Thursday, July 13

[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (Thursday, 13 July 2017)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 13 July 2017
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)

http://webtv.un.org

Watch the latest videos published on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2017-07-12

08:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.6) Business leading the way: the SDGs as a tool for sustainability and growth.
The workshop aims concretely to:
1. Discuss concrete examples of how SDGs can be mainstreamed in private sector reporting by addressing already used indexes, ratings and/or standards by the private sector.
2. Generate more interest and concrete actions from the private sector in implementing the SDGs by sharing the value of communicating and incorporating SDGs among companies, their clients and suppliers (SMEs).
3. Showcase solutions and opportunities to generate traction and information exchange on companies’ existing client and supplier base, increase market visibility and leadership as well as demonstrate better services by embracing the SDGs.
4. Support further partnerships among Member States and the private sector for successful SDGs implementation.
5. Launch a tangible voluntary year-long SDGs joint pilot initiative or programme that is measurable, visible and deliverable.
Organized by UNITAR
https://www.unitar.org/event/full-catalog/business-leading-way-sdgs-tool-sustainability-and-growth-0

08:15 AM - 09:45 AM        (CR.11) The function of International Human Rights Mechanisms and the role of National Human Rights Institutions in supporting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
The aim of the side-event is to present and discuss concrete country examples on how the engagement and outcomes of international human rights mechanisms and the work of National Human Rights Institutions are contributing to the realization of human rights through the SDGs, sharing experiences and building better synergies.
Co-hosted by the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Germany, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Sierra Leone CIVICUS and the Center for Economic and Social Rights.
Flyer:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/170713am-undp-hr.pdf

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.4, CART) High-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) - ECOSOC 2017 session
The theme of the 2017 session of ECOSOC is: Eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges.
https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf
https://www.un.org/ecosoc/en/events/2017-4

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM        (CR.11) Impact Investment and Innovation for SDGs.
Panel discussion organized by the Permanent Mission of Armenia on the margins of the ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum.
Concept note:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/170713am-armenia.pdf

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (UNOWAS).
https://unowa.unmissions.org/

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Press Conference: Launch of the World Economic and Social Survey 2017 “Reflecting on seventy years of development policy analysis”.
Speakers: Lenni Montiel, UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean; Diana Alarcón, Chief, Global Economic Monitoring Unit, Development Policy and Analysis Division, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
https://www.un.org/development/desa/dpad/document_gem/wess-report/

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM        Security Council: 1) The situation in the Central African Republic (8001st meeting).  2) Peace consolidation in West Africa (8002nd meeting).
Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel
https://unowa.unmissions.org/
http://undocs.org/S/2017/563

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM        (SO#3, LIVE from UNTV studio $tbc.) SDGLive - High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.
United Nations Member States and leaders from civil society, business, UN System, specialized agencies, academia and other stakeholders are convening in New York from 10 to 19 July 2017 for the annual High-level Political Forum (HLPF) to review progress made towards the Sustainable Development Goals. The Forum is the central UN platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, its theme this year is “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”.
Several HLPF participants will take part in short #SDGLive interviews broadcast live from the UNTV studio on 13 and 18 July from 11am – 12:15pm to discuss some of the key questions raised at the Forum.
- Citizen engagement and action for the SDGs.
- Reaching the furthest behind first - practical approaches to leaving no one behind.
- Dealing with interlinkages between SDGs.
- Global goals, local action.
https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf
Programme:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/170713-18programme.pdf

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
Guest: John Ging, Operations Director of the UN Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on his recent trip to Eritrea.


01:00 PM - 02:00 PM        Press Conference: The progress for indigenous peoples under the 2030 Agenda.
Speakers: Joan Carling, Indigenous Peoples’ Major Group (Philippines); Tarcila Rivera Zea,  Expert Member of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (Peru); President of the International Indigenous Women's Forum (FIMI); and Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Coordinator, Indigenous Women and Peoples Association of Chad (AFPAT)


02:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.6) Business leading the way: the SDGs as a tool for sustainability and growth.
The workshop aims concretely to:
1. Discuss concrete examples of how SDGs can be mainstreamed in private sector reporting by addressing already used indexes, ratings and/or standards by the private sector.
2. Generate more interest and concrete actions from the private sector in implementing the SDGs by sharing the value of communicating and incorporating SDGs among companies, their clients and suppliers (SMEs).
3. Showcase solutions and opportunities to generate traction and information exchange on companies’ existing client and supplier base, increase market visibility and leadership as well as demonstrate better services by embracing the SDGs.
4. Support further partnerships among Member States and the private sector for successful SDGs implementation.
5. Launch a tangible voluntary year-long SDGs joint pilot initiative or programme that is measurable, visible and deliverable.
Organized by UNITAR
https://www.unitar.org/event/full-catalog/business-leading-way-sdgs-tool-sustainability-and-growth-0

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: 91st plenary meeting.
Special economic assistance to individual countries or regions:  draft resolution (A/71/L.78) [item 69(c)]


03:00 PM - 06:00 PM        (CR.4, CART) High-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) - ECOSOC 2017 session
The theme of the 2017 session of ECOSOC is: Eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges.
https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf
https://www.un.org/ecosoc/en/events/2017-4

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM        (GA Hall) Memorial Ceremony for the Late Former President of Botswana.
Immediately following the General Assembly 91st plenary meeting.


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