United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 23 September 2016
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)
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08:00 AM - 08:30 AM (TCC) Opening of the Ministerial Meeting on the Implementation of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali.
Participants include UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the President of Mali, the Foreign Ministers of France and Algeria.
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM (CR.7) Regionalism and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
To highlight the significance of regional cooperation and initiatives in supporting country efforts for a successful and effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
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.
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."
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM (CR.2) SDGs Coming to Life – Envisioning a common and resilient future.
The objective of this side event is to continue and deepen the discussion that took place at the side event organized by the UNDG during the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in July 2016, during which a stocktaking report, entitled “The SDGs are coming to life” was launched, capturing initial examples of SDG roll-out and implementation work by Member States with the support of the UN. The focus of this UNGA side event will be on multi-stakeholder engagement in crisis and post-crisis countries in support of the SDGs and to ensure that no one is left behind.
Concept note: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160923am-sdg-undp.pdf
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Security Council: Maintenance of international peace and security - Nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear disarmament (7776th meeting).
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (SO #2) General Assembly Media Stakeout.
- 10:30am: Under-Secretary-General Herve Ladsous, His Excellency Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Algeria and His Excellency Mr. Abdoulaye Diop, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Mali, on the outcome of the Ministerial Meeting on the Implementation of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali.
- 2:20pm: Under-Secretary-General Herve Ladsous and His Excellency Mr Charles Armel Doubane, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Central African Republic (CAR) on CAR.
- 4:30pm: Under-Secretary-General Herve Ladsous on South Sudan.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (ECOSOC) Opening ceremony of the G-77 Ministerial Meeting.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CR.5) First Ministerial Meeting of the Like-minded Group of Countries Supporters of Middle-Income Countries.
Middle-income countries still face significant challenges to achieve sustainable development, in particular related to job creation, diversification and transformation of their economies, access to technologies, integration of small and medium enterprises into global value chains, as well as structural gaps in terms of inequality and poverty, investment and savings, productivity and innovation, infrastructure, education, health, fiscality, gender and the environment, among others, that constrain the development of these countries.
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM Press Conference: His Excellency Mr. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of France.
[French, English interpretation]
11:15 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.3) The humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin: A turning point?.
Member States Briefing organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
11:20 AM - 12:20 PM Press Conference: His Excellency Mr Faustin-Archange Touadéra, President of the Central African Republic (CAR) and Special Representative for CAR and Head of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Parfait Onanga-Anyanga.
[French, English interpretation]
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
12:40 PM - 01:40 PM Press Conference: His Excellency Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
[English, Russian interpretation]
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.2) Leaving no one behind: Agents of change for achieving Goal 5 and the 2030 Agenda.
Organized by the Mission of Canada
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.12) The Power of SGDs to Achieve Prosperity for All.
Sustainable Solutions for Abundant Food, Health, & Prosperity The Power of SGDs to Achieve Prosperity for All.
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.6) Education for People and Planet: Creating sustainable futures for all.
Organized by UNESCO.
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.4) On the ratification of the Kampala amendments: looking ahead to the activation of the ICC's jurisdiction over the crime of aggression in 2017.
The panel will highlight the importance of ratifying the amendments as well as of the decision to activate the ICC’s jurisdiction over the crime of aggression in 2017.
Concept note: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/160923pm-icc-juridiction.pdf
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.4) UN Alliance of Civilizations is organizing the Group of Friends Ministerial Meeting.
03:00 PM - 08:30 PM (TCC) Bearing Witness - Combating Human Trafficking and Forced Migration.
Organized by The United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, on behalf of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Religion and Development, the World Council of Churches and the KAICIID Dialogue Centre, in cooperation with the Governments of Italy and Spain, the Institute for Strategic Studies and Democracy (ISSD) of Malta and the Partnership for Religion and Development (PaRD).
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM (CR.7) The Secretary-General's Climate Resilience Initiative-A2R: delivering on the Paris Agenda - Launch of the A2R Leadership Group.
Objectives of this High Level event are to:
a. Mark the operationalization of the UN Secretary-General’s Initiative on Climate Resilience: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape (A2R) contributing to the delivery of the Paris Agreement as well as to the implementation of the overarching 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals
b. Launch the A2R Leadership Group which will steer and guide the A2R initiative
c. Provide the opportunity for high-level representatives to express their commitment to the initiative and share successful work on climate resilience.
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM (CR.3) Responding to the impacts of El Niño and mitigating recurring climate risks.
The recent El Niño has affected more than 60 million people, impacting lives and livelihoods, reversing hard-won development gains, threatening human security and endangering achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The High-level event aims to call attention to the people around the world affected by severe El Niño-linked drought and climate impacts, mobilizing an integrated response that takes preparedness for future weather events into account.
Organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).