Saturday, November 26

[Webcast] UN Web TV: Provisional Live Schedule (28 November - 04 December, 2016)

Just a heads up on the UN Web TV live coverage for the week of  28 November - 04 December, 2016.

All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)

This is an early provisional list of scheduled events. The list will be updated daily on the UN Web TV site (
http://webtv.un.org) as more events are confirmed for coverage.
LIVE on UN WEB TV
November 28 - December 4, 2016
Provisional Weekly Calendar

Monday, November 28, 2016

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.3) Fifth Committee: 14th meeting.
Administrative and Budgetary Committee.
1. Programme budget for the biennium 2016-2017 [item 134]
2. United Nations pension system (A/71/9*, A/C.5/71/2, A/71/5/Add.16, A/71/397 and A/71/621) [item 142]
3. Human resources management [item 139]

       
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (CR.1/ Internal meeting) Pre-Retirement Seminar 2016.
The UN Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJPSF), the Association of Former International Civil Servants (AFICS), and the Office of Human Resources Management is offering the second Pre-retirement Workshop.
- Opening
- HR Separation Procedures
- Tax
- Immigration

09:40 AM - 10:40 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Middle East).

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: Middle East, including Syria (7021st meeting).

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (TCC) International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
Special Meeting in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
Invited to speak at the first half of the Meeting are the Deputy Secretary-General (representing the Secretary-General), the President of the General Assembly, the President of the Security Council, representative of the State of Palestine and the Chair of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.  For the second half, the representatives of NAM, LAS, OIC, AU, Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices and of civil society will take the floor.
Website:
http://www.un.org/en/events/palestinianday/

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
 
01:30 PM - 05:45 PM        (CR.6) The International Conference on Sustainable Environment, Clean Energy and Safe Mobility: Multifaceted Dimension of EcoDrive in Promoting Sustainability.
The conference aimed at realizing a sustainable society through introducing measures for environment, urban environment and transportation, performing case studies of solutions, and discussing environmental improvement measures.
It will include presentations of specific activity reports and successful cases as EcoDrive is believed to have possibilities to achieve a significant result by changing our mind attitude that we all can work on regardless of differences of country, culture and economic environment.
Co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Japan and the World Association of Former United Nations Interns and Fellows (WAFUNIF)

02:40 PM - 06:00 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (GA Hall) General Assembly : Question of Palestine and the situation in the Middle East.

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        Security Council : Sudan/South Sudan (7022nd meeting).
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

09:40 AM - 10:40 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout.

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        Security Council: Consultations on the 1718 Committee.

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: Question of Palestine and the situation in the Middle East.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Press Conference: World Social Situation Report 2016. Speakers will include Daniela Bas, the Director of the Division for Social Policy and Development, and Marta Roig, Senior Social Affairs Officer, from the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
Guest: The Director of the UNAIDS New York Office, Mr. Simon Bland, who will brief on World AIDS Day.

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM        (CR.2/ Internal meeting) Pre-Retirement Seminar 2016.
The seminar will inform staff about the steps they need to take and provide them with the opportunity to ask questions. The topics being discussed include pensions, after service health insurance (ASHI), HR procedures, immigration issues, taxation and local support available.
- UN After - Service Health and Life Insurance (ASHI)
- Retirement Issues - Association of Former International Civil Servants (AFICS)/NY
- Closing

Thursday, December 1, 2016

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM        International Day of People with Disabilities. Organized by UNDP.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM        (CR.6) Panel Discussion on 'Human rights situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea - current situation and initiatives by the international community'.
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations.


12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.

01:00 PM - 03:00 PM        (CR.1) Living In A Shrinking World---Sharing our Future TOGETHER!
Mark Harris, President Emeritus of ELS Education Services and Berlitz, will be the speaker in the third programme of this annual series arranged by the United Nations Academic Impact.
The J. Michael Adams Lecture and Conversation Series is named for the late President of Fairleigh Dickinson University, and of the International Association of University Presidents.

Friday, December 2, 2016

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.8) "CRPD Mobile App (Soft Launch)".
Organized by the Institute on Disability and Public Policy, American University.
In Commemoration of CRPD + 10 International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016. The CRPD mobile app is a project of the Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP) at
American University in collaboration with UNDESA/DSPD/SCRPD and The Nippon Foundation.


03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) Mental Well-Being is Fundamental to the Success of the SDGs.
In Honor of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016 - 10th Anniversary of the Adoption of The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
This event aims to establish an understanding of how mental well-being affects poverty, health and peace on individual, community and societal levels. It will also touch on the value of integrating mental health care into programs, policies and funding for SDGs. The event will honor the various perspectives in the field while inspiring a united vision of a person's right to dignity and right to care. The event will bring forward those marginalized by psychosocial disability and those who have worked beside them to share their own unique experiences and insights on the intersection between mental health and poverty, health, and peace.
Organized by the Strongheart Group.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161202pm-mental-well-being.pdf

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Cities for all - Special event to commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
Organized by the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (DESA)

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Sunday, December 4, 2016

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