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4 mar - Available online: http://bit.ly/2iQpxx7. To find out which events will be webcast see: http://unwebtv.live/schedule.

Saturday, 2 March

There are no events scheduled for today.

Sunday, 3 March

Today is World Wildlife Day.

Monday, 4 March

At 1:15 p.m., in Conference Room 1, the Permanent Missions of Italy and Mexico and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will hold an event entitled “Official Statistics and the International Response to Drugs and Crime”. (UNODC Contact: Daniel Schatz,  Questo indirizzo e-mail è protetto dallo spam bot. Abilita Javascript per vederlo. )

In Paris, at 9:30 a.m., the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will hold a conference on "Principles for AI: Towards a Humanistic Approach?". (Contact: Sasha Rubel,  Questo indirizzo e-mail è protetto dallo spam bot. Abilita Javascript per vederlo. )

Tuesday, 5 March

At 10:00 a.m., in the General Assembly Hall and Conference Room 4, the 50th session of the Statistical Commission will take place; the meeting will continue until 8 March. (DESA Contact: Maria Isabel Cobos Hernandez,  Questo indirizzo e-mail è protetto dallo spam bot. Abilita Javascript per vederlo. )

In Geneva, at 1:00 p.m. in Press Room 1, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will share the of the main findings of the report of the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion of Belief to the Human Rights Council. The report explores examples of restrictions imposed on expression on account of religion or belief. Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion of Belief, will speak.

In Helsinki, at 9:00 a.m., the United Nations, together with the Finnish Ministry Foreign Affairs and civil society representatives, will open the First International Symposium on Youth Participation in Peace Processes, which will continue until 6 March. The conference will be co-hosted by UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Youth Jayathma Wickramanayake, Finland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini and the Foreign Minister’s Special Representative on Mediation Jutta Urpilainen, together with Colombia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Carlos Holmes Trujillo and Qatar's State Minister of Foreign Affairs Soltan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi. (Contact: Michael Imasua,  Questo indirizzo e-mail è protetto dallo spam bot. Abilita Javascript per vederlo. ).

Wednesday, 6 March

UN Women will open a photo exhibition in the Visitors Lobby at the United Nations Headquarters titled, ‘Equality is our Goal, Access is our Right.

Thursday, 7 March

In Geneva, at 7:00 p.m., at the Cinéma Cinerama Empire, Ciné-ONU, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Gender Champions Geneva, will present “Roma” by Alfonso Cuarón – which has recently won multiple awards – to mark the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the ILO. This semi-autobiographical movie tells the story of a year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s, creating a vivid and emotional portrait of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst Mexico’s political turmoil. Roma won the Venice Golden Lion, 3 Golden Globes, 4 BAFTAs, and 3 Oscars (best Director; Foreign Language Film; Cinematography).

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Ms Yalitza Aparicio, the movie’s lead actress and Oscar nominee; Ms Marcelina Bautista, Secretary General, The National Union of Workers and Domestic Workers, Mexico and Ms Claire Hobden, Technical Officer, Vulnerable Workers, ILO. The discussion will be moderated by Ms Corinne Moman-Vanian, Director, Division of Conference Management, UN Geneva.

At 2:00 p.m., at the Nasdaq Market Site, 4 Times Square, New York, for the fifth consecutive year, stock exchanges around the world are joining UN Women and its partners—IFC, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, UN Global Compact, World Federation of Exchanges and Women in ETFs—in celebrating International Women’s Day. By ringing their market opening or closing bell, stock exchanges are aiming to draw attention to the critical role that businesses and markets can play in advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment. NASDAQ is hosting a closing bell ceremony in support of UN Women and as a proud signatory of the Women’s Empowerment Principles.

The market closing bell is being preceded by a 90-minute event with a fireside chat and a panel discussion on innovation and gender equality; Asa Regnér, Deputy Executive Director, UN Women, will participate.

Friday, 8 March

Today is International Women’s Day.

At 10:00 a.m., in the ECOSOC Chamber, UN Women will hold an event to mark International Women’s Day, under the theme ‘Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change’. This event is meant to identify innovative solutions led by the UN system and its partners to help advance gender equality and transform women’s lives. Participants include: António Guterres, UN Secretary-General; María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President UN General Assembly; Geraldine Byrne Nason Chair, 63rd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women; Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women; Venus Ilagan, Secretary-General of Rehabilitation International; Ellen Ochoa, Veteran Astronaut and Former Director, Johnson Space Centre; Lorraine Twohill, Chief Marketing Officer, Google; Elizabeth Hausler, Founder and CEO, Build Change, and Kiara Nirghin, Student, Scientist and Innovator.

At 1.45 p.m., at The Mezzanine, 55 Broadway, Ground Floor, New York, UN Women, in partnership with the Global Innovation Coalition for Change, are launching the She Innovates Global Programme. The event features incredible stories of innovation and impact and shares how you can get involved in the programme.

At 11:00 a.m., in S-237, there will be a press briefing by the President of the General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés.

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