United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 23 March 2016
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)
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03:00 AM - 12:00 PM 31st regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 29 February - 24 March 2016)
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout (MONUSCO).
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Security Council: The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo (7654th meeting).
Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2016/233)
10:45 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.4) Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60), 14-24 March 2016.
Priority theme: Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development.
The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.
The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Press Conference: World Meteorological Day: Hotter, Drier, Wetter. Face the Future.
Speakers: Mr. Selwin Hart, Director of the Secretary-General’s Climate Change Support Team; Mr. Paul Egerton, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Representative to the United Nations; Mr. Filipe Lucio, Director, Global Framework for Climate Services, WMO. The moderator will be Mr. Daniel Shepard, UN Department of Public Information.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General. Guest: Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.
01:15 PM - 02:15 PM Press Conference: On the occasion of World Meteorological Day.
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (ECOSOC) Women of African Descent in the Diaspora: Shaping Racial Identity - CSW60 Side event.
Panel discussion in commemoration of the International Decade for Persons of African Descent: Recognition, Justice and Development organized by the Permanent Mission of Brazil and the United states to the United Nations.
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.12 + PERISCOPE/TWITTER) The Role of the Arts in Helping to End Human Trafficking - (CSW60 Side Event).
Featuring a special presentation by the filmmakers of the film SOLD [A young girl’s journey, from slavery to freedom, based on true events] with Special Guest Award-winning Actress Gillian Anderson (from the X-Files).
Special CSW Interactive Panel organized by the Permanent Mission of the United States and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Security Council Media Stakeout (Middle East (Syria)).