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Second Committee
74th Session

Wednesday, 02 October, 2019 - Wednesday, 27 November, 2019, New York
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26th plenary meeting

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 17

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.68

Promotion of international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows and strengthen good practices on assets return to foster sustainable development - Item 17 (f)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L. 69

Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development - Item 18

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.13/Rev.1

Sustainable development - Item 19

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.31/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 19 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.36/Rev.1

Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind - Item 19 (d)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.37/Rev.1

Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa - Item 19 (e)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.41/Rev.1

Convention on Biological Diversity - Item 19 (f)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.66

Education for sustainable development - Item 19 (h)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.48/Rev.1

Sustainable mountain development - Item 19 (l)

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.50/Rev.1

Globalization and interdependence - Item 20

Role of the United Nations in promoting development in the context of globalization and interdependence - Item 20 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.26/Rev.1

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 22

Women in development - Item 22 (b)

Action on draft resolution(s) A/C.2/74/L.28/Rev.1 and the amendments contained in document(s) A/C.2/74/L.73A/C.2/74/L.74A/C.2/74/L.75

Eradicating rural poverty to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - Item 22 (d)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.22/Rev.1

Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly - Item 121

Action on the draft programme of work and timetable of the Second Committee for session 75 of the General Assembly contained in document A/C.2/74/L.72

Conclusion of the substantive work of the Second Committee at session 74 of the General Assembly

 

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  • Nov 27 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
25th plenary meeting

Sustainable development - Item 19

Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all - Item 19 (j)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.71

Globalization and interdependence - Item 20

Culture and sustainable development - Item 20 (c)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.51

Development cooperation with middle-income countries - Item 20 (d)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.67

Groups of countries in special situations - Item 21

Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries - Item 21 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.54

Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries - Item 21 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.53

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 22

Implementation of the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018–2027) - Item 22 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.63

Human resources development - Item 22 (c)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.56

Operational activities for development - Item 23

Operational activities for development of the United Nations system - Item 23 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.38/Rev.1

South-South cooperation for development - Item 23 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.65

Agriculture development, food security and nutrition - Item 24

Action on draft resolutions A/C.2/74/L.6/Rev.1 and A/C.2/74/L.64

 

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  • Nov 26 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
24th plenary meeting

Information and communications technologies for sustainable development - Item 16

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.70

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 17

International trade and development - Item 17 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.15/Rev.1

International financial system and development - Item 17 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.62

External debt sustainability and development - Item 17 (c)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.59

Commodities - Item 17 (d)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.55

Financial inclusion for sustainable development - Item 17 (e)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.61

Sustainable development - Item 19

Introduction of and action on draft resolutions A/C.2/74/L.8/Rev.1A/C.2/74/L.31/Rev.1A/C.2/74/L.33/Rev.1A/C.2/74/L.34/Rev.1A/C.2/74/L.40/Rev.1 and A/C.2/74/L.44/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 19 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.60

Disaster risk reduction - Item 19 (c)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.57

Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Item 19 (g)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.52

Harmony with Nature - Item 19 (i)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.47/Rev.1

Combating sand and dust storms - Item 19 (k)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.46/Rev.1

Globalization and interdependence - Item 20

Science, technology and innovation for sustainable development - Item 20 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.58

Culture and sustainable development - Item 20 (c)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.51

Groups of countries in special situations - Item 21

Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries - Item 21 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.54

Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries - Item 21 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.53

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 22

Human resources development - Item 22 (c)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.56

Operational activities for development - Item 23

Operational activities for development of the United Nations system - Item 23 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.38/Rev.1

South-South cooperation for development - Item 23 (b)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.65

Agriculture development, food security and nutrition - Item 24

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.6/Rev.1

 

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  • Nov 26 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
23rd plenary meeting

Introduction of draft resolutions 

A/C.2/74/L.6A/C.2/74/L.7A/C.2/74/L.13A /C.2/74/L.17

A/C.2/74/L.19A/C.2/74/L.20A/C.2/74/L.22A/C.2/74/L.25

A/C.2/74/L.26A/C.2/74/L.27A/C.2/74/L.28A/C.2/74/L.29A/C.2/74/L.30,

 A/C.2/74/L.38 and A/C.2/74/L.39

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 17

International trade and development - Item 17 (a)

Action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.5/Rev.1

Agriculture development, food security and nutrition - Item 24

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.2/Rev.1

 

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  • Nov 21 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
22nd plenary meeting

Introduction of draft resolutions

 A/C.2/74/L.4A/C.2/74/L.5A/C.2/74/L.6A/C.2/74/L.7A/C.2/74/L.9

A/C.2/74/L.10A/C.2/74/L.13A/C.2/74/L.14A/C.2/74/L.15A/C.2/74/L.17,

 A/C.2/74/L.18A/C.2/74/L.19A/C.2/74/L.20A/C.2/74/L.21A/C.2/74/L.22

A/C.2/74/L.23A/C.2/74/L.24A/C.2/74/L.25A/C.2/74/L.26A/C.2/74/L.27

A/C.2/74/L.28A/C.2/74/L.29A/C.2/74/L.30A/C.2/74/L.32A/C.2/74/L.35,

 A/C.2/74/L.36A/C.2/74/L.37A/C.2/74/L.38A/C.2/74/L.39A/C.2/74/L.41,

 A/C.2/74/L.42A/C.2/74/L.46A/C.2/74/L.47A/C.2/74/L.48 and A/C.2/74/L.49

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 17

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.16/Rev.1

International trade and development - Item 17 (a)

Action on draft decisions A/C.2/74/L.11 and A/C.2/74/L.12

Sustainable development - Item 19

Introduction of and action on draft resolutions A/C.2/74/L.3 and A/C.2/74/L.43/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 60

Introduction of and action on draft resolution A/C.2/74/L.45

Programme planning - Item 136

General discussion

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  • Nov 14 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
21st 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 60 - A/74/88

Introduction of report(s)

General discussion

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  • Oct 22 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions
Inclusive societies based on new economic models and sustainable use of natural resources: perspectives from the regions

Opening statements

Presentations

Interactive discussion

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  • Oct 22 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
20th plenary meeting

Operational activities for development - Item 23

Operational activities for development of the United Nations system - Item 23 (a) - A/74/73, A/74/73/Add.1, A/74/73/Add.2, A/74/73/Add.3, A/74/71, A/74/71/Add.1, A/74/306, A/74/306/Add.1

South-South cooperation for development - Item 23 (b) - A/74/336

Conclusion of the general discussion

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  • Oct 21 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
19th plenary meeting

Operational activities for development - Item 23

Operational activities for development of the United Nations system - Item 23 (a) - A/74/73, A/74/73/Add.1, A/74/73/Add.2, A/74/73/Add.3, A/74/71, A/74/71/Add.1, A/74/306, A/74/306/Add.1

South-South cooperation for development - Item 23 (b) - A/74/336

Introduction of report(s)

General discussion

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  • Oct 21 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
18th plenary meeting

Groups of countries in special situations - Item 21

Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries - Item 21 (a) - A/74/69

Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries - Item 21 (b) - A/74/113

Introduction of report(s)

General discussion

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  • Oct 18 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
17th plenary meeting

Information and communications technologies for sustainable development - Item 16 - A/74/62

Introduction of report(s)

General discussion

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  • Oct 18 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
Special event 1

The double bind of income poverty and time poverty: Why it matters for sustainable development

Opening statements

Panel discussion

Interactive discussion

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

  • Oct 17 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
16th plenary meeting

Globalization and interdependence - Item 20

Role of the United Nations in promoting development in the context of globalization and interdependence - Item 20 (a) - A/74/239

Science, technology and innovation for sustainable development - Item 20 (b) - A/74/230

Culture and sustainable development - Item 20 (c) - A/74/286

Development cooperation with middle-income countries - Item 20 (d) - A/74/269

Introductory statement(s), followed by question time

General discussion

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  • Oct 17 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
15th plenary meeting

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 22

Implementation of the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018–2027) - Item 22 (a) - A/74/210

Women in development - Item 22 (b) - A/74/279, A/74/11

Human resources development - Item 22 (c) - A/74/284

Eradicating rural poverty to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - Item 22 (d) - A/74/257

Conclusion of the general discussion

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  • Oct 16 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
14th plenary meeting

Eradication of poverty and other development issues - Item 22

Introduction of report(s)

General discussion

Implementation of the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018–2027) - Item 22 (a) - A/74/210

Women in development - Item 22 (b) - A/74/279, A/74/111

Human resources development - Item 22 (c) - A/74/284

Eradicating rural poverty to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - Item 22 (d) - A/74/257

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  • Oct 16 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
Joint meeting of the Second Committee and the Economic and Social Council

Opening statements

Panel discussion

Interactive discussion

Closing statement(s)

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

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  • Oct 15 2019
  • 3:15 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
12th plenary meeting
Sustainable development - Item 19 - A/74/238, A/74/225, A/74/208, A/74/242, A/74/216, A/74/216/Add.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 19 (a) - A/74/72-E/2019/13, A/74/204

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 19 (b) - A/74/66

Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all - Item 19 (j) - A/74/265

Disaster risk reduction - Item 19 (c) - A/74/248

Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind - Item 19 (d) - a/74/207

Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa - Item 19 (e) - A/74/207

Convention on Biological Diversity - Item 19 (f) - A/74/207

Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Item 19 (g) - A/74/25

Education for sustainable development - Item 19 (h) - A/74/258

Harmony with Nature - Item 19 (i) - A/74/236

Conclusion of the general discussion

  • Oct 15 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
11th plenary meeting

Sustainable development - Item 19 - A/74/238, A/74/225, A/74/208, A/74/242, A/74/216, A/74/216/Add.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 19 (a) - A/74/72-E/2019/13, A/74/204

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 19(b) - A/74/66

Disaster risk reduction - Item 19(c) - A/74/248

Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind - Item 19(d) - A/74/207

Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa - Item 19(e) - A/74/207

Convention on Biological Diversity - Item 19(f) - A/74/207

Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Item 19(g) - A/74/25

Education for sustainable development - Item 19(h) - A/74/258

Harmony with Nature - Item 19(i) - A/74/236

Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all - Item 19 (j) - A/74/265

Combating sand and dust storms - Item 19 (k) - A/74/263

Sustainable mountain development - Item 19 (l) - A/74/209

Continuation of the general discussion

  • Oct 14 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
10th plenary meeting

Address by the President of the General Assembly

Sustainable development - Item 19 - A/74/238, A/74/225, A/74/208, A/74/242, A/74/216, A/74/216/Add.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 19 (a) - A/74/72-E/2019/13, A/74/204

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 19(b) - A/74/66

Disaster risk reduction - Item 19(c) - A/74/248

Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind - Item 19(d) - A/74/207

Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa - Item 19(e) - A/74/207

Convention on Biological Diversity - Item 19(f) - A/74/207

Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme - Item 19(g) - A/74/25

Education for sustainable development - Item 19(h) - A/74/258

Harmony with Nature - Item 19(i) - A/74/236

Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all - Item 19 (j) - A/74/265

Combating sand and dust storms - Item 19 (k) - A/74/263

Sustainable mountain development - Item 19 (l) - A/74/209

Introduction of report(s)

General discussion

  • Oct 14 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
9th plenary meeting

Agriculture development, food security and nutrition - Item 24 - (A/74/79-E/2019/58, A/74/237)

Conclusion of the general discussion

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  • Oct 11 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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8th plenary meeting

Agriculture development, food security and nutrition - Item 24 - (A/74/79-E/2019/58, A/74/237)

Introductory statements, followed by question time

General discussion

  • Oct 11 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
7th plenary meeting

A/C.2/74/1, A/C.2/74/L.1, A/C.2/74/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/74/15 (Part I), A/74/15 (Part II), A/74/87, A/74/168, A/74/221, A/74/232, A/74/234, A/74/260, A/74/264

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 17

International trade and development - Item 17 (a)

International financial system and development - Item 17 (b)

External debt sustainability and development - Item 17 (c)

Commodities - Item 17 (d)

Financial inclusion for sustainable development - Item 17 (e)

Promotion of international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows and strengthen good practices on assets return to foster sustainable development
 - Item 17 (f)

Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development - Item 18

Conclusion of the general discussion

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  • Oct 10 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
6th plenary meeting

A/C.2/74/1, A/C.2/74/L.1, A/C.2/74/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1, A/74/15 (Part I), A/74/15 (Part II), A/74/87, A/74/168, A/74/221, A/74/232, A/74/234, A/74/260, A/74/264

Macroeconomic policy questions - Item 17

International trade and development - Item 17 (a)

International financial system and development - Item 17 (b)

External debt sustainability and development - Item 17 (c)

Commodities - Item 17 (d)

Financial inclusion for sustainable development - Item 17 (e)

Promotion of international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows and strengthen good practices on assets return to foster sustainable development
 - Item 17 (f)

Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development - Item 18

Introduction of report(s)

General discussion

  • Oct 10 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
5th plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate

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  • Oct 08 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
4th plenary meeting
  • Oct 08 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
3rd plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate

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  • Oct 07 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
2nd plenary meeting

Keynote address(es)

Interactive discussion

General debate

  • Oct 07 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)
1st plenary meeting

Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs

Organizational matters and conduct of work

A/C.2/74/1, A/C.2/74/L.1, A/C.2/74/L.1/Add.1/Rev.1

Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly - Item 121

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.

  • Oct 02 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Conference Room 2 (CB)