Wednesday, January 25

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (Wednesday, 25 January 2017)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 25 January 2017
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout: Peace consolidation in West Africa.

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM        (CR.12) Accelerating Implementation of the SDGs: A Civil Society Dialogue with H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly.
Hosted by World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA). #MeetUNPGA


11:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (TCC) General Assembly: Building Sustainable Peace for all: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace - High Level Dialogue.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the concept of Sustaining Peace, as outlined in Security Council resolution 2282 (2016) and General Assembly resolution 701262, are complementary and mutually reinforcing. Sustainable development underpins sustainable peace and more peaceful and inclusive societies create an environment conducive to sustainable development. Sustainable peace is both an enabler and an outcome of sustainable development.
- Plenary debate (continued)
http://www.un.org/pga/71/event-latest/building-sustainable-peace-for-all-synergies-between-the-2030-agenda-for-sustainable-development-and-sustaining-peace/

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
Guest: Ambassador Cho, Republic of Korea, Chair of the 11th session of the Peacebuilding Commission, on the Commission’s priorities for the upcoming session.


12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        (CR.8) The water-food nexus: tackling water scarcity in the context of sustainable development - Technical Briefing.
The technical briefing will discuss how countries can address the dilemma of food production under limited water availability. Dr. Pasquale Steduto, FAO Regional Strategic Programmes Coordinator for the Near East and North Africa (NENA) will present the FAO NENA Water Scarcity Initiative, that provides a comprehensive framework to ensure the sustainable use and preservation of scarce water resources. While the briefing focuses on the experience of countries of Western Asia and North Africa, findings are applicable and relevant for all countries facing water scarcity, thus will provide a platform for sharing knowledge and showcase examples from other regions as well.
Organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/170125pm-fao.pdf

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM        Press Conference: Ambassador Cho, Republic of Korea, elected Chair of the 11th session of the Peacebuilding Commission. The Chair will present the priorities for the session.

06:30 PM - 09:15 PM        (CR.4) Panel discussion following the screening of the movie "Persona Non Grata".

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