United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 5 July 2017
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4), (Approximate ending time)
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Tuesday, July 4, 2017
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Official holiday for UN Headquarters in New York (US Independence Day)
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.3) “Enhancing the Design Process of UN Sanctions: Perspectives from All Stakeholders” - United Nations Security Council Open Arria Formula Meeting.
This meeting will provide a unique opportunity for a discussion on the enhancement of UN sanctions design process, including perspectives of previously or currently targeted countries. It will also bring together representatives from permanent and non-permanent members of the UNSC, wider United Nations membership, and Regional Organizations.
The meeting will discuss the following pertinent issues:
- Implementation process and lessons learned from implementing countries.
- Mitigating the adverse effects of UN sanctions on civilian populations of targeted countries as well as wider economic/social impact on neighboring countries.
- Enhancing the design process of UN sanctions, based on lessons learned.
- The role of regional organizations in imposing UN sanctions.
- Aligning UN sanctions with regional peace and security instruments to better support regional priorities.
Concept note: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/170705-arria-sanctions.pdf
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.4) Eighth Working Session of the Working Group on Ageing (5-7 July 2017).
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Press Conference: Launch of UNCTAD's Economic Development in Africa Report 2017.
Speaker: Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief of UNCTAD's New York Office. Moderator: Francyne Harrigan, Chief of the Sustainable Development Section, UN Department of Public Information.
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM (ECOSOC) Economic and Social Council: 39th plenary meeting.
The Secretary-General will present his first report on the repositioning of the United Nations development system to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in the context of the follow-up to the 2016 quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.4) Eighth Working Session of the Working Group on Ageing (5-7 July 2017).