Friday, September 16

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (Friday, 16 September 2016)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 16 September 2016
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)

http://webtv.un.org

Watch the latest videos published on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2016-09-15

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM        Peace Bell Ceremony in the Peace Garden.
http://www.un.org/en/events/peaceday/index.shtml

09:30 AM - 12:15 PM        (GA Hall) International Day of Peace 2016 - Student Observance
Organised by the Education Outreach Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information, the annual student observance for the International Day of Peace was held in the General Assembly Hall for the first time. It brought together a record number of some 1800 students, celebrities, diplomats and representatives of civil society and the media to discuss this year's theme: “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace”. Moderated by Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas, the event featured a film screening by Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio and performances by renowned violinist Midori, the Rainbow Choir of Korea and hip hop artists Ike Ramos and Nitty Scott of Flocabulary.  Students at the UN Peacekeeping Missions in Cyprus and Liberia joined by video link.
http://www.un.org/en/events/peaceday/index.shtml

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (CR.6) Protecting the labour and human rights of women migrant workers in the context of addressing large movements of migrants.
Event organized by the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN, the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Moldova to the UN, the Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the UN and UN Women.
Concept note;
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160916am-migrants-women.pdf

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.2) United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Executive Board, Second regular session 2016 (14-16 September 2016).
The Executive Board is the governing body of UNICEF, providing intergovernmental support and oversight to the organization, in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the United Nations General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.unicef.org/about/execboard/
Provisional annotated agenda, timetable and organization of work:
http://www.unicef.org/about/execboard/files/2016-13_Agenda_SRS_2016-25July2016.pdf

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.3) Solutions to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals for Children.
In the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden, an exceptional group of global leaders will convene at the United Nations to discuss the unprecedented opportunity that new global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework provides to focus on the world’s most vulnerable children.
These leaders will include representatives of governments, United Nations agencies (Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO and Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA), artist Maestro Andrea Bocelli, actor Forest Whitaker, Ambassador Dho Young shim and Professor Jeffrey Sachs (the SDG Advocates of the UN Secretary General), civil society and private sector leaders (including Kees Kruythoff of Unilever and Paul Sistare of Atlantica Hotels International).
The event will include a performance by “Voices of Haiti” children’s choir from Haiti, a project supported by the Andrea Bocelli Foundation.
Event hosted by World Childhood Foundation, The Permanent Mission of Sweden to the UN, The Permanent Mission of Italy to the UN and the Andrea Bocelli Foundation.
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160916am-children-sdgs.pdf

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Press Conference: SDGs: Filmmaker and founder of Project Everyone, Richard Curtis and United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information Cristina Gallach will brief on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.  (Guest: Mr. Gordon Brown, Special Envoy for Global Education, who will speak ahead of the launch of the report of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.)

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM        Press Conference: His Excellency Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria will share developments in Nigeria and showcase the country's vision at the 71st session of the UNGA.

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: 2nd plenary meeting.
Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items [item 7]
[The General Assembly will also pay tribute to the memory of His Excellency Islam Karimov, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.]
First report of the General Committee (A/71/250):
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/71/250

03:00 PM - 04:15 PM        (TCC) Appointment Ceremony of Ms. Nadia Murad Basee Taha As UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking on the Occasion of the International Day of Peace.
Ms. Murad, a 23 year-old Yazidi woman and Nobel Peace Prize nominee who survived trafficking at the hands of ISIL, briefed the UN Security Council in the first-ever session on human trafficking, which was held during the presidency of the United States on December 16. 2015. She described being rounded up with fellow Yazidis in Iraq in 2014, and witnessing as ISIL fighters shot men and boys in cold blood. She was subject to grave abuses at the hands of ISIL fighters, and bought and sold various times.
Watch her statement in the UN Security Council on 16 December 2015:
http://webtv.un.org/watch/nadia-murad-basee-taha-isil-victim-on-trafficking-of-persons-in-situations-of-conflict-security-council-7585th-meeting/4665835954001
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/

03:00 PM - 05:00 PM        (CR.2) United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Executive Board, Second regular session 2016 (14-16 September 2016).
The Executive Board is the governing body of UNICEF, providing intergovernmental support and oversight to the organization, in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the United Nations General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council.
http://www.unicef.org/about/execboard/
Provisional annotated agenda, timetable and organization of work:
http://www.unicef.org/about/execboard/files/2016-13_Agenda_SRS_2016-25July2016.pdf

03:00 PM - 05:30 PM        (CR.4) #PeaceDay Youth Summit.
Event co-organized by NGO Relations, Department of Public of Information, Peace Day 365 and co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and the Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations.
http://outreach.un.org/ngorelations/2016/09/09/peace-day-youth-summit/

03:00 PM - 05:30 PM        (ECOSOC) 2016 GODAN High-Level Forum.
Organized by the Global Partnerships Forum


04:30 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.3) Sustainable Development.
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Jamaica


05:30 PM - 06:30 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Middle East (Syria))  

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