United Nations Web TV - Other Features Copyright 2013-14 Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:49:05 -0400 http://webtv.un.org Made in Forests http://webtv.un.org/watch/made-in-forests/5809870307001 UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh sets out to discover “what sustainable fashion could look like, without compromising the beauty of our clothes.” One answer: high-fashion produced with certified sustainable new generation forest-based fabrics. video5809870307001 Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:32:32 -0400 5809870307001 431518 UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh sets out to discover “what sustainable fashion could look like, without compromising the beauty of our clothes.” One answer: high-fashion produced with certified sustainable new generation forest-based fabrics.“Made in Forests” was produced by the UN Economic Commission for Europe/Food and Agriculture Organization’s (UNECE/FAO) Forestry and Timber Section, together with the United Nations Television in Geneva (part of the UN Information Service Geneva/DPI). 森林制造:联合国开发计划署亲善大使、著名影星杨紫琼关注可持续时尚在这部由联合国电视及联合国欧洲经济委员会共同拍摄的短片中,联合国开发计划署亲善大使、著名影星杨紫琼前往意大利,亲身寻访并试穿使用来自森林的环保材料,通过可持续方式生产出来的服装,阐述时尚产业和消费者购买选择对地球环境所造成的影响,宣传倡导可持续时尚。该片于2018年7月16日在联合国可持续发展高级别政治论坛部长级会议上首映。 SDG Media Zone Update: Power for Sustainable Development: Building Sustainable Cities http://webtv.un.org/watch/sdg-media-zone-update-power-for-sustainable-development-building-sustainable-cities/5809064751001 With more people now living in urban areas, cities everywhere are grappling with how to deliver a high quality of life. These issues include adequate and affordable housing, efficient transportation, education, open spaces and a myriad video5809064751001 Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:07:03 -0400 5809064751001 448512 With more people now living in urban areas, cities everywhere are grappling with how to deliver a high quality of life. These issues include adequate and affordable housing, efficient transportation, education, open spaces and a myriad of other facets that impact daily life. In this edition of SDG Update, we talk with Maimunah Mohd Sharif, who heads UN Habitat, and which is guiding the process to build sustainable cities. SDG Media Zone Update: Power for Sustainable Development: Clean and affordable energy http://webtv.un.org/watch/sdg-media-zone-update-power-for-sustainable-development-clean-and-affordable-energy/5808579748001 More people are gaining access to electricity, investments in renewable energy are up. But emissions continue to rise and fossil fuel use is also rising. In this edition of SDG Update, we talk with Adnan Amin, who heads the International Renewable video5808579748001 Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:55:04 -0400 5808579748001 401727 More people are gaining access to electricity, investments in renewable energy are up. But emissions continue to rise and fossil fuel use is also rising. In this edition of SDG Update, we talk with Adnan Amin, who heads the International Renewable Energy Agency , on what has to be done to provide access to electricity and clean cooking fuels, increase efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy. SDG Media Zone Update: Averting a Global Water Crisis http://webtv.un.org/watch/sdg-media-zone-update-averting-a-global-water-crisis/5808197473001 Climate change, population growth, pollution and mismanagement are putting more of the world’s fresh water supplies at risk. As delegates from around the world attend High Level Political Forum on sustainable development look at ways to accelerate video5808197473001 Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:40:39 -0400 5808197473001 408810 Climate change, population growth, pollution and mismanagement are putting more of the world’s fresh water supplies at risk. As delegates from around the world attend High Level Political Forum on sustainable development look at ways to accelerate action, SDG Media Zone Update looks at where the world stands on progress towards meeting the global goals on water and sanitation. SDG Media Zone Update: Overview of progress on the SDGs http://webtv.un.org/watch/sdg-media-zone-update-overview-of-progress-on-the-sdgs/5808028801001 A look at some of the developing stories on the road toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals video5808028801001 Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:44:19 -0400 5808028801001 463125 A look at some of the developing stories on the road toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, and a review of where things stand, as delegates from around the world attend High Level Political Forum on sustainable development look at ways to accelerate action. “联合国可持续发展高级别政治论坛”在纽约开幕 http://webtv.un.org/watch/“联合国可持续发展高级别政治论坛”在纽约开幕/5807230507001 2018年“联合国可持续发展高级别政治论坛”于7月9日在纽约总部隆重开幕。 此次会议将至7月18日,包括为期三天的部长级会议,主题为“向可持续和有弹性的社会转型”。论坛在联合国经济和社会理事会的框架下召开,预计超过3000名与会者将代表各国政府、商界、联合国各机构以及民间社会,深入探讨如何有效推进全球可持续发展。设立于2012年6月的“联合国可持续发展高级别政治论坛”是联合国关于可持续发展的主要平台,在推进和审议 “2030年可持续发展议程” 以及在全球范围内实现 “联合国可持续发展目标”过程中 video5807230507001 Mon, 09 Jul 2018 18:22:39 -0400 5807230507001 161707 2018年“联合国可持续发展高级别政治论坛”于7月9日在纽约总部隆重开幕。 此次会议将至7月18日,包括为期三天的部长级会议,主题为“向可持续和有弹性的社会转型”。论坛在联合国经济和社会理事会的框架下召开,预计超过3000名与会者将代表各国政府、商界、联合国各机构以及民间社会,深入探讨如何有效推进全球可持续发展。设立于2012年6月的“联合国可持续发展高级别政治论坛”是联合国关于可持续发展的主要平台,在推进和审议 “2030年可持续发展议程” 以及在全球范围内实现 “联合国可持续发展目标”过程中发挥着核心作用。通过一个短片,共同了解可持续发展目标的实施进展情况。 SERVICE AND SACRIFICE - PEACEKEEPERS FROM ZAMBIA http://webtv.un.org/watch/service-and-sacrifice-peacekeepers-from-zambia/5805006542001 Video feature on the work of peacekeepers serving with MINUSCA, the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (CAR). This feature highlights the work of Sergeant Agness Nambela, member of the Zambian Battalion in Birao, CAR. video5805006542001 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 16:39:20 -0400 5805006542001 88405 Video feature on the work of peacekeepers serving with MINUSCA, the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (CAR). This feature highlights the work of Sergeant Agness Nambela, member of the Zambian Battalion in Birao, CAR. Trade Wars: When Elephants Fight http://webtv.un.org/watch/trade-wars-when-elephants-fight/5804951368001 Disagreeing about trade is part and parcel of international relations. But a trade war’s never the answer. video5804951368001 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 14:34:19 -0400 5804951368001 150067 Disagreeing about trade is part and parcel of international relations. But a trade war’s never the answer. It’s like elephants fighting: the grass gets crushed. When heavyweights battle, it’s the more vulnerable nations that end up taking the hit. And that’s not only unfair. It’s also bad for development. Are we on track to realize the global goals? http://webtv.un.org/watch/are-we-on-track-to-realize-the-global-goals/5804419071001 The Sustainable Development Goals are a plan to completely reshape our world for the better in just 15 short years. Are we on track to realize these goals? video5804419071001 Mon, 02 Jul 2018 12:37:52 -0400 5804419071001 161707 The Sustainable Development Goals are a plan to completely reshape our world for the better in just 15 short years. Are we on track to realize these goals? The latest Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018 tells us that while more people are living better there are mounting challenges for countries to overcome to realize the goals. Climate change, conflicts, inequality, poverty, rapid urbanization, rising trade tensions, elevated debt levels and a rise in hunger are among those hurdles. The pace of action to realize the goals is too slow. We need to do more, faster! The world will come together at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) to asses our efforts. 47 countries stand ready to share their efforts, lessons learned and experiences to meet the globally agreed goals. (Arabic) UN High-level conference on counter-terrorism http://webtv.un.org/watch/arabic-un-high-level-conference-on-counter-terrorism/5803260773001 The UN Secretary-General is convening the first United Nations High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies of Member States, on 28 and 29 June 2018 at United Nations Headquarters. video5803260773001 Thu, 28 Jun 2018 17:03:52 -0400 5803260773001 130965 The UN Secretary-General is convening the first United Nations High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies of Member States, on 28 and 29 June 2018 at United Nations Headquarters. The overarching theme for the Conference is “Strengthening international cooperation to combat the evolving threat of terrorism”. The conference aims to build a new partnership for multilateral cooperation to strengthen the international community’s counter-terrorism efforts. Conference participants include Member States represented by Heads of Counter-Terrorism agencies, regional organisations, civil society organisations, and the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact Entities.