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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2006 AGENDA (all times are Eastern Standard Time)

Videoconference in Conference Room 4
Webcast by UN Television & Web Services Section at the following times:

During the live webcast (9:30AM - 4:30PM EST) on 1 December, 2006
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Videoconferencing Sites:  (1) Moscrop HS, Burnaby, BC, CA, (2) Colegio Carol Baur, Mexico City, MX, (3) FUNGLODE, Santo Domingo, DO, (4) Khawla Secondary School, Manama, Bahrain, (5) Lancaster-Lebanon IU#13, Lancaster, PA,USA, (6) Nassau County BOCES, Massapequa Park, NY, USA, (7) Philadelphia HS of the Future, Philadelphia, PA, USA (8) South Seneca School District, Ovid, NY, USA, (9) Stonehenge School, Amesbury, Wiltshire, UK
8:30 am Arrival at United Nations
9:15 am

Videoconference sites link with UN Headquarters

9:30 am

Introductory remarks by Raymond Sommereyns, Director, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information (DPI)

Session 1  
9:40 am

Opening remarks by UNSCHR Chairperson

9:45 am

Introduction of videoconferencing sites. (Max. 5 minutes each)
(7) (3) (4) (5) (2) (8) (9) (6) (1)
Comments on Draft Student Plan of Action

10:30 am Comments from student delegates in New York and webcast
10:40 am Open discussion
Session 2  
11:00 am Amy Muedin, Liaison Officer, International Organization for Migration
11:15 am

Questions from videoconference sites: (9) (6) (1) (7) (3) (4) (5) (2) (8), student delegates and webcast viewers

11:45 pm

Lunch hosted by United Nations Department of Public Information
(Lunch & Caucus at VC Sites)

Session 3  
1:00 pm Final remarks on Draft Plan of Action from videoconferencing sites:
(5) (2) (8) (9) (6) (1) (7) (3) (4) 5 min. each
1:45 pm Comments from student delegates in New York and webcast
1:55 pm

Open Discussion/Editing Team prepares and sends final document before 3PM

Session 4  
2:15 pm

Anke Strauss, Liaison Officer, International Organization for Migration

2:30 pm

Questions from student delegates at UN, videoconference sites:
(4) (5) (2) (8)(9) (6) (1) (7) (3) and webcast viewers

3:00 pm

Break to Review Final Document now received at each site & discuss voting

Session 5  
3:15 pm

Remarks from Chairperson of Editing Committee

3:20 pm

Final comments on Plan of Action from videoconference sites (1 min. each)

3:30 pm Vote on adopting plan of action (including videoconferencing sites)
(1) (7) (3) (4) (5) (2) (8) (9) (6)
3:45 pm Presentation of Plan of Action to President of General Assembly H.E. Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa
3:50 pm

Remarks by President of the 61st Session of the General Assembly

4:00 pm Questions from student delegates and videoconference sites to President of General Assembly
4:20 pm Closing remarks by Raymond Sommereyns, Director, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information
4:30 pm Close of conference

 

 


29 November - 1 December, 2006


UN International School, NY

United Nations
Headquarters, NY


Intermediate and
Secondary Students
(grades 7-12)


Migration and Development: Challenges for Human Rights

 



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