United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Sunday, 18 September 2016
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)
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10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.8) Policy Dialogue on Financing Cities: Implementing the New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goal 11.
Organized by UN-Habitat
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Media Stakeout: H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus (location to be confirmed).
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM (TCC) Launch on the Report by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.
The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity was coconvened by the Prime Minister of Norway, Presidents of Malawi, Chile and Indonesia, and the Director-General of UNESCO at the Oslo Summit on Education for Development in July 2015. The Commission was tasked with developing a renewed investment case and financing pathway for accelerated progress in education consistent with the SDG Framework. The Secretary-General agreed to receive the report at the September 2016 UN General Assembly and act on the report’s recommendations. The Commission has 25 high-level Commissioners and is Chaired by the UN Special Envoy for Global Education.
This event will be the formal presentation of the Commission report to the Co-Conveners and Secretary-General, serving as the culmination of a year of engaging a network of 30 research institutions and over 300 partners in more than 100 countries.
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM (CR.5) Migration and Development: A Roadmap to a Global Compact.
The event will highlight possible elements needed to be included in the proposed “Global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.” World Bank will present a paper highlighting global migration trends, fundamental drivers and the benefits and costs of migration, and a role for the MDBs and IFIs.* Global leaders in the panel will share their country's vision, expectations and a practical roadmap for the proposed global compact.
Side Event organized by the World Bank Group.