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

Live Webcast

July 2009

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Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Entire Video - Morning

[ English ] [ Original Language ] 2 hours and 13 minutes - Part I
[ English ] [ Original Language ] 2 hours and 16 minutes - Part II

Press Release

9:30 - 11:30 - National presentations

Secretary of the Council
Announcement

[ English ] 1 minute

Economic and Social Council
Sylvie Lucas
President

[ English ] [ French ] 1 minute

Moderator:
Guy Mettan, Head of the Club Suisse de la Presse

[ English ] [ French ] 1 minute


Sri Lanka

Presentation of the report
Dr. H.A.P. Kahandaliyanage, Secretary, Ministry of Health Care and Nutrition of Sri Lanka

[ English ] 23 minutes


Questions/Comments and Answers [ English ] [ Original Language ] 42 minutes

Bangladesh
Cuba
India
China
Venezuela
Pakistan
Maldives
Morocco
Philippines
Sri Lanka


Sudan

Presentation of the report
Mr. Eltigani Salih Fedail
Minister, Sudan

[ English ] [ Arabic ] 5 minutes

Mrs. Iqbal Ahmed Al Basheer
Deputy Under-Secretary, Ministry of Health of Sudan

[ English ] 20 minutes

Questions/Comments and Answers [ English ] [ Original Language ] 33 minutes

China
Algeria
Cuba
Japan
Philippines
Brazil
Barbados
Saint Lucia
Kazakhstan
Sudan


11:30 - 13:30 - Special event on Africa and LDCs

  • Co-Chairs:
    • Sylvie Lucas, president of ECOSOC
      [ English ] [ French ] 6 minutes
    • Cheick Sidi Diarra, Under-Secretary-General, Special Advisor on Africa & High Representative for LDCs, LLDCs, SIDSs
      [ English ] 6 minutes
  • Moderator:
    • Daisy Mafubelu, Assistant Director-General, Family and Community Health, World Health Organization
      [ English ] 4 minutes
  • Panelists:
    • Ponmek Dalaloy, Minister of Health, Laos
      [ English ] 17 minutes

    • George Spia-Adjah Yanjey, Minister of Health, Ghana
      [ English ] 15 minutes

  • Respondents:
    • Klaus Leisinger, President and Executive Director, Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development
      [ English ] 5 minutes

    • Mike Boyd, Acting Director General, IFPMA
      [ English ] 4 minutes

    • Francis Omaswa, Executive Director, African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation
      [ English ] 11 minutes

    • Michel Kazatchkine, Executive Director, the Global Fund
      [ English ] 11 minutes
  • Comments:
    • Morocco
      Ms. Nouzha Skalli
      [ English ] [ French ] 3 minutes

    • India
      Ms. Preneet Kaur
      [ English ] 7 minutes

    • Sudan
      Mr. Abdalmahmood Abdalhalee Mohamad
      [ English ] 3 minutes

    • South Africa
      Ms. Nthari Matsau
      [ English ] 4 minutes

    • Bangladesh
      Mr. Faiyaz M. Kazi
      [ English ] 6 minutes

    • Kenya
      Mr. Peter Kenneth
      [ English ] 2 minutes

      Tanzania
      Mr. David H. Mwakyusa
      [ English ] 2 minutes

      Algeria
      Mr. Boualem Chebihi
      [ English ] [ French ] 3 minutes

      Portugal
      Mr. Jose Maria Albuquerque
      [ English ] 2 minutes

      Co-Chairs:
    • Cheick Sidi Diarra, Under-Secretary-General, Special Advisor on Africa & High Representative for LDCs, LLDCs, SIDSs
      [ English ] 4 minutes

Entire Video - Afternoon

[ English ] [ Original Language ] 2 hour and 48 minutes

Press Release

15:00 - 15:15 - Introduction of the report of the Secretary-General on the thematic discussion

Current global and national trends and their impact on social development, including public health
Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General, UNDESA

[ English ] 8 minutes


Chairperson of the Committee for Development Planning
Professor Ffrench-Davies

[ English ] 8 minutes


Economic and Social Council
Sylvie Lucas
President

[ English ] [ French ] 4 minutes

15:15 - 18:00 - General debate of the High-level Segment

Sudan (on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
H.E. Mr. Lumumba Di-Aping
Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Sudan to the UN in New York

[ English ] 6 minutes

Sweden (on behalf of the European Union)
H.E. Mr. Anders Nordstrom
General Director, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

[ English ] 12 minutes

Bangladesh (on behalf of the LDCs)
H.E. Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman
Charge d'Affaires of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN Offices in Geneva.

[ English ] 8 minutes

Liechtenstein
H.E. Dr. Aurelia Frick
Minister for Foreign Affairs

[ English ] 6 minutes

China
H.E. Mr. Chen Zhu
Minister of Health

[ English ][ Chinese ] 10 minutes

India
H.E. Mrs. Preneet Kaur
Minister of Sate for External Affairs

[ English ] 6 minutes

Namibia
H.E. Dr. Richard N. Kamwi,
Minister of Health and Social Services,

[ English ] 9 minutes

Morocco
H.E. Ms. Nouzha Skalli,
Minister for the Family and Social Development,

[ English ][ French ] 10 minutes

Barbados
H.E. The Hon. David Estwick
Minister of Economic Affairs, Empowerment and Innovation, Trade, Industry and Commerce

[ English ] 8 minutes

Maldives
Dr. Aminath Jameel
Minister of Health and Family

[ English ] 9 minutes

Oman
H.E. Dr. Ali bin Mohammed Bin Moosa
Minister of Health

[ English ] 5 minutes

Guyana
H.E. Mr. Leslie Ramsammy
Minister of Health,

[ English ] 4 minutes

Bulgaria
H.E. Mr. Konstantin Andreev, Permanent Secretary to the Minister for
Foreign Affairs

[ English ] 6 minutes

Kenya
H.E. Mr. Peter Kenneth, Assistant Minister,
Ministry of State for Planning National Development and Vision 2030

[ English ] 6 minutes

Poland
H.E. Mr. Adam Fronczak
Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Health

[ English ] 9 minutes

Guatemala
H.E. Ms. Karim Slolwing Umana
Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the President for Planning,

[ English ][ Spanish ] 8 minutes

Philippines
H.E. Mr. Alexander Padilla
Vice-Minister, Department of Health

[ English ] 6 minutes

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Julio César Alviárez, Vice-Minister
Resources for Health

[ English ][ Spanish] 8 minutes