United Nations Web TV - Daily news story Copyright 2013-14 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:44:25 -0500 http://webtv.un.org UN General Assembly President spotlights key events to bolster SDG implementation http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-general-assembly-president-spotlights-key-events-to-bolster-sdg-implementation/5329646751001 UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson has outlined a series of signature events to speed up implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). video5329646751001 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:52:38 -0500 5329646751001 56980 UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson has outlined a series of signature events to speed up implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These events are set to take place throughout the remainder the Assembly's 71st Session, and will focus on five key areas including climate change, SDG financing, innovation and connectivity, education and sustaining peace. Famine declared in region of South Sudan, warns UN agencies http://webtv.un.org/watch/-famine-declared-in-region-of-south-sudan-warns-un-agencies/5329646750001 Three UN agencies has warned today that war and a collapsing economy in South Sudan have left some 100,000 people facing starvation and a further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine. video5329646750001 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:43:44 -0500 5329646750001 46805 Famine has been formally declared in parts of South Sudan, the United Nations said today, warning that war and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation there and a further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine. Revue de la semaine à l'ONU - Semaine du 13 au 17 février 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/-revue-de-la-semaine-à-lonu-semaine-du-13-au-17-février-2017-/5327954953001 Faits saillants de l'actualité de l'ONU : l'appel de fonds du Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies aux droits de l'homme de 253 millions de dollars pour 2017, la situation au Soudan du Sud et la Conference préparatoire sur les océans. video5327954953001 Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:50:55 -0500 5327954953001 129428 The Week in Review - 17 February 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-in-review-17-february-2017/5327623425001 Top stories from UN News, during the week of 13 - 17 February 2017, featuring: Human Rights appeal; Situation in South Sudan , Preparing for the Ocean Conference. video5327623425001 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:24:06 -0500 5327623425001 144340 Top stories from UN News, during the week of 13 - 17 February 2017, featuring: Human Rights appeal; Situation in South Sudan , Preparing for the Ocean Conference. UN chief lauds tolerance and hospitality shown by Germany, urges other countries to set similar example http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-chief-lauds-tolerance-and-hospitality-shown-by-germany-urges-other-countries-to-set-similar-example/5326809749001 On visit to Germany, Secretary-General António Guterres hailed the country's tolerance and hospitality towards those in need of protection. The UN chief also urged the international community to step up in solidarity in the face of global challenges. video5326809749001 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:58:40 -0500 5326809749001 71807 On visit to Bonn, Germany, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed appreciation for the country's tolerance and hospitality towards those in need of protection. The UN chief also urged the international community to step up in solidarity, so as to better address the world's enormous challenges. His remarks were made at a press conference earlier today alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Au programme à l’ONU - Semaine du 20 février 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/au-programme-à-l’onu-semaine-du-20-février-2017/5326809746001 Nations Unies - Les événements à I'ONU qu'il faut retenir. video5326809746001 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:00:30 -0500 5326809746001 78042 The Week Ahead - starting 20 February 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-ahead-starting-20-february-2017/5326809736001 Highlights of UN events during the week of 20 February 2017, including World Social Justice Day, Int. Mother Language Day, Security Council debate on peace and security in Europe, a humanitarian conference on the Lake Chad region and more. video5326809736001 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:38:36 -0500 5326809736001 87120 Highlights of UN events during the week of 20 February 2017, including World Social Justice Day, Int. Mother Language Day, Security Council debate on peace and security in Europe, a humanitarian conference on the Lake Chad region and more. UN General Assembly President: The world must 'take action fast’ to safeguard the planet's oceans http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-general-assembly-president-the-world-must-take-action-fast’-to-safeguard-the-planets-oceans/5325960494001 In preparation for a UN conference aiming to help safeguard the planet's oceans, the General Assembly President said the world must ‘take action fast,’ and the June conference will be a ‘turning point’ in history for protecting the ocean. video5325960494001 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:30:33 -0500 5325960494001 50453 In preparation for a UN conference aiming to help safeguard the planet's oceans, the General Assembly President said the world must ‘take action fast,’ and the June conference will be a ‘turning point’ in history for protecting the ocean. Human rights expert to lead study on detained children http://webtv.un.org/watch/human-rights-expert-to-lead-study-on-detained-children/5325356900001 Manfred Nowak, Human rights expert and former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture was recently selected by UN General Assembly to lead a global study on children deprived of liberty. video5325356900001 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:24:22 -0500 5325356900001 59860 Manfred Nowak, Human rights expert and former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture was recently selected by UN General Assembly to lead a global study on children deprived of liberty. "The process of conducting this study should raise awareness within governments that it is necessary to know how many children are deprived of liberty" Nowak said to UN News. On visit to Cairo University, UN chief underlines importance of youth empowerment http://webtv.un.org/watch/on-visit-to-cairo-university-un-chief-underlines-importance-of-youth-empowerment/5325356889001 To tackle the world's challenges, youth has a critical role to play - UN chief, António Guterres, made a strong case for empowerment of the young during his lecture at Cairo University, Egypt. video5325356889001 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:48:46 -0500 5325356889001 60287 UN chief António Guterres made a strong case for empowerment of young people on his visit to Egypt (15 February). In his lecture at Cairo University, the Secretary-General said the world must urgently address youth employment and to put youth skills in the centre of national and global activities.