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Questa settimana alle Nazioni Unite (19 gennaio - 25 gennaio)

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21 gen - This document is for planning purposes only and is subject to change. Available online: find out which events will be webcast see:

Saturday, 19 January

There are no events scheduled for today.

Sunday, 20 January

There are no events scheduled for today.

Monday, 21 January

At 10 a.m. in Conference Room 1, the 2019 regular session of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations will begin and will continue until 30 January (DESA Contact: Marc-Andre Dorel,  Questo indirizzo e-mail è protetto dallo spam bot. Abilita Javascript per vederlo. ).

At 11:00 a.m., in S-237, there will be a press briefing on the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2019. Speakers will be: Elliott Harris, UN Chief Economist and Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and Dawn Holland, Chief, Global Economic Monitoring Branch, Economic Analysis and Policy Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (EPAD/DESA).

In Geneva, at 1:00 p.m. in Room III the World Health Organization (WHO) will launch its first report on the health of refugees and migrants in the European Region. The speakers will be Dr. Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe and Dr. Santino Severoni, Coordinator Public Health and Migration programme at WHO/Europe.

Tuesday, 22 January

In the morning, the Security Council will have an open debate on the Middle East.

Wednesday, 23 January

In the morning, the Security Council will be briefed on and hold consultations on Colombia.

In the afternoon, the Security Council will hold consultations on the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).

At 6:30 p.m. he United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Amazon Studios will host a film screening of “Beautiful Boy” in the Trusteeship Council Chamber, to be followed by a reception. Actor Timothée Chalamet, author David Sheff, along with producers Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner will take part in a Q&A following the special screening of the film.

Thursday, 24 January

Today is the International Day of Education.

In Davos, Switzerland, the Secretary-General will deliver a keynote address at the World Economic Forum on the state of the world.

In the morning, the Security Council will hold consultations on United Nations Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA).

At 12:30 p.m., in S-237, there will be a press briefing sponsored by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the occasion of the International Day of Education (24 January), in recognition of the role of education for peace and sustainable development. Speakers will be: H.E. Mr. Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, Nigeria; H.E. Mr. Nikolai Astrup, Minister of International Development, Norway and Ms. Stefania Giannini, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education.

At 1:15 p.m. in Conference Room5, there will be an event entitled “Leaving No One Behind: the Opioid Epidemic as a Global
Challenge” organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

In Geneva, at 11:00 a.m. in Press Room 1, the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) will provide an analysis of disaster statistics for 2018 including number of deaths, the number of people affected and the breakdown between extreme weather events, earthquakes and tsunamis. The speakers will be Ms. Mami Mizutori, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and Dr. Debarati Guha-Sapir, Professor, Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, Institute of Health and Society, Catholic University of Louvain.

At 1:00 p.m. in Press Room 1, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) will provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Cameroon. The speaker will be Allegra Baiocchi, Humanitarian Coordinator for Cameroon.

Friday, 25 January

In the morning, the Security Council will hold an open debate on the maintenance of international peace and security: addressing the impacts of climate related disasters on international peace and security.

In Geneva, at 12:00 p.m. in Press Room 1, the Embassy of Burundi in Switzerland and Permanent Mission of the Republic of Burundi to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva will brief on the reality on Foreign Non-Governmental Organizations (Foreign NGOs) in Burundi. The speaker will be His Excellency Mr. Rénovat Tabu, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary/ Permanent Representative of the Republic of Burundi in Geneva.

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