United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 26 January 2017
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)
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09:45 AM - 10:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout (Syria).
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Security Council: 1) The situation in Cyprus (7869th meeting) 2) The situation in the Middle East-Syria (7870th meeting).
- 1) Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations operation in Cyprus (S/2017/20)
- 2) Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2191 (2014), 2258 (2015) and 2332 (2016) (S/2017/58)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (ECOSOC) Economic and Social Council (9th meeting).
1. Election of the Bureau [item 1]
Election of a Vice-President
2. Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters [item 2]
Action on draft decisions E/2017/L.11 and E/2017/L.12
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Press Conference: The UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – achievements and challenges over the past 10 years.
Speakers include: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Albert Barume, Chair of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Leslie Malezer, Expert Member of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CR.1) United Nations Department of Public Information NGO Briefing: "Holocaust Remembrance: Educating against Extremism, Building a Better Future".
A panel of experts will examine the powerful propaganda that enabled the Nazis to successfully spread their racist ideology and gain influence. What was the impact of this, how did the society recover from it and what lessons are there to be learned for educating against extremist views and help build a more peaceful world today? Following the statements a discussion will be held with the audience on effective educational tools and the responsibility of society in helping to stop the spread of hatred and extremism. Ms. Hawa Diallo, Public Information Officer in the NGO Relations Section of the Department of Public Information, will deliver welcoming remarks. The panellists will include Dr. Steven Luckert, Senior Program Curator, Levine Institute for Holocaust Education, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Professor Jaimey Fisher, PhD, Director of the Davis Humanities Institute, University of California, Davis, and author of Disciplining Germany: Youth, Reeducation, and Reconstruction after the Second World War (Wayne State University, 2007); Ms. Virginie Ladisch, Head of the Children and Youth programme at the International Center for Transitional Justice; and Ms. Gillian Kitley, Head of Office, Office of the Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and on the Responsibility to Protect. The discussion will be moderated by Ms. Kimberly Mann, the Chief of the Education Outreach Section in the Outreach Division of the United Nations Department of Public Information.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.1) General Assembly: Informal briefing convened by the President of the General Assembly and the World Bank Group on “Future of financing for sustainable development”.
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Security Council Media Stakeout (Yemen).
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Security Council: The situation in the Middle East-Yemen (7871st meeting).