Monday, 27 February 2017 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

03:00 AM - 12:00 PM Opening of the 34th regular session of the Human Rights Council (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 27 February - 24 March 2017)
Remarks by UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres.
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 (CR.8) NGO Briefing for UK Presidency of the Security Council.

 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Security Council: Kosovo (7891st meeting).
Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (S/2017/95/Rev.1)
http://undocs.org/S/2017/95/Rev.1
https://unmik.unmissions.org/

 

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.

 

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM (CR.4) Lecture by Yann Borgstedt on Why Men should Invest in Women.
Organized by Women's International Forum.
Yann Borgstedt is a Swiss entrepreneur, born and raised in Geneva and educated in the United States. In 2005, Yann started The Womanity Foundation.
Womanity includes within its projects the first radio exclusively for and by women in the Middle East called Radio Nissaa. It has supported one of Afghanistans largest girls school The Al Fatah School in Kabul, Afghanistan to become a model of excellence in education and launched School in a Box Advancing Girls Education in Afghanistan. In 2014, Womanity launched its newest project, the Womanity Award. The worlds only award created specifically to champion innovations which are tackling violence against women.
Yann is on the board of the EDGE Certifier, a Swiss foundation working in partnership with the World Economic Forum, committed to creating a world where men and women are equally valued and respected in all aspects of economic, political and social life. He has recently received the BNP Paribas award for individual Philanthropy.
http://womensinternationalforum.org/events/past-events-2016-2017/upcoming-event-2/save-the-date/

 

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Security Council Media Stakeout (DPRK / Non proliferation: 1718 Committee).
https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1718