General Assembly of the United Nations

Schedule of General Assembly plenary and related meetings

70th session

LAST UPDATE: 15 September 2015

Some of the meetings and dates listed below are tentative. For the official programme of meetings of the General Assembly and other meetings held at Headquarters in New York, please refer to the Journal of the United Nations. The draft programme of work for the main part of the seventieth session is contained in document A/69/972.

Date Topic
70th session
Tuesday, 15 September 1st plenary meeting

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)

Wednesday, 16 September First meeting of the General Committee
Friday, 25 to Sunday, 27 September United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda (resolutions 65/1 and 69/244 and decision 69/557)

Plenary meetings and interactive dialogues to be held concurrently (modalities contained in resolution 69/244)
Monday, 28 September* to Saturday, 3 Ocotber, Monday 5, and Tuesday, 6 October General Debate of the 70th sesssion

* On the first day of the general debate, the Secretary-General will introduce his report on the work of the organization

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