United Nations Web TV live coverage for the week of October 17 – 23, 2016

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UN Web TV live coverage for the week of October 17 – 23, 2016. All indicated times are New York time (GMT-5), (Approximate ending time) 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 on UN Web TV October 17 – October 23, 2016 Provisional Weekly Calendar

 

Monday, October 17, 2016
 04:00 AM – 06:00 AM        (The  Hague) ICJ hearings in the case of Equatorial Guinea v. France. Equatorial Guinea / First round of oral observations. Background information: http://bit.ly/2bMuz8B        

09:45 AM – 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (UNMISS).      

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (CR.1) Third Committee: 17th meeting. Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee. Rights of indigenous peoples. Third Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/third/index.shtml        

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (CR.2) Second Committee: 13th meeting. Economic and Financial Committee. Eradication of poverty and other development issues. Second Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml        

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (CR.4) First Committee: 12th meeting. Disarmament and International Security Committee. –  Nuclear weapons cluster (continued) –  Other weapons of mass destruction First Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/first/index.shtml        

10:00 AM – 01:00 PM        (TCC) Sixth Committee: 17th meeting. Legal Committee. –  United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law Sixth Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/sixth/index.shtml        

10:00 AM – 06:00 PM        (Quito, Ecuador) United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) https://habitat3.org/        

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

01:15 PM – 02:30 PM        (CR.2) Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms. Event co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Burkina Faso and France, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), International Movement ATD Fourth World and the NGO Committee for Social Development  on the occasion of the commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. http://www.un.org/en/events/povertyday/ https://www.un.org/development/desa/socialperspectiveondevelopment/international-day-for-the-eradication-of-poverty-homepage.html        

01:15 PM – 02:30 PM        (CR.7) Costing Equity: Education Finance for all. Organized by the Permanent Mission of Austria        

01:15 PM – 02:30 PM        (CR.12) “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too” on the occasion of World Food Day. Event organized by the Permanent Missions of Germany and Morocco, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) and the Dag Hammarskjöld Library (DHL). http://www.fao.org/world-food-day/2016/home/en/        

03:00 PM – 04:30 PM        (CR.2) Second Committee: 14th meeting. Economic and Financial Committee. Eradication of poverty and other development issues (continued). Second Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/index.shtml        

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (CR.1) Third Committee: 18th meeting. Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee. Rights of indigenous peoples (continued). Third Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/third/index.shtml        

03:45 PM – 04:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Middle East, Syria)

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
 04:00 AM – 06:00 AM        (The  Hague) ICJ hearings in the case of Equatorial Guinea v. France. France / First round of oral observations. Background information: http://bit.ly/2bMuz8B

09:45 AM – 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (MINURSO).

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM        (CR.3) Fifth Committee: 6th meeting. Administrative and Budgetary Committee Fifth Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/fifth/index.shtml

10:00 AM – 06:00 PM        (Quito, Ecuador) United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) https://habitat3.org/

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

02:45 PM – 03:45 PM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Colombia)

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (CR.4) Fourth Committee: 11th meeting. Special Political and Decolonization Committee. Questions relating to information Fourth Committee website: http://www.un.org/en/ga/fourth/index.shtml

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
05:00 AM – 06:00 AM        (The  Hague) ICJ hearings in the case of Equatorial Guinea v. France. Equatorial Guinea / Second round of oral observations. Background information: http://bit.ly/2bMuz8B

09:45 AM – 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: 29th plenary meeting. Implementation of human rights instruments: commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the adoption of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights [item 68 (a)]

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM        Security Council: Open debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

10:00 AM – 06:00 PM        (Quito, Ecuador) United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) https://habitat3.org/

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM        (The  Hague) ICJ hearings in the case of Equatorial Guinea v. France. France / Second round of oral observations. Background information: http://bit.ly/2bMuz8B

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

03:00 PM – 06:00 PM        (ECOSOC) General Assembly: Informal meeting of the plenary with the Secretary-General-designate, His Excellency António Guterres. http://www.un.org/pga/71/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2015/08/13-Oct_Informal-meeting-of-the-plenary-with-the-Secretary-General-designate.pdf

Thursday, October 20, 2016
09:45 AM – 10:45 AM        Security Council Media Stakeout (Middle East, Yemen).

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM        Security Council: Briefing on the Middle East.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM        (GA Hall) General Assembly: Plenary meeting on the Commemoration of the abolition of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade.

10:00 AM – 06:00 PM        (Quito, Ecuador) United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) https://habitat3.org/

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General. Guest: Mr. Richard Kollodge, Editor of the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) State of World Population 2016 report, who will brief on the report’s main findings.  Among other topics, the report highlights the importance of supporting the world’s 60 million 10-year-old girls today as they start their journey from adolescence to adulthood. http://www.unfpa.org/swop

Friday, October 21, 2016
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM        Press Conference: Taxation and human rights. Mr. Alfred de Zayas, Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order will highlight the findings and recommendations of his report to the 71st session of the UN General Assembly.

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM        (ECOSOC) Wonder Woman as the UN Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. Wonder Woman will be designated as the UN Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson, star of the 1970s “Wonder Woman” television series Lynda Carter, and “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot  will be present to accept the designation on behalf of the comic book, TV and film character Wonder Woman. The designation ceremony will launch a campaign supporting Sustainable Development Goal #5 on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment on the occasion of Wonder Woman’s 75th Anniversary. http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/gender-equality/

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM        Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.

01:15 PM – 02:30 PM        (CR.2) The Platform for Collaboration on Tax: A major step to boost international cooperation in tax matters. Event organized by DESA, in collaboration with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the World Bank Group (WBG)

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM        (SO#3, Visitor’s Lobby gallery B,) Opening of the ICJ exhibit: 70 Years in the Service of Peace and Justice.

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Sunday, October 23, 2016