United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 2 December 2016
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Friday, December 2, 2016
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CR.12) "Soils and pulses: a symbiosis for life".
In observance of the World Soil Day (5 December). Co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Lesotho, Thailand
and Turkey, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and
the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR4) High-level meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.3) Fifth Committee: 16th meeting.
Administrative and Budgetary Committee.
- Review of Efficiency: Budget Outline 2018-2019
- Programme budget: biennium 2016-2017
- UN Common System
10:40 AM - 01:00 PM Security Council Media Stakeout.
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM Security Council: The situation in Liberia (7824th meeting)
Special report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in Liberia (S/2016/968)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (CR.6/Internal Meeting) UNDSS Staff Award Ceremony.
01:15 PM - 02:15 PM (CR.6) Global Award for Good Practices in the Employment of Persons with Disabilities.
Organized by the Mission of Spain.
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.
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.7) The History of Silence. And the Future of the World's Non-Silence Generations.
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Sweden, the Swedish Institute and the Raoul Wallenberg Academy.
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) and the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.
In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and coinciding with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a special event is being organized to honour and raise awareness for the importance of accessible, inclusive and sustainable cities built for people of all abilities.
Building upon the momentum of the upcoming adoption of the New Urban Agenda (Habitat III), the event aims to draw attention to the importance of accessibility and inclusion for ensuring sustainability in cities and societies around the world, and for ensuring that implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals leaves no one behind. The event is a call to action for city leaders to make universal accessibility a priority.