United Nations Web TV - other events Copyright 2013-14 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:40:50 -0400 http://webtv.un.org 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. Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth - Panel discussion http://webtv.un.org/watch/family-farming-feeding-the-world-caring-for-the-earth-panel-discussion/3849735733001 Panel discussion in observance of the World Food Day on the theme “Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth”. video3849735733001 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:52:40 -0400 3849735733001 4780339 Panel discussion in observance of the World Food Day on the theme “Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth”. Event co-organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) Role of Women in Development, World Survey – Panel Discussion http://webtv.un.org/watch/role-of-women-in-development-world-survey-panel-discussion/3849714459001 This year's World Survey on the Role of Women in Development focuses on Sustainable Development and Gender Equality, with chapters on the green economy and care, food security, population, and investments for gender responsive sustainable development video3849714459001 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:52:05 -0400 3849714459001 4992477 Launch of World Survey on the Role of Women in Development A report from the Secretary-General mandated by the Second Committee, the World Survey comes out every five years. This year's World Survey on the Role of Women in Development focuses on Sustainable Development and Gender Equality, with chapters on the green economy and care, food security, population, and investments for gender responsive sustainable development. The launch features a panel discussion moderated by UN Women's Deputy Executive Director John Hendra with participation from: Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK, contributing author; Isha Ray, Professor of Energy and Resources at University of California, Berkeley, contributing author; Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food; Zenebework Tadesse, independent researcher, Ethiopia; and Sofia Monsalve, Coordinator of the Global Land Programme, FoodFirst Information and Action Network (FIAN). General Assembly: 26th plenary meeting, 69th Session http://webtv.un.org/watch/general-assembly-26th-plenary-meeting-69th-session/3845744067001 Joint debate of the General Assembly on the New Partnership for Africa’s Development and the 2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa. video3845744067001 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:10:18 -0400 3845744067001 11778531 General Assembly, 26th plenary meeting on New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in implementation and international support; Causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa: reports of the Secretary-General (A/69/161, A/69/162 and A/69/163) [item 62 (a) and (b)] 2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa [item 12] 2014 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - Observance http://webtv.un.org/watch/2014-international-day-for-the-eradication-of-poverty-observance/3845680084001 Observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2014, on the theme “Leave no one behind: think, decide and act together against extreme poverty”. video3845680084001 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:03:54 -0400 3845680084001 4734433 Observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2014, on the theme “Leave no one behind: think, decide and act together against extreme poverty”. Co-organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the International Movement ATD Fourth World and the NGO Sub-Committee for the Eradication of Poverty and the Permanent Missions of Burkina Faso and France. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Website Press Release United Nations Appeals Tribunal (UNAT) - 2014 Fall Session http://webtv.un.org/watch/united-nations-appeals-tribunal-unat-2014-fall-session/3845257837001 Public announcement of the outcome of UNAT Judgments rendered during the 2014 Fall session video3845257837001 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:01:31 -0400 3845257837001 3696873 Beijing+20 Leaving No One Behind: Women, Poverty and Participation – Panel discussion http://webtv.un.org/watch/beijing20-leaving-no-one-behind-women-poverty-and-participation-panel-discussion/3843684938001 Panel discussion on “Beijing+20 Leaving No One Behind: Women, Poverty and Participation” Co-organized by the International Movement ATD Fourth World and the United Nations Millennium Campaign. video3843684938001 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:35:36 -0400 3843684938001 5251518