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[Beyond 2015:328] Listen to African Regional Coordinator Balkissa on radio now!

Listen live now! Ecoutez en directe! 

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Joining us on ‪@channelafrica1 is ‪@barmah1_armah from ‪@ECA_OFFICIAL and ‪@Balkissaide from ‪@Beyond2015 and ‪@helpage ‪http://www.channelafrica.org 

Today 11-11.45am ‪@SABCNewsOnline in ‪@AfricanDialogue ‪@Balkissaide will be discussing Africa’s MDG progress and the way forward ‪#post2015

Fiona Hale

Beyond 2015 International Officer

Working from Newcastle, UK

Email: fhale@beyond2015.org   /  Skype: fionahale (Newcastle, England)

Cellphone +44 (0) 7815 071918

Please note that I don’t work on Friday. 

Join the Beyond 2015 Thunderclap - click here to call on world leaders to #aimhigher to put people and the planet at the centre of the #post2015 #SDGs.  

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Here is an YouTube briefing on priorities for the 69th Session of the General Assembly, 

http://webtv.un.org/topics-issues/un-secretary-general/watch/ban-ki-moon-priorities-for-the-69th-session-of-the-general-assembly-press-conference/3788272852001

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Environmental & Human Systems Management

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 Promo Video for the People’s General Assembly 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2M2pfdU5TXM&feature=youtu.be

Assembly 2014 

Good day everyone,

Please watch and share among your networks, in your websites, and social media our 2-minute promotional video for the 2014 People’s General Assembly to be held on the 24th of September in New York: http://bit.ly/1uKwP2x

For more updates about the PGA and related activities, please check our website www.peoplesgoals.org and www.peoplesgoals.org/devjustice

We are also on
Facebook: facebook.com/ThePeoplesGoals
and
Twitter: twitter.com/PeoplesGoals

Thank you so much!

In solidarity,
Ivan Phell Enrile

                       

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PRESS RELEASE: Conservative Crowd Count: 310,000+ Join People’s Climate March in New York City, Hundreds of Thousands Join Rallies Around the World

PRESS  RELEASE   http://peoplesclimate.org/   YOU TUBE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYcKCnILsSE#t=147

Subject: PRESS RELEASE: Conservative Crowd Count: 310,000+ Join People’s Climate March in New York City, Hundreds of Thousands Join Rallies Around the World

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 21, 2014

Contact: media@peoplesclimate.org, +1- 917-719-6672

 

Conservative Crowd Count:

310,000+ Join People’s Climate March in New York City,

Hundreds of Thousands Join Rallies Around the World

 NEW YORK — An official count conducted at the People’s Climate March in New York City showed that over 310,000 people participated in the largest climate rally in history–more than tripling pre-march estimates of 100,000. Around the world, hundreds of thousands more joined 2,646 events in 156 countries.

“We said it would take everyone to change everything — and everyone showed up,” said Eddie Bautista, Executive Director of the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance.

Shattering expectations, this official attendee count makes the People’s Climate March New York City’s largest social demonstration in the last decade. Well above the 80,000 who attended the 2009 march at the Copenhagen climate talks, the 310,000 attendees at today’s demonstration have set world history just days before a UN Summit bringing world leaders together to discuss tangible action on climate change.

“People around the world are tired of waiting for our politicians to act,” said Payal Parekh, Global Managing Director for 350.org, one of the organizations coordinating the global day of events. “From the islands of the Pacific to the streets of New York City, we’re demanding action, not words. We’re showing what real leadership looks like.”

Marches around the world also exceeded expectations with more than 30,000 people taking to the streets in both London and Melbourne and over 25,000 in Paris. Thousands also marched in Delhi, Rio, Paris, Barcelona, Jakarta and beyond. In most places, the People’s Climate march was the largest demonstration on climate change to date.

In addition, at last count, 2,129,060 people around the world had also signed onto a petition calling for world leaders to take bold action at the UN Climate Summit this week.

“With hundreds of thousands marching in over 2,500 protests worldwide, this is by a long way the largest climate mobilization in history. It’s a wake up call to politicians that climate change is not a green issue anymore, it’s an everybody issue,” said Ricken Patel, the executive director of Avaaz, who delivered the petition to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at 1:00pm this afternoon on the march route.

Learn more at www.peoplesclimate.org.

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Podcast profiling stories of transforma​tive climate action

Please share with your colleagues and networks,

 http://unfccc.int/secretariat/momentum_for_change/items/8401.php

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Hi all,
A quick note to invite you to check out our Momentum for Change podcast. It’s twice-monthly, and profiles positive, transformative climate action stories from across the globe.
Our latest episode is an interview about energy-efficient brick producers in Peru. On a related note, you may also want to check out the brand-new UNFCCC newsroom site, which launched last week. It’s not your father’s UN site.
You can listen to all the podcast episodes on our website, on SoundCloud or subscribe in iTunes or via the podcast RSS feed. Thanks. DB.
Darren Kyle Barefoot <DBarefoot@unfccc.int>

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Farewell Kiyo Akasaka Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information

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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Tuesday, 8 April 2014

All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)
http://webtv.un.org

Watch the latest videospublished on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2014-04-07

09:30 AM        7th session of the World Urban Forum, Medellin, Colombia

(7-11 April 2014)       http://wuf7.unhabitat.org/

09:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout: UNHCHR briefing (Syria, South Sudan, CAR, Mali, Libya)

10:00 AM        (TCC, webcast from 10am to 11am only, agenda item

2) Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People – 360th meeting.
The situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and developments in the political process.

Messrs. Ziad Abuzayyad and Hillel Schenker, co-editors of the Palestine-Israel Journal will brief the Committee on the situation in East Jerusalem.

10:00 AM        (CR.1) Commission on Population and Development – Forty-seventh session, 3rd meeting (7-11 April 2014)

Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml

Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

12:00 PM        Noon Briefing

12:30 PM        Press Conference: Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly on the Joint Event of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council on “The Role of Partnerships in the Implementation of the Post -2015 Development Agenda”.

01:15 PM        (CR.1) (Side Event CPD47) – Celebrating Cairo & Going Beyond140408pmCPD47cairo.pdf

A Side-Event organized by the High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and co-hosted by the Governments of Argentina, Brazil, Finland, Germany, Liberia, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Slovenia and South Africa, and others TBC.

The theme of the event is Celebrating Cairo & Going Beyond. While commemorating the landmark International Conference on Population and Development held in Cairo in 1994, the event also aims to garner support for a bold, progressive international agreement for the ICPD Beyond 2014 at this critical point in the review process, as well as for the new global development agenda that will replace the Millennium

Development Goals after 2015. Leading global figures in the field of human rights will discuss what bold actions can be taken to ensure that gender equality and the sexual and reproductive rights of women and young people are truly advanced through ongoing intergovernmental processes.  

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and other illustrious panelists will be accompanied by video presentations and a musical performance by Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis and Founder/CEO of R.Evolución Latina, Luis Salgado, along with their students and artists-in-training.

Website: http://www.icpdtaskforce.org

Programme: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140408pmCPD47cairo.pdf

03:00 PM        (CR.1) Commission on Population and Development – Forty-seventh session, 4th meeting (7-11 April 2014)

Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development


http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml
Draft Organization of work:
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

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Just a heads up on the UN Web TV live coverage for the upcoming week of April 7 – April 13, 2014.

This is an early provisional list of scheduled events. The list will be updated daily on the UN Web TV site (http://webtv.un.org) as more events are confirmed for coverage.

UN Web TV                              April 7 – April 13, 2014             Provisional Weekly Calendar

Monday, April 7, 2014

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

(CR.4) Opening of the 2014 session of the Disarmament Commission.
http://www.un.org/disarmament/HomePage/DisarmamentCommission/UNDiscom.shtml

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM

(CR.1) Commission on Population and Development – Forty-seventh session, 2nd meeting (7-11 April 2014)

Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml

Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

Noon Briefing and guest: Dr. Jacob Kumaresan, Executive Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Office in New York.

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

Press Conference: Mr. Ted Chaiban, Director of Emergency Programmes at United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), on his recent trip to the Central African Republic.

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM

(CR.1) Commission on Population and Development – Forty-seventh session, 3rd meeting (7-11 April 2014)

Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml

Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM        (TCC, webcast from 10am to 11am only, agenda item 2)

Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People – 360th meeting.

The situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and developments in the political process.

Messrs. Ziad Abuzayyad and Hillel Schenker, co-editors of the Palestine-Israel Journal will brief the Committee on the situation in East Jerusalem.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

General Assembly: Thematic debate on the “Role of partnerships and their contributions to the post-2015 Development Agenda.

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM

(CR.1) Commission on Population and Development – Forty-seventh session, 3rd meeting

(7-11 April 2014)
Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the

International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml

Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

Press Conference: Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly on the Joint

Event of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council on “The Role of Partnerships in the Implementation of the Post -2015 Development Agenda”.

01:15 PM – 02:30 PM        (CR.1) (Side Event CPD47) – Celebrating Cairo & Going

Beyond140408pmCPD47cairo.pdf
A Side-Event organized by the High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and co-hosted by the Governments of Argentina, Brazil, Finland, Germany, Liberia, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Slovenia and South Africa, and others TBC.

The theme of the event is Celebrating Cairo & Going Beyond. While commemorating the landmark International Conference on Population and Development held in Cairo in 1994, the event also aims to garner support for a bold, progressive international agreement for the ICPD Beyond 2014 at this critical point in the review process, as well as for the new global development agenda that will replace the Millennium Development Goals after 2015. Leading global figures in the field of human rights will discuss what bold actions can be taken to ensure that gender equality and the sexual and reproductive rights of women and young people are truly advanced through ongoing intergovernmental processes.  The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and other illustrious panelists will be accompanied by video presentations and a musical performance by Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis and Founder/CEO of R.Evolución Latina, Luis Salgado, along with their students and artists-in-training.

Website: http://www.icpdtaskforce.org

Programme: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140408pmCPD47cairo.pdf

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM

(CR.1) Commission on Population and Development – Forty-seventh session, 4th meeting (7-11 April 2014)

Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml

Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM

(CR.1) Commission on Population and Development – Forty-seventh session, 5th meeting (7-11 April 2014)

Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the

International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml

Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (TCC) The role of partnerships in the implementation of the

Post-2015 Development Agenda – Joint Thematic Debate/Forum of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council.

Website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/68/settingthestage/3rop.shtml

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

Press Conference: Progress and Obstacles in the Fight against Impunity for Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Speakers: Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Zainab Hawa Bangura, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict.

01:15 PM – 02:30 PM

(TCC) Side event on “the launch of dialogues on implementation of the post-2015 development agenda”.
Event hosted by United Nations Development Group

01:15 PM – 02:30 PM

(CR.1) Evidence-Based Policy Formulation on Ageing: Opportunities Offered by the UNDESA Technical Cooperation Unit.

Organized by: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs: Population Division, Department for Social Policy and Development, and Statistics Division.
Programme: http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/pdf/commission/2014/documents/flyer%20for%20the%20CPD%20side%20event%20on%20ageing.pdf

01:15 PM – 02:30 PM

(CR.2) Special event on “The protection of economic, social and cultural rights: celebrating the first anniversary of the entry into force of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights” (co-organized by the Office of the High

Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Permanent Missions of Portugal and Uruguay, on behalf of the Group of Friends to the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights)

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM

(CR.1) Commission on Population and Development – Forty-seventh session, 6th meeting (7-11 April 2014)

Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml

Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM

(TCC) The role of partnerships in the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Joint Thematic Debate/Forum of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council.

Website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/68/settingthestage/3rop.shtml

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM

(CR.2) Seminar on human trafficking – Combatting Slavery in the 21st Century (United Nations Academic Impact).

The forum, to be simulcast to high schools and colleges throughout the world through the auspices of United Nations Academic Impact, will address not only the lasting vestiges of traditional forms of slavery and indentured servitude, but also contemporary issues of child, labor and sex trafficking. Panel topics will include “Slavery in the 21st Century: Continuing Impact, Lasting Vestiges and Modern Forms,” and “Tactics of the Modern Abolitionists.”

The event is a collaboration between the Government Law Center, United Nations Academic Impact, Humanity United and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.

Participants: Kevin Ryan, president and CEO of Covenant House International and co-author of Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope, will deliver a keynote address on child trafficking.

Dorchen Leidholdt, Sanctuary for Families; Professor Paul Finkelman, Albany Law School; Warda Henning, United Nations Headquarters, Office on Drugs and Crime; Professor

Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, University of Southern California; Professor Anthony Farley, Albany Law School; Andrea Cristina Mercado, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Professor Melissa Breger, Albany Law School

Thursday, April 10, 2014

 

09:30 AM – 06:00 PM

(CR.6) InfoPovertyWorld Conference.
As we are approaching the conclusion of the 2015 MSG and the post-2015 agenda, the

Conference will review the progress made on the goals achieved and on the growing relevance that the Digital Revolution has in human progress, widening the access to knowledge and to communication to almost the whole of mankind and placing the tools required directly in the hands of those who need them, delineating existing prospects and opportunities ready to be grasped, and investigating, in the wake of the 2011 IWC “Who

Drives the Digital Revolution”, the on-going processes, which record also remarkable critical issues on the usage of the ICTs.

Programme of the sessions (pdf): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140410-mdg-ict.pdf

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM

(TCC) The role of partnerships in the implementation of the Post-2015 Development

Agenda – Joint Thematic Debate/Forum of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council.
Website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/68/settingthestage/3rop.shtml

10:00 AM – 01:00  PM – seventh session, 7th meeting

(7-11 April 2014)
Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the

International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml

Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Ending child, early and forced marriage. CSW Side Event:

Fifty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (10-21 March 2014): http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM

(CR.1) Commission on Population and Development – Forty-seventh session, 8th meeting

(7-11 April 2014)

Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the

International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml

Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM

(TCC) The role of partnerships in the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Joint Thematic Debate/Forum of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council.

Website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/68/settingthestage/3rop.shtml

 

Friday, April 11, 2014

09:30 AM – 01:00 PM

(CR.6) InfoPovertyWorld Conference.
As we are approaching the conclusion of the 2015 MSG and the post-2015 agenda, the

Conference will review the progress made on the goals achieved and on the growing relevance that the Digital Revolution has in human progress, widening the access to knowledge and to communication to almost the whole of mankind and placing the tools required directly in the hands of those who need them, delineating existing prospects and opportunities ready to be grasped, and investigating, in the wake of the 2011 IWC “Who

Drives the Digital Revolution”, the on-going processes, which record also remarkable critical issues on the usage of the ICTs.

Programme of the sessions (pdf): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140410-mdg-ict.pdf

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

(TCC) Launch of the 2014 Economic Report on Africa, entitled “Dynamic Industrial Policy in Africa; Innovative Institutions, Effective Processes and Flexible Mechanisms” (co-organized by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), the Department of Public Information (DPI) and the Permanent Observer Mission of the African Union)

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Commission on Population and Development -

Forty-seventh session, 9th meeting (7-11 April 2014)
Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the

International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml

Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM

(CR.1) Commission on Population and Development – Forty-seventh session, 10th meeting (7-11 April 2014)
Theme: Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2014/index.shtml
Draft Organization of work: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/CN.9/2014/L.1

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Sunday, April 13, 2014

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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 4 April 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)


http://webtv.un.org

Watch the latest videospublished on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2014-04-03

09:00 AM        

(CR.6, NLB) Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) Germany High-level Symposium “Accountable and effective development cooperation in a post-2015 era”.

The briefing will be given by H.E. Mr. Heiko Thoms, Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations in New York and Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, UNDESA, Secretary-General for the International Conference on Small Island Developing States, joined by Prof. José Antonio Ocampo, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, who will present findings of the background study he co-authored for the symposium on “Accountability in development cooperation”.

 

The briefing will include a moderated interactive discussion with the speakers on the ongoing preparations for the 2014 DCF.
Draft programme:
http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140404am-germany.pdf

09:00 AM        

(ECOSOC) High-Level Interactive Debate on the ICPD Beyond 2014 and Human Progress and Sustainability
[Organised by the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA]
List of speakers:
http://www.who.int/pmnch/media/events/2014/icpd.pdf?ua=1

10:00 AM      

 (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

(31 March-4 April 2014)

Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf):
http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf

12:00 PM        

Noon Briefing with guests: Mr. Dmitry Titov, Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO); along with H.E. Mr. Kazuyoshi Umemoto, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Japan and Chair of the Mine Action Support Group; and  Ms. Agnès Marcaillou, Director of the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS).

01:15 PM        

(TCC) Panel Discussion: draft report entitled “Indicators for Sustainable Development Goals” (organized by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), in collaboration with the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)).

03:00 PM        

(CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

(31 March-4 April 2014)

Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf):
http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf

05:00 PM        

(DHLA) “Humanicy” – Event organised by the Mission of Sao Tome and Principe
(Webcast from 5 to 7 only)

06:30 PM        

(ECOSOC) Opening remarks / film screening “Bboy for Life” / Panel discussion.
Organised by the Mission of El Salvador.
[Cameras routed for LIVE webcast of open and close (cameras pointed away from screen during screening]

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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 2 April 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)

http://webtv.un.org

 

Watch the latest videos published on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2014-04-01

09:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Programme of work for the month of April 2014)

10:00 AM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website:
http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html

Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf

12:00 PM        Noon Briefing

12:30 PM        Press Conference: Ms. U. Joy Ogwu, Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of April.

01:15 PM        (CR.4) Music for peace: A conversation with Sierra Leone’s world famous Refugee All Stars.

A discussion forum on the role of music in promoting peace in conflict zones, organized by the United Nations Academic Impact, in association with the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, World Music Institute, Modiba and Apollo Theater, New York.

Flyer: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140402pm-sierraleone.pdf

http:/outreach.un.org/unai

02:00 PM        (ECOSOC, venue tbc) World Autism Awareness Day 2014 Event: Discussion following the Film screening, Ocho pasos adelante (Eight Steps Forward)

Event sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Italy and Argentina to the United Nations on the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day 2014.

‘Ocho pasos adelante’ tells the stories of five children in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and focuses on the importance of early detection and diagnosis. Written and directed by Selene Colombo.

Participants: H.E. Mr. Sebastiano Cardi, Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations; H.E. Ms. María Cristina Perceval, Permanent

Representative of Argentina to the United Nations; Mr. Maher Nasser, Director, Outreach Division, UN Department of Public Information; Daniela Bas, Director, Division for Social Policy and Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs; Dr. Jessica G. Davis, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Selene Colombo, Film Director and Producer.

Website: http://www.un.org/en/events/autismday/index.shtml

03:00 PM        (ECOSOC, venue tbc) Panel discussion, “Opening Doors to Inclusive Education”.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Public Information and the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

Inclusion in mainstream educational environments is important to creating the conditions for success in later life for individuals with autism.  This two-part discussion will highlight the challenges and opportunities in the implementation of the concept.

Moderated by Dr. Jay Adlersberg, Medical Doctor and Photographer, recognized as Health and Medical Reporter of ABC 7′s award-winning Eyewitness News

Website: http://www.un.org/en/events/autismday/index.shtml

03:00 PM        (CR.4, NLB) Open Meeting of the Group of Friends of the Alliance of Civilizations – ‘Peaceful Coexistence as Path to Sustainable

Development’: Post-2015 Agenda

Meeting organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)
Annoted agenda and programme:

http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/unaoc140402pm.pdf

03:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)

Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf):

http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf

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[Webcast] United Nations Web TV:

Just a heads up on the UN Web TV live coverage for the upcoming week of March 31 – April 6, 2014.

This is an early provisional list of scheduled events. The list will be updated daily on the UN Web TV site (http://webtv.un.org) as more events are confirmed for coverage

LIVE UN Web TV         March 31 – April 6, 2014           Provisional Weekly Calendar

                                   Monday, March 31, 2014

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM        Press conference by Ms. U. Joy Ogwu, Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of April.
01:15 PM – 02:30 PM        (CR.4) Music for peace: A conversation with Sierra Leone’s world famous Refugee All Stars.
A discussion forum on the role of music in promoting peace in conflict zones, organized by the United Nations Academic Impact, in association with the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, World Music Institute, Modiba and Apollo Theater, New York.
Flyer: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140402pm-sierraleone.pdf
http:/outreach.un.org/unai
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM        (ECOSOC, venue tbc) World Autism Awareness Day 2014 Event: Discussion following the Film screening, Ocho pasos adelante (Eight Steps Forward)
Event sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Italy and Argentina to the United Nations on the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day 2014.
‘Ocho pasos adelante’ tells the stories of five children in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and focuses on the importance of early detection and diagnosis. Written and directed by Selene Colombo.
Participants: H.E. Mr. Sebastiano Cardi, Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations; H.E. Ms. María Cristina Perceval, Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations; Mr. Maher Nasser, Director, Outreach Division, UN Department of Public Information; Daniela Bas, Director, Division for Social Policy and Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs; Dr. Jessica G. Davis, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Selene Colombo, Film Director and Producer.
Website: http://www.un.org/en/events/autismday/index.shtml
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (ECOSOC, venue tbc) Panel discussion, “Opening Doors to Inclusive Education”.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Public Information and the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
Inclusion in mainstream educational environments is important to creating the conditions for success in later life for individuals with autism.  This two-part discussion will highlight the challenges and opportunities in the implementation of the concept.
Moderated by Dr. Jay Adlersberg, Medical Doctor and Photographer, recognized as Health and Medical Reporter of ABC 7′s award-winning Eyewitness News
Website: http://www.un.org/en/events/autismday/index.shtml
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (CR.4, NLB) Open Meeting of the Group of Friends of the Alliance of Civilizations (organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC))
Agenda: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/unaoc140402pm.pdf
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf
08:00 PM – 08:30 PM        (TCC) ON-DEMAND only on the next day: Transatlantic Slave Trade Commemoration – Discussion after the film screening: Belle, by Dutch director Amma Asante.

04:00 AM – 05:00 AM        International Court of Justice: Delivery of “Whales” Judgment (Australia v Japan) (The Hague, Netherlands).
http://www.icj-cij.org/docket/index.php?p1=3&p2=1&code=aj&case=148&k=64
09:45 AM – 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM        (CR.5, NLB) Panel discussion: Saving Lives Today and Tomorrow – Panel Discussion for the launch of OCHA’s 2014 flagship report
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing
12:45 PM – 01:45 PM        Press Conference: End-of-term press conference by Ms. Sylvie Lucas, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of March.
[French/English interpretation requested]
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
05:30 AM – 06:30 AM        International Court of Justice: Croatia v. Serbia – Public hearings concerning the application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (3 March to 1 April 2014, The Hague, Netherlands). Croatia concludes (on Serbia’s counter-claims).
Background: http://www.icj-cij.org/docket/index.php?p1=3&p2=1&k=73&case=118&code=cry&p3=6
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (CR.4, NLB) High-level panel discussion on “Autism: Awareness to action” (on the occasion of the World Autism Awareness Day).
Co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Bangladesh, Chile, India, Nigeria and Qatar, the Mission of the United States and Autism Speaks
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing
01:15 PM – 02:30 PM        (CR.1) (OWG on SDG, Tenth Session, Side Event) The 10 Year

Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production – Launching the Sustainable Public Procurement Programme.
The side event will formally mark the inception of the 10YFP SPP Programme. It will also provide the opportunity for the co-leads to present and discuss with participants the Programme’s objectives and work plan.
Concept note: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140401pm-owgsdg-side.pdf
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
[In partnership with Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie.]
International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: https://www.un.org/en/events/slaveryremembranceday/index.shtml

Thursday, April 3, 2014

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM        (CR.4, NLB) Panel discussion: Colombia – Keeping up the Momentum (on the occasion of the International Mine Awareness Day).
This event will be held to commemorate the International Mine Awareness Day and will highlight the achievements of the Colombian Government, the mine action sector and the donor community to address the clearance of hazardous areas in Colombia and the work that remains to be done. There will be remarks by H.E. Ambassador María Emma Mejía, as well as by Ambassadors and Senior Representatives from Japan, DPKO, UNMAS, the Colombian Humanitarian Demining Battalion and The HALO Trust.
Panel Chair: Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions, DPKO; Opening address: Ambassador María Emma Mejía, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations
[Organized by: UNMAS, Permanent Missions to the United Nations of Colombia and Japan]
Invitation: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/mine-colombia140403am.pdf
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf

 

Friday, April 4, 2014

 

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        Noon Briefing with guests: Mr. Dmitry Titov, Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions at DPKO, and Mr. Kazuyoshi Umemoto, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Japan and Chair of the Mine Action Support Group.
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Tenth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (31 March-4 April 2014)
Website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/owg10.html
Programme (pdf): http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/3397OWG10%20Programme.pdf

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Sunday, April 6, 2014

 

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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 28 March 2014

All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)

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Watch the latest videospublished on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2014-03-27

04:00 AM – 12:00 PM        25th regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 3 – 28 March 2014)

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session25/Pages/25RegularSession.aspx

09:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
10:00 AM        Security Council: The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (7150th meeting)

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region (S/2014/153)

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2014/157) 12:00 PM        International Court of Justice: Croatia v. Serbia – Public hearings concerning the application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

(3 March to 1 April 2014, The Hague, Netherlands).

Serbia concludes (on the claims of Croatia and on its own counter-claims).

Background: http://www.icj-cij.org/docket/index.php?p1=3&p2=1&k=73&case=118&code=cry&p3=6
12:00 PM        Noon Briefing
02:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Ukraine) Letter dated 28 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2014/136)
03:00 PM        (CR.4, NLB) 5th Committee (68th session, First resumed part): 34th meeting

1) 134. Programme budget: 2014-2015: Feasibility study: UNHQ longterm accommodation 2014-2034 (Introduction & general discussion)

2) Closure of work of the Fifth Committee during the first resumed part of the sixty eighth session of the General Assembly

Fifth Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml
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[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (21 March, 2014)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 21 March 2014

All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4) http://webtv.un.org

Watch the latest videospublished on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2014-03-20

04:00 AM – 12:00 PM        25th regular session of the Human Rights Council

(Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 3 – 28 March 2014)

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session25/Pages/25RegularSession.aspx

10:00 AM        (TCC) General Assembly: 76th plenary meeting Organization of work,

adoption of the agenda and allocation of items; Elimination of racism, racial discrimination,

xenophobia and related intolerance: Commemorative Meeting on the occasion of the

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination [items 7  and 67 (a)]

10:00 AM        (GA) The Third Annual Change the World Model UN Conference (Opening

Ceremony). – Part I: Greetings from Institutions (ITA) – Part II: the Model UN Organised by

the Permanent Mission of Italy to the UN. Programme (pdf):

http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140321am-model-un.pdf

10:00 AM        (ECOSOC) Special event on this occasion of the International Day of

Forest – Theme: Celebrating Forests for Sustainable Development. Join thought leaders,

Forest Heroes, and filmmakers from around the world in celebrating the role of women as

agents of change for forests and sustainable development. Programme:

http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/idf140321pm.pdf

http://www.un.org/esa/forests/international-day-of-forests/index.html

10:00 AM        (CR.3) Commission on the Status of Women – Fifty-eighth session, 16th

meeting. Priority theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the

Millennium Development Goals for women and girls – Action on draft proposals CSW58: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014

10:15 AM        International Court of Justice: Croatia v. Serbia – Public hearings

concerning the application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the

Crime of Genocide (3 March to 1 April 2014, The Hague, Netherlands). Croatia concludes

(it will present its own, final claims).

Background: http://www.icj-cij.org/docket/index.php?p1=3&p2=1&k=73&case=118&code=cry&p3=6

12:00 PM        Noon Briefing

01:30 PM        (ECOSOC) Panel discussions on “Health and wellbeing – Access

and equality for all” (on the occasion of World Down Syndrome Day) Co-organized by

Down Syndrome International, in collaboration with the Permanent Missions of Australia,

Brazil, India, Poland and Japan, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA),

the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO) and

the International Disability Alliance (IDA)) Programme

(English): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/wds140321pm.pdf

Programme (Portuguese): http://www.inclusive.org.br/?p=26181

03:00 PM         (CR.3) Commission on the Status of Women – Fifty-eighth session, 17th meeting.

Priority theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium

Development Goals for women and girls – Action on draft proposals and other outstanding

issues (Provisional agenda for the 59th session of CSW (Item 6);

Adoption of the report of the CSW on its 58th session (Item 7);

Closure of the 58th session –

Opening of 59th session – 1st meeting: Election of Bureau members CSW58: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014
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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 20 March 2014

All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)http://webtv.un.org
Watch the latest videospublished on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2014-03-19

04:00 AM – 12:00 PM        25th regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva,

Switzerland, 3 – 28 March 2014)

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session25/Pages/25RegularSession.aspx

09:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Liberia)

10:00 AM        (CR.4, NLB) 5th Committee (68th session, First resumed part):

31st meeting 1) 116. Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs & other

appointments  2) 134. Programme budget: 2014-2015 Fifth Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml

10:00 AM        Security Council: The situation in Liberia (7145th meeting) Twenty-seventh progress report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in Liberia (S/2014/123) http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/2014/123

10:00 AM        (CR.2) Commission on the Status of Women – Fifty-eighth session, 15th meeting Priority theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the

Millennium Development Goals for women and girls – Follow-up to the Economic and

Social Council resolutions and decisions – Introduction of draft proposals – General

discussion (continued) CSW58: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014

10:30 AM        (GA) DPI/NGO Briefing – Happiness Happening: Impacting Communities

Globally (Observance of the International Day of Hapiness 2014). Speakers: Jeff Brez,

NGO Relations & Advocacy, DPI; Moderator: Christina Stevens, NGO Rep. & Advisor,

IAAI; H.E. Mr. Ib Petersen, Ambassador of Denmark to the UN; H.E. Mr. Carlos Enrique

Garcia Gonzalez, Ambassador of El Salvador to the UN; H.E. Dr. Hamid Al-Bayati, Former

Ambassador of Iraq to the UN; Kaylen Larsen, South Dakota University; Consolee

Nishimwe, Author; Dr. Kaiping Peng, Chair, Department of Psychology, Tsinghua

University, China http://www.un.org/en/events/happinessday/

Flyer (pdf): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140320happiness.pdf

12:00 PM        Noon Briefing

01:00 PM        (UN Delegates’s Dining Room, Coverage to tbc by UNTV) Leveraging

Media & Technology to Measure Happiness & Well-Being (Observance of the

International Day of Hapiness 2014). Speakers: Media MC: TBD; Jeff Brez, NGO

Relations & Advocacy, DPI; H.E. Mr. Ib Petersen, Ambassador of Denmark to the UN; Jon

Hall, Human Dev. Programme, UNDP; Karol Nickell, Editor in Chief, Live Happy; Ofer

Leidner, Founder of HAPPIFY; Carley Roney, Co-founder of Knot.com & Bump.com; Mike

Indursky, President of Bliss World; Lisa Jacques, NYU, Founder of WorldState; Michael S.

Wang, Columbia University, Co-founder of Enzo

http://www.un.org/en/events/happinessday/ Flyer (pdf):

http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/140320happiness.pdf

01:15 PM        (ECOSOC) Panel discussion on “Cultural diplomacy and

multilingualism” (on the occasion of the “Francophonie month”). Organized by the

International Organization of la Francophonie (IOF), in cooperation with the United

Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), New York Office

02:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Non-proliferation)

03:00 PM        Security Council: Non-proliferation (7146th meeting) Briefing by the

Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1737

(2006)

03:15 PM        (GA) Social Entrepreneurs: Sharing Happiness Initiatives for the Post-2015

Agenda (Observance of the International Day of Hapiness 2014). Speakers: Moderator:

Ramu Damodaran, UN Academic Impact, DPI; H.E. Mr. Carlos Enrique Garcia Gonzalez,

Ambassador of El Salvador to the UN; H.E. Dr. Hamid Al-Bayati, Former Ambassador of

Iraq to the UN; Jeffrey Sachs, Director, the Earth Institute (Video message); Jeff Olson,

Founder of Live Happy; Christina Stevens, NGO Rep. & Advisor, IAAI; Jason Keehn,

Founder of Accompany; Adam Shell, Documentarian; Julian B. Kiganda, President of

African Diaspora for Change

http://www.un.org/en/events/happinessday/ Flyer (pdf):

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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 13 March 2014 

 

All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5) http://webtv.un.org 

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04:00 AM – 12:00 PM        25th regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 3 – 28 March 2014) http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session25/Pages/25RegularSession.aspx

09:00 AM        (Delegates Dining Room, Stakeout 2) Helping the world’s 1.2 billion adolescents meet the challenges of puberty and improving girls’ education. Launch of UNESCO’s Good Policy and Practice in Health Education – Booklet 9, Puberty Education and Menstrual Hygiene Management. Programme: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/unesco140313am.pdf

09:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Middle East – Syria) 

10:00 AM        (DHLA) (CSW58 Side-Event) Bioenergy, Clean Cookstoves and Sustainable Development CSW58 Side Events: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014/side-events

10:00 AM        (CR.2) Commission on the Status of Women – Fifty-eighth session, 8th meeting Priority theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls – General discussion (continued) CSW58: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014

11:30 AM        (DHLA) (CSW58 Side-Event) Linking the ICPD with the MDGs and the Post-2015 agenda [Organised by the Mission of Georgia to the UN] CSW58 Side Events: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014/side-events

12:00 PM        Noon Briefing

01:15 PM        (DHLA) (CSW58 Side-Event) “Gender: The “Aha” Moment – Personal Perspectives of Engagement for Gender Equality” Panelists will share their stories of awakening to the various manifestations of gender inequality including conscious and unconscious gender bias and disproportional or under-representation, and the need to address it in their spheres of work and influence. The panelists will examine how the AHA moment of realization transforms one’s life and perspectives in big and small ways, and how that helps to drive and alter the paradigm for the greater good including gender equality. The panelists include Assistant Secretary-General for Safety and Security of United Nations, Ms. Mbaranga Gasarabwe; Interim Chief of Staff, UN Women, Ms. Patricia Nozipho Bardill; International Director, Promundo and Co-Chair, MenEngage Alliance, Mr. Gary Barker, and Former Managing Director and President of Boards at Mars Inc., Ms. Theano Lianidou. The panel will be moderated by Ms. Aparna Mehrotra, Focal Point for Women in the UN System and Senior Adviser on Coordination, UN Women.  CSW58 Side Events: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014/side-events

02:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Ukraine).

03:00 PM        Security Council: Ukraine (7134th meeting) Letter dated 28 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2014/136)

03:00 PM        (CR.2) Commission on the Status of Women – Fifty-eighth session, Panel 3 on the emerging issue, 9th meeting. Emerging issue: Women’s access to productive resources. Panelists: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014/official-meetings#panel3 CSW58: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014

04:00 PM        (SG’s Conference Room, Stakeout 4) Media Stakeout: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will make a statement on the Central African Republic (in French only) at the start of his meeting with Archbishop Dieudonné Nzapalainga, Imam Omar Kobine Layama and Rev. Nicolas Guérékoyamé Gbangou

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[Webcast] United Nations Web TV: Live Schedule (12 March, 2014)

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 12 March 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5) 
http://webtv.un.org 

Watch the latest videos published on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2014-03-11

04:00 AM – 12:00 PM        25th regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 3 – 28 March 2014)

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session25/Pages/25RegularSession.aspx

09:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Sudan/South Sudan, UNISFA)

10:00 AM        (DHLA) (CSW58 Side-Event) Role of Religious Leaders in MDGs and post 2015 [Organised by UNDP]
CSW58 Side Events: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014/side-events

10:00 AM        (CR.2) Commission on the Status of Women – Fifty-eighth session, Panel 1 on the priority theme.
Priority theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls

Panelists: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014/official-meetings#panel1
CSW58: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014

11:00 AM        Press Conference: ‘Indigenous Women in the Post-2015 Development Agenda’.
Speakers: Lucy Mulenkei, Executive Director of the Indigenous Information Network from

Kenya; Otilia Lux de Coti, Executive Director of the International Indigenous Women’s Forum from Guatemala; and Miriam Labanue from Papua New Guinea.
Indigenous peoples continue to be over-represented among the poorest, the illiterate, and the destitute, according to the latest report on the State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
Indigenous women and girls experience multiple forms of discrimination, lack of access to education and health care, high rates of poverty, maternal and child mortality. They are subject to all forms of violence, such as domestic violence and sexual abuse, trafficking, armed conflict and the impacts of environmental contamination.
As discussions are underway to define a new development agenda beyond 2015, indigenous women are making their voices heard.

11:30 AM        (DHLA) (CSW58 Side-Event) ICT and the Internet as Powerful Means in

Advancing the Rights and Empowerment of Women and Girls – Possibilities and Challenges [Organised by Estonia]

CSW58 Side Events: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014/side-events

Programme and Concept Note: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/ict-women140312am.pdf

12:00 PM        Noon Briefing

03:00 PM        (CR.2) Commission on the Status of Women – Fifty-eighth session, Panel 2 on the priority theme.
Priority theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.  Focus: Accountability and participation of women and girls in the implementation of the MDGs.
Panelists: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014/official-meetings#panel2

CSW58: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014

03:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout (UNAMID)

06:30 PM         (DHLA) (CSW58 Side-Event) Film and Panel Discussion: God first, second, the Market. [Organised by Liberia]

CSW58 Side Events: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014/side-events

06:30 PM        (CR.1) (CSW58 Side-Event) Achievements and Challenges of Gender.
[Organised by Argentina]

CSW58 Side Events: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw58-2014/side-events

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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Tuesday, 11 March 2014
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5)http://webtv.un.org
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04:00 AM – 12:00 PM        
25th regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 3 – 28 March 2014) http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session25/Pages/25RegularSession.aspx
09:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (UNSOM, Somalia/Eritrea)
10:00 AM        Security Council: The situation in Somalia – Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia (S/2014/140). 7132nd meeting
10:00 AM        (DHLA) (CSW58 Side-Event) Role of Religious Leaders in MDGs and post
2015 [Organised by UNESCO] CSW58
10:00 AM        (ECOSOC) At the crossroads of sustainable development and gender.
[Organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)]
10:00 AM        (CR.2) Commission on the Status of Women – Fifty-eighth session, 4th
meeting Priority theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the
Millennium Development Goals for women and girls – General discussion (continued)
10:15 AM        Press Conference: H.E Najat Vallaud Belkacem, Minister of Women’s
Rights and Spokesperson for the Government of the French Republic. [English/French
Interpretation has been requested]
11:00 AM        Press Conference: Launch of the Inter-Parliamentary Union – UN Women
‘Global Map of Women in Politics’. Speakers: Anders B. Johnsson, Secretary General of
the Inter-Parliamentary Union, and John Hendra, Deputy Executive Director of UN
Women.
12:00 PM        Noon Briefing
01:15 PM        (CR.1) (CSW58 Side-Event) Accelerating Progress on the MDGs for
Women and Girls: High-level statement from Heads of UN Agencies (UNESCO, UNFPA,
UNDP, UNAIDS, UN-HABITAT, UNSD (United Nations Statistics Division) and OHCHR)
01:15 PM        (DHLA) (CSW58 Side-Event): Women’s Empowerment Principles – Equality
Means Business [United Nations Global Compact] CSW58 Side Events:
01:15 PM        (ECOSOC)(CSW58 Side-Event) Fulfilling the Promise of Gender Equality:
Women, Girls & the Post-2015 Agenda. [Share the link of the archived video with the
client after the event] A Side-Event Organized by the High-Level Task Force for ICPD and
co-hosted by the Governments of Denmark and Uruguay, the main objective will be
promoting key priorities for fulfilling the human rights of women and girls and gender
equality in the context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, ICPD and Beijing ‘plus 20’
review processes, in line with Task Force policy positions. Under the rubric of this year’s
CSW on “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium
Development Goals for women and girls”, the discussions will build on the lessons learned
of the MDGs and the need for a more robust, holistic treatment of gender inequalities and
discrimination across the range of social, economic, civil and political rights. The event’s
forward-looking lens will be on advancing fundamental human rights and freedoms of
women and girls, including sexual and reproductive health and rights and freedom from
violence and harmful practices, and the linkages of these key issues to poverty eradication
and sustainable development. CSW58 Side Events:
03:00 PM        (CR.4, NLB) 5th Committee (68th session, First resumed part): 29th
meeting 1) 134. Programme budget: 2014-2015: SPMs: Panel of experts CAR –
Introduction& general discussion  2) 132. Review of efficiency: Accountability –
Introduction & general discussion Fifth Committee website:
03:00 PM        (ECOSOC) At the crossroads of sustainable development and gender.
[Organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)]
03:00 PM        (CR.2) Commission on the Status of Women – Fifty-eighth session, 5th
meeting Priority theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the
Millennium Development Goals for women and girls – General discussion (continued)
06:30 PM        (CR.2) (CSW58 Side-Event) Remarkable Role of Women Development
Army in realizing MDG’s. [Organised by Ethiopia] CSW58 Side Events:
06:30 PM        (CR.1) (CSW58 Side-Event) HIV and Gender Equality as part of the post-2015 Agenda.

 

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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Friday, 25 October 2013
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)

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Watch the latest videos published on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2013-10-24
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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Tuesday, 26 February 2013 All indicated

times are New York time (GMT-5) http://webtv.un.org

Watch the latest videos published on UN Web TV:

http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2013-02-25

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 , 03:00 AM  22nd session of the Human Rights Council

(25 February – 22 March 2013,  Geneva time 9am – 6pm)

09:45  AM  Security Council media stakeout

10:00 AM  Security Council:

The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

12:00 PM Noon Briefing with guest: John Ging, Operations Director of the UN

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. He will be here to brief on his

recent visit to Mali.

 

 

 

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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 7 August 2013 All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)http://webtv.un.org
Watch the latest videospublished on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2013-08-06

 

 

United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Thursday, 20 June 2013

All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)  http://webtv.un.org
Watch the latest videospublished on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2013-06-19

 

http://social.un.org/index/IndigenousPeoples/UNPFIISessions/Twelfth.aspx  Proposed organization of work for the Twelfth Session (pdf): http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/C.19/2013/L.1

http://social.un.org/index/IndigenousPeoples/UNPFIISessions/Twelfth.aspx Proposed organization of work for the Twelfth Session (pdf): http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/C.19/2013/L.1

http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?menu=1630

 

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United Nations Web TV Live Schedule for Wednesday, 29 May 2013 All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)

http://webtv.un.org

Watch the latest videospublished on UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/search?term=2013-05-28

        04:00 AM        23rd regular session of the Human Rights Council (Geneva, 27 May – 14 June 2013)

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session23/Pages/23RegularSession.aspx

        09:45 AM        Security Council media stakeout
        10:00 AM        Security Council: Adoption of a resolution on the extension of the mandate of United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), followed by a briefing on the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and the UN Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA).
        10:00 AM        (UN Visitors Lobby) Secretary-General will oversee a solemn wreath-laying ceremony in honour of all fallen peacekeepers.
        10:00 AM        (Trusteeship Council Chamber) 12th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (20-31

May 2013

http://social.un.org/index/IndigenousPeoples/UNPFIISessions/Twelfth.aspx Proposed organization of work for the Twelfth Session (pdf): http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/C.19/2013/L.1
        10:00 AM        (ECOSOC CB)   Special meeting of the Economic and Social Council on international cooperation in tax matters -  Panel discussion 1: International tax cooperation: Capacity development -  Panel discussion 2: Current issues in countering international tax avoidance and tax evasion -  General discussion http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/tax/2013ITCM/index.htm
        10:30 AM        (DHLA) Peacekeeping Day – Medal Ceremony.  Secretary-General will make remarks at a ceremony at which the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal will be awarded posthumously to 103 military, police and civilian personnel who lost their lives while serving in peacekeeping operations in 2011.  http://www.un.org/en/events/peacekeepersday/
        12:00 PM        Noon Briefing with guests: Hervé Ladsous, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, and Ameerah Haq, the Under-Secretary-General for Field Support will brief on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.
        02:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout [The Secretary-General is expected to address the press, following Security Council Consultations on his recent trip]
        03:00 PM        (Trusteeship Council Chamber) 12th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (20-31

May 2013)   http://social.un.org/index/IndigenousPeoples/UNPFIISessions/Twelfth.aspx Proposed organization of work for the Twelfth Session (pdf): http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/C.19/2013/L.1
        03:00 PM        (ECOSOC CB) Special meeting of the Economic and Social Council on international cooperation in tax matters -  Launch of the United Nations Transfer Pricing Practical Manual for Developing Countries -  Panel discussion: Transfer pricing challenges for developing countries -  Continuation of the general discussion http://www.un.org/esa/ffd/tax/2013ITCM/index.htm

 

 

 

 

 

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http://www.stakeholderforum.org/sf/outreach/index.php/component/content/article/184-cop-19-day-2/1550-fit-for-renewables-designing-the-green-climate-fund-to-mobilise-feed-in-tariffs-in-developing-countries

 

 

 

http://www.stakeholderforum.org/sf/outreach/index.php/component/content/article/184-cop-19-day-2/1557-oil-coal-gas-and-carbon-fundamental-truths-from-indigenous-peoples

 

 

 

 

http://www.stakeholderforum.org/sf/outreach/index.php/component/content/article/184-cop-19-day-2/1555-you-can-commodify-carbon-but-you-will-never-commodify-time

 

 

 

http://www.stakeholderforum.org/sf/outreach/index.php/component/content/article/184-cop-19-day-2/1561-coal-s-double-health-burden

 

 

http://www.stakeholderforum.org/sf/outreach/index.php/component/content/article/184-cop-19-day-2/1556-re-energising-climate-efforts

 

 

http://www.stakeholderforum.org/sf/outreach/index.php/component/content/article/184-cop-19-day-2/1556-re-energising-climate-efforts

 

 

 

http://www.stakeholderforum.org/sf/outreach/index.php/component/content/article/184-cop-19-day-2/1549-rapidly-growing-slums-could-be-the-key-to-sustainable-urban-energy-system-transformation   http://www.stakeholderforum.org/sf/index.php

 

 

 

 

http://www.stakeholderforum.org/sf/outreach/index.php/component/content/article/184-cop-19-day-2/1560-reflection-from-cop-19-monday-11th-november

 

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