United Nations Web TV - Interviews Copyright 2013-14 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:11:58 -0400 http://webtv.un.org UN envoy highlights need to better engage world's youth http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-envoy-highlights-need-to-better-engage-worlds-youth/5537877751001 UN Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake, outlined efforts needed to take the world body closer to the young generation, as a vital step towards inclusive development. video5537877751001 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:56:22 -0400 5537877751001 81642 UN Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake, outlined efforts needed to take the world body closer to the young generation, as a vital step towards inclusive development. Treatment facilities needed for women dealing with substance abuse http://webtv.un.org/watch/treatment-facilities-needed-for-women-dealing-with-substance-abuse-/5527694088001 The President of the International Narcotics Control Board, Viroj Sumyai, called on governments to facilitate treatment for women dealing with substance abuse. video5527694088001 Tue, 01 Aug 2017 15:11:43 -0400 5527694088001 71517 Speaking to UN News, the President of the International Narcotics Control Board, Viroj Sumyai, said that only one in five women who are addicted to drugs seeks help from treatment facilities due to the lack of special services for women. He called on governments to facilitate treatment for women dealing with substance abuse. 联合国“和平使者”郎朗呼吁利用音乐、文化与对话来推动和平与发展 http://webtv.un.org/watch/联合国“和平使者”郎朗呼吁利用音乐、文化与对话来推动和平与发展/5521271387001 7月25日,郎朗在纽约总部同今年1月走马上任的新一届联合国秘书长古特雷斯进行了首次会面,共同探讨了音乐、文化与对话在推动和平与可持续发展方面的巨大力量。他随后接受了联合国新闻的专访,回顾了过去十多年来与联合国共同走过的“公益之路”,并表示将竭尽所能参与更多的慈善活动,通过推广音乐教育来构建更美好的未来。 video5521271387001 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:53:53 -0400 5521271387001 71935 UN: disarmament vital to creating 'a safer and more secure world' http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-disarmament-vital-to-creating-a-safer-and-more-secure-world/5494129540001 UN disarmament chief Izumi Nakamitsu flagged new challenges facing the disarmament agenda in the 21st century, while calling for greater political will by countries to tackle them. video5494129540001 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:22:24 -0400 5494129540001 96832 The UN disarmament chief, Izumi Nakamitsu, called for advancing the global disarmament agenda amid a "difficult" international security environment. The newly-appointed High Representative for Disarmament Affairs also stressed the need to tackle new challenges in the 21st century. Her comments come as Member States negotiate a legally-binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. UN peacekeeping operations need to evolve in light of new challenges http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-peacekeeping-operations-need-to-evolve-in-light-of-new-challenges/5493362021001 The 2017 Chiefs of Defence Conference will take place between 6 - 8 July. The UN peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, talks about the importance of the meeting amid new challenges facing peacekeeping. video5493362021001 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 10:21:54 -0400 5493362021001 99733 The 2017 Chiefs of Defence Conference brings to UN Headquarters more than 100 military leaders from troop-contributing countries. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix talks about why this week's meeting is crucial for both the UN and Member States as peacekeeping adapts to new challenges. UN envoy - concerted efforts underway to deliver 'stability and certainty' to Afghanistan http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-envoy-concerted-efforts-underway-to-deliver-stability-and-certainty-to-afghanistan/5481637095001 The UN envoy for Afghanistan re-affirmed the UN’s commitment to help bring "stability and certainty" to the country. One of the UN's main tasks will be to support the country's parliamentary elections, set to take place in July 2018. video5481637095001 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:35:52 -0400 5481637095001 117312 In a recent interview, UN envoy for Afghanistan Tadamichi Yamamoto re-affirmed the world body's commitment to help bring "stability and certainty" to the country. One of the UN's main tasks will be to support the country's parliamentary elections, which are scheduled for July next year. UN envoy flags need to 're-energize the political process' in the Central African Republic http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-envoy-flags-need-to-re-energize-the-political-process-in-the-central-african-republic/5469750045001 Amid a recent upsurge of violence in the Central African Republic, UN envoy Parfait Onanga-Anyanga urged all parties to re-energize the political dialogue, noting the aspirations of the population for lasting peace. video5469750045001 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:18:52 -0400 5469750045001 58260 Amid a recent upsurge of violence in the Central African Republic, UN envoy Parfait Onanga-Anyanga urged all parties to re-energize the political dialogue, noting the aspirations of the population for lasting peace. ESCAP - 70 years of promoting socio-economic development in Asia and the Pacific http://webtv.un.org/watch/escap-70-years-of-promoting-socio-economic-development-in-asia-and-the-pacific/5432158246001 In a recent interview, the head of ESCAP, Shamshad Akhtar, highlights the socio-economic achievements in Asia and the Pacific over the past 70 years, while calling for further integration and cooperation to overcome the region’s challenges. video5432158246001 Fri, 12 May 2017 16:41:08 -0400 5432158246001 90090 The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) marks its 70th anniversary this year. In a recent interview, its Executive Secretary, Shamshad Akhtar, highlights socio-economic achievements in the region. Ms. Akhtar also flags the need for further regional integration and cooperation in addressing common challenges. Imanov Shahriyar Ayaz, internationally renowned tar player - UN News Interview at the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue (5-6 May 2017, Baku, Azerbaijan) http://webtv.un.org/watch/imanov-shahriyar-ayaz-internationally-renowned-tar-player-un-news-interview-at-the-4th-world-forum-on-intercultural-dialogue-5-6-may-2017-baku-azerbaijan/5424338619001 Imanov Shahriyar Ayaz is an internationally renowned tar player, a traditional Azerbaijani instrument and has been the recipient of several national and international awards. video5424338619001 Sat, 06 May 2017 11:27:36 -0400 5424338619001 157780 Imanov Shahriyar Ayaz is an internationally renowned tar player, a traditional Azerbaijani instrument and has been the recipient of several national and international awards. He performed after a panel discussion on the contribution of contemporary Arab artistic creations to Intercultural dialogue during the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, 4-6 May 2017. eL Seed, laureate of the 14th edition of the UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture - Arabic calligraphy and graffiti - UN News Interview at the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue (5-6 May 2017, Baku, Azerbaijan) http://webtv.un.org/watch/el-seed-laureate-of-the-14th-edition-of-the-unesco-sharjah-prize-for-arab-culture-arabic-calligraphy-and-graffiti-un-news-interview-at-the-4th-world-forum-on-intercultural-dialogue-5-6-may-2017-baku-azerbaijan/5424338622001 eL Seed, laureate of the 14th edition of the UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture, uses a mixture of Arabic calligraphy and graffiti to disseminate messages of peace and beauty. video5424338622001 Sat, 06 May 2017 11:22:30 -0400 5424338622001 67307 eL Seed, laureate of the 14th edition of the UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture, uses a mixture of Arabic calligraphy and graffiti to disseminate messages of peace and beauty. Through his creations and use of public space, Mr Seed has succeeded in creating a dialogue with spectators as well as challenging the stereotypes of Arab culture. He is in Baku, Azerbaijan to sit on a panel debating the contribution of contemporary Arab artistic creations to intercultural dialogue. At the request of UN News, he makes on of his creations on the spot with the message: "Open your heart"