Saturday, December 10

[Webcast] UN Web TV: Provisional Live Schedule (12 - 18 December, 2016)

Just a heads up on the UN Web TV live coverage for the week of 12 - 18 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
December 12 - December 18, 2016
Provisional Weekly Calendar

Monday, December 12, 2016

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: 60th plenary meeting.
The meeting will consist of two parts: Tribute to H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon and Oath of Office ceremony for the Secretary-General-designate.
Appointment of the Secretary-General of the United Nations: Oath of office [item 113]  
During the meeting, the General Assembly will pay tribute to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the taking of the oath by the Secretary-General-designate António Guterres.

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.2) Depriving Terrorist Groups from Accessing, Raising, and Moving Funds: Practices and Lessons Learned.
Joint special meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee and the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee with Member States, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and other relevant international and regional organizations.
The purpose of the proposed joint special meeting would be to build on the outcomes of the above-mentioned December 2015 meeting and April 2015 open briefing of the Council and to examine national practices and regional initiatives to implement relevant regional and international instruments, including the related resolutions of the Council. The proposed joint special meeting would also enable the two Committees, Member States, and relevant international and regional organizations to continue their discussion of terrorism-financing trends and to share practices and effective tools to deprive terrorists of financial resources.
Concept note and draft agenda:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161212-13-ctc-funds.pdf

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) 7th working session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons.
Opening Session:
-Election of Officers
-Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters
-Participation of non-governmental organizations in the work of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
-Participation of national human rights institutions in the work of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing [item 4]
-Measures to enhance the promotion and protection of the human rights and dignity of older persons
Website:
http://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/seventhsession.shtml

        11:45 AM - 12:45 PM        (SO#2) Media Stakeout: Secretary-General-designate, H.E. Mr. António Guterres, after taking Oath of office.

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

        01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.6) Enhancing Counter-Terrorism International Cooperation: 24/7.
This side event will focus on raising awareness and understanding of a number of effective, practical tools for cooperation to counter terrorism. Member States, as well as regional and international organizations will have the opportunity to discuss ways in which to make better use of those tools, or to develop similar tools without weakening existing ones. Enduring risks and challenges in the field of international cooperation to counter terrorism, and how those can be overcome, will also be discussed.
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/161212pm-terrorism-spain.pdf

        02:30 PM - 05:00 PM        (TCC) 2016 Global Humanitarian Policy Forum - Meeting needs and reducing suffering: Humanitarian action from (GA) Resolution 46/182 to the present.
25 years ago the UN General Assembly adopted resolution 46/182, which created the humanitarian system. The forum will provide an opportunity for high-level reflection on what has been enabled through 46/182 and how we prepare for the future.
The Forum, organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) will include two high-level panels.
1) One Humanity: Shared Responsibility - This high-level event will discuss progress made since the adoption of the resolution in 1991, and the outstanding challenges identified at the World Humanitarian Summit.
2) Changing lives – working differently to end need - This high-level panel will look at some of the follow-up actions from the World Humanitarian Summit. In particular it will focus on how to work together towards collective outcomes as the way to transcend humanitarian-development divides in contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161212pm-ocha-forum2016.pdf

        02:40 PM - 03:40 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout.

        03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        Security Council: Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts (7831st meeting).
International Judicial Cooperation in countering terrorism.
Letter dated 2 December 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General (S/2016/1030)


        03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: 61st plenary meeting.
1. Report of the Credentials Committee [item 3(b)]
2. Election of seven members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination: note by the Secretary-General (A/71/641) [item 114 (a)]
3. Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency [item 88]


        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.2) Depriving Terrorist Groups from Accessing, Raising, and Moving Funds: Practices and Lessons Learned.
Joint special meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee and the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee with Member States, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and other relevant international and regional organizations.
The purpose of the proposed joint special meeting would be to build on the outcomes of the above-mentioned December 2015 meeting and April 2015 open briefing of the Council and to examine national practices and regional initiatives to implement relevant regional and international instruments, including the related resolutions of the Council. The proposed joint special meeting would also enable the two Committees, Member States, and relevant international and regional organizations to continue their discussion of terrorism-financing trends and to share practices and effective tools to deprive terrorists of financial resources.
Concept note and draft agenda:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161212-13-ctc-funds.pdf

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) 7th working session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons.
-  Continuation and conclusion of the general discussion.
Website:
http://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/seventhsession.shtml

        06:45 PM - 09:00 PM        (ECOSOC) UNICEF 70th Anniversary Special Event.
Mustafa, a thirteen-year old Syrian refugee boy interviewed a few days after his dangerous voyage across the Mediterranean to seek refuge in Greece will be one of the speakers at UNICEF's 70th Anniversary Special Event. Several other inspiring individuals will join Mustafa to share their stories of desperation, perseverance and hope.
They will be joined by top-tier UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors, the President of the General Assembly, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake and many special guests and performers.
https://www.unicef.org/
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

        08:00 AM - 09:30 AM        (CR.6) UNDSS Townhall Briefing

        09:00 AM - 02:00 PM        (ECOSOC)  CERF High Level Conference. Organized by OCHA.

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

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        General Assembly: 62nd plenary meeting.
Adoption of the report of the Sixth Committee.


        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: Adoption on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS), followed by a briefing on Sudan and the International Criminal Court (ICC).

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) 7th working session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons.
-Presentation of the report of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons (A/HRC/33/44).
Website:
http://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/seventhsession.shtml

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.2) Depriving Terrorist Groups from Accessing, Raising, and Moving Funds: Practices and Lessons Learned.
Joint special meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee and the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee with Member States, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and other relevant international and regional organizations.
The purpose of the proposed joint special meeting would be to build on the outcomes of the above-mentioned December 2015 meeting and April 2015 open briefing of the Council and to examine national practices and regional initiatives to implement relevant regional and international instruments, including the related resolutions of the Council. The proposed joint special meeting would also enable the two Committees, Member States, and relevant international and regional organizations to continue their discussion of terrorism-financing trends and to share practices and effective tools to deprive terrorists of financial resources.
Concept note and draft agenda:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161212-13-ctc-funds.pdf

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
Guest: Jean-Paul Laborde, Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate who will brief on terrorism financing.


        01:30 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.7) Terrorist financing through the misuse of social media platforms to raise and move funds.
Joint event of the Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations and the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate.


        02:40 PM - 03:40 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout.

        03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        Security Council: United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (TCC) The Ocean Conference.

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.2) Depriving Terrorist Groups from Accessing, Raising, and Moving Funds: Practices and Lessons Learned.
Joint special meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee and the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee with Member States, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and other relevant international and regional organizations.
The purpose of the proposed joint special meeting would be to build on the outcomes of the above-mentioned December 2015 meeting and April 2015 open briefing of the Council and to examine national practices and regional initiatives to implement relevant regional and international instruments, including the related resolutions of the Council. The proposed joint special meeting would also enable the two Committees, Member States, and relevant international and regional organizations to continue their discussion of terrorism-financing trends and to share practices and effective tools to deprive terrorists of financial resources.
Concept note and draft agenda:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161212-13-ctc-funds.pdf

        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) 7th working session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons.
- Recent regional developments and initiatives concerning the human rights of older persons.
Website:
http://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/seventhsession.shtml
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) 7th working session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons.
- Human rights dimensions concerning older persons in recent policy developments and initiatives in multilateral processes.
Website:
http://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/seventhsession.shtml

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.12) Uganda’s Transformational Approach to Refugees and Host Communities - Dealing with Multiple Vulnerabilities.

        11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Press Briefing: Foreign Minister of Uganda, Sam K. Kutesa on “Uganda’s transformational approach to refugees and host communities”.

        11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Security Council:  Special tribute meeting for the outgoing Secretary-General.

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

        01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.8) Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing - Side Event.
The event will bring together experts in the areas of ageism as well as senior officials and delegates from member states to discuss the impacts of ageism and the impact of a possible convention on the rights of older people.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/161214pm-ageing.pdf

        01:15 PM - 02:30 PM        (CR.7)  Intergenerational Model UN – A pathway to Age-Friendly Community Development.
Building Intergenerational dialogue about UN Issues using the existing infrastructure of the Model United Nations in New Ways with intentional connection to Age-Friendly Community Development.
Organized by the Age-Friendly Yarmouth, MA, USA.


        03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4) 7th working session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons.
- Follow-up to resolution 70/164: Measures to enhance the promotion and protection of the human rights and dignity of older persons: best practices, lessons learned, possible content for a multilateral legal instrument and identification of areas and issues where further protection and action is needed.
Website:
http://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/seventhsession.shtml
Thursday, December 15, 2016

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

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: Open debate on the global agenda for stopping the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by non-State actors.

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        General Assembly:  Plenary meeting on the culture of peace and global health and foreign policy.

        10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4) 7th working session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons.
- Interactive dialogue with nongovernmental organizations.
Website:
http://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/seventhsession.shtml

        11:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.8) The Evolution of Development Thinking: Governance, Economics, Assistance, and Security.
Interactive Panel Discussion co-organized by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), UNDP, the East-West Centre and the Pacific Basin


        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
Guest: Gordon Brown, the UN Special Envoy for Global Education.

Friday, December 16, 2016

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

        10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        Security Council: The situation in the Middle East.

        11:30 AM - 12:30 PM        Press Briefing: The Secretary-General will hold his final press briefing.

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

        12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        (TCC tbc) Briefing on sustaining peace.
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Sunday, December 18, 2016

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