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The complete agenda and programme of work of the 68th session of the General Assembly is available on the General Assembly website.

High-level meeting on the comprehensive review and assessment of the progress achieved in the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

10 - 11 July 2014

Background

General Assembly resolution 66/2 of 19 September 2011, containing the Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases called for the convening of a comprehensive review and assessment in 2014 of the progress achieved in the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.

The General Assembly, by its resolution 68/271 of 13 May 2014, decided to convene a high-level meeting to undertake a comprehensive review and assessment of the progress achieved in the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases on 10 and 11 July 2014. The overall theme of the meeting will be "Taking stock of progress in implementing the Political Declaration on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases and scaling up of multi-stakeholder and national multi-sectoral responses to the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases including in the context of the post-2015 development agenda".

Key Documents


Informal Interactive Hearing - 19 June 2014

By operative paragraph 10 of resolution 68/271, the General Assembly requested the President of the General Assembly to organize, no later than June 2014, in consultation with representatives of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, civil society organizations, the private sector and academia, an informal interactive hearing with non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, the private sector and academia to provide input to the comprehensive review and assessment.

Key Documents