Thursday, September 22

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (Thursday, 22 September 2016)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 22 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=2016-09-21

04:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (Switzerland, Geneva, Palais des Nations) Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law.
Theme: “Widening the Democratic Space: the role of youth in public decision-making”.
Organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights  


08:00 AM - 09:30 AM        (CR.12) Migration and Health.
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka


08:00 AM - 09:30 AM        (CR.2) A new agenda for Women, Peace and Security and Mediation.
Starting from the analysis of ongoing and recently-concluded negotiations, participants to the event will share views on the strategies that have been used to advance women’s meaningful participation to secure gender positive outcomes in peace agreements, and will discuss ways to transform the best practices of women’s participation in mediation and peace processes into standard practices in the field of mediation and diplomacy and in UN-led peace processes.
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Italy
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160922am-italy-women.pdf

08:30 AM - 10:30 AM        (CR.4) Beyond the World Humanitarian Summit: Advancing the Agenda for Humanity.
Member States Briefing organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)


09:00 AM - 10:30 AM        (CR.11) Sustainable Oceans and the Blue Economy.
Healthy and productive oceans are essential to the prosperity and well-being of mankind. The world’s oceans produce half of the oxygen we breathe. They absorb about one third of CO2 emissions from human activities. They are a source of food and they provide jobs and income, energy and transport routes. More than 50 % of the world’s population live on or near the coast.
Healthy and productive oceans must be made a global priority, and the key to achieving this is to ensure their sustainable use.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160922am-blue-economy.pdf

09:00 AM - 12:30 PM        (ECOSOC) UN-Women High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment.
In order to lead a discussion on closing gaps for women’s economic empowerment and in line with his leadership on and long- standing commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon established a 20 member High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment. Consisting of representatives of government, business, and civil society and co-chaired by Luis Guillermo Solis, President of Costa Rica and Simona Scarpaleggia, CEO IKEA, Switzerland, The High-Level Panel (HLP) was charged with supporting and providing guidance on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to improve economic outcomes for women, and promote women’s leadership in driving sustainable, inclusive, gender-responsive and environmentally sensitive economic growth.
An interim report of the Panel will be presented to the Secretary-General.
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160922am-un-women-panel.pdf

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM        (Private line 1) SDG Media Zone.
The lounge is equipped with WiFi, workspaces and live stream of the various meetings happening inside the United Nations.The SDG Media Zone will act as a platform to create live content, connect and celebrate the initiatives of the global community working on the Sustainable Development Goals. It will highlight the launch of new initiatives and partnerships as well as ongoing collaborations for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Every hour high-level conversations will be hosted on the SDG Media Zone stage where Heads of States, UN leaders, CEOs, celebrities, young people and high level guests will engage in interactive 30-minute dialogues followed by a Q&A.
http://sdgmz.org/

09:00 AM - 09:00 PM        General Assembly: General Debate (20 - 26 September 2016).
The theme of the general debate of the 71st session is “The Sustainable Development Goals: a universal push to transform our world."
http://gadebate.un.org/

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM        (CR.7) Achieving Peaceful, Just and inclusive Societies for Sustainable Development: Converting words into actions.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Press Conference: His Excellency Mr Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco on the COP22.
[English, French and Arabic interpretation]


10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (TCC) General Assembly: High-level segment to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development.
The primary objective of the High Level Plenary Event is to build common ground on how the international community defines and understands the right to development. The High Level Plenary Event also aims to identify how efforts to fulfil the right to development can be fortified in the future by building synergies and coherence with mutual and consensual understanding of the right to development based on the experience of progress and challenges in the last 30 years.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/pga/70/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2015/08/HL-Segment-on-the-Right-to-Development-9-September-2016.pdf

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Press Conference: His Excellency Mr. Evo Morales, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.
[Spanish, English interpretation]


11:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) High-Level Event on South Sudan.
Member States Briefing organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).


11:30 AM - 12:30 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout: His Excellency Mr Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and His Excellency Mr Murray McCully, Minister for Foreign Affairs of New Zealand.

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
Guests: His Excellency Mr. Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, President of the Republic of Costa Rica, and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, on the outcomes of the first report of the High-Level Panel for Women’s Economic Empowerment to the Secretary-General.


12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        (CR.7) Tunisia: Reforms and Investment Opportunities.
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160922pm-tunisia.pdf

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.7) South Africa's High-level side event: Measuring and Tackling Poverty in All its Dimensions.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160922pm-southafrica.pdf

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.4) Preventing and ending atrocity crimes: a key challenge for the UN Security Council.
The UN Security Council’s frequent inability to take effective action to prevent or end genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes – the worst crimes under international law – has been a stain on its reputation and a challenge for the whole membership of the United Nations.
The panel discussion will aim to explore the progress made and remaining implementation challenges of both the Code of Conduct and French/Mexican proposal.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160922pm-codeofconduct.pdf

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (ECOSOC) Pathways to Zero Hunger.
UN GA side event organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.6) Call to Action on Protection from Gender-based Violence in Emergencies: turning WHS commitments into action.
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Norway.


01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.8) Friends of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs): Supporting Member States to achieve the NCD related Sustainable Development Goals targets”.
A panel discussion will provide an overview of the current work of the Task Force, explain how it helps countries to progress towards the NCDs-related Sustainable Development Goals targets, and highlight the
plans and requirements for implementing countries to move the NCD agenda forward.
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160922pm-ncd.pdf

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.2) “Protecting Cultural Heritage – an Imperative for Humanity”: Acting together against the destruction and trafficking of cultural property by terrorist groups and organized crime.
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Italy
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160922pm-italy-cultural-heritage.pdf

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM        (CR.11) States of Fragility 2016: A Violent World - An OECD  Flagship Report.
The OECD report States of Fragility 2016: A Violent World takes a long hard look at violence in the world – and what we should do about it. It covers emerging thinking about violence and presents a new risk-based approach to monitoring the dimensions of fragility.
http://www.oecd.org/dac/conflict-fragility-resilience/states-of-fragility-2016.htm

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.12) High Level Event Adaptation for the Countries of the South.
Organized by the Kingdom of Morocco.


03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (TCC) General Assembly: High-level segment to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development.
The primary objective of the High Level Plenary Event is to build common ground on how the international community defines and understands the right to development. The High Level Plenary Event also aims to identify how efforts to fulfil the right to development can be fortified in the future by building synergies and coherence with mutual and consensual understanding of the right to development based on the experience of progress and challenges in the last 30 years.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/pga/70/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2015/08/HL-Segment-on-the-Right-to-Development-9-September-2016.pdf

03:30 PM - 04:00 PM        Press Conference: His Excellency Mr. Peter Szijjártó, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Hungary.

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM        Joint Press Conference: The Minister for the Environment of the Kingdom of Morocco, the Minister for the Environment of the Republic of Rwanda and the Minister for the Environment of Norway on the Paris Agreements and the Montreal Protocol – special announcement on energy efficiency fund.
[English, French and Arabic interpretation]


04:30 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.7)10 by 20 Innitiative on Marine Protected Areas. Achieviong the promise to protect the oceans and seas.
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Italy
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160922pm-italy-oceans.pdf

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM        Press Conference: The Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

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