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments, International Disability and Development Consortium, International Disability Alliance, Nippon Foundation, Rehabilitation International.
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM (TCC) DPI/ NGO Briefing: Combatting Racism in the 21st Century.
Event held in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the International Convention for the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination within the context of the launch of the International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024).
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM (SO #1) Media Stakeout: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will brief on the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21).
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.8) Round Table Discussion: "Leave No One Behind: Continuing Conversations on Inclusive Education" on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2015.
This is an opportunity for stakeholders to engage in an interactive discussion on the different issues and barriers learners with disabilities face in exercising their fundamental right to access quality education.
Event organized by the UN Secretary General’s Global Education First Initiative (GEFI), the Global Observatory for Inclusion (GLOBI) and the GEFI Youth Advocacy Group (YAG).