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Seventieth Session of the United Nations General Assembly
Plenary Meetings

Tuesday, 15 September, 2015 - Wednesday, 14 September, 2016, New York
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118th plenary meeting

1.      Minute of silent prayer or meditation

2.      Closing of the seventieth session of the General Assembly

[The General Assembly Hall will have the seating protocol for the seventy-first session of the General Assembly as of 15:00. Therefore, the delegation of the Plurinational State of Bolivia will sit at the first desk at the right of the President.]

 

  • Sep 13 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
117th plenary meeting

1.      Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [item 120]

         (a)    Report of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly (A/70/1003)

         (b)    Draft resolution (A/70/10003, para. 67)

2.      Global awareness of the tragedies of irregular migrants in the Mediterranean basin, with specific emphasis on Syrian asylum seekers [item 130]

                 Decision on the inclusion of the item in the draft agenda of the seventy-first session

 

  • Sep 13 2016
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
116th plenary meeting

1. 2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa: draft resolution A/70/L.62 [item 14]

2. Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields: draft resolution A/70/L.63 [item 15]

3. Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields; Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: draft resolutions A/70/L.61 [items 15 and 116]

4. Sustainable development; Oceans and the law of the sea: draft resolution A/70/L.64 [items 20 and 79 (a)]

5. Prevention of armed conflict: Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution: draft resolution A/70/L.65
[item 34 (b)]

6. Elections to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other elections: Election of the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme: Note by the Secretary-General A/70/859/Add.1 [item 113 (c)]

7. Decision to include the following items in the draft agenda of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly [items 34 (a), 36, 40, 41, 43 to 49, 119, 130 and 155]

8. Closing of the following agenda items 9, 16, 18, 18 (d), 21, 30, 31, 32, 37, 38, 56, 57, 67, 73, 73 (a) to (c), 74, 91, 107, 109, 110, 112, 112 (b), 114, 114 (a), 114 (b), 114 (e), 114 (f), 114 (g), 115, 122, 123, 126 to 129, 131 to 154 and 156 to 166

  • Sep 09 2016
  • 10:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
115th plenary meeting

Strengthening of the United Nations system [item 122]

 

  • Sep 07 2016
  • 10:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
114th plenary meeting

Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields; and Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: draft resolution (A/70/L.60) [items 15 and 116]

 

  • Jul 29 2016
  • 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
113th plenary meeting

Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Security Council [item 121]

 

  • Jul 27 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
112th plenary meeting

1.       Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: Sport for development and peace: building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal: Solemn appeal by the President of the General Assembly (A/70/983) [items 7 (to reopen agenda item 12) and 12]

2.       Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields: draft resolution A/70/L.49/Rev.1 [item 15]

3.       Groups of countries in special situations: follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries: draft resolution A/70/L.56 [item 23 (a)]

4.      New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in implementation and international support: draft resolution A/70/L.48/Rev.1
[item 66 (a)]

5.      Cooperation between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration
[item 175]

         (a)      Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/976)

         (b)      Draft resolution A/70/L.57

6.      Global health and foreign policy: draft resolution A/70/L.58 [item 125]

7.      Interaction between the United Nations, national parliaments and the Inter-Parliamentary Union [item 124]

(a)      Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/917)

(b)     Draft resolution A/70/L.59

 

  • Jul 25 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
Informal meeting To hear a briefing by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations on the relationship between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration

To hear a briefing by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations on the relationship between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration

[A note by the Secretary-General on the agreement concerning the relationship between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration has been circulated as document A/70/976.]

  • Jul 15 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Economic and Social Council Chamber
111th plenary meeting

1.      The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/674, A/70/826 and A/70/826/Corr.1) [item 117]

2.      Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields: draft resolution (A/70/L.49/Rev.1) [item 15]

3.      Causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa: draft resolution (A/70/L.50/Rev.1) [item 66 (b)]

4. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the Second Committee (A/70/518/Add.1) [item 120]

 

  • Jul 07 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
110th plenary meeting

The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/674, A/70/826 and A/70/826/Corr.1) [item 117]

 

  • Jul 01 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
109th plenary meeting

1.      Appointment of members of the Committee on Conferences: note by the Secretary-General (A/70/107) [item 114 (e)]

2.      The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/674, A/70/826 and A/70/826/Corr.1)
[item 117]

 

  • Jul 01 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
108th plenary meeting

.        Elections to fill vacancies in principal organs: election of five non-permanent members of the Security Council [item 112 (a)]

2.      The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/674, A/70/826 and A/70/826/Corr.1)
[item 117]

3. Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields: follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: draft resolution (A/70/L.54) [items 15 and 116

  • Jun 30 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
Informal briefing by the President of the General Assembly

Informal briefing organized by the President of the General Assembly, on the general preparations for the High-level Thematic Debate on Human Rights

  • Jun 29 2016
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
106th plenary meeting

Elections to fill vacancies in principal organs: Election of five non-permanent members of the Security Council [item 112 (a)]

 

  • Jun 28 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
105th plenary meeting

1. Elections to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other elections: Election of thirty members of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law [item 113 (b)]

2. Financial reports and audited financial statements, and reports of the Board of Auditors: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/624/Add.2) [item 131]

3. Financing of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/926) [item 149]

4. Financing of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/927) [item 150]

5. Financing of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/928) [item 151]

6. Financing of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/929) [item 152]

7. Financing of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/930) [item 153]

8. Financing of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/931) [item 154]

9. Financing of the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/932) [item 156]

10. Financing of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/933) [item 157]

11. Financing of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/934) [item 158]

12. Financing of the United Nations Mission Liberia: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/935) [item 159]

13. Financing of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/594/Add.1) [item 160]

14. Financing of the United Nations peacekeeping forces in the Middle East: report of the Fifth Committee [item 161]

     (a) United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (A/70/936)

     (b) United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (A/70/937)

15. Financing of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/938) [item 162]

16. Financing of the United Nations Supervision Mission in the Syrian Arab Republic: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/939) [item 163]

17. Financing of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/940) [item 164]

18. Financing of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/941) [item 165]

19. Financing of the activities arising from Security Council resolution 1863 (2009): report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/942) [item 166]

20. Administrative and budgetary aspects of the financing of the United Nations peacekeeping operations: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/943) [item 148]

21. Proposed programme budget for the biennium 2016-2017: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/648/Add.2) [item 134]

22. Review of the efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning of the United Nations: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/649/Add.2) [item 132]

 

10:00                                                            Conference Room 12

Informal informal consultations of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly

15:00                                                            Conference Room 12

Informal consultations on the high-level plenary meeting to address large movements of refugees and migrants

  • Jun 17 2016
  • 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
104th plenary meeting

1. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: Sustainable development: draft resolution (A/70/L.53) [items 7 (to reallocate agenda item 20) and 20]

2. Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/498/Add.1) [item 56]

3. Election of eighteen members of the Economic and Social Council [item 112 (b)]

  • Jun 14 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
103rd plenary meeting

1. Election of the President of the General Assembly: election of the President of the General Assembly for the seventy-first session [item 4]

[Drawing of lots by the Secretary-General to determine the Member State which will occupy the first seat in the General Assembly Hall at the seventy-first session]

2. Election of the Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly: election of the Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly for the seventy-first session [item 6]

  • Jun 13 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
102nd plenary meeting

Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS [item 11]

15:00                                                                       Trusteeship Council Chamber

Informal informal consultations on the zero draft for the fifth review of the Global Counter Terrorism Strategy

  • Jun 10 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
101st plenary meeting

Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS [item 11]

10:00                                                                       Trusteeship Council Chamber

Panel discussion 5 “Children, adolescent girls, and young women: preventing new HIV infections”

  • Jun 10 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
100th plenary meeting

Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS [item 11]

15:00                                                                       Trusteeship Council Chamber

Panel discussion 4 “Leaving no one behind: ending stigma and discrimination through social justice and inclusive societies”

  • Jun 09 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
99th plenary meeting

Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS [item 11]

10:00                                                                       Trusteeship Council Chamber

Panel discussion 3 “Getting ahead of the looming treatment crisis: an action agenda for getting to 90-90-90”

  • Jun 09 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
Informal meeting of the General Assembly to hear a briefing by the Secretary-General on the implementation of the recommendations outlined in the most recent reviews on United Nations peace operations

Informal meeting of the General Assembly to hear a briefing by the Secretary-General on the implementation of the recommendations outlined in the most recent reviews on United Nations peace operations, the peacebuilding architecture, and the implementation of United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security

  • Jun 09 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Conference Room 1 (CB)
98th plenary meeting

Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS [item 11]

 

15:00                                                               Trusteeship Council Chamber

Panel discussion 2 “Financing the end of AIDS: the window of opportunity”

  • Jun 08 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
97th plenary meeting

Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS: draft resolution A/70/L.52 [item 11]

[Pursuant to decision 68/555 of 30 June 2014 and resolution 70/228 of 23 December 2015, a high-level meeting of the General Assembly to undertake a comprehensive review of the progress achieved in realizing the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the Political Declarations on HIV/AIDS of 2006 and 2011, will be held from today, 8, to Friday, 10 June 2016, at 10:00 and 15:00, in the General Assembly Hall for plenary meetings  and the Trusteeship Council Chamber for the thematic panel discussions. Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 22 April, 3 May, 11 May, 2 June and 3 June 2016, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.

 

11:00                                                                      Trusteeship Council Chamber

Panel discussion 1 “AIDS within the Sustainable Development Goals: leveraging the end of AIDS for social transformation and sustainable development”

  • Jun 08 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
96th plenary meeting

Protracted conflicts in the GUAM area and their implications for international peace, security and development [item 35]

(a) Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/879)

(b) Draft resolution (A/70/L.51)

  • Jun 07 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
95th plenary meeting

1.    Election of the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme: Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/859) [item 113 (c)]

2.    Appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/540/Add.1) [item 114 (b)]

3.    Report of the International Criminal Court: draft resolution (A/70/L.47) [item 78]

 

  • May 13 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
Informal meeting of the General Assembly on the follow-up and review framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the global level

Informal meeting of the General Assembly on the follow-up and review framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the global level

  • Apr 28 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
94th plenary meeting

1.    Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields; Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: draft resolution A/70/L.43 [items 15 and 116]

2.    Report of the Peacebuilding Commission (A/70/714) [item 31]

       Report of the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund (A/70/715) [item 110]

       Joint debate

3.     Cooperation between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration: draft resolution A/70/L.46 [item 175]

  • Apr 27 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
93rd plenary meeting

1.    Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields; Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: draft resolution A/70/L.43 [items 15 and 116]

2.    Report of the Peacebuilding Commission (A/70/714) [item 31]

       Report of the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund (A/70/715) [item 110]

       Joint debate

3.     Cooperation between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration: draft resolution A/70/L.46 [item 175]

  • Apr 27 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
92nd plenary meeting

1.    Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: Third report of the General Committee (A/70/250/Add.2) [item 7]

2.    Strengthening of international cooperation and coordination of efforts to study, mitigate and minimize the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster: Special commemorative meeting in observance of the thirtieth anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe [item 73 (d)]

  • Apr 26 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
91st plenary meeting

1.     Election of thirty members of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
[item 113 (b)]

        [To fill pending vacancies from the African Group.]

2.     Improving global road safety [item 13]

            a)    Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/386)

            b)    Draft resolution A/70/L.44

3.     Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries: draft resolution A/70/L.45 [item 23 (a)]

  • Apr 15 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
90th plenary meeting

1.     Appointment of members of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (to fill a vacancy of Western European and Other States): report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/539/Add.1) [item 114 (a)]

2.     Financial reports and audited financial statements, and reports of the Board of Auditors: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/624/Add.1) [item 131]

3.     Review of the efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning of the United Nations: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/649/Add.1)
[item 132]

4.     Programme budget for the biennium 2016 -2017: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/648/Add.1) [item 134]

5.     Human resources management: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/800) [item 139]

6.     Joint Inspection Unit: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/801) [item 140]

7.     Financing of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/634/Add.1) [item 146]

8.     Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields: draft resolution (A/70/L.42) [item 15]

  • Apr 01 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
89th plenary meeting

Follow-up to the commemoration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade: commemorative meeting on the occasion of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade [item 118]

  • Mar 29 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
88th plenary meeting

Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items; Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance: Commemorative meeting on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination [items 7 (to reopen agenda item 70) and 70]

  • Mar 18 2016
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
87th plenary meeting

Tribute to the memory of His Excellency Boutros Boutros-Ghali, sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations

  • Feb 18 2016
  • 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
86th plenary meeting

Culture of peace; The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy [items 16 and 117]: report of the Secretary-General (A/70/674) and document A/70/675

  • Feb 16 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
85th plenary meeting

1.     Report of the Economic and Social Council: draft resolution A/70/L.31/Rev.1 [item 9]

2.     Appointment of members of the Joint Inspection Unit: note by the President of the General Assembly (A/70/689) [item 114 (f)]

3.     Culture of peace; The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy [items 16 and 117]

(a)      Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/674) and document A/70/675

(b)      Draft resolution A/70/L.41

  • Feb 12 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
84th plenary meeting

1.     Report of the Economic and Social Council: draft resolution A/70/L.31/Rev.1 [item 9]

2.     Appointment of members of the Joint Inspection Unit: note by the President of the General Assembly (A/70/689) [item 114 (f)]

3.     Culture of peace; The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy [items 16 and 117]

(a)      Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/674) and document A/70/675

(b)      Draft resolution A/70/L.41

  • Feb 12 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
Informal meeting of the General Assembly to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)

An informal meeting of the General Assembly to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) will be held today, 10 February 2016, at 16:00, in the Economic and Social Council Chamber. A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 22 January 2016, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.

Opening remarks

His Excellency Mogens Lykketoft, President of the seventieth session of the General Assembly

His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations

Statement by the Chair of ACABQ

Mr. Carlos Ruiz Massieu

Screening of a short video about ACABQ

Keynote address

Her Excellency Susana Malcorra, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Worship of Argentina and former Under-Secretary-General and Chef de Cabinet

Statements by the Chairs of the regional groups

Statements by a representative of the host country

Closing

  • Feb 10 2016
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Economic and Social Council Chamber
Informal meeting to hear a briefing on the progress made in launching the Technology Facilitation Mechanism.

The General Assembly will hold an informal meeting to hear a briefing on the progress made in launching the Technology Facilitation Mechanism, today, 5 February 2016, at 10:00, in the Trusteeship Council Chamber. A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 21 January 2016, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.

  • Feb 05 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Informal meeting for an exchange of views on the advanced unedited version of the report of the Secretary-General on the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The General Assembly will also hold an informal meeting for an exchange of views on the advanced unedited version of the report of the Secretary-General on the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, today, 5 February 2016, immediately following the adjournment of the briefing on the Technology Facilitation Mechanism, in the Trusteeship Council Chamber. A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 28 January 2016, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.

  • Feb 05 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Informal meeting to hear a briefing on the global indicator framework, to be developed by the Inter-Agency Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals Indicators (IAEG-SDGs)

There will be an informal meeting of the General Assembly, today, 28 January 2016, at 10:00, in the Trusteeship Council Chamber, to hear a briefing on the global indicator framework, to be developed by the Inter-Agency Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) and presented to the United Nations Statistical Commission during its forty-seventh session in March 2016.

Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 21 December 2015 and 14 January 2016, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers. For further information on the work of the Statistical Commission, please click here.

  • Jan 28 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
83rd plenary meeting

The role of diamonds in fuelling conflict [item 33]

(a)      Note verbale from the Permanent Mission of Angola transmitting the report of the Kimberley Process (A/70/596)

(b)      Draft resolution A/70/L.40

  • Jan 22 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
Informal meeting of the plenary, to hear a briefing on the progress of the Ebola outbreak response and recovery efforts and to discuss priorities going forward

The General Assembly will hold an informal meeting of the plenary, to hear a briefing on the progress of the Ebola outbreak response and recovery efforts and to discuss priorities going forward today 13 January 2016, at 16:00, in the Economic and Social Council Chamber. A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 7 January 2016, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.

  • Jan 13 2016
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Economic and Social Council Chamber
Informal meeting to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the first meeting of the General Assembly

The General Assembly will hold an informal meeting of the plenary, to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the first meeting of the General Assembly, on Monday, 11 January 2016, from 10:00 to 11:00

  • Jan 11 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
82nd plenary meeting

1. The impacts of the 2015/16 El Niño phenomenon: draft resolution (A/70/L.37) [item 15]

2. Appointment of members of the Committee on Conferences: note by the Secretary-General (A/70/107) [item 114 (e)]

3. International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January and 31 December 1994 [item 126]

International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 [item 127]

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals [item 128]

(a) Letter from the Secretary-General (A/70/547)

(b) Letter from the President of the Security Council (A/70/661) (to be issued)

(c) Draft resolution (A/70/L.39)

4. Reports of the Fifth Committee

  • Dec 23 2015
  • 4:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
81st plenary meeting

1. Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields; Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: draft decision (A/70/L.34) [items 15 and 116]

2. Information and communications technologies for development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/469) [item 17]

3. Macroeconomic policy questions: report of the Second Committee (A/70/470) [item 18]

4. International trade and development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/470/Add.1) [item 18 (a)]

5. International financial system and development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/470/Add.2) [item 18 (b)]

6. External debt sustainability and development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/470/Add.3) [item 18 (c)]

7. Commodities: report of the Second Committee (A/70/470/Add.4) [item 18 (d)]

8. Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/471) [item 19]

9. Sustainable development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/472) [item 20]

10. 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: report of the Second Committee (A/70/472/Add.1) [item 20 (a)]

11. 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: report of the Second Committee (A/70/472/Add.2) [item 20 (b)]

12. International Strategy for Disaster Reduction: report of the Second Committee (A/70/472/Add.3) [item 20 (c)]

13. Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind: report of the Second Committee (A/70/472/Add.4) [item 20 (d)]

14. Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa: report of the Second Committee (A/70/472/Add.5) [item 20 (e)]

15. Convention on Biological Diversity: report of the Second Committee (A/70/472/Add.6) [item 20 (f)]

16. Harmony with Nature: report of the Second Committee (A/70/472/Add.7) [item 20 (g)]

17. United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/472/Add.8) [item 20 (h)]

18. Implementation of the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat): report of the Second Committee (A/70/473) [item 21]

19. Globalization and interdependence: report of the Second Committee (A/70/474) [item 22]

20. Role of the United Nations in promoting development in the context of globalization and interdependence: report of the Second Committee (A/70/474/Add.1) [item 22 (a)]

21. Science and technology for development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/474/Add.2) [item 22 (b)]

22. Culture and sustainable development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/474/Add.3) [item 22 (c)]

23. Development cooperation with middle-income countries: report of the Second Committee (A/70/474/Add.4) [item 22 (d)]

24. Groups of countries in special situations: report of the Second Committee (A/70/475) [item 23]

25. Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries: report of the Second Committee (A/70/475/Add.1) [item 23 (a)]

26. Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries: report of the Second Committee (A/70/475/Add.2) [item 23 (b)]

27. Eradication of poverty and other development issues: report of the Second Committee (A/70/476) [item 24]

28. Implementation of the Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017) : report of the Second Committee (A/70/476/Add.1) [item 24 (a)]

29. Women in development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/476/Add.2) [item 24 (b)]

30. Human resources development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/476/Add.3) [item 24 (c)]

31. Operational activities for development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/477) [item 25]

32. Operational activities for development of the United Nations system: report of the Second Committee (A/70/477/Add.1) [item 25 (a)]

33. South-South cooperation for development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/477/Add.2) [item 25 (b)]

34. Agriculture development, food security and nutrition: report of the Second Committee (A/70/478) [item 26]

35. Towards global partnerships: report of the Second Committee (A/70/479) [item 27]

36. 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: report of the Second Committee (A/70/480) [item 64]

37. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the Second Committee (A/70/518) [item 120]

38. Programme planning: report of the Second Committee (A/70/519) [item 135]

39. Oceans and the law of the sea [item 79 (a)]
Sustainable development: report of the Second Committee (A/70/472/Add.9) [item 20]

  • Dec 22 2015
  • 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
80th plenary meeting

1.    Election of two members of the Organizational Committee of the Peacebuilding Commission
[item 113 (d)]

2.    Social development: report of the Third Committee (A/70/481) [item 28]

3.    Advancement of women: report of the Third Committee (A/70/482) [item 29]

4.    Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions: report of the Third Committee (A/70/483) [item 65]

5.    Report of the Human Rights Council: report of the Third Committee (A/70/484) [item 67]

6.    Promotion and protection of the rights of children: report of the Third Committee (A/70/485); Amendments (A/70/L.35 and A/70/L.36) [item 68]

7.    Rights of indigenous peoples: report of the Third Committee (A/70/486) [item 69]

8.    Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance: report of the Third Committee (A/70/487) [item 70]

9.    Rights of peoples to self-determination: report of the Third Committee (A/70/488) [item 71]

10. Promotion and protection of human rights: report of the Third Committee (A/70/489) [item 72]

11. Implementation of human rights instruments: report of the Third Committee (A/70/489/Add.1)
[item 72 (a)]

12. Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms: report of the Third Committee (A/70/489/Add.2)
[item 72 (b)]

13. Human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives: report of the Third Committee (A/70/489/Add.3) [item 72 (c)]

14. Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action: report of the Third Committee (A/70/489/Add.4) [item 72 (d)]

15. Crime prevention and criminal justice: report of the Third Committee (A/70/490) [item 106]

16. International drug control: report of the Third Committee (A/70/491) [item 107]

17. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the Third Committee (A/70/522)
[item 120]

18. Programme planning: report of the Third Committee (A/70/523) [item 135]

19. Global health and foreign policy [item 125]

       (a)    Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/389)

       (b)     Draft resolution (A/70/L.32)

  • Dec 17 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the overall review by the General Assembly of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society - 79th plenary meeting

Information and communications technologies for development: High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the overall review by the General 

Assembly of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society [item 17]

       (a)    Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/63)

       (b)    Draft resolution A/70/L.33 (to be issued)

  • Dec 16 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the overall review by the General Assembly of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society - 78th plenary meeting

Information and communications technologies for development: High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the overall review by the General 

Assembly of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society [item 17]

       (a)    Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/63)

       (b)    Draft resolution A/70/L.33 (to be issued)

  • Dec 16 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the overall review by the General Assembly of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society - 77th plenary meeting

Information and communications technologies for development: High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the overall review by the General 

Assembly of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society [item 17]

       (a)    Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/63)

       (b)    Draft resolution A/70/L.33 (to be issued)

  • Dec 15 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the overall review by the General Assembly of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society - 76th plenary meeting

Information and communications technologies for development: High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the overall review by the General 

Assembly of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society [item 17]

       (a)    Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/63)

       (b)    Draft resolution A/70/L.33 (to be issued)

  • Dec 15 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
75th plenary meeting

1.   Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields: draft resolution A/70/L.7/Rev.1 [item 15]

2.   Confirmation of the appointment of members of the Investments Committee: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/597) [item 114 (c)]

3.   Review of the efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning of the United Nations; Report on the activities of the Office of Internal Oversight Services: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/563) [items 132 and 142]

4.   Administration of justice at the United Nations: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/593) [item 143]

5.   Financing of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/594) [item 160]

6.   Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/506) [item 80]

7.   Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its forty-eighth session: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/507) [item 81]

8.   United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/508) [item 82]

9.   Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its sixty-seventh session: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/509) [item 83]

10. Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/510) [item 84]

11. The rule of law at the national and international levels: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/511) [item 85]

12. The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/512) [item 86]

13. Measures to eliminate international terrorism: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/513) [item 108]

14. Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/515) [item 167]

15. Observer status for the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/530) [item 168]

16. Observer status for the Eurasian Economic Union in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/531) [item 169]

17. Observer status for the Community of Democracies in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/532) [item 170]

18. Observer status for the International Civil Defence Organization in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/533) [item 171]

19. Observer status for the Indian Ocean Rim Association in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/534) [item 172]

20.   Observer status for the International Conference of Asian Political Parties in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/535) [item 173]

21. Observer status for the Union for the Mediterranean in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/536) [item 174]

22. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/526) [item 120]

23. Programme planning: report of the Sixth Committee (A/70/527) [item 135]

  • Dec 14 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
74th plenary meeting

Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly: High-level meeting on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the World Summit for Social Development: report of the Secretary-General (A/70/173) [item 28 (a)]

  • Dec 11 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
73rd plenary meeting

Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly: High-level meeting on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the World Summit for Social Development: report of the Secretary-General (A/70/173) [item 28 (a)]

  • Dec 11 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
72nd plenary meeting

1.     Election of seven members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination: note by the Secretary-General (A/70/355/Add.1) [item 113 (a)]

2.     Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance [item 73]

(i)       Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/383)

(ii)      Draft resolution (A/70/L.25 and A/70/L.27)

(a)      Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

(i)       Reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/77 and A/70/96)

(ii)      Draft resolutions (A/70/L.29 and A/70/L.30)

(b)      Assistance to the Palestinian people

(i)       Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/76)

(ii)      Draft resolution (A/70/L.18)

(c)      Special economic assistance to individual countries or regions

Assistance to survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, particularly orphans, widows and victims of sexual violence [item 74]

Joint debate

3.     Culture of peace: draft resolution (A/70/L.21) [item 16]

  • Dec 10 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
71st plenary meeting

1.     Election of seven members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination: note by the Secretary-General (A/70/355/Add.1) [item 113 (a)]

2.     Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance [item 73]

(i)       Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/383)

(ii)      Draft resolution (A/70/L.25 and A/70/L.27)

(a)      Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

(i)       Reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/77 and A/70/96)

(ii)      Draft resolutions (A/70/L.29 and A/70/L.30)

(b)      Assistance to the Palestinian people

(i)       Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/76)

(ii)      Draft resolution (A/70/L.18)

(c)      Special economic assistance to individual countries or regions

Assistance to survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, particularly orphans, widows and victims of sexual violence [item 74]

Joint debate

3.     Culture of peace: draft resolution (A/70/L.21) [item 16]

  • Dec 10 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
70th plenary meeting

1.    Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin [item 10]

       (a)     Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/365)

       (b)     Draft resolution (A/70/L.28)

2.    The situation in Afghanistan: draft resolution (A/70/L.23) [item 39]

3.    Report of the Economic and Social Council: draft resolution (A/70/L.16) [item 9]

4.    University for Peace: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/492) [item 50]

5.    Assistance in mine action: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/493) [item 51]

6.    Effects of atomic radiation: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/494) [item 52]

7.    International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/495) [item 53]

8.    United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/496) [item 54]

9.    Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/497) [item 55]

10. Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/498) [item 56]

11. Comprehensive review of special political missions: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/499) [item 57]

12. Questions relating to information: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/500) [item 58]

13. Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/501) [item 59]

14. Economic and other activities which affect the interests of the peoples of the Non-Self-Governing Territories: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/502) [item 60]

15. Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and the international institutions associated with the United Nations: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/503) [item 61]

16. Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/504) [item 62]

17. Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/505) [item 63]

18. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/528) [item 120]

19. Programme planning: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/70/529) [item 135]

  • Dec 09 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
69th plenary meeting

Oceans and the law of the sea [item 79]

(a)    Oceans and the law of the sea

                (i)      Reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/74 and A/70/74/Add.1)

                (ii)     Report on the work of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole on the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socio-economic Aspects (A/70/418)

                (iii)    Report on the work of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process (A/70/78)

       (iv)   Letter from the Co-Chairs of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole to the President of the General Assembly (A/70/112)

                (v)     Draft resolution (A/70/L.221)

(b)    Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments: draft resolution (A/70/L.19)

  • Dec 08 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
68th plenary meeting

Oceans and the law of the sea [item 79]

(a)    Oceans and the law of the sea

                (i)      Reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/74 and A/70/74/Add.1)

                (ii)     Report on the work of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole on the Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socio-economic Aspects (A/70/418)

                (iii)    Report on the work of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process (A/70/78)

       (iv)   Letter from the Co-Chairs of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole to the President of the General Assembly (A/70/112)

                (v)     Draft resolution (A/70/L.221)

(b)    Sustainable fisheries, including through the 1995 Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, and related instruments: draft resolution (A/70/L.19)

  • Dec 08 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
67th plenary meeting

1.     Reduction of military budgets: report of the First Committee (A/70/451) [item 88]

2.     Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace: report of the First Committee (A/70/452) [item 89]

3.     African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty: report of the First Committee (A/70/453) [item 90]

4.     Review of the implementation of the Declaration on the Strengthening of International Security: report of the First Committee (A/70/454) [item 91]

5.     Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security: report of the First Committee (A/70/455) [item 92]

6.     Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East: report of the First Committee (A/70/456) [item 93]

7.     Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons: report of the First Committee (A/70/457) [item 94]

8.     Prevention of an arms race in outer space: report of the First Committee (A/70/458) [item 95]

9. Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament: report of the First Committee (A/70/459) [item 96]

10. General and complete disarmament: report of the First Committee (A/70/460); Amendment (A/70/L.26  (to be issued)) to the draft decision contained in paragraph 95 under sub-item (h) [item 97]

11. Review and implementation of the Concluding Document of the Twelfth Special Session of the General Assembly: report of the First Committee (A/70/461) [item 98]

12.     Review of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted by the General Assembly at its tenth special session: report of the First Committee (A/70/462) [item 99]

13.     The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East: report of the First Committee (A/70/463) [item 100]

14.     Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects: report of the First Committee (A/70/464) [item 101]

15.     Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region: report of the First Committee (A/70/465) [item 102]

16.     Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: report of the First Committee (A/70/466) [item 103]

17.     Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction: report of the First Committee (A/70/467) [item 104]

18.     Revitalizing the work of the Conference on Disarmament and taking forward multilateral disarmament negotiations: report of the First Committee (A/70/468) [item 105]

19.     Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the First Committee (A/70/516) [item 120]

20.     Programme planning: report of the First Committee (A/70/517) [item 135]

 

  • Dec 07 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
66th plenary meeting

1.     Report of the Credentials Committee (A/70/573) [item 3 (b)]

2.     Culture of peace [item 16]

(a)      Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/373)

(b)      Draft resolutions (A/70/L.20 and A/70/L.24)

  • Dec 03 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
65th plenary meeting

The situation in Afghanistan [item 39]

  • Nov 30 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
64th plenary meeting

1.      Question of Palestine [item 38]

         (a)    Report of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (A/70/35)

         (b)    Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/354)

         (c)    Draft resolutions (A/70/L.10, A/70/L.11, A/70/L.12 and A/70/L.13)

2.      The situation in the Middle East [item 37]

         (a)    Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/353)

         (b)     Draft resolutions (A/70/L.14 and A/70/L.17

  • Nov 24 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
63rd plenary meeting

1.      Question of Palestine [item 38]

         (a)    Report of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (A/70/35)

         (b)    Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/354)

         (c)    Draft resolutions (A/70/L.10, A/70/L.11, A/70/L.12 and A/70/L.13)

2.      The situation in the Middle East [item 37]

         (a)    Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/353)

         (b)     Draft resolutions (A/70/L.14 and A/70/L.17

  • Nov 24 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
62nd plenary meeting

1.     Question of Palestine [item 38]

(a)      Report of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (A/70/35)

(b)      Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/354)

(c)      Draft resolutions (A/70/L.10, A/70/L.11, A/70/L.12 and A/70/L.13)

2.     The situation in the Middle East [item 37]

(a)      Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/353)

(b)      Draft resolutions (A/70/L.14 and A/70/L.17)

  • Nov 23 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
61st plenary meeting

Global awareness of the tragedies of irregular migrants in the Mediterranean basin, with specific emphasis on Syrian asylum seekers [item 130]

  • Nov 23 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
60th plenary meeting

Global awareness of the tragedies of irregular migrants in the Mediterranean basin, with specific emphasis on Syrian asylum seekers [item 130]

  • Nov 20 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
59th plenary meeting

Global awareness of the tragedies of irregular migrants in the Mediterranean basin, with specific emphasis on Syrian asylum seekers [item 130]

  • Nov 20 2015
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
58th plenary meeting

1.      Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: Sustainable development: 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: draft decision (A/70/L.15) [items 71 and 20 (a)]

2.      Investigation into the conditions and circumstances resulting in the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld and of the members of the party accompanying him [item 129]

         (a)       Letter from the Secretary-General (A/70/132)

         (b)       Draft resolution (A/70/L.9)

  • Nov 19 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
57th plenary meeting

1       Election of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/548) [item 113 (f)]

2.      Appointment of the judges of the United Nations Dispute Tribunal [item 114 (g)]

         (a)       Memorandum by the Secretary-General (A/70/538)

         (b)       Report of the Internal Justice Council (A/70/190*)

3.      Appointment of the judges of the United Nations Appeals Tribunal [item 114 (h)]

         (a)       Memorandum by the Secretary-General (A/70/538)

(b)     Report of the Internal Justice Council (A/70/190*)

  • Nov 18 2015
  • 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
56th plenary meeting

Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency [item 87]

      (a)   Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (A/70/219)

      (b)   Draft resolution (A/70/L.8)

  • Nov 17 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
55th plenary meeting

Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency [item 87]

      (a)   Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (A/70/219)

      (b)   Draft resolution (A/70/L.8)

  • Nov 17 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
54th plenary meeting

Report of the Human Rights Council: documents (A/70/53 and A/70/53/Add.1)
[item 67]

  • Nov 16 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
53rd plenary meeting

Report of the Human Rights Council: documents (A/70/53 and A/70/53/Add.1)
[item 67]

  • Nov 16 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
52nd plenary meeting

1.    Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields [item 15]
Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit [item 116]
United Nations reform: measures and proposals [item 123]

Joint debate

2.    Appointment of members of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/539) [item 114 (a)]

3.    Appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/540) [item 114 (b)]

4.    Appointment of a member of the Board of Auditors: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/541)
[item 114 (d)]

5.    Programme planning: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/439) [item 135]

6.    Pattern of conferences: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/450) [item 137]

  • Nov 13 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
51st plenary meeting

1.   Notification by the Secretary-General under Article 12, paragraph 2, of the Charter of the United Nations: Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/300) [item 111]

2. Report of the Security Council (A70/2) [item 30]

  • Nov 12 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
50th plenary meeting

1.    Election of thirty members of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law [item 113 (b)]

2.    Appointment of members of the Committee on Conferences: Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/107) [item 114 (e)]

3.    Appointment of members of the Joint Inspection Unit: Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/106) [item 114 (f)]

4.    Election of eighteen members of the Economic and Social Council1 [item 112 (b)]

  • Nov 09 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
49th plenary meeting

Report of the International Criminal Court [item 78]

(a)      Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/350)

(b)      Reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/317 and A/70/346)

  • Nov 06 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
48th plenary meeting

1.      Report of the International Court of Justice [item 75]

        (a)    Report of the International Court of Justice (A/70/4)

        (b)    Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/327)

2.     Report of the International Criminal Court [item 78]

(a)    Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/350)

(b)     Reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/317 and A/70/346)

  • Nov 05 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
47th plenary meeting

Report of the International Court of Justice [item 75]

(a)    Report of the International Court of Justice (A/70/4)

(b)     Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/327)

  • Nov 05 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
46th plenary meeting

1. Follow-up to the commemoration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade [item 118]

    (a)   Reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/221 and A/70/136)

    (b)   Draft resolution (A/70/L.5)

2. Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations [item 119]1
Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [item 120]

            Joint debate

  • Nov 04 2015
  • 10:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
45th plenary meeting

1.     Strengthening of the United Nations system: draft resolution (A/70/L.6) [item 122]

2.     Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations [item 119]
Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [item 120]

Joint debate

  • Nov 03 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
44th plenary meeting

Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Security Council [item 121]

The General Assembly continued its consideration of agenda item 121.

Statements were made by the representatives of Cuba, Guatemala, Hungary, Uganda, Egypt, Malaysia, Zambia, Colombia, Mexico, Kazakhstan, Turkey, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Ecuador, Somalia, Croatia, the Republic of Korea, Argentina, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Costa Rica, Romania, Libya, Belgium, South Africa, Nicaragua, Maldives, Viet Nam, Bhutan, Suriname, Peru, Chile, Kuwait and Luxembourg.

The General Assembly thus concluded this stage of its consideration of agenda item 121.

  • Oct 30 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
43rd plenary meeting

Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Security Council [item 121]

  • Oct 30 2015
  • 10:30 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
42nd plenary meeting

1. Election of seven members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination: Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/355) [item 113 (a)]

2. Election of eighteen members of the Human Rights Council [item 113 (e)]

  • Oct 28 2015
  • 10:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
41st plenary meeting

Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba [item 42]

(a) Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/120*)

(b) Draft resolution (A/70/L.2)

The General Assembly continued its consideration of agenda item 42.

Statements in explanation of vote after the vote were made by the representatives of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Sudan, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Belarus, the Syrian Arab Republic, El Salvador, Tonga, Zambia, Israel, Indonesia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Myanmar, Suriname and Uruguay.

The General Assembly thus concluded its consideration of agenda item 42.

  • Oct 27 2015
  • 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
40th plenary meeting

Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba [item 42]

(a)   Report of the Secretary-General (A/70/120*)

(b)   Draft resolution (A/70/L.2)

  • Oct 27 2015
  • 10:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
39th plenary meeting

Sport for development and peace: building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal: draft resolution (A/70/L.3) [item 12]

  • Oct 26 2015
  • 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
38th plenary meeting

Strengthening of the United Nations system: Declaration on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the United Nations: draft resolution (A/70/L.4) [item 122]

 

  • Oct 23 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
37th plenary meeting

Elections to fill vacancies in principal organs: Election of eighteen members of the Economic and Social Council [item 112 (b)]

  • Oct 21 2015
  • 10:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
36th plenary meeting

1.  Report of the Economic and Social Council

    (a) Report of the Economic and Social Council ( A/70/3)

    (b) Note by the Secretary-General (A/70/140)

    Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow -up to the outcomes of the major     United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields [items 9     and 15]

              Joint debate

2. Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit [item 116]

  • Oct 19 2015
  • 10:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
35th plenary meeting

New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in implementation and international support; Causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa: reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/175 and A/70/176) [items 66 (a) and (b)]

2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa [item 14]

           Joint debate

  • Oct 16 2015
  • 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
34th plenary meeting

New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in implementation and international support; Causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa: reports of the Secretary-General (A/70/175 and A/70/176) [items 66 (a) and (b)]

2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa [item 14]

           Joint debate

  • Oct 16 2015
  • 10:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
33rd plenary meeting

Elections to fill vacancies in principal organs: Election of five non-permanent members of the Security Council [item 112 (a)]

  • Oct 15 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
32nd plenary meeting

Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization: report of the Secretary-General (A/70/1) [item 109]

  • Oct 14 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
31st plenary meeting

Report of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of I nternational Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January and 31 December 1994: note by the Secretary-General (A/70/218) [item 76]

Report of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991: note by the Secretary-General (A/70/226) [item 77]

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals: note by the Secretary-General (A/70/225) [item 128]

Joint debate

  • Oct 13 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
30th plenary meeting

1. Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments:               Appointment of the Under-Secretary-General for Internal Oversight Services (note by the Secretary-General (A/70/388)) [item 114 (i)]

2. Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the United               Nations: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/416) [item 138]

3. Strengthening of the United Nations system (report of the Secretary-General               (A/70/357) and document A/70/95) [item 122]

  • Oct 12 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
29th plenary meeting

1. Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments:               Appointment of the Under-Secretary-General for Internal Oversight Services (note       by the Secretary-General (A/70/388)) [item 114 (i)]

2. Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the United               Nations: report of the Fifth Committee (A/70/416) [item 138]

3. Strengthening of the United Nations system (report of the Secretary-General               (A/70/357) and document A/70/95) [item 122]

  • Oct 12 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
12th plenary meeting

High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly (9th meeting)

Addresses by

1. His Excellency Barack Obama, President of the United States of America

2. His Excellency Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara, President of the Republic of Paraguay

3. His Excellency François Hollande, President of the French Republic

4. His Excellency Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, President of the Republic of Costa Rica

5. His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana

6. Her Excellency Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania

7. His Excellency Enrique Peña Nieto, President of the United Mexican States

8. His Excellency Filip Vujanović, President of Montenegro

Statements by

9. His Excellency Manasseh Sogavare, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands

10. His Excellency Nikola Gruevski, President of the Government of the former Yugoslav

     Republic of Macedonia

11. His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan

12. His Excellency General Prayut Chan-o-Cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand

13. His Excellency Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

14. His Excellency David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain

     and Northern Ireland

15. His Excellency Sir Anerood Jugnauth, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius

16. His Excellency Ahmet Davutoğlu, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey

17. Slovakia

18. Philippines

19. Andorra

20. Portugal

21. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

22. Australia

23. Algeria

24. Argentina

25. Address by His Excellency Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland

  • Sep 27 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
11th plenary meeting

High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly (8th meeting)

Addresses by

1. His Excellency Barack Obama, President of the United States of America

2. His Excellency Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara, President of the Republic of Paraguay

3. His Excellency François Hollande, President of the French Republic

4. His Excellency Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, President of the Republic of Costa Rica

5. His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana

6. Her Excellency Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania

7. His Excellency Enrique Peña Nieto, President of the United Mexican States

8. His Excellency Filip Vujanović, President of Montenegro

Statements by

9. His Excellency Manasseh Sogavare, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands

10. His Excellency Nikola Gruevski, President of the Government of the former Yugoslav

     Republic of Macedonia

11. His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan

12. His Excellency General Prayut Chan-o-Cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand

13. His Excellency Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

14. His Excellency David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain

     and Northern Ireland

15. His Excellency Sir Anerood Jugnauth, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius

16. His Excellency Ahmet Davutoğlu, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey

17. Slovakia

18. Philippines

19. Andorra

20. Portugal

21. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

22. Australia

23. Algeria

24. Argentina

25. Address by His Excellency Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland

  • Sep 27 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
10th plenary meeting

High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly (7th meeting)

Addresses by

1. His Excellency Rafael Correa, President of the Republic of Ecuador

2. His Excellency Heinz Fischer, Federal President of the Republic of Austria

3. Her Excellency Dilma Rousseff, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil

4. His Excellency Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

5. His Excellency Dragan Čović, Chair of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

6. His Excellency Tomislav Nikolić, President of the Republic of Serbia

7. His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan

8. His Excellency Rosen Plevneliev, President of the Republic of Bulgaria

9. His Excellency Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa

10. His Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

11. His Excellency Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania

12. His Excellency Alexander Lukashenko, President of the Republic of Belarus

13. His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka 14.

His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine

15. Her Excellency Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta

16. His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti

Statements by

17. His Excellency James Wani Igga, Vice-President of the Republic of South Sudan

18. His Excellency Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

19. His Excellency Charles Michel, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium

20. Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

21. His Excellency Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada

22. His Excellency Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia

23. His Excellency Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy

24. His Excellency Habib Essid, Head of Government of the Republic of Tunisia

25. His Excellency Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic

26. His Excellency Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Union

27. Russian Federation

28. Qatar

29. Maldives

30. Singapore

31. Iraq

32. Saudi Arabia

33. Israel

  • Sep 27 2015
  • 9:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
9th plenary meeting

High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly (6th meeting)

Addresses by

1. His Majesty King Mswati III, Head of State of the Kingdom of Swaziland

2. His Excellency Ollanta Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru

3. His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania

4. His Excellency Boni Yayi, President of the Republic of Benin

5. His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic

6. His Excellency Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia

7. His Excellency Ikililou Dhoinine, President of the Union of the Comoros

8. His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia

9. His Excellency Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali

10. His Excellency Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Islamic Republic of

Mauritania

11. Her Excellency Catherine Samba-Panza, Head of State of the Transition of the Central

African Republic

12. His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda

13. His Excellency Andrea Belluzzi I and His Excellency Roberto Venturini I, Captains

Regent of the Republic of San Marino

14. His Excellency Danilo Medina Sánchez, President of the Dominican Republic

Statements by

15. His Excellency Manuel Domingos Vicente, Vice-President of the Republic of Angola

16. His Excellency James Wani Igga, Vice-President of the Republic of South Sudan

17. His Excellency Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Vice-President of the Republic of

Equatorial Guinea

18. His Excellency Joseph Butore, Vice President of the Republic of Burundi

19. His Excellency Kenny Davis Anthony, Prime-Minister and Minister for Finance,

Economic Affairs and Social Security of Saint Lucia

20. His Excellency Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu, Prime Minister of the Republic of

Vanuatu

21. His Excellency Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji

22. His Excellency Patrice Emery Trovoada, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of

Sao Tome and Principe

23. His Excellency Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva, Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs

and Trade and Minister for Education and Training of the Kingdom of Tonga

24. His Excellency Rami Hamdallah, Prime Minister of the State of Palestine

25. Republic of Moldova

26. Papua New Guinea

27. Czech Republic

28. Azerbaijan

29. New Zealand

30. Sierra Leone

31. United Arab Emirates

32. Madagascar

33. Eritrea

34. Saudi Arabia

35. Dominica

36. Myanmar

37. Armenia

38. Marshall Islands

39. Nicaragua

40. Jordan

41. Somalia

42. Holy See

43. Syrian Arab Republic

44. Guinea-Bissau

45. International Olympic Committee

46. International Development Law Organization

47. International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

48. INTERPOL

49. International Organization for Migration

50. International Renewable Energy Agency

51. Organization of the Islamic Cooperation

52. Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe

53. African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States

54. Pacific Community

55. International Trade Centre

56. UN-Habitat

57. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

58. Equidad de Género: Ciudadanía, Trabajo y Familia and Women’s Major Group

59. International Forum of NGO Platforms, Seychelles

  • Sep 26 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
8th plenary meeting

High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly (5th meeting)

Addresses by

1. His Majesty King Mswati III, Head of State of the Kingdom of Swaziland

2. His Excellency Ollanta Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru

3. His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania

4. His Excellency Boni Yayi, President of the Republic of Benin

5. His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic

6. His Excellency Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia

7. His Excellency Ikililou Dhoinine, President of the Union of the Comoros

8. His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia

9. His Excellency Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali

10. His Excellency Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Islamic Republic of

Mauritania

11. Her Excellency Catherine Samba-Panza, Head of State of the Transition of the Central

African Republic

12. His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda

13. His Excellency Andrea Belluzzi I and His Excellency Roberto Venturini I, Captains

Regent of the Republic of San Marino

14. His Excellency Danilo Medina Sánchez, President of the Dominican Republic

Statements by

15. His Excellency Manuel Domingos Vicente, Vice-President of the Republic of Angola

16. His Excellency James Wani Igga, Vice-President of the Republic of South Sudan

17. His Excellency Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Vice-President of the Republic of

Equatorial Guinea

18. His Excellency Joseph Butore, Vice President of the Republic of Burundi

19. His Excellency Kenny Davis Anthony, Prime-Minister and Minister for Finance,

Economic Affairs and Social Security of Saint Lucia

20. His Excellency Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu, Prime Minister of the Republic of

Vanuatu

21. His Excellency Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji

22. His Excellency Patrice Emery Trovoada, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of

Sao Tome and Principe

23. His Excellency Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva, Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs

and Trade and Minister for Education and Training of the Kingdom of Tonga

24. His Excellency Rami Hamdallah, Prime Minister of the State of Palestine

25. Republic of Moldova

26. Papua New Guinea

27. Czech Republic

28. Azerbaijan

29. New Zealand

30. Sierra Leone

31. United Arab Emirates

32. Madagascar

33. Eritrea

34. Saudi Arabia

35. Dominica

36. Myanmar

37. Armenia

38. Marshall Islands

39. Nicaragua

40. Jordan

41. Somalia

42. Holy See

43. Syrian Arab Republic

44. Guinea-Bissau

45. International Olympic Committee

46. International Development Law Organization

47. International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

48. INTERPOL

49. International Organization for Migration

50. International Renewable Energy Agency

51. Organization of the Islamic Cooperation

52. Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe

53. African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States

54. Pacific Community

55. International Trade Centre

56. UN-Habitat

57. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

58. Equidad de Género: Ciudadanía, Trabajo y Familia and Women’s Major Group

59. International Forum of NGO Platforms, Seychelles

  • Sep 26 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
7th plenary meeting

High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly (4th meeting)

Addresses by

1. His Excellency Baron Divavesi Waqa, President of the Republic of Nauru

2. His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of the Principality of Monaco

3. His Excellency Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus

4. His Excellency Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

5. His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique

6. His Majesty Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan and Yang Di Pertuan of Negara Brunei

Darussalam

7. His Excellency Choummaly Sayasone, President of the Lao People’s Democratic

Republic

8. His Excellency Paul Biya, President of the Republic of Cameroon

9. Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea

10. His Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China

11. His Excellency Agila Saleh Essa Gwaider, Acting Head of State of Libya

12. His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait

13. His Excellency Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba

14. His Excellency Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal

Statements by

15. His Excellency Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Vice-President of the Republic of Indonesia

16. His Excellency Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign

Affairs and Trade of the Independent State of Samoa

17. His Excellency Mark Rutte, Prime Minister and Minister for General Affairs of the

Kingdom of the Netherlands

18. His Excellency Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho

19. His Excellency Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis

20. His Excellency Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson, Prime Minister of the Republic of

Iceland

21. His Excellency Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Sweden

22. His Excellency Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia

23. His Excellency Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the

Kingdom of Cambodia

24. His Excellency Tammam Salam, President of the Council of Ministers of the Lebanese

Republic

25. His Excellency Rui Maria De Araújo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of

Timor-Leste

26. Canada

27. Guinea

28. Uruguay

29. Sudan

30. Chad

31. Yemen

  • Sep 26 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
6th plenary meeting

High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly (3rd meeting)

Addresses by

1.     His Excellency Raimonds Vējonis, President of the Republic of Latvia

2.     His Excellency Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic of El Salvador

3.     His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya

4.     His Excellency Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President of the Togolese Republic

5.     Her Excellency Michelle Bachelet Jeria, President of the Republic of Chile

6.     His Excellency Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia

7.     His Excellency Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi

8.     His Excellency David Arthur Granger, President of the Republic of Guyana

9.     Her Excellency Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia

10.     His Excellency Anote Tong, President, Head of Government and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kiribati

11.     His Excellency Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

12.     His Excellency Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez, President of the Republic of Panama

13.     His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

14.     His Excellency Tommy Esang Remengesau, President of the Republic of Palau

15.     His Excellency Truong Tan Sang, President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

16.     His Excellency János Áder, President of Hungary

17.     His Excellency Elbegdorj Tsakhia, President of Mongolia

18.     His Majesty Don Felipe VI, King of the Kingdom of Spain

19.     Her Excellency Simonetta Sommaruga, President of the Swiss Confederation

20.     His Excellency Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado, President of the Republic of Honduras

21.     His Excellency Robert Mugabe, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe

Statements by

22.     His Excellency Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, Vice-President of the Republic of Botswana

23.     His Excellency Juan Alfonso Fuentes Soria, Vice-President of the Republic of Guatemala

24.     His Excellency Edi Rama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania

25.     His Excellency Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Sweden

26.     His Excellency Adrian Hasler, Prime Minister of the Principality of Liechtenstein

27.     His Excellency Gaston Alphonso Browne, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Corporate Governance of Antigua and Barbuda

28.     His Excellency Miro Cerar, Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia

29.     His Excellency Enele Sosene Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu

30.     His Excellency Freundel Stuart, Prime Minister of Barbados

31.     His Excellency Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

32.     His Excellency Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan

33.     Nepal

34.     Seychelles

35.     Bahrain

36.     Kyrgyzstan

37.     Niger

38.     Congo

39.     Suriname

40.     Uzbekistan

41.     Belize

42.     Morocco

43.     Democratic Republic of the Congo

44.     Haiti

45.     Gambia

46.     Burkina Faso

47.     Representative of the private sector

48.     World Bank Group

49.     International Monetary Fund

50.     World Trade Organization

51.     African Union

52.     Eurasian Development Bank

53.     Inter-Parliamentary Union

54.     International Union for Conservation of Nature

55.     International Anti-Corruption Academy

56.     International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

57.     International Organization of La Francophonie

58.     League of Arab States

59.     Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

60.     Global Green Growth Institute

61.     International Civil Aviation Organization

62.     Food and Agriculture Organization

63.     United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

64.     United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

65.     Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

66.     Educational International, Workers and Trade Unions Major Group

67.     HelpAge International

  • Sep 25 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
5th plenary meeting

High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly (2nd meeting)

Addresses by

1.     His Excellency Raimonds Vējonis, President of the Republic of Latvia

2.     His Excellency Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic of El Salvador

3.     His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya

4.     His Excellency Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President of the Togolese Republic

5.     Her Excellency Michelle Bachelet Jeria, President of the Republic of Chile

6.     His Excellency Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia

7.     His Excellency Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi

8.     His Excellency David Arthur Granger, President of the Republic of Guyana

9.     Her Excellency Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia

10.     His Excellency Anote Tong, President, Head of Government and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kiribati

11.     His Excellency Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

12.     His Excellency Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez, President of the Republic of Panama

13.     His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

14.     His Excellency Tommy Esang Remengesau, President of the Republic of Palau

15.     His Excellency Truong Tan Sang, President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

16.     His Excellency János Áder, President of Hungary

17.     His Excellency Elbegdorj Tsakhia, President of Mongolia

18.     His Majesty Don Felipe VI, King of the Kingdom of Spain

19.     Her Excellency Simonetta Sommaruga, President of the Swiss Confederation

20.     His Excellency Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado, President of the Republic of Honduras

21.     His Excellency Robert Mugabe, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe

Statements by

22.     His Excellency Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, Vice-President of the Republic of Botswana

23.     His Excellency Juan Alfonso Fuentes Soria, Vice-President of the Republic of Guatemala

24.     His Excellency Edi Rama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania

25.     His Excellency Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Sweden

26.     His Excellency Adrian Hasler, Prime Minister of the Principality of Liechtenstein

27.     His Excellency Gaston Alphonso Browne, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Corporate Governance of Antigua and Barbuda

28.     His Excellency Miro Cerar, Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia

29.     His Excellency Enele Sosene Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu

30.     His Excellency Freundel Stuart, Prime Minister of Barbados

31.     His Excellency Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

32.     His Excellency Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan

33.     Nepal

34.     Seychelles

35.     Bahrain

36.     Kyrgyzstan

37.     Niger

38.     Congo

39.     Suriname

40.     Uzbekistan

41.     Belize

42.     Morocco

43.     Democratic Republic of the Congo

44.     Haiti

45.     Gambia

46.     Burkina Faso

47.     Representative of the private sector

48.     World Bank Group

49.     International Monetary Fund

50.     World Trade Organization

51.     African Union

52.     Eurasian Development Bank

53.     Inter-Parliamentary Union

54.     International Union for Conservation of Nature

55.     International Anti-Corruption Academy

56.     International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

57.     International Organization of La Francophonie

58.     League of Arab States

59.     Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

60.     Global Green Growth Institute

61.     International Civil Aviation Organization

62.     Food and Agriculture Organization

63.     United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

64.     United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

65.     Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

66.     Educational International, Workers and Trade Unions Major Group

67.     HelpAge International

  • Sep 25 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
4th plenary meeting

High-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly (1st meeting)

Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields; Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: United Nations Summit for the adoption of the Post-2015 development agenda: draft resolution (A/70/L.1) [items 15 and 116]

Statements by the Co-Chairs of the High-level Plenary Meeting

Statement by the Secretary-General

Statement by the representative of civil society

Consideration of draft resolution (A/70/L.1)

Addresses by

1.     Her Excellency Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of the Republic of Croatia

2.     His Excellency Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland

3.     His Excellency Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of Turkmenistan

4.     His Excellency Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, President of the Republic of Colombia

5.     His Excellency Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt

Statements by

6.     His Excellency Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

7.     His Excellency José Maria Pereira Neves, Prime Minister of the Republic of Cabo Verde

8.     His Excellency Perry Gladstone Christie, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas

9.     Her Excellency Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

10.     His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India

11.     His Excellency Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland

12.     Jamaica

13.     Côte d’Ivoire

14.     Trinidad and Tobago

15.     Afghanistan

  • Sep 25 2015
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
3rd plenary meeting

Address by His Holiness Pope Francis

  • Sep 25 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • General Assembly Hall
2nd plenary meeting

Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: First report of the General Committee (A/70/250) [item 7]

  • Sep 18 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
1st Plenary Meeting

15:00

1st plenary meeting General Assembly Hall [webcast]

1. Opening of the session by the President of the General Assembly

2. Minute of silent prayer or meditation

3. Appointment of the members of the Credentials Committee

4. Organization of work of the seventieth regular session of the General Assembly: letter from the Chair of the Committee on Conferences (A/70/366)

  • Sep 15 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall