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

Live Webcast

July 2009

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Thursday, 9 July 2009

Entire Video - Morning

[ English ] [ Original Language ] 3 hours and 06 minutes

Press Release

10:00 - 13:00 - Thematic roundtable: Social trends and emerging challenges and their impact on public health: renewing our commitment to the vulnerable in a time of crisis

  • Chair:
    • Sylvie Lucas, president of ECOSOC
      [ English ] [French ] 5 minutes
  • Moderator:
    • Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director, UN-Habitat
      [ English ] 6 minutes
  • Panelists:
    • Richard Newfarmer, Special Representative of the World Bank to the UN and WTO, Geneva
      [ English ] 15 minutes

    • Carissa Etienne, Assistant-Director-General, Health Systems and Services, WHO
      [ English ] 11 minutes

    • Assane Diop, Executive Director, Social Protection and Employment, ILO
      [ English ] [French ] 13 minutes

    • Alberto Palloni, Professor of Demography and International Studies Northwestern University
      [ English ] 13 minutes

    • Manuel Carballo, Executive Director, International Council on Migration and Health
      [ English ] 13 minutes

    • Marcia Metcalfe, Global Manager, Microfinance and Health Protection Initiative, Freedom from Hunger
      [ English ] 9 minutes
  • Respondents:
    • Peter Waldorff, General Secretary, Public Service International
      [ English ] 6 minutes

    • Janet Asherson, International Organisation of Employers
      [ English ] 6 minutes
  • Comments:
    • Algeria
      Mr. Athmane Mehadji
      [ English ] [ French ] 3 minutes

    • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
      Ms. Linda B. Mora diaz
      [ English ] [ Spanish ] 6 minutes

    • Sweden
      Mr. Anders Nordstrom
      [ English ] 4 minutes

    • Malaysia
      Mr. Raja Nushirwan
      [ English ] 3 minutes

    • Saint Lucia
      Mr. Donatus Saint Aimee
      [ English ] 4 minutes

    • Republic of Korea
      Mr. Hee Joo Chot
      [ English ] 2 minutes

    • Pakistan
      Mr. Asad M. Khan
      [ English ] 4 minutes

    • Morocco
      Ms. Skalli Nouzha
      [ English ] [ French ] 7 minutes

    • Indonesia
      Mr. Budihardja   Singgih
      [ English ] 6 minutes

    • Jamaica
      Mr. Sheila Campbell-Forrester
      [ English ] 5 minutes

    • Guatemala
      Ms. Karen Slowing
      [ English ] [ Spanish ] 4 minutes

    • Tanzania
      Mr. David H. Mwakyusa
      [ English ] 1 minute
  • Answers to the comments:
    • Marcia Metcalfe, Global Manager, Microfinance and Health Protection Initiative, Freedom from Hunger
      [ English ] 1 minute

    • Manuel Carballo, Executive Director, International Council on Migration and Health
      [ English ] 3 minutes

    • Alberto Palloni, Professor of Demography and International Studies Northwestern University
      [ English ] 3 minutes

    • Assane Diop, Executive Director, Social Protection and Employment, ILO
      [ English ] [French ] 2 minutes

    • Carissa Etienne, Assistant-Director-General, Health Systems and Services, WHO
      [ English ] 2 minutes

    • Richard Newfarmer, Special Representative of the World Bank to the UN and WTO, Geneva
      [ English ] 4 minutes

Entire Video - Afternoon

Part 1 [ English ] [ Original Language ] 2 hours and 28 minutes
Part 2 (Closing) [ English ] [ Original Language ] 25 minutes


Press Release

15:00 - 17:50 - Thematic roundtable: Trends in aid and aid effectiveness in the health sector

  • Chair:
    • Sylvie Lucas, president of ECOSOC
      [ English ] [French ] 9 minutes
  • Panelists:
    • Olivier Kamitatu Etsu, Minister of Planning, Democratic Republic of Congo
      [ English ] [French ] 14 minutes

    • Anders Nordström, Director-General of Sida, Sweden
      [ English ] 11 minutes

    • Eckhard Deutscher, Chair, OECD/DAC
      [ English ] 13 minutes

    • Luis Riera Figueras, Director for Development Policy, Directorate General for Development and Relations with the ACP States, European Commission
      [ English ] 10 minutes

    • Francisco Songane, former Minister of Health, Mozambique, former Director of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
      [ English ] 15 minutes

    • Helen Evans, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, GAVI Alliance
      [ English ] 9 minutes
  • Respondent:
    • Marta Monteso Cullell, Coordinator, Action for Global Health
      [ English ] 8 minutes
  • Comments:
    • Sweden
      Mr. Hans Dahlgren
      [ English ] 4 minutes

    • Sudan
      Mr. Eltigani Fidal
      [ English ] 4 minutes

    • Belgium
      Mr. Jan Grauls
      [ English ] [ French ] 5 minutes

    • Brazil
      Mr. Rita Bered De Curtis
      [ English ] 1 minute

    • Algeria
      Ms. Sim Mellouh
      [ English ] 2 minutes

    • Saint Lucia
      Mr. Donatus Saint Aimee
      [ English ] 2 minutes

    • Morocco
      Ms. Skalli Nouzha
      [ English ] [ French ] 5 minutes

    • Switzerland
      Mr. Andreas Loebell
      [ English ] 3 minutes

    • China
      Mr. Ren Minghni
      [ English ] [ Chinese ] 2 minutes

    • Burundi
      Mr. Pierre Barusasiyeko
      [ English ] [ French ] 2 minutes

    • Indonesia
      Mr. Budihardja   Singgih
      [ English ] 1 minute
  • Answers to the comments:
    • Anders Nordström, Director-General of Sida, Sweden
      [ English ] 2 minutes
    • Helen Evans, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, GAVI Alliance
      [ English ] 1 minute
    • Francisco Songane, former Minister of Health, Mozambique, former Director of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
      [ English ] 3 minutes
    • Luis Riera Figueras, Director for Development Policy, Directorate General for Development and Relations with the ACP States, European Commission
      [ English ] 2 minutes
    • Eckhard Deutscher, Chair, OECD/DAC
      [ English ] 2 minutes
    • Olivier Kamitatu Etsu, Minister of Planning, Democratic Republic of Congo
      [ English ] [French ] 2 minutes

17:50 - 18:00 - Adoption of the Ministerial Declaration and closing of the High-level Segment

Economic and Social Council
Mrs. Sylvie Lucas
President

[ English ] [ French ] 1 minute

Japan

[ English ] 3 minutes

United States of America

[ English ] 1 minute

Kazakhstan

[ English ] 2 minutes

Sudan

[ English ] 1 minute

Sweden (on behalf of the European Union)

[ English ] 2 minutes

Economic and Social Council
Mrs. Sylvie Lucas
President

[ English ] [ French ] 1 minute

UNDESA
Mr. Sha Zukang
Under-Secretary-General

[ English ] 6 minutes

Economic and Social Council
Mrs. Sylvie Lucas
President

[ English ] [ French ] 1 minute

Barbados

[ English ] 1 minute

Economic and Social Council
Mrs. Sylvie Lucas
President

[ English ] [ French ] 1 minute