United Nations Web TV - other events Copyright 2013-14 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:26:15 -0400 http://webtv.un.org Durable Solutions to Displacement in Urban Settings: the case of Haiti - High Level Meeting http://webtv.un.org/watch/durable-solutions-to-displacement-in-urban-settings-the-case-of-haiti-high-level-meeting/3857343095001 This event provides an opportunity to review the current situation and needs of urban displaced in Haiti as well as discuss lessons learned and innovative best practices to find durable solutions. video3857343095001 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:30:57 -0400 3857343095001 4829728 This event provides an opportunity to review the current situation and needs of urban displaced in Haiti as well as discuss lessons learned and innovative best practices to find durable solutions. More specifically, panellists discuss how to best respond to the remaining humanitarian needs of IDPs in Haiti and how to ensure durable solutions for IDPs in and outside camp settings. The aim is also to encourage and share examples of how humanitarian and development actors can work in synergy in support of durable solutions in urban environments. The event is co-hosted by OCHA and UNDP, in cooperation with the Government of Haiti, IOM and the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of IDPs. Participants include Member States, humanitarian actors and experts. 15th Raúl Prebisch Lecture - UNCTAD http://webtv.un.org/watch/15th-ral-prebisch-lecture-unctad/3856847323001 The 15th Raul Prebisch Lecture, organized by UNCTAD on the occasion of its 50th anniversary, will be given by H.E. Rafael Correa Delgado, President of Ecuador, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 24 October 2014. video3856847323001 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:47:00 -0400 3856847323001 7980049 President Correa's lecture – entitled "Ecuador: Development as a Political Process" – will cover efforts by his country to build a model of equitable and sustainable development, as well as the lessons learned from implemented policies. With no fast or ready-paved road to development success, the body of knowledge amassed by developing countries such as Ecuador offers a unique perspective on future development challenges of interest to all who believe in a fairer world. Established in 1982, UNCTAD's Raul Prebisch Lecture Series allows prominent personalities to speak to a wide audience on burning trade and development topics. 15th Raúl Prebisch Lecture - UNCTAD http://webtv.un.org/watch/15th-ral-prebisch-lecture-unctad/3856847322001 The 15th Raul Prebisch Lecture, organized by UNCTAD on the occasion of its 50th anniversary, will be given by H.E. Rafael Correa Delgado, President of Ecuador, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 24 October 2014. video3856847322001 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:47:00 -0400 3856847322001 7979050 President Correa's lecture – entitled "Ecuador: Development as a Political Process" – will cover efforts by his country to build a model of equitable and sustainable development, as well as the lessons learned from implemented policies. With no fast or ready-paved road to development success, the body of knowledge amassed by developing countries such as Ecuador offers a unique perspective on future development challenges of interest to all who believe in a fairer world. Established in 1982, UNCTAD's Raul Prebisch Lecture Series allows prominent personalities to speak to a wide audience on burning trade and development topics. High-level Panel Discussion on 20 Years of OIOS, Delivering Results that Make a Difference http://webtv.un.org/watch/high-level-panel-discussion-on-20-years-of-oios-delivering-results-that-make-a-difference/3855724453001 Reflecting on the OIOS mandate to provide independent and objective internal oversight services to the United Nations at this 20-year milestone, the panel discussion focuses on the impact OIOS has had on the Organization’s evolution since video3855724453001 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:25:09 -0400 3855724453001 5858325 Reflecting on the OIOS mandate to provide independent and objective internal oversight services to the United Nations at this 20-year milestone, the panel discussion focuses on the impact OIOS has had on the Organization’s evolution since its establishment, providing different viewpoints on the theme. Human Rights at International Borders - OHCHR Recommended Principles and Guidelines http://webtv.un.org/watch/human-rights-at-international-borders-ohchr-recommended-principles-and-guidelines/3855724421001 Event on “The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Recommended Principles and Guidelines for Human Rights at International Borders”, with the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights video3855724421001 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:31:19 -0400 3855724421001 5647604 This event aims to launch a set of Recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders. These Guidelines are offered by OHCHR to states and other relevant stakeholders to develop human-rights respecting border governance measures; and thus improve the respect, protection and fulfilment of migrants at international borders. The event is organized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). Angela Kane (UNODA), Programme of fellowship on disarmament - Fellows' Awarding Ceremony http://webtv.un.org/watch/angela-kane-unoda-programme-of-fellowship-on-disarmament-fellows-awarding-ceremony/3855145392001 Opening Remarks by H.E. Ms. Angela Kane, United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, at the awarding ceremony for the Fellows of the Programme of fellowship on disarmament. video3855145392001 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:12:03 -0400 3855145392001 286860 The Role of Forensic and Medical Sciences in the Investigation and Prevention of Torture and Other Ill-Treatment – Interactive dialogue http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-role-of-forensic-and-medical-sciences-in-the-investigation-and-prevention-of-torture-and-other-ill-treatment-interactive-dialogue/3853491342001 Co-organized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the Permanent Missions of Denmark and Switzerland, the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (ICRT), Amnesty International and the America video3853491342001 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:02:18 -0400 3853491342001 5466883 Co-organized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the Permanent Missions of Denmark and Switzerland, the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (ICRT), Amnesty International and the American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law’s Anti-Torture Initiative) Panelists: - Mr. Juan E. Méndez, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or Punishment - Sir Nigel Rodley, Chair of the the Human Rights Committee (HRC) and former Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment - Mr. Steen Holger Hansen, MD, Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist, Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen Moderator: Ms. Miriam Reventlow, Director of Legal and Advocacy Team, International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) Draft report of the Security Council to the General Assembly - Security Council, 7283th meeting http://webtv.un.org/watch/draft-report-of-the-security-council-to-the-general-assembly-security-council-7283th-meeting/3853418725001 Consideration of the draft report of the Security Council to the General Assembly video3853418725001 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:54:24 -0400 3853418725001 931794 The Human Rights Situation in North Korea - Panel discussion http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-human-rights-situation-in-north-korea-panel-discussion/3853367796001 Panel discussion on “The Human Rights Situation in North Korea”. video3853367796001 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:51:37 -0400 3853367796001 4578093 Panel discussion on “The Human Rights Situation in North Korea”Event co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Australia, Botswana and Panama, the Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, the United States Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, and the Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights Women, Science and our Globalised World - J. Michael Adams conversation series http://webtv.un.org/watch/women-science-and-our-globalised-world-j-michael-adams-conversation-series/3852687187001 The United Nations Academic Impact launched the J. Michael Adams conversation series featuring Saudi Arabian scientist Dr. Hayat Sindi. Dr. Sindi's inaugural lecture will have a focus on “Women, Science and our Globalised World.” video3852687187001 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:32:27 -0400 3852687187001 4902267 The United Nations Academic Impact launched the J. Michael Adams conversation series featuring Saudi Arabian scientist Dr. Hayat Sindi. Dr. Sindi's inaugural lecture will have a focus on “Women, Science and our Globalised World.” The series, launched in the context of the 70th anniversary commemoration of the Organization, is named for Dr. J. Michael Adams, who contributed immensely in time, wisdom and counsel to the definition of UNAI, which was launched by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in November 2010. The series envisages an annual lecture by, and subsequent conversation with, a renowned scholar who interacts with the United Nations and academic communities on a subject of global significance and interest. Dr. Sindi is a visiting scholar at Harvard University and a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador recognized for her efforts in promoting science education in the Middle East, especially for girls. She is also is a co-founder and director of “Diagnostics for All”, a non-profit fusing biotechnology and microfluidics, dedicated to creating low-cost, easy-to-use, point-of-care diagnostics designed specifically for the 60% of the developing world that lives beyond the reach of urban hospitals and medical infrastructures.