United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 09 August 2017
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Security Council: 1) Maintenance of international peace and security (8020th meeting) 2) Annual Report of the Security Council to the General Assembly (8021st meeting).
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.3) 11th UN Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names (8-17 August 2017).
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Press Conference: The 10th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Speakers: Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine, Chair of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues; Chandra Roy-Henriksen, Chief of the Secretariat of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues; and Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, Cree Chief from Canada
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (ECOSOC) International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. #WeAreIndigenous
2017 Theme: 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Although there has been major progress in implementing the Declaration over the last decade, there continues to be a gap between the formal recognition of indigenous peoples and implementation of policies on the ground. As a result, indigenous peoples continue to face exclusion, marginalization and major challenges in enjoying their basic rights.
Organized by the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
03:00 PM - 06:00 PM (CR.3) 11th UN Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names (8-17 August 2017).
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM (GA Hall) 2017 Summer Youth Assembly (9-12 August) - Opening Ceremony.
Theme: “Society for All: Equity and Inclusion for A Sustainable Future”.
Co-organized by the Permanent Missions of the Republic of Kenya, Portugal, and Sri Lanka to the United Nations.