Due to forecasted weather conditions at UN Headquarters in New York, the meetings scheduled below could be cancelled.
United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 9 February 2017
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time)
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09:30 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.1) Income Tax Briefing - 9 February 2017.
11:45 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.12) Palestine Refugees: Poverty, Challenges and Prospects.
Speakers will analyze how poverty affects the protracted situation and socio-economic conditions of Palestine refugees living in camps, which continue to be severely affected by the adverse circumstancesand ongoing conflicts in the Middle East.
Organized on the side of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) by the Permanent Observer Mission of the State of Palestine to the UN and The Palestinian Return Centre.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.1) Media and Information Literacy: Educational Strategies for the Prevention of Violent Extremism.
Media and Information Literacy (MIL) are formal and informal pedagogical practices that aim at developing critical thinking skills applied to media messages.
Rather than censoring media that is potentially harmful, MIL invests in a long-term strategy that aims to promote the development of discerning critical thinking skills in individuals.
Skills that, in fact, protect and enrich the worldviews of these individuals.
Concept note: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/170209pm-unaoc-media-info-literacy.pdf