United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 17 June 2016
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03:00 AM - 12:00 PM 32nd regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 13 June - 1 July 2016)
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CR.6) NHRI’s role in conflict and fragile contexts - A contribution to peaceful, just and inclusive societies.
Fourth Annual Seminar Series on National Human Rights Intitutions (NHRIs)
The topic of the seminar is on The role of NHRI’s in conflict and fragile contexts: A contribution to peaceful, just and inclusive societies. The seminar is hosted by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions. The seminar is sponsored by the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations in New York. The seminar will feature a range of speakers and discussants including a keynote address by the Deputy Secretary-General, Mr. Jan Eliasson.
The seminar is hosted by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, and is sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in New York.
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.2) Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (C-24), 5th meeting.
1. Question of Western Sahara (A/AC.109/2016/17)
2. Other matters
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
12:45 PM - 01:45 PM Press Conference: Ambassador Román Oyarzun Marchesi (Spain), Chair of the 1540 Committee of the Security Council on the Consultations on the Comprehensive Review of Security Council Resolution 1540.
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM General Assembly: 105th plenary meeting.
Reports of the Fifth Committee.