United Nations Web TV - Interviews Copyright 2013-14 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:16:54 -0400 http://webtv.un.org Sexual exploitation and abuse: UN field support chief reiterates zero-tolerance policy http://webtv.un.org/watch/-sexual-exploitation-and-abuse-un-field-support-chief-reiterates-zero-tolerance-policy/5365907839001 'Protectors cannot be predators,' says UN field support chief, Atul Khare, as he pledges to eliminate the scourge of sexual exploitation and abuse, including acts committed by peacekeeping forces under the UN mandate. video5365907839001 Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:48:52 -0400 5365907839001 67135 There is zero-tolerance for acts of sexual exploitation and abuse - including violations by peacekeeping forces, however few - committed under the UN flag. 'Protectors cannot be predators,' said UN Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, Atul Khare, in a recent interview, as he reiterated the world body's commitment to eliminating the scourge of sexual exploitation and abuse. Mr. Khare also outlined measures taken by the Organization, in order to ensure that actions are taken against the perpetrators, and that assistance - along with confidence - are provided to the victims and their families. Reducing disaster risk: UN envoy underscores need for prevention http://webtv.un.org/watch/reducing-disaster-risk-un-envoy-underscores-need-for-prevention/5362309057001 In this interview, UN envoy Robert Glasser explains why prevention is key to enhancing disaster risk reduction, and what can be done collectively to mitigate risk associated with disasters. video5362309057001 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:11:44 -0400 5362309057001 84948 Disaster risk reduction is an important component of the ongoing global efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). That is according to Robert Glasser, head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). Speaking to UN News ahead of the second anniversary of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 - adopted at the Third UN World Conference in Sendai, Japan, on March 18, 2015 - Mr. Glasser highlighted that over the past decades, disasters have given rise to substantial losses, casualties and humanitarian needs, noting that reaction alone is not enough. He underlined the need to scale up prevention globally, saying this would entail proactive strategies from all sectors of society, in terms of better incorporation of risk proofing in economic planning, as well as mitigation of climate change, so as to curb hydro-meteorological disasters. “联合国可持续发展目标全球青年行动”项目秘书长王则开就即将举行的“全球创意节”发表见解 http://webtv.un.org/watch/“联合国可持续发展目标全球青年行动”项目秘书长王则开就即将举行的“全球创意节”发表见解/5341433393001 video5341433393001 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:32:47 -0500 5341433393001 58197 联合国开发署可持续发展计划行动合作协调员陈晓曦就即将开幕的联合国可持续发展全球合作中心发表见解 http://webtv.un.org/watch/联合国开发署可持续发展计划行动合作协调员陈晓曦就即将开幕的联合国可持续发展全球合作中心发表见解/5341424442001 video5341424442001 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:31:27 -0500 5341424442001 45823 Humanitarian crises in Lake Chad region: UN relief chief calls for urgent financial support http://webtv.un.org/watch/humanitarian-crises-in-lake-chad-region-un-relief-chief-calls-for-urgent-financial-support-/5333139133001 UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien, has made a strong case for the need to urgently assist over 10 million people in Africa's Lake Chad Basin, noting that the humanitarian support “is an investment for all of us.” video5333139133001 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:10:32 -0500 5333139133001 72640 UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien, has made a strong case for the need to urgently aid over 10 million people in Africa's Lake Chad Basin, saying "it is an investment for all of us," while highlighting its implications for the broader global security. The remarks came ahead of a UN-led international conference for the Region, set to take place in Oslo, Norway, on 24 February. The Conference aims to seek funding support of $1.5 billion, in order to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of people affected by climatic events and the Boko Haram insurgency in the Region - mainly in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Head of UN Mission in Côte d’Ivoire hails peacekeepers as mission winds down http://webtv.un.org/watch/head-of-un-mission-in-côte-d’ivoire-hails-peacekeepers-as-mission-winds-down/5325356849001 As the UN peacekeepers exit Côte d’Ivoire, the head of the UN Mission in the country, Aïchatou Mindaoudou has hailed them, saying they demonstrated "a great sense of professionalism and commitment" to bringing peace and stability to the country. video5325356849001 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:04:31 -0500 5325356849001 125482 As the UN peacekeepers exited Côte d’Ivoire on 15 February 2017, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and head of the UN Mission in the country, Aïchatou Mindaoudou has hailed them, saying the blue helmets demonstrated "a great sense of professionalism and commitment" to bringing peace and stability to the country. In an interview with UN News, she also noted that “nothing was possible” for peace and stability to prevail without the commitment from the people of Côte d’Ivoire. Stephen O'Brien (OCHA) and Elaine Weidman-Grunewald (Ericsson) on Using Technology to Engage Communities During Humanitarian Emergencies - World Economic Forum 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/stephen-obrien-ocha-and-elaine-weidman-grunewald-ericsson-on-using-technology-to-engage-communities-during-humanitarian-emergencies-world-economic-forum-2017/5290666019001 ‎Interview with H.E. Mr. Stephen O'Brien, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, and Ms. Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, Senior Vice President and Chief video5290666019001 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:30:40 -0500 5290666019001 842047 ‎Interview with H.E. Mr. Stephen O'Brien, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, and Ms. Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Ericsson, on "Using Technology to Engage Communities During Humanitarian Emergencies" at the World Economic Forum 2017 (17-20 January 2017 in Davos, Switzerland). Michael Moller (UN Geneva) and Shinichi Kitaoka (Japan International Cooperation Agency) on Building Awareness and Driving Process for SDGs - World Economic Forum 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/michael-moller-un-geneva-and-shinichi-kitaoka-japan-international-cooperation-agency-on-building-awareness-and-driving-process-for-sdgs-world-economic-forum-2017/5290652281001 Interview with H.E. Mr. Michael Moller, Director-General of United Nations Office at Geneva, and Mr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), on "Building Awareness and Driving Process for the Sustainable video5290652281001 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:29:42 -0500 5290652281001 730047 Interview with H.E. Mr. Michael Moller, Director-General of United Nations Office at Geneva, and Mr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), on "Building Awareness and Driving Process for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)" at the World Economic Forum 2017 (17-20 January 2017 in Davos, Switzerland). Kelly T. Clements (UNHCR) on Protecting the Lives and Livelihoods of Refugees - World Economic Forum 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/kelly-t.-clements-unhcr-on-protecting-the-lives-and-livelihoods-of-refugees-world-economic-forum-2017/5290667589001 Interview with H.E. Ms. Kelly T. Clements, Deputy High Commissioner in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), on "Protecting the Lives and Livelihoods of Refugees" at the World Economic Forum 2017 (17-20 January 2017 video5290667589001 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:24:14 -0500 5290667589001 710058 Interview with H.E. Ms. Kelly T. Clements, Deputy High Commissioner in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), on "Protecting the Lives and Livelihoods of Refugees" at the World Economic Forum 2017 (17-20 January 2017 in Davos, Switzerland). Jake Horowitz (UN Young Leader for SDGs) on Inspiring Youth to Solve Global Problems - World Economic Forum 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/jake-horowitz-un-young-leader-for-sdgs-on-inspiring-youth-to-solve-global-problems-world-economic-forum-2017/5290870032001 Interview with Mr. Jake Horowitz, UN Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Co-founder of Mic, on "Inspiring Youth to Solve Global Issues" at the World Economic Forum 2017 (17-20 January 2017 in Davos, Switzerland). video5290870032001 Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:15:36 -0500 5290870032001 415060