Economic and Social Council
2009 High-level Segment
Geneva, 6-9 June 2009

Live Webcast

July 2009

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Monday, 6 July 2009

Entire Video - Morning

Part 1 [ English ] [ Original Language ] 1 hour and 40 minutes
Part 2 [ English ] [ Original Language ] 1 hour and 28 minutes

Press Release

9:15 - 9:30 - Global Impact and Vulnerability Alert System (GIVAS)

Film presentation of United Nations initiative

A short film showcasing the United Nations Secretary-General’s initiative on “Global Impact and Vulnerability Alert System” to monitor the impact of crisis in real-time.

[ English ] 6 minutes

9:30 - 10:00 - Opening of the High-level Segment

Economic and Social Council
Ms. Sylvie Lucas
President
- Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters
- Requests from non-governmental organizations for hearings

[ English ] [ French ] 17 minutes

United Nations
Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General

[ English ] 12 minutes[ English ]

Swiss Confederation
Mr. Hans-Rudolf Merz
President

[ English ] [ French ] 8 minutes

10:00 - 12:00 - Keynote addresses

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
H.R.H. Princess Muna Al Hussein

[ English ] 10 minutes

Republic of Estonia
Mr. Urmas Paet
Foreign Minister

[ English ] 12 minutes

Luxembourg
Mr. Nicolas Schmit, Delegate Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration

[ English ] [ French ] 16 minutes

Lead speaker

World Health Organization (WHO)
Ms. Margaret Chan
Director General

[ English ] 13 minutes

Guest speakers

Commission on Social Determinants of Health (WHO)
Mr. Michael Marmot
Chair

[ English ] 10 minutes

Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
Ms. Cherie Blair

[ English ] 8 minutes

Maternal Health Advocate, Kenya
Ms. Sarah Omega Kidangasi

[ English ] 8 minutes

12:00 - 13:15 - Policy messages from Annual Ministerial Review preparatory meetings

Special Event
Philanthropy and the global public health agenda
New York, 23 February 2009
Jeffrey Sturchio, President and CEO, Global Health Council

[ English ] 7 minutes

South Asia Regional Meeting
Financing strategies for health care
Colombo, Sri Lanka, 16-18 March 2009
Sarath Amunugama, Minister of Public Administration and Internal Affairs and Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning of Sri Lanka

[ English ] 9 minutes

Asia and Pacific Regional Meeting
Promoting Health literacy
Beijing, China, 29-30 April 2009
Chen Zhu, Minister of Health of China

[ English ] [ Chinese ] 8 minutes

Western Asia Regional Meeting
Preventing and controlling non-communicable diseases
Doha, Qatar, 10-11 May 2009
Abdullah bin Khalid Al-Qahtani, Minister of Health of Qatar

[ English ] [ Arabic ] 14 minutes

Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Meeting
Progress in reduction of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and its interconnection with development
Jamaica, 5-6 June 2009
Rudyard Spencer, Minister of Health and the Environment of Jamaica

[ English ] 6 minutes

Africa Regional Meeting
eHealth – use of information and communication technologies for health
Accra, Ghana, 10-11 June 2009
George Sipa-Adjah Yankey, Minister of Health of Ghana

[ English ] 7 minutes

Entire Video - Afternoon

Part 1 [ English ] [ Original Language ] 2 hours and 27 minutes
Part 2 [ English ] [ Original Language ] 1 hour and 9 minutes

Press Release

15:00 - 17:00 High-level policy dialogue with the international financial and trade institutions on current developments in the world economy

Economic and Social Council
Ms. Sylvie Lucas
President
- Organization of work

[ English ] [ French ] 5 minutes

  • Moderator:
    • Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General, UNDESA
      [ English ] 10 minutes
  • Panelists:
    • Pascal Lamy, Director-General, WTO
      [ English ] 13 minutes

    • Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
      [ English ] 25 minutes

    • Murilo Portugal, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
      [ English ] 21 minutes

    • Joy Phumaphi, Vice President, Human Development Network, World Bank
      [ English ] 14 minutes
  • Presentation on Global Jobs pact:
    • Juan Somavia, Director General, ILO
      [ English ] 16 minutes
  • Comments:
    • Sudan (on behalf of the G77 and China)
      Mr. John Ukec Lueth Ukec
      [ English ] 11 minutes

    • Sweden (on behalf of the European Union)
      Mr. Hans Dahlgren
      [ English ] 3 minutes

    • Russian Federation
      Mr. Andrey Denisov
      [ English ] [ Russian ] 3 minutes

      Indonesia
      Mr. Dian Triansyah Djani
      [ English ] 3 minutes

      Brazil
      Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo
      [ English ] 2 minutes

      China
      Mr. Zhu Chen
      [ English ] [ Chinese ] 3 minutes

      Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
      Mr. Julio Cesar Alviarez
      [ English ] [ Spanish ] 2 minutes

      Panelists: Final Remarks and Answers
      • Murilo Portugal, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
        [ English ] 3 minutes

      • Joy Phumaphi, Vice President, Human Development Network, World Bank
        [ English ] 3 minutes

5:00 - 6:30 - Partnerships in health – lessons from multi-stakeholder initiatives

    • Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAID
      [ English ] [ French / English ] 9 minutes

    • Philippe Douste-Blazy, Special Advisor on Innovative Financing for Development and Chair of the Board of UNITAID
      [ English ] [ French ] 9 minutes

    • Michel Kazatchkine, Executive Director, Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria
      [ English ] 7 minutes

    • Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Executive Director, Roll Back Malaria Partnership
      [ English ] [ French ] 10 minutes

    • Marcos Espinal, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership
      [ English ] 11 minutes

    • Natalia Imbruglia, Spokesperson for the Campaign to End Fistula, UNFPA
      [ English ] 5 minutes
  • Comments:
    • Philippines
      Ms. Erlinda Basilio
      [ English ] 1 minute

    • Brazil
      Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo
      [ English ] 4 minutes

      Malaysia
      Mr. Raja Nushirwan Zainal Abidin
      [ English ] 2 minutes

      Final Remarks and Answers
    • Philippe Douste-Blazy, Special Advisor on Innovative Financing for Development and Chair of the Board of UNITAID
      [ English ] [ French ] 4 minutes

      Michel Kazatchkine, Executive Director, Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria
      [ English ] 1 minute

      Barbados, Mr. Christopher F. Hackett
      [ English ] 1 minute