United Nations Web TV - Other Features Copyright 2013-14 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:01:05 -0500 http://webtv.un.org The UN Celebrates World Wildlife Day with the Snow Leopards of Central Park Zoo http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-un-celebrates-world-wildlife-day-with-the-snow-leopards-of-central-park-zoo/4093848385001 The UN Celebrates World Wildlife Day with Snow Leopards at Central Park Zoo. video4093848385001 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:57:33 -0500 4093848385001 184251 The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 3 March – the anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) – as World Wildlife Day. On this second observance of the Day, the UN is highlighting the simple yet firm message that “It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime”. United Nations Television went to Central Park Zoo to meet Nora Beirne- a zoo keeper in charge of one of the world's most endangered animals- the Snow Leopard. Tackling the many faces of poverty http://webtv.un.org/watch/tackling-the-many-faces-of-poverty/4093298292001 Mr. Paul Ladd, an expert on post-2015 issues, explains that our understanding of poverty has changed. Poverty can express itself in many forms – lack of access to health care, education, basic services and political or economic inclusion. video4093298292001 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:10:09 -0500 4093298292001 206907 Mr. Paul Ladd, an expert on post-2015 issues, explains that our understanding of poverty has changed. Poverty can express itself in many forms – lack of access to health care, education, basic services and political or economic inclusion. The Millennium Development Goal of halving extreme poverty was achieved before the 2015 deadline. However, while there have been success stories, gaps still exist. We need to look at more contemporary challenges to address poverty eradication such as impacts of climate change, the damage to our environment, economic and financial crises and food and oil shocks. Forced labour does not only affect the poorest http://webtv.un.org/watch/forced-labour-does-not-only-affect-the-poorest/4093305634001 A new sustainable development agenda which will build on the Millennium Development Goals will be adopted in September 2015. video4093305634001 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:10:07 -0500 4093305634001 166100 A new sustainable development agenda which will build on the Millennium Development Goals will be adopted in September 2015. According to Ms. Beate Andrees who heads a special unit to address forced labour in the International Labour Organization, populations at risks – those living in extreme poverty and the most excluded must be part of the new agenda. An estimated 21 million victims of forced labour are usually the poorest in society but Ms. Andrees also points to the not so obvious – that populations vulnerable to economic shocks and without social protection are also at risk. Ark of Return: Trinity figure delivered to UN http://webtv.un.org/watch/ark-of-return-trinity-figure-delivered-to-un/4085617317001 On 27 February, ABC Precision Stone delivered the Trinity figure to UN Headquarters. Contractors work steadily to meet the fast approaching deadline of March 25th. video4085617317001 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:10:45 -0500 4085617317001 33298 联合国祝您新春快乐 http://webtv.un.org/watch/联合国祝您新春快乐/4066784412001 联合国祝您新春快乐 video4066784412001 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:32:38 -0500 4066784412001 42748 L’ONU en photos : photographier Ebola, « l’ennemi invisible » http://webtv.un.org/watch/l’onu-en-photos-photographier-ebola-«-l’ennemi-invisible-»/4066501427001 L’ennemi était invisible, voici comment la photographe des Nations Unies Martine Perret décrit Ebola, le virus mortel qui a déjà tué environ 9.000 personnes en Afrique de l’Ouest. video4066501427001 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:19:47 -0500 4066501427001 137881 L’ennemi était invisible, voici comment la photographe des Nations Unies Martine Perret décrit Ebola, le virus mortel qui a déjà tué environ 9.000 personnes en Afrique de l’Ouest. En décembre dernier, Mme Perret, qui a travaillé dans plusieurs missions de maintien de la paix des Nations Unies à travers le monde, a rejoint la première mission sanitaire de l’ONU, la Mission des Nations Unies pour l’action d’urgence contre Ebola (MINUAUCE), afin de documenter les effets de l’épidémie sur des millions de gens au Libéria, en Guinée, et en Sierra Leone, ainsi que les efforts internationaux pour la combattre. Elle raconte son expérience en commentant un montage photos produit par la Radio des Nations Unies. Cette semaine à l'ONU – 13 février 2015 http://webtv.un.org/watch/cette-semaine-à-lonu-–-13-février-2015/4055555347001 Faits saillants du Centre d'actualités de l'ONU - Tour d'horizon de cette semaine comprend la crise humanitaire au Soudan du Sud, Le Sahel en Afrique en situation de crise et la célébration de la journée mondiale de la Radio 2015. video4055555347001 Sat, 14 Feb 2015 23:00:32 -0500 4055555347001 271539 Steel Frame for the "Ark of Return" delivered to the UN http://webtv.un.org/watch/steel-frame-for-the-ark-of-return-delivered-to-the-un/4055378038001 The stainless steel frame for the "Ark of Return" which will be erected on the grounds of the United Nations and serve as the Permanent Memorial for the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade was delivered on 14 February 2015. video4055378038001 Sat, 14 Feb 2015 22:51:45 -0500 4055378038001 83871 "Book of Negroes" at the UN http://webtv.un.org/watch/book-of-negroes-at-the-un/4055249854001 The six-part television mini-series the Book of Negroes which was screened at the United Nations on 11 February will premiere on BET network starting 16 February.It's a story about a woman's struggle to survive despite adversity while enslaved. video4055249854001 Sat, 14 Feb 2015 19:57:39 -0500 4055249854001 209816 The Week Ahead (16-21 February 2015) http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-ahead-16-21-february-2015/4052839102001 Highlights of events happening this week at the UN including the start of meetings of CEDAW, the Secretary-General's trip to speak at a conference on violent extremism and a briefing on Ebola response funding video4052839102001 Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:58:07 -0500 4052839102001 71216