Friday, 24 March 2017

03:00 AM - 12:00 PM 34th regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 27 February - 24 March 2017)
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session34/Pages/34RegularSession.aspx

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Security Council: Destruction and trafficking of cultural heritage by terrorist groups and in situations of armed conflict (7907th meeting).
Under the agenda item: Maintenance of international peace and security.

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (CR.4) Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), 13-24 March 2017 (13th meeting).
Priority theme: Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work
The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.
The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw61-2017

10:00 AM - 01:00 PM (TCC) General Assembly: High-Level meeting entitled "Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda".
1) Plenary debate (continued): Stocktaking on Climate – Ambition and Action. 2) Wrap-up: The Way Forward. 3) Closing segment.
The President of the General Assembly will convene a High-Level Event entitled “Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda” in collaboration with the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. This event will provide an opportunity to highlight synergies between Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda and to gather representatives of Governments, International Organizations, the Private Sector and other stakeholders who are advancing solutions to implementation of the SDG and Climate Change agreements.
http://www.un.org/pga/71/event-latest/climate-change-and-the-sustainable-development-agenda/

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
Guest: Farewell Press Briefing by Mr. Hervé Ladsous, Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Security Council Media Stakeout (Middle East).

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM (GA Hall) General Assembly: 73rd plenary meeting.
Commemoration of the abolition of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade: commemorative meeting of the General Assembly to mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade [item 119]
The theme for this year’s observance is “Remember Slavery: Recognizing the Legacy and Contributions of People of African Descent”.
http://www.un.org/pga/71/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2015/08/Letter-to-MS-International-Day-of-Remembrance-of-the-Victims-of-Slavery-and-the-Transatlantic-Slave-Trade.pdf

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question (7908th meeting).