United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 28 January 2016
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)
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Thursday, January 28, 2016
09:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout
10:00 AM (TCC) General Assembly: Informal plenary: Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, President of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assemblyo will brief on the global indicator framework, to be developed by the Inter-Agency Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) and presented to the United Nations Statistical Commission during its forty-seventh session in March 2016.
10:00 AM Security Council: 1) The situation in Cyprus. (7613th meeting) 2) The situation in Somalia. (7614th meeting)
10:00 AM (ECOSOC) UNDP, UNOPS, UNFPA First regular session 2016 Executive Board.
11:00 AM (CR.4) United Nations Department of Public Information NGO Briefing: "The Future of Holocaust Education".
This briefing brings together experts from academic institutions and international organizations, researchers, educators and authors who will examine current trends in Holocaust research and education. Key questions to be addressed include how to expand teacher training and Holocaust education around the world; how to adapt to a changing environment with the rise of multicultural classroom settings and fewer and fewer eye witnesses to testify to the Holocaust and what role international organizations have to play in the field.
The panellists will include Szabolcs Takács, Chair of IHRA, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance; Debórah Dwork, Rose Professor and Holocaust History, Founding Director of Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University; Professor Zehavit Gross, Chairholder, UNESCO/Burg Chair in Education for Human Values, Tolerance and Peace, Bar-llan University; Cecilie Felicia Stokholm Banke, Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies and Jane Jacobs, Director of the International Relations Department at the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem. The discussion will be moderated by Kimberly Mann, the Chief of the Education Outreach Section in the Outreach Division of the United Nations Department of Public Information.
12:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
03:00 PM (ECOSOC) UNDP, UNOPS, UNFPA First regular session 2016 Executive Board.
03:00 PM (CR.2) Why Think Tanks Matter to Policy Makers and the Public: Getting to Yes on Arms Control (Iran), Development (SDGs) and the Environment (COP21).
The event will involve 100s of think tanks and other civil society actors in approximately 60 countries, 70 cities. These partner institutions will produce a series of coordinated events that are intended to highlight the important role think tanks play in governments and civil societies around the world. The Program at the World Bank will focus on the role of think tanks play in global public policy and specifically in areas of arms control, environment, and development.
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM (TCC) Film Screening of Woman in Gold. (Welcoming remarks and Q&A session after the film) organized by the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme.