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Archived Webcasts of Special Events 2007

19 December 07 Special Event: United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation (2007) (organized by the Special Unit for South-South Cooperation, UNDP).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 37 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 37 minutes]
19 December 07

Special Event: The Secretary-General addresses staff after visiting survivors and families of victims in the bombing on UN offices in Algiers.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 15 minutes ]

18 December 07 Special Event: The Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) presents a lecture, titled "Consciousness and the Pursuit of Peace", which is given by Dr. Deepak Chopra. The lecture highlights the power of creativity, the creation of joy at work and the evolution of human consciousness.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 9 minutes]
18 December 07 Special Event: Forum on "Eyes on the South as a Knowledge Hub" (organized by UNICEF, the World Bank, the United Nations Special Unit for South-South Cooperation and the Permanent Mission of Japan).
[Webcast: Archived Video - AM Session English: 2 hours and 8 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - PM Session English: 3 hours and 58 minutes]
17 December 07 General Assembly: Special Event of the 62nd session of the General Assembly to commemorate the adoption of the Non-Legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 59 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 59 minutes]
13 December 07 Special Event: High-level Conference on the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) (organized by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the Economic and Social Council Chamber.
[Webcast: Archived Video - Morning: 3 hours and 4 minutes]
12 December 07 Round Table: Commemorative High-level Plenary Meeting Devoted to the Follow-up to the Outcome of the Special Session on Children.
[Webcast: Archived Video - Morning: 2 hours and 55 minutes]
11 December 07 Round Table: "Promoting healthy lives and combating HIV/AIDS."
[Webcast: Archived Video - Morning: 3 hours and 7 minutes]
10 December 07 Special Event: Afternoon special events on Human Rights Day.
[Webcast: Archived Video - Morning: 2 hours and 44 minutes]
10 December 07 Special Event: Special event on Human Rights Day.
[Webcast: Archived Video - Morning: 1 hours and 30 minutes]
10 December 07 Special Event: Launch of the Humanitarian Appeal 2008 at Geneva.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 52 minutes]
7 December 07 Special Event: Mission of Sierra Leone lunchtime meeting.
[Webcast: Archived Video - Morning: 1 hour and 28 minutes]
7 December 07 Special Event: 10th Annual Student Conferece on Human Rights.
[Webcast: Archived Video - Morning: 1 hour and 57 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Afternoon 2 hours and 54 minutes]
3 December 07 Special Event: Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund. Opening speeches by the Deputy Secretary-General of United Nations, Mrs. Asha-Rose Migiro and the Deputy Prime Minister of Spain, H.E. Mrs. María Teresa Fernández de la Vega.
[ Deputy Prime Minister of Spain, H.E. Mrs. María Teresa Fernández de la Vega - part I ]
[ Deputy Secretary-General of United Nations, Mrs. Asha-Rose Migiro ]
[ Deputy Prime Minister of Spain, H.E. Mrs. María Teresa Fernández de la Vega - part II ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 57 minutes ]
3 December 07 Special Event: Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (sixth session). Opening remarks by the Secretary-General of United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 44 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 44 minutes ]
30 November 07 Special Event: Opening speech by the Secretary-General at the World AIDS Day Event at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 22 minutes ]
29 November 07 Special Event: on the the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (organized by the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, in cooperation with the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 16 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 13 minutes ]
29 November 07 Special Event: Panel discussion on "Legal aspects of return of internally displaced persons and refugees to Abkhazia, Georgia" (sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Georgia).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 26 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 26 minutes ]
21 November 07 Special Event: Speeches at the Global Launch of the International Year of Sanitation with:
- Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
- HRH Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Chairman of the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB)
- Ms. Ann Veneman, UNICEF Executive Director
- Ms. Angelique Kidjo, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and singer
- Mr. Jamal Saghir, Director, Energy, Transport and Water, World Bank
- Mr. Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of United Nations
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 39 minutes ]
14 November 07 Special Event: The World Diabetes Day event.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 22 minutes ]
13 November 07 Symposium: UNU-Cornell Symposium "The African Food System and its Interactions with Health and Nutrition" (co-organized by the United Nations University (UNU) and Cornell University, in partnership with United Nations Children's Fund, the World Food Programme, the World Health Organization and the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English (Part I): 2 hours and 20 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English (Part II): 53 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English (Part III): 3 hours and 34 minutes ]
09 November 07 Briefing: for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) with H.E. Dr. Srgjan Kerim, the President of the General Assembly on the agenda of work of the sixty-second session of the General Assembly, including an update on the work of the Main Committees of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 53 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 53 minutes ]
08 November 07 DPI/NGO: DPI & NGO "Answers to Questions You Thought You Knew": What Current & New NGO members need to know about their relationship with DPI - Brainstorming: Lessons learned from the "Climate Change" Conference.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - PM Session English: 1 hour and 29 minutes ]
08 November 07 Special Event: Seminar on "From Kristallnacht to today: How do we combat hatred?".
[ Programme ][ Press Release ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 14 minutes ]
08 November 07 Special Event: Panel discussion on "Education under attack"
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 1 minute ]
08 November 07 DPI/NGO: DPI & NGO "Answers to Questions You Thought You Knew": What Current & New NGO members need to know about their relationship with DPI.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - AM Session English: 1 hour and 49 minutes ]
01 November 07 Special Event: DPI/NGO briefing on "The Costa Rica Project".
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 2 minutes ]
25 October 07

Special Event: The Dag Hammarskjold Scholarship Fund annual luncheon honoring Unicef Goodwill Ambassador and actor Roger Moore, and ABC News anchor and reporter Bob Woodruff. With remarks by the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 58 minutes ]

24 October 07

Special Event: United Nations Day Concert. Opening speeches by the Secretary-General, General Assembly President and others.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 28 minutes ]

18 October 07

Special Event: Special ceremony in observance of World Food Day 2007 on the theme "Right to food" and the launch of the International Year of the Potato, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour ]

18 October 07

DPI/NGO: NGO Briefing - Linking Human Rights to Extreme Poverty in observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17 October).
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 26 minutes ]

17 October 07

Special Event: Panel discussion following the screening of the documentary 'Darfur NOW'. Participation by the director of the film, Ted Braun and senior UN officials from The Department of Political Affairs, The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and The Department of Peacekeeping Operations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 36 minutes ]

17 October 07

Special Event: Special events in observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: "Stand Up, Speak Out against Poverty and for the Millennium Development Goals" (led by the Secretary-General) (organized by the Department of Public Information and Millennium Campaign); and "Commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty" (organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the International Movement ATD Fourth World).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 38 minutes ]

16 October 07

Special Event: UNITAR/UNCTAD joint seminar on "The development impacts of free open source software (FOSS)" (organized in collaboration with the Intel Corporation and the Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID)).
[Webcast: Archived Video - PM Session English: 2 hours ]

16 October 07

Special Event: UNITAR/UNCTAD joint seminar on "The development impacts of free open source software (FOSS)" (organized in collaboration with the Intel Corporation and the Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID)).
[Webcast: Archived Video - AM Session English: 2 hours and 57 minutes]

11 October 07

Special Event: International Youth Day on 12 August 2007 - Ban Ki-Moon meets youth representatives. General Assembly urges member states for over 20 years to include youth representatives in their delegations. In 2007 youth representatives from about 20 countries are representing their country's young people's interest, are having speeches in the 3 rd Committee, are working on the youth resolution, are organizing side-events and are giving strong commitment to the Millennium Development Goals. Ban Ki-Moon supports the inclusion of youth representatives by having an appointment with them.
Speech by the Secretary-General
Bulgaria
Germany
Denmark
Australia
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 36 minutes]

11 October 07

NGO/DPI: NGO Briefing - Promoting Non-Violence in an Uncertain World in observance of the International Day for Non-Violence (2 October).
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 49 minutes]

11 October 07

NGO/DPI: NGO Briefing - The Psychological Impact of Natural Disasters in observance of the International Day for Mental Health (10 October) and the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction (10 October).
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 53 minutes]

4 October 07

NGO/DPI: NGO Briefing - "Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities of Ageing: Empowering Older Persons" in observance of the International Day of Older Persons (1 October).
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - PM Session English: 1 hour and 50 minutes]

4 October 07

NGO/DPI: NGO Briefing - "Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities of Ageing: Empowering Older Persons" in observance of the International Day of Older Persons (1 October).
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - AM Session English: 1 hour and 54 minutes]

3 October 07

Special Event: Group of 77 (presentation by a coalition of NGOs, led by a Greenpeace representative, on "The state of oceans and its impact on developing countries").
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 43 minutes]

26 September 07

Special Event: Panel discussion on "Saving 77 million by 2015: Advancing the health of women and children" (organized by the Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health and co-sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour ]

22 September 07

Special Event: Climate Change - B-Roll.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 20 minutes]

21 September 07

Special Event: Student commemoration on the occasion of the International Day of Peace. Remarks by the Secretary-General on this year's observance, "Peace - A Climate for Change" and remarks by Mr. Srgjan Kerim, President of the 62nd General Assembly.
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 4 minutes]

21 September 07

Special Event: Peace Bell Ceremony on the occasion of the International Day of Peace. Statement by the Secretary-General of United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 18 minutes]

17 September 07

Special Event: The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launch a new initative aimed at assisting developing countries recover assets stoled by corrupt leaders, named the STOLEN ASSET RECOVERY (StAR) INITIATIVE.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 46 minutes]

17 September 07

Special Event: Wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the forty-sixth anniversary of the death of Dag Hammarskjöld, Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1953 to 1961, and of those who accompanied him on his last mission of peace. The wreath is laid by the Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes]

17 August 07

Special Event: Wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Baghdad bombing (organized by the United Nations Staff Union).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 16 minutes]

13 August 07

Special Event: Welcome Ceremony for DSS (Department of Safety and Security) new recruits.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 16 minutes]

13 August 07

Special Event: Signing of the Declaration by the Under-Secretary-General of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes]

9 August 07

Special Event: Panel discussion on "Honoring Indigenous Youth and Languages". Speakers will include: H.E. Mr. Alberto Virella, Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations and Ms. Dawn Hill (Mohawk Nation, USA).
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 16 minutes]

9 August 07

Special Event: Ceremony to mark the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples.
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 8 minutes]

31 July 07

Special Event: Opening speech by the Prime Minister of United Kingdom, H.E. Mr. Gordon Brown and remarks by the Secretary-General of United Nations, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-Moon on the Millennium Development Goals.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 38 minutes]

28 July 07

Special Event: Celebration of the Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Day.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours and 15 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 hours and 15 minutes]

26 July 07

Special Event: Lecture on "Human Potential, Communication and Language" by Dr. Jean Houston. Organized by (DGACM).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 20 minutes ]

18 July 07

Special Event: Secretary-General's remarks to the Disarmament Advisory Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes ]

17 July 07

Special Event: Japan deposits instrument of accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]

13 July 07

Special Event: 8th World Hindi Conference - sponsored by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 38 minutes ]

28 June 07

Special Event: Autism: Raising Awareness, Changing Attitudes
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours ]

27 June 07

Special Event: Secretary-General address to the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 29 minutes ]

15 June 07

Special Event: Panel discussion "Legal Rights for the Poor"
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 17 minutes ]

14 June 07

Special Event: DPI/NGO Communications Workshop: "Communicating Environmental Concerns: Messages and Methods"
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 44 minutes ]

13 June 07

Special Event: "A firm and lasting Peace in Central America: The pending agenda 20 years later". The Secretary-General, Oscar Arias, President of Costa Rica, and Vinicio
Cerezo Arevalo, former President of Guatemala will address the session.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 44 minutes ]

7 June 07

Special Event: DPI/NGO Briefing - Climate Change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 54 minutes ]

1 June 07

Special Event: Blue Planet Run 2007: Hilary Swank, two time Academy Award winner, and the Blue Plant Run team will launch the first-ever around the world relay race to raise funds and spread awareness about the need for safe drinking water.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 37 minutes ]

1 June 07

Special Event: Students will observe World Environment Day, with the climate change-related theme of "Melting Ice: A Hot Topic".
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 3 minutes ]

31 May 07

Special Event: Africa Day 2007 Celebrations, "The Spirit and Beauty of Africa", hosted by the African Union Permanent Mission to the United Nations, the African Group of Ambassadors, and the African Ambassadors Spouses Group.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 35 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 35 minutes ]

31 May 07

Special Event: NGO Briefing - Global Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 49 minutes]

30 May 07

Special Event: The 8th Dag Hammarskjold Medal Award Ceremony: a posthumous award to members of peacekeeping operations who lost their lives during service with a peacekeeping operation under the operational control and authority of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 41 minutes]

29 May 07

Special Event: Wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, organized by the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the Department of Public Information.
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 9 minutes]

17 May 07

Special Event: The special event entitled "Tale of Two Worlds: Keeping Pace with a Moving Target" in observance of the World Information Society Day 2007.
[ Website ] [ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 2 minutes]

17 May 07

Special Event: NGO Briefing - The Road to Doha: Financing for Development.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 30 minutes]

14 May 07

Special Event: The Awards Ceremony hosted by the Women Together honouring women and institutions that further the Millenium Development Goals.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour]

14 May 07

Special Event: The third annual event of the Women Together entitled "Women, Development and Microcredit: A Step Forward, The Millennium Development Goals".
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour]

14 May 07

Special Event: Opening of the Sixth session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII).
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hours and 55 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hours and 55 minutes]

11 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Closing Session and Election of CSD-16 Bureau.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours and 31 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 hours and 31 minutes]

11 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Turning Commitments into Action Working together in Partnership.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 21 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 21 minutes]

10 May 07

Special Event: Piano Recital by Abdel Rahmen el Bacha, Pianist/Composer, on the occasion of the Thematic Debate Civilisations and the Challenge for Peace, featuring works of Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and others. Speech by the President of the 61st General Assembly, H.E. Mrs. Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 16 minutes]

10 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Turning Commitments into Action Working together in Partnership.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 51 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 51 minutes]

10 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Turning Commitments into Action Working together in Partnership.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 36 minutes]

09 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Turning Commitments into Action Working together in Partnership.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ List of Speakers ][ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 2 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 2 minutes]

09 May 07

Special Event: The official opening of the High-Level Segment of the 15th Session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development at the General Assembly Hall.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ List of Speakers ][ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 8 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 8 minutes]

07 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Identifying new technologies for SD in SIDS.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 55 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 55 minutes]

07 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Addressing challenges and lessons learned from partnering with the Private Sector.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 50 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 50 minutes]

04 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - SEA in Development Cooperation.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 49 minutes]

04 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Partnering challenges to reduce air pollution and emission.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 9 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 9 minutes]

03 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Partnerships building cleaner industries for a sustainable future.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 28 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 28 minutes]

03 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Energy Efficiency in the Public Sector: Saving Money, Energy and the Environment.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 58 minutes]

03 May 07

Special Event: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) luncheon on World Press Freedom Day - "Press Freedom, Safety of Journalists and Impunity".
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 59 minutes]

03 May 07

Special Event: "The United Nations and Freedom of the Press: What more can be done?" in observance of World Press Freedom Day 2007.
[ Programme ] [ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 54 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 54 minutes]

02 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Health Effects of Air Pollution Associated with Energy use.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 53 minutes]

02 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Inter-linkages and cross-cutting issues, including means of implementation.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 15 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 15 minutes]

01 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Industrial Development.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 11 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 15 minutes]

01 May 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Energy for Sustainable Development.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 40 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 40 minutes]

30 April 07

Special Event: The Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development - Regional Perspectives.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 48 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 48 minutes]

30 April 07

Special Event: Opening of the Fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development, chaired by H.E. Mr. Abdullah bin Hamad-Al-Attiyah, Minister of Energy and Industry, Qatar.
[ Website ] [ Agenda ] [ Archived Videos ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 58 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 58 minutes]

30 April 07

Special Event: Remarks by the Secretary-General on the Symposium on "Enhancing the implementation of Security Council sanctions" (organizerd by the Permanent Mission of Greece).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 23 minutes]

26 April 07

Special Event: NGO briefing on Encouraging Creativity - In Observance of World Book and Copyright Day (23 April) and World Intellectual Property Day (26 April).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 42 minutes]

19 April 07

Special Event: UNU briefing on "E-Waste - The Underestimated Risk: Curses and Opportunities of an Increasing Problem".
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 54 minutes]

19 April 07

Special Event: NGO Briefing - Indigenous Peoples' Lands, Territories, Natural Resources: Livelihoods and Emerging Issues.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 50 minutes]

16 April 07

Special Event: 2007 Special High-Level Meeting of ECOSOC with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hours and 6 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hours and 6 minutes]

10 April 07

Special Event: Panel discussion on "Regulation of microfinance".
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 19 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 19 minutes]

09 April 07

Special Event: Opening remarks by the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon in the Disarmament Commission 2007 Substantive Session.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 14 minutes]

05 April 07

Special Event: NGO Briefing - Combating Malaria.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 36 minutes]

04 April 07

Special Event: Opening remarks by the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon in the official opening of a photographic exhibit entitled "Enduring fear", on the occasion of the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action (sponsored by the Mine Action Service, Department of Peacekeeping Operations).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes]

02 April 07

Special Event: Opening remarks of the informal event for the Council's 2007 Annual Ministerial Review (AMR), entitled "Eradicating poverty and hunger - joining forces to make it happen".
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 27 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 27 minutes]

30 March 07

Special Event: High-level dialogue on "From vision to action: The road to implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities", on the occasion of the opening for signature of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol.
[ Programme ] [ List of Speakers ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours and 18 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 hours and 18 minutes]

30 March 07

Special Event: Signature Ceremony of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 50 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 50 minutes]

29 March 07

Special Event: NGO Briefing on "The 200th Anniversary of the Abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade" in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 13 minutes]

28 March 07

Special Event: In celebration of the European Union's 50th Anniversary, the Norddeutsche Rundfunk (NDR) Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven's Third Symphony ("Eroica") in the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations. Statements by: Mr. Shashi Tharoor; The Deputy Secretary-General, Mr. Siim Kallas, Vice-President of EU,Mr. Ole von Beust, First Mayor, President of the Senate of the City of Hamburg.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 32 minutes]

26 March 07

Special Event: Panel discussion on "The trans-Atlantic slave trade: The tragedy, the legacy", on the occasion of the two-hundredth anniversary of the abolition of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 30 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 30 minutes]

22 March 07

Special Event: Annual DPI/NGO Orientation Programme.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - AM Session English: 2 hours and 14 minutes]

21 March 07

Special Event: Annual DPI/NGO Orientation Programme.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - PM Session English: 2 hours and 54 minutes]

21 March 07

Special Event: Annual DPI/NGO Orientation Programme.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - AM Session English: 2 hours and 21 minutes]

15 March 07

Special Event: NGO Briefing - The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Opens for Signature (30 March).
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 38 minutes]

09 March 07

Special Event: Meeting of the Women's International Forum, with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, on "How I see the United Nations in the next five years".
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 50 minutes]

08 March 07

Special Event: Remarks by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations on the panel discussion on "Breaking Barriers: achieving balance in numbers and work-life" in the International Women's Day.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 19 minutes]

08 March 07

Special Event: International Women's Day: Panel discussion on "Ending impunity for violence against women and girls".
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 56 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 56 minutes]

07 March 07

Special Event: "Global Summit for a Better Tomorrow" - Announcing the Results of the First Annual Avon Global Women's Empowerment Index, and featuring dialogue about women's education, healthcare and economic empowerment. Presented by Virtue Foundation, in partnership with Avon and co-sponsored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) NGO Section.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 23 minutes]

05 March 07

Special Event: Unitar Webinar series on ICT policy issues for development - Gender and the Information Society - The Role of ICT Policy in Empowering and Protecting the Rights of the Girl Child.

- Session 4: Protecting and empowering the girl child ĘC strategies and action plans.
[ Agenda ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 46 minutes]

05 March 07

Special Event: Unitar Webinar series on ICT policy issues for development - Gender and the Information Society - The Role of ICT Policy in Empowering and Protecting the Rights of the Girl Child.

- Opening Remarks.
- Session 1: What are the international legal and political contexts of ICT and the girl child?
- Session 2: How can governments engender ICT policy to support the rights of the girl child?
- Session 3: Round Table ĘC ICT and the girl child ĘC challenges, opportunities and recommendations for policy makers.
[ Agenda ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 31 minutes]

05 March 07

Special Event: Opening speeches by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, President of the General Assembly and the President of the Economic and Social Council on the International Conference on "Trafficking in women and girls: Meeting the challenge together" (organized within the framework of the informal thematic debate of the General Assembly on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 21 minutes]

02 March 07

Special Event: Panel Discussion: "Girls Speak Out: Finding Their Own Solutions", organized by the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women and moderated by Ms. Katie Couric, Anchor and Managing Editor of the CBS Evening News; and Ms. Jordana Alter Confino (16) Co-founder of Girls Learn International.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 5 minutes]

01 March 07

Special Event: ORBIS International event - President of Ethiopia, Sir Richard Branson and local leaders to address growing crisis of aviodable blindness.
[Webcast: Archived Video - Introduction Video English: 18 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 21 minutes]

01 March 07

Special Event: Opening of an exhibition entitled "Lest We Forget - The Triumph Over Slavery", in commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Abolition of the trans-Atlantic Slave Trade with the Secretary-General.
[ SG's speech ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 40 minutes]

01 March 07

Special Event: The Belgian Mission to the United Nations will present a gift - a portrait of H.E. Mr. Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, painted by Mr. Jan Beekman, a Belgian artist - to the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 23 minutes]

01 March 07

Special Event: NGO Briefing - From Climate Change to Climate Security.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 41 minutes]

01 March 07

Special Event: Statement by the Secretary-General at the United Nations International School/UN Conference (UNIS/UN).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 27 minutes]

28 February 07

Special Event: Panel discussion on "Girls of War".
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 16 minutes]

27 February 07

Special Event: The fifty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women - Panel 2 "Capacity-building on mainstreaming a gender perspective in the development, implementation and evaluation of national policies and programmes for the elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child".
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 45 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 45 minutes]

27 February 07

Special Event: Opening remarks at the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 39 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 39 minutes]

27 February 07

Special Event: The fifty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women - Panel 1 "Key policy initiatives to eliminate all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child".
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 59 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 59 minutes]

26 February 07

Special Event: The fifty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women - High-level roundtable on "Elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child".
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 46 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 46 minutes]

26 February 07

Special Event: The fifty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 54 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 54 minutes]

22 February 07

Special Event: NGO Briefing - 15 Years After the Repeal of Zionism is Racism Resolution.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 7 minutes]

21 February 07

Special Event: Briefing for non-governmental organizations by the Office of the President of the General Assembly on the work of the General Assembly.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 18 minutes]

16 February 07

Special Event: Commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women. (organized by the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM))
[ Programme ] [ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 59 minutes]

15 February 07

Special Event: NGO Communications Workshop - Addressing Gender Issues with the United Nations: Present & Future.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 53 minutes]

09 February 07

Special Event: International Conference on "Age of connectivity: Cities, magnets of hope" (organized by the International Council for Caring Communities, in coordination with UN-HABITAT, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Department of Public Information).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours and 17 minutes]

08 February 07

Special Event: DPI/NGO briefing - Uniting Against Terrorism: Recommendations for a Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 47 minutes]

29 January 07

Special Event: Panel discussion on "Human rights and Holocaust denial", on the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust (organized by B'nai B'rith International and sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Austria)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 32 minutes]

29 January 07

Special Event: In observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.
[ Website ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 54 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 52 minutes]

25 January 07

Special Event: First regular session meeting of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: Part I  1 hour and 42 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: Part II  41 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: Part I  1 hour and 42 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: Part II  41 minutes ]

23 January 07

Special Event: DPKO Medal Ceremony.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 10 minutes ]

19 January 07

Special Event: Book launch and panel discussion on the theme "NGO accountability".
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 52 minutes ]

17 January 07

Special Event: The first part of the organizational session for 2007 of the Economic and Social Council with the attendant of the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 42 minutes ]

16 January 07

Special Event: Seventh Summit on the Safety and Security of United Nations Staff and Associated Personnel.
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 39 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 39 minutes ]

10 January 07

Special Event: Briefing on "Legal empowerment of the poor: From concept to action" (organized by the UNDP Task Force on Legal Empowerment and the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 44 minutes ]

10 January 07

Special Event: Group of 77 (ceremonial meeting to mark the formal handover of the chairmanship of the Group of 77 from the Republic of South Africa to Pakistan).
[ Programme ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 11 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 11 minutes ]

 

 
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