United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 4 May 2016
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)
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04:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Geneva, CMT+1) Human Rights Council: 25th session of Universal Periodic Review (2-13 May 2016).
Review of Sudan and Hungary.
The twenty-fifth session of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will be held in Geneva from 2 to 13 May during which the next group of 14 States are scheduled to have their human rights records examined under this mechanism.
The group of States to be reviewed by the Universal Periodic Review Working Group during this session are (in order of scheduled review): Suriname, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Greece, Sudan, Hungary, Papua New Guinea, Tajikistan, the United Republic of Tanzania, Antigua and Barbuda, Swaziland, Trinidad and Tobago, Thailand and Ireland. The meeting will take place in Room 20 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
More information: http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=19912&LangID=E#sthash.IPfkAjJr.dpuf
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CR.3) Fifth Committee: 34th meeting (second part of the resumed 70th session).
Administrative and Budgetary Committee.
Fifth Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Security Council: Sanctions Committee Briefings.
- 1267/1989and 2253 Committee (ISIL (Da'esh) & Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee)
- 1373 Committee (Counter-Terrorism Committee)
- 1540 Committee (Proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons)
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (ECOSOC) Economic and Social Council: Integration segment, 2016 session, 23rd meeting.
The 2016 Integration Segment of ECOSOC will be chaired by His Excellency Ambassador Sven Jürgenson, Vice-President of ECOSOC (Estonia), and will address the theme “Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through Policy Innovation and Integration”.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General. Guest: Mr. Yukio Takasu, Under-Secretary-General for Management on the financial situation of the Organization.
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Security Council Media Stakeout (1718 and 1591 Sanctions Committee)
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM (TCC) Panel discussion: After the Holocaust – Primo Levi and the Nexus of Science, Responsibility and Humanism.
The roundtable discussion will explore themes found in Primo Levi’s writings including scientific ethics, history and memory, language and transmission, and justice and responsibility. After a dramatic reading of a passage identified from Primo Levi's recently published Complete Works, a panel of scholars and writers will comment on Levi’s work. The event will also demonstrate the universal appeal of Primo Levi and his contribution to humanity.
Organized by the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme