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Second Committee
73rd Session

Thursday, 04 October, 2018 - Thursday, 06 December, 2018, New York
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Programme

This session has concluded

Recent Meetings

27th plenary meeting

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 18

External debt sustainability and development - Item 18 (c)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.11 and A/C.2/73/L.50

Promotion of international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows and strengthen good practices on assets return to foster sustainable development - Item 18 (d)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.19/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.57

Sustainable development - Item 20

Follow-up to and implementation of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway and the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States - Item 20 (b)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.14 and A/C.2/73/L.53

Disaster risk reduction - Item 20 (c)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.6/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.59

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.15/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.58

Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Item 20 (g)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.36 and A/C.2/73/L.49

PBI statement on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.49 contained in document A/C.2/73/L.68

Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all - Item 20 (i)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.40/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.60

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 24

Industrial development cooperation - Item 24 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.10/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.63

Operational activities for development - Item 25

South-South cooperation for development - Item 25 (b)

Action on draft decision A/C.2/73/L.54

Agriculture development, food security and nutrition - Item 26

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.7/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.66

Towards global partnerships - Item 27

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.32/Rev.1

Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly - Item 123

Action on the draft programme of work of the Second Committee for the seventy-fourth session of the General Assembly ‒ A/C.2/73/L.67

Programme planning - Item137

Conclusion of the substantive work of the Second Committee at the seventy-third session of the General Assembly

Information on the work of the Committee, as well as related documentation and side events, are available on its website.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE portal.

Documents: A/C.2/73/L.11, A/C.2/73/L.50, A/C.2/73/L.19/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.57, A/C.2/73/L.14, A/C.2/73/L.53, A/C.2/73/L.6/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.59, A/C.2/73/L.15/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.58, A/C.2/73/L.36, A/C.2/73/L.49, A/C.2/73/L.68, A/C.2/73/L.40/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.60, A/C.2/73/L.10/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.63, A/C.2/73/L.54, A/C.2/73/L.7/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.66, A/C.2/73/L.32/Rev.1 and A/C.2/73/L.67

  • Dec 03 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
26th plenary meeting

Information and communications technologies for sustainable development - Item 17

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.29/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.55

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 18

International trade and development - Item 18 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.21/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.56

International financial system and development - Item 18 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.12/Rev.1

Sustainable development - Item 20

Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind - Item 20 (d)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.28 and A/C.2/73/L.43

Convention on Biological Diversity - Item 20 (f)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.33/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.51

Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Item 20 (g)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.36 and A/C.2/73/L.49

Implementation of the outcomes of the United Nations Conferences on Human Settlements and on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat) - Item 21

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.4/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.61

Groups of countries in special situations - Item 23

Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries - Item 23 (a)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.31 and A/C.2/73/L.47

Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries - Item 23 (b)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.30 and A/C.2/73/L.48

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 24

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.18/Rev.1

Implementation of the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018–2027) - Item 24 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.9/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.62

Operational activities for development - Item 25

Operational activities for development of the United Nations system - Item 25 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.8/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.64

South-South cooperation for development - Item 25 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.22/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.65

Towards global partnerships - Item 27

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.32/Rev.1

Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly - Item 123

General discussion

Information on the work of the Committee, as well as related documentation and side events, are available on its website.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE portal.

Documents: A/C.2/73/L.29/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.55, A/C.2/73/L.21/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.56, A/C.2/73/L.12/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.28, A/C.2/73/L.43, A/C.2/73/L.33/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.51, A/C.2/73/L.36, A/C.2/73/L.49, A/C.2/73/L.4/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.61, A/C.2/73/L.31, A/C.2/73/L.47, A/C.2/73/L.30, A/C.2/73/L.48, A/C.2/73/L.18/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.9/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.62, A/C.2/73/L.8/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.64, A/C.2/73/L.22/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.65 and A/C.2/73/L.32/Rev.1

  • Nov 30 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
25th plenary meeting

Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development - Item 19

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.17 and A/C.2/73/L.42

Sustainable development - Item 20

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.13

Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - Item 20 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.24/Rev.1

Follow-up to and implementation of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway and the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States - Item 20 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.27/Rev.1

Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind – Item 20 (d)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.28 and A/C.2/73/L.43

Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa
- Item 20 (e)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.38 and A/C.2/73/L.44

Sustainable development: Convention on Biological Diversity - Item 20 (f)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.33/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.51

Sustainable development: Harmony with Nature - Item 20 (h)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.39/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document A/C.2/73/L.52

Combating sand and dust storms - Item 20 (j)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.16 and A/C.2/73/L.45

Globalization and interdependence - Item 22 (a)

International migration and development - Item 22 (b)

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.26 and A/C.2/73/L.46

Information on the work of the Committee, as well as related documentation and side events, are available on its website.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE portal.

Documents: A/C.2/73/L.17, A/C.2/73/L.42, A/C.2/73/L.13, A/C.2/73/L.24/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.27/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.28, A/C.2/73/L.43, A/C.2/73/L.38, A/C.2/73/L.44, A/C.2/73/L.33/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.51, A/C.2/73/L.39/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.52, A/C.2/73/L.16, A/C.2/73/L.45, A/C.2/73/L.26 and A/C.2/73/L.46

  • Nov 28 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
24th plenary meeting

Globalization and interdependence - Item 22

International migration and development - Item 22 (b)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.26

Sustainable development - Item 20

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.35/Rev.1

Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - Item 20 (a)

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.34/Rev.1

The role of the international community in the prevention of the radiation threat in Central Asia - Item 20 (k)

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.41/Rev.1

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 24

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.20/Rev.1

Information on the work of the Committee, as well as related documentation and side events, are available on its website.

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE portal.

Requests for room reservations for informal consultations on Committee matters should be sent as soon as possible, but no later than 17:00 of the day before the meeting, to the secretariat of the Committee.

Information on the schedule of informal consultations on Second Committee draft proposals for the next 3 days is available on the website of the Committee.

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.26, A/C.2/73/L.35/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.34/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.41/Rev.1 and A/C.2/73/L.20/Rev.1

  • Nov 21 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
23rd plenary meeting

Information and communications technologies for sustainable development - Item 17

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.29

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 18

International trade and development - Item 18 (a)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.21

International financial system and development - Item 18 (b)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.12

External debt sustainability and development - Item 18 (c)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.11

Promotion of international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows and strengthen good practices on assets return to foster sustainable development
- Item 18 (d)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.19

Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development - Item 19

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.17

Sustainable development - Item 20

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.13

Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - Item 20 (a)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.24

Follow-up to and implementation of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway and the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States - Item 20 (b)

Introduction of draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.14 and A/C.2/73/L.27

Disaster risk reduction - Item 20 (c)

Introduction of draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.6 and A/C.2/73/L.15

Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind
- Item 20 (d)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.28

Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa - Item 20 (e)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.38

Convention on Biological Diversity - Item 20 (f)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.33

Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Item 20 (g)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.36

Harmony with Nature - Item 20 (h)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.39

Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all - Item 20 (i)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.40

Combating sand and dust storms - Item 20 (j)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.16

The role of the international community in the prevention of the radiation threat in Central Asia - Item 20 (k)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.41

Implementation of the outcomes of the United Nations Conferences on Human Settlements and on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat) - Item 21

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.4

Globalization and interdependence - Item 22

Globalization and interdependence - Item 22 (a)

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.23

Groups of countries in special situations - Item 23

Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries - Item 23 (a)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.31

Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries - Item 23 (b)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.30

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 24

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.18

Implementation of the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018–2027) - Item 24 (a)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.9

Industrial development cooperation - Item 24 (b)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.10

Operational activities for development - Item 25

Operational activities for development of the United Nations system - Item 25 (a)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.8

South-South cooperation for development - Item 25 (b)

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.22

Agriculture development, food security and nutrition - Item 26

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.7

Introduction of and action on draft resolutions A/C.2/73/L.2/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.3/Rev.1 and A/C.2/73/L.5/Rev.1

Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources - Item 64

Introduction of draft resolution A/C.2/73/L.37

Information on the work of the Committee, as well as related documentation and side events, are available on its website.

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the
e-deleGATE portal.

Requests for room reservations for informal consultations on Committee matters should be sent as soon as possible, but no lateFL.2r than 17:00 of the day before the meeting, to the secretariat of the Committee.

Information on the schedule of informal consultations on Second Committee draft proposals for the next 3 days is available on the website of the Committee.

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.29, A/C.2/73/L.11, A/C.2/73/L.12, A/C.2/73/L.19, A/C.2/73/L.21, A/C.2/73/L.17, A/C.2/73/L.6, A/C.2/73/L.13, A/C.2/73/L.15, A/C.2/73/L.16, A/C.2/73/L.24, A/C.2/73/L.27, A/C.2/73/L.28, A/C.2/73/L.33, A/C.2/73/L.36, A/C.2/73/L.38, A/C.2/73/L.41, A/C.2/73/L.23, A/C.2/73/L.30, A/C.2/73/L.31, A/C.2/73/L.9, A/C.2/73/L.10, A/C.2/73/L.18, A/C.2/73/L.8, A/C.2/73/L.22, A/C.2/73/L.7, A/C.2/73/L.2/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.3/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.5/Rev.1, A/C.2/73/L.37, A/C.2/73/L.14, A/C.2/73/L.39, A/C.2/73/L.40 and A/C.2/73/L.4

  • Nov 08 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions

Regional integration and cooperation in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

Opening statements

Presentations

Interactive discussion

The meeting will be interactive in nature and there will be no pre-determined list of speakers.

Information on the work of the Committee, as well as related documentation and side events, are available on its website.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than 1 hour(s) before delivery of the statement.

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE portal.

Requests for room reservations for informal consultations on Committee matters should be sent as soon as possible, but no later than 17:00 of the day before the meeting, to the secretariat of the Committee.

Information on the schedule of informal consultations on Second Committee draft proposals for the next 3 days is available on the website of the Committee.

Document: A/C.2/73/L.1

  • Oct 26 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
22nd plenary meeting

Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources - Item 64

Introduction of report(s)

General discussion

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Inscription to the lists of speakers for the general discussion of individual agenda items of the Committee is also open.

In accordance with established practice, the time limits of five minutes for individual Member States and seven minutes for delegations speaking on behalf of a group of States during the general discussion of individual agenda items will be observed.

The lists of speakers will be prepared on the basis of these time limits.

Requests for inscription from permanent missions and observer States for the general discussion on agenda items allocated to the Committee should be sent through the e-Speakers system.

Intergovernmental organizations, entities that have observer status with the General Assembly, United Nations system, including funds, programmes, specialized agencies and regional commissions wishing to inscribe with the list of speakers are kindly requested to contact the secretariat of the Second Committee.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the
e-deleGATE portal.

Requests for room reservations for informal consultations on Committee matters should be sent as soon as possible, but no later than 17:00 of the day before the meeting, to the secretariat of the Committee.

Information on the schedule of informal consultations on Second Committee draft proposals for the next 3 days is available on the website of the Committee.

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1 and A/73/87-E/2018/69

  • Oct 24 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
2nd special event

Debt Vulnerabilities in Emerging Market and Developing Countries

Opening statements

Panel discussion

Interactive discussion

The meeting will be interactive in nature and there will be no pre-determined list of speakers.

Information on the work of the Committee, as well as related documentation and side events, are available on its website.

Document: A/C.2/73/L.1

  • Oct 23 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
21st plenary meeting

Operational activities for development - Item 25

Operational activities for development of the United Nations system - Item 25 (a)

South-South cooperation for development - Item 25 (b)

Conclusion of the general discussion

Towards global partnerships - Item 27

Introduction of report(s)

General discussion

Information on the work of the Committee, as well as related documentation and side events, are available on its website.

Inscription to the lists of speakers for the general discussion of individual agenda items of the Committee is also open.

In accordance with established practice, the time limits of five minutes for individual Member States and seven minutes for delegations speaking on behalf of a group of States during the general discussion of individual agenda items will be observed.

The lists of speakers will be prepared on the basis of these time limits.

Requests for inscription from permanent missions and observer States for the general discussion on agenda items allocated to the Committee should be sent through the e-Speakers system.

Intergovernmental organizations, entities that have observer status with the General Assembly, United Nations system, including funds, programmes, specialized agencies and regional commissions wishing to inscribe with the list of speakers are kindly requested to contact the secretariat of the Second Committee.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail.

The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the
e-deleGATE portal.

Requests for room reservations for informal consultations on Committee matters should be sent as soon as possible, but no later than 17:00 of the day before the meeting, to the secretariat of the Committee.

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/63-E/2018/8, A/73/320, A/73/320/Corr.1, A/73/320/Add.1, A/73/320/Add.1/Corr.1, A/73/321, A/73/311, A/73/311/Add.1 , A/73/376, A/73/383, A/73/326, A/73/186 and A/73/186/Add.1

  • Oct 23 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
20th plenary meeting

Operational activities for development - Item 25

Operational activities for development of the United Nations system - Item 25 (a)

South-South cooperation for development - item 25 (b)

Introductory statement(s), followed by question time

General discussion

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/63-E/2018/8, A/73/320, A/73/320/Corr.1, A/73/320/Add.1, A/73/320/Add.1/Corr.1, A/73/321, A/73/311, A/73/311/Add.1, A/73/376 and A/73/383

Information on the work of the Committee, as well as related documentation and side events, are available on its website.

Inscription to the lists of speakers for the general discussion of individual agenda items of the Committee is also open.

In accordance with established practice, the time limits of five minutes for individual Member States and seven minutes for delegations speaking on behalf of a group of States during the general discussion of individual agenda items will be observed.

The lists of speakers will be prepared on the basis of these time limits.

Requests for inscription from permanent missions and observer States for the general discussion on agenda items allocated to the Committee should be sent through the e-Speakers system.

Intergovernmental organizations, entities that have observer status with the General Assembly, United Nations system, including funds, programmes, specialized agencies and regional commissions wishing to inscribe with the list of speakers are kindly requested to contact the secretariat of the Second Committee.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

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  • Oct 22 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
19th plenary meeting

Groups of countries in special situations - Item 23

Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries - Item 23 (a)

Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries - Item 23 (b)

Introductory statement(s), followed by question time

General discussion

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/291, A/73/80-E/2018/58 and A/73/297

  • Oct 22 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
18th plenary meeting

Information and communications technologies for sustainable development - Item 17

Introductory statement(s), followed by question time

General discussion

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/66-E/2018/10

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  • Oct 19 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
17th plenary meeting

Globalization and interdependence - Item 22

Globalization and interdependence - Item 22 (a)

International migration and development - Item 22 (b)

Introductory statement(s), followed by question time

General discussion

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/290 and A/73/286

  • Oct 19 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
16th plenary meeting

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 24

Implementation of the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018–2027) - Item 24 (a)

Industrial development cooperation - Item 24 (b)

Conclusion of the general discussion

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Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/274, A/73/274/Corr.1, A/73/298 and A/73/121

  • Oct 17 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
15th plenary meeting

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 24

Implementation of the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018–2027) - Item 24 (a)

Industrial development cooperation - Item 24 (b)

Introductory statement(s), followed by question time

General discussion

  • Oct 17 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
Special event 1

Infrastructure and sustainable development: Making infrastructure investments work for women and girls

Opening statements

Panel discussion

Interactive discussion

The meeting will be interactive in nature and there will be no pre-determined list of speakers.

Information on the work of the Committee, as well as related documentation and side events, are available on its website.

Document: A/C.2/73/L.1

  • Oct 16 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
14th plenary meeting

Sustainable development - Item 20

Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - Item 20 (a)

Follow-up to and implementation of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway and the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States - Item 20 (b)

Disaster risk reduction - Item 20 (c)

Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind - Item 20 (d)

Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa - Item 20 (e)

Convention on Biological Diversity - Item 20 (f)

Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Item 20 (g)

Harmony with Nature - Item 20 (h)

Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all - Item 20 (i)

Combating sand and dust storms - Item 20 (j)

The role of the international community in the prevention of the radiation threat in Central Asia - Item 20 (k)

Conclusion of the general discussion

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Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/283, A/73/258, A/73/302, A/73/81-E/2018/59, A/73/166, A/73/204, A/73/345, A/73/225, A/73/226, A/73/382, A/73/268, A/73/255, A/73/25, A/73/221, A/73/267 and A/73/306

  • Oct 16 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
13th plenary meeting

Sustainable development - Item 20

Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - Item 20 (a)

Follow-up to and implementation of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway and the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States - Item 20 (b)

Disaster risk reduction - Item 20 (c)

Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind - Item 20 (d)

Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa - Item 20 (e)

Convention on Biological Diversity - Item 20 (f)

Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Item 20 (g)

Harmony with Nature - Item 20 (h)

Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all - Item 20 (i)

Combating sand and dust storms - Item 20 (j)

The role of the international community in the prevention of the radiation threat in Central Asia - Item 20 (k)

Continuation of the general discussion

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Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

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Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/283, A/73/258, A/73/302, A/73/81-E/2018/59, A/73/166, A/73/204, A/73/345, A/73/225, A/73/226, A/73/382, A/73/268, A/73/255, A/73/25, A/73/221, A/73/267 and A/73/306

  • Oct 15 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
12th plenary meeting

Address by the President of the General Assembly

Sustainable development - Item 20

Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - Item 20 (a)

Follow-up to and implementation of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway and the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States - Item 20 (b)

Disaster risk reduction - Item 20 (c)

Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind - Item 20 (d)

Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa - Item 20 (e)

Convention on Biological Diversity - Item 20 (f)

Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Item 20 (g)

Harmony with Nature - Item 20 (h)

Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all - Item 20 (i)

Combating sand and dust storms - Item 20 (j)

The role of the international community in the prevention of the radiation threat in Central Asia - Item 20 (k)

Introductory statement(s), followed by question time

General discussion

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Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least 1 hour(s) in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than 1 hour(s) before delivery of the statement.

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Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/283, A/73/258, A/73/302, A/73/81-E/2018/59, A/73/166, A/73/204, A/73/345, A/73/225, A/73/226, A/73/382, A/73/268, A/73/255, A/73/25, A/73/221, A/73/267 and A/73/306

  • Oct 15 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
11th plenary meeting

Agriculture development, food security and nutrition - Item 26

Conclusion of the general discussion

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Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/293, A/73/287 and A/73/69-E/2018/47

  • Oct 12 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
10th plenary meeting

Agriculture development, food security and nutrition - Item 26

Introductory statement(s) by senior Secretariat official(s), followed by question time

General discussion

  • Oct 12 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
9th plenary meeting

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 18

International trade and development - Item 18 (a)

International financial system and development - Item 18 (b)

External debt sustainability and development - Item 18 (c)

Promotion of international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows and strengthen good practices on assets return to foster sustainable development
- Item 18 (d)

Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development - Item 19

Conclusion of the general discussion

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Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/208, A/73/15 (Part I), A/73/15 (Part II), A/73/280, A/73/180 and A/73/86-E/2018/68

  • Oct 11 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
8th plenary meeting

Implementation of the outcomes of the United Nations Conferences on Human Settlements and on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat) - Item 21

Conclusion of general discussion

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 18

International trade and development - Item 18 (a)

International financial system and development - Item 18 (b)

External debt sustainability and development - Item 18 (c)

Promotion of international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows and strengthen good practices on assets return to foster sustainable development
- Item 18 (d)

Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development - Item 19

Introduction of reports

General discussion

  • Oct 11 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
7th plenary meeting

Joint meeting of the Second Committee and the Economic and Social Council

Opening statements

Panel discussion 1

Interactive discussion

Panel discussion 2

Interactive discussion

Closing statements

Joint meeting of the Second Committee and the Economic and Social Council

The meeting will be interactive in nature and there will be no pre-determined list of speakers.

Additional information is available on the website of the Second Committee.

Documents: A/C.2/73/L.1

  • Oct 10 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
6th plenary meeting

Conclusion of the general debate

Implementation of the outcomes of the United Nations Conferences on Human Settlements and on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat) - Item 21

Introductory statement(s) by senior Secretariat official(s), followed by question time

General discussion

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Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

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Requests for room reservations for informal consultations on Committee matters should be sent as soon as possible, but no later than 17:00 of the day before the meeting, to the secretariat of the Committee.

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1, A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/73/307 and A/73/83-E/2018/62

 

  • Oct 10 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
5th plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate

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In accordance with established practice, the time limits of five minutes for individual Member States and seven minutes for delegations speaking on behalf of a group of States during the general discussion of individual agenda items will be observed.

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Permanent missions and observer States are reminded that requests for inscription should be submitted by their respective focal points through the e-Speakers system.

Intergovernmental organizations, entities that have observer status with the General Assembly, United Nations system, including funds, programmes, specialized agencies and regional commissions wishing to inscribe with the list of speakers are kindly requested to contact the secretariat of the Second Committee.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

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Requests for room reservations for informal consultations on Committee matters should be sent as soon as possible, but no later than 17:00 of the day before the meeting, to the secretariat of the Committee.

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1 and A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1

  • Oct 09 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
4thplenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate

  • Oct 09 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
3rd plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate

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In accordance with established practice, the time limits of seven minutes for individual Member States and ten minutes for delegations speaking on behalf of a group of States during the general debate will be observed.

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In accordance with established practice, the time limits of five minutes for individual Member States and seven minutes for delegations speaking on behalf of a group of States during the general discussion of individual agenda items will be observed.

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Permanent missions and observer States are reminded that requests for inscription should be submitted by their respective focal points through the e-Speakers system.

Intergovernmental organizations, entities that have observer status with the General Assembly, United Nations system, including funds, programmes, specialized agencies and regional commissions wishing to inscribe with the list of speakers are kindly requested to contact the secretariat of the Second Committee.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 25 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

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Requests for room reservations for informal consultations on Committee matters should be sent as soon as possible, but no later than 17:00 of the day before the meeting, to the secretariat of the Committee.

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1 and A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1

  • Oct 08 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
2nd plenary meeting

Opening statements

Keynote address

Interactive discussion

General debate

  • Oct 08 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
1st plenary meeting

Election of the officers of the Main Committees - Item 5

Organizational matters and conduct of work

The Committee will consider its proposed organization of work, the status of documentation, and to discuss the conduct of work of the Committee for the session.

Documents: A/C.2/73/1, A/C.2/73/L.1 and A/C.2/73/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1

Followed by - 11:30       

Technical briefing                                                                        Conference Room 2

Programme budget review process and editorial guidelines

Immediately following the meeting of the Committee, there will be a technical briefing by the Secretariat on the process of the programme budget implications and guidelines for editing of draft proposals.

  • Oct 04 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)