Wednesday, May 31

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (Wednesday, 31 May 2017)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 31 May 2017
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)

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09:45 AM - 12:00 PM        (SO#2, Outside the GA Hall in East Foyer) General Assembly Media Stakeout: Election of the President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly.
Approximately 11:15am: H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia, will address reporters following the election of the President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly.


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: 83rd plenary meeting.
1.        Election of the President of the General Assembly: election of the President of the General Assembly for the seventy-second session [item 4]
[Drawing of lots by the Secretary-General to determine the Member State which will occupy the first seat in the General Assembly Hall at the seventy-second session]
2.        Election of the Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly: election of the Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly for the seventy-second session [item 6]
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Immediately following the plenary meeting: Consecutive meetings of the Main Committees for the purpose of electing the Chairs and the Bureaux of the Main Committees at the seventy-second session of the General Assembly.


10:00 AM - 12:30 PM        (CR.11) Expert Group Meeting on Strategies to Achieve Gender Equality and Empower all Women and Girls through the Gender-responsive Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Day 2: Ensuring the gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda: interlinkages between SDG 5 and other SDGs.
The two-day expert group meeting is taking place in the lead up to the High Level Political Forum (HLPF), an intergovernmental platform that provides political leadership, guidance and recommendations for sustainable development and reviews the progress on SDG implementation. The meeting will gather representatives from governments, UN entities, civil society and other organizations to explore good practices, challenges and lessons learned in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal  5 on gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, as well as linkages between SDG 5 and other SDGs.
http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2017/5/announcer--experts-meet-at-the-un-ahead-of-high-level-political-forum

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.1) 2017 Resumed session of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (22 to 31 May 2017).
The main tasks of the Committee are:
- The consideration of applications for consultative status and requests for reclassification submitted by NGOs;
- The consideration of quadrennial reports submitted by NGOs in General and Special categories;
- The implementation of the provisions of Council resolution 1996/31 and the monitoring of the consultative relationship;
- Any other issues which the ECOSOC may request the Committee to consider.
http://csonet.org/?menu=105

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.3) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2017 (UNDP segment).
The Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Population Fund and the United Nations Office for Project Services is mandated to support and supervise the activities of the three organizations in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the United Nations General Assembly and its Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. The Board also protects the interests of programme countries.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM        Press Conference: The NGO Save the Children on key factors ending childhood around the world and how to best keep childhood intact.
Speakers: Ms. Carolyn Miles, President & CEO, Save the Children; Dr. Jill Biden, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Save the Children; Ms. Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children (SRSG), United Nations. The moderator will be Ms. Susan Alzner, Head of the New York Office, UN-NGLS.
Sponsored by the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS).


10:45 AM - 01:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Economic and Social Council: 29th meeting.
Special meeting on innovations for infrastructure development And promoting sustainable industrialization.
Programme:
https://www.un.org/ecosoc/sites/www.un.org.ecosoc/files/files/en/2017doc/2017_ecosoc_special_meeting_programme_ny.pdf

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

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM        Press Conference: To preview the World Ocean Conference (5-9 June 2017, UN Headquarters).
Speakers: Ambassador Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative to the United Nations for Maldives and Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States and Ambassador Marlene Moses, Permanent Representative to the United Nations for Nauru and Chair of Pacific Small Island Developing States.


02:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.11) Expert Group Meeting on Strategies to Achieve Gender Equality and Empower all Women and Girls through the Gender-responsive Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Day 2: Ensuring the gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda: interlinkages between SDG 5 and other SDGs.
The two-day expert group meeting is taking place in the lead up to the High Level Political Forum (HLPF), an intergovernmental platform that provides political leadership, guidance and recommendations for sustainable development and reviews the progress on SDG implementation. The meeting will gather representatives from governments, UN entities, civil society and other organizations to explore good practices, challenges and lessons learned in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal  5 on gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, as well as linkages between SDG 5 and other SDGs.
http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2017/5/announcer--experts-meet-at-the-un-ahead-of-high-level-political-forum

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Economic and Social Council: 29th meeting.
Special meeting on innovations for infrastructure development And promoting sustainable industrialization.
Programme:
https://www.un.org/ecosoc/sites/www.un.org.ecosoc/files/files/en/2017doc/2017_ecosoc_special_meeting_programme_ny.pdf

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.3) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - Annual Session 2017 (UNDP segment).
The Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Population Fund and the United Nations Office for Project Services is mandated to support and supervise the activities of the three organizations in accordance with the overall policy guidance of the United Nations General Assembly and its Economic and Social Council, and the responsibilities set out in the United Nations Charter. The Board also protects the interests of programme countries.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/executive_board/overview.html

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