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Programme of Events

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2007 AGENDA (all times are Eastern Standard Time)

Videoconference in Conference Room 1
Webcast by UN Television & Web Services Section at the following times on 7 December:
9:30AM - 4:30PM (EST)

Videoconferencing Sites:  (1) Burnaby School District, BC, CANADA, (2) Central Wyoming College, Riverton, WY, USA (3) Colegio Carol Baur, Mexico City, MX, (4) Glasgow MS, Alexandria, VA, USA (5) FUNGLODE, Santo Domingo, DO, (6) John Franklin School, Northwest Territories, CANADA  (7) Karachi High School, Karachi, PAKISTAN (8) Sterling High School, Somerdale, NJ, USA (9) UN Information Centre, Mexico City, MEXICO
8:30 am Arrival at United Nations
9:15 am

Videoconference sites link with UN Headquarters

9:30 am

Introductory remarks by Eric Falt , Director, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information

Session 1  
9:40 am

Opening remarks by UNSCHR Chairperson

9:42 am

Indigenous Students Present on Human Rights:
(3) (6) (2)

10:00 am  Videoconferencing sites with Q&A: (8) (5) (4) (3) (7) (1)
10:25 am Comments from student delegates in New York and webcast
10:35 am Open discussion as recognized by Moderator
Session 2  
10:50 am

1st Discussion on Plan of Action via videoconferencing sites

(3) (6) (7) (8) (9) (2) (5) (4) (1) + student delegates in NY and webcast
11:45 am

Lunch & Caucus at VC Sites and UNHQ

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

Open Discussion as recognized by Moderator/Editing Team prepares and sends final document before 3PM

Session 4  
2:10 pm

UN Speakers:                                                                                   Roberto Borrero, NGO Committee on the International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Elsa Stamatopoulou, Chief, Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues                

2:30 pm

Questions from student delegates at UN, videoconference sites
and webcast viewers

3:00 pm

Break-Time to discuss final document at various sites

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) (5) (7) (9) (3) (8) (1) (4) (2) (6)

3:30 pm Vote on adopting plan of action (including videoconferencing sites)(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) and student delegates at UN
3:45 pm

Presentation of plan of action to Chef de Cabinet, H.E. Mr. Igor Dzundev, Office of the President of the 62nd General Assembly

3:47 pm

Remarks by Chef de Cabinet, Office of the President of the 62nd General Assembly

3:50 pm Questions from student delegates and videoconference sites to Chef de Cabinet, Office of the President of the 62nd General Assembly
4:20 pm Closing remarks by Eric Falt , Director, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information
4:30 pm Close of conference

 

 


5-7 December, 2007


UN International School, NY

United Nations
Headquarters, NY


Intermediate and
Secondary Students
(grades 7-12)


Recognising the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

 



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