United Nations Web TV - other events Copyright 2013-14 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:16:59 -0400 http://webtv.un.org Human Rights Council Elections: A discussion of candidates’ aspirations and vision of membership http://webtv.un.org/watch/human-rights-council-elections-a-discussion-of-candidates’-aspirations-and-vision-of-membership/5049064231001 In advance of the Human Rights Council elections that will take place this autumn, Amnesty International and the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), with the co-sponsorship of the Permanent Mission of Panama, held a presentation and video5049064231001 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:29:53 -0400 5049064231001 10177898 In advance of the Human Rights Council elections that will take place this autumn, Amnesty International and the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), with the co-sponsorship of the Permanent Mission of Panama, held a presentation and discussion of the pledges and commitments made by candidates running for the term starting 2017. The meeting was intended to give candidates an opportunity to present their vision of membership on the Council and respond to questions on how they would realize the pledges and commitments they have made in seeking election. Member States participating: Brazil, Croatia, Guatemala, Hungary, Iraq, Japan, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States. #HRCpledging, @ISHRGlobal @AmnestyUN Adaptation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Role of Development Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific http://webtv.un.org/watch/adaptation-of-the-2030-agenda-for-sustainable-development-and-the-role-of-development-cooperation-in-asia-and-the-pacific/5045351517001 This event was intended to contribute to the discussion of how to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by leaving no one behind. The event focused on the importance of the prioritization and sequencing of national actions video5045351517001 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:52:12 -0400 5045351517001 5223188 This event was intended to contribute to the discussion of how to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by leaving no one behind. The event focused on the importance of the prioritization and sequencing of national actions for achieving sustainable development and discuss how development cooperation frameworks could be reshaped in accordance with the development needs and priorities of beneficiary countries. Privatization of War: the Impact on Human Rights http://webtv.un.org/watch/privatization-of-war-the-impact-on-human-rights/5045320002001 Co-organized by the Working Group on the use of mercenaries and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) video5045320002001 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:48:35 -0400 5045320002001 10302997 Panel 1: The effect of privatization of war on self-determination Panel 2: The effect of privatization of war on accountability and remedy Panel 3: Options for regulation Panel convened by the Working Group on the use of mercenaries. The Working Group has a mandate from the Human Rights Council (Resolution 30/6) to continue to monitor mercenaries and mercenary-related activities in all their forms and manifestations, as well as private military and security companies, in different parts of the world. They are requested since 2005 to monitor and study the effects on the enjoyment of human rights, particularly the right of peoples to self-determination, of the activities of private companies offering military assistance, consultancy and security services on the international market (HRC Res 2005/2). Mary Robinson (UN Special Envoy on Climate Change) on Responding to the Impacts of El Nino and Mitigating Recurring Climate Risks http://webtv.un.org/watch/mary-robinson-un-special-envoy-on-climate-change-on-responding-to-the-impacts-of-el-nino-and-mitigating-recurring-climate-risks/5042267841001 Remarks by Mary Robinson (UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Climate Change) at the high level event Responding to the Impacts of El Nino and Mitigating Recurring Climate Risks.Organized by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian video5042267841001 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 21:07:39 -0400 5042267841001 278868 Remarks by Mary Robinson (UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Climate Change) at the high level event Responding to the Impacts of El Nino and Mitigating Recurring Climate Risks.Organized by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The integrated and indivisible nature of the Sustainable Development Goals http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-integrated-and-indivisible-nature-of-the-sustainable-development-goals/5042241032001 The integrated and indivisible nature of the Sustainable Development Goals. HLPF Side event hosted by Germany and Uganda and sponsored by WHO. video5042241032001 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 21:06:07 -0400 5042241032001 4789887 The integrated and indivisible nature of the Sustainable Development Goals. - Opening - Global nutrition overview: Overview of malnutrition in all its forms affecting all countries. - Panel 1: National nutrition priorities: Progress, challenges, and good practice in improving the nations’ nutrition. Ending malnutrition in all its forms: The launch of the Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025), to set, track and achieve SMART policy commitments to end all forms of malnutrition, within the SDG Agenda. - Panel 2: Aligning support for increased impact: Multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder collaboration in support of national plans. - Closing remarks: Lessons to scale up SMART policy commitments and investments in nutrition. HLPF Side event hosted by Germany and Uganda and sponsored by WHO. (Part 2) SDG Business Forum http://webtv.un.org/watch/part-2-sdg-business-forum/5043276499001 Co-hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), the UN Global Compact, and the Global Business Alliance (GBA) for 2030, the SDG Business Forum convened leaders from business and video5043276499001 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 21:04:41 -0400 5043276499001 10951978 Co-hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), the UN Global Compact, and the Global Business Alliance (GBA) for 2030, the SDG Business Forum convened leaders from business and government, together with the heads of United Nations agencies, key international organizations, and civil society groups to delve into the role business will play in delivering on the 2030 Agenda. The Forum reported on significant achievements and activities undertaken by the private sector during this pivotal first year of SDG implementation and explore the capacity of business to catalyze sustainable growth and development — from innovative approaches to financing to the business case for sustainability and new, transformational partnerships. http://www.sdgbusinessforum.com/ Jan Eliasson (UN Deputy Secretary-General) at the Sanitation and Water for All http://webtv.un.org/watch/jan-eliasson-un-deputy-secretary-general-at-the-sanitation-and-water-for-all/5043638959001 Remarks by United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson at the Sanitation and Water for All side event at the High-level Political Forum. video5043638959001 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 21:00:22 -0400 5043638959001 889513 Responding to the Impacts of El Niño and Mitigating Recurring Climate Risks http://webtv.un.org/watch/responding-to-the-impacts-of-el-niño-and-mitigating-recurring-climate-risks/5042216809001 Organized by by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) video5042216809001 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:46:23 -0400 5042216809001 5713130 Robert Swan (Explorer) - NOVUS Award Ceremony, NOVUS Summit 2016 http://webtv.un.org/watch/robert-swan-explorer-novus-award-ceremony-novus-summit-2016/5042216783001 NOVUS Summit, a special event of the 2016 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), recognized Robert Swan (Explorer/Founder 2041) for contributing to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). video5042216783001 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:24:35 -0400 5042216783001 133653 NOVUS Summit, a special event of the 2016 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), recognized Robert Swan (Explorer/Founder 2041) for contributing to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). NOVUS Summit aims to unite the science, technology and innovation community around the world and channel their brain power towards the much-needed actionable changes and scalable solutions. NOVUS 2016 showcased 17 voices of positive change at the United Nations General Assembly Hall. Scott Hassan (Suitable Technologies)- NOVUS Award Ceremony, NOVUS Summit 2016 http://webtv.un.org/watch/scott-hassan-suitable-technologies-novus-award-ceremony-novus-summit-2016/5042180800001 NOVUS Summit, a special event of the 2016 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), recognized Scott Hassan (CEO/Founder, Suitable Technologies) for contributing to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). video5042180800001 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:21:01 -0400 5042180800001 83220 NOVUS Summit, a special event of the 2016 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), recognized Scott Hassan (CEO/Founder, Suitable Technologies) for contributing to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). NOVUS Summit aims to unite the science, technology and innovation community around the world and channel their brain power towards the much-needed actionable changes and scalable solutions. NOVUS 2016 showcased 17 voices of positive change at the United Nations General Assembly Hall.