For assistance or escort to media booths, please come to the MALU office on second floor of Secretariat (S-250).
For photo opportunities on the 38th floor, photo/video should come to MALU office 30 minutes prior to event.
Attendance at press briefings is limited to accredited journalists. List below is for informational purposes only.

Friday, 24 March (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

 

Time

 

Location

 

Event

10:00 am

Security Council Chamber

Security Council meeting
Maintenance of international peace and security
Destruction and trafficking of cultural heritage by terrorist groups and in situations of armed conflict

11:30 am (approx.)

Security Council Stakeout

Joint Press Encounter: The Minister of Culture and Communication of France, Hon. Audrey Azoulay, the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, Hon. Vincenzo Amendola, and the Director-General of UNESCO, Hon. Irina Bokova, following the Security Council debate on the Resolution on the Protection of Cultural Heritage in Armed Conflicts

12:00 pm

38th Floor

Photo Opportunity: The Secretary-General with H.E. Ms. María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative, Republic of Colombia

12:00 pm

Press Briefing Room,
S-237

Noon Briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General          

Following the noon briefing

Press Briefing Room,
S-237

Farewell Press Briefing by Mr. Hervé Ladsous, Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations

3:00 pm

Security Council Chamber

Security Council meeting
The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question

Following the above meeting

Security Council Consultations Room

Security Council consultations (closed)
Middle East
Other matters

2:50 pm

East Foyer

Photo Opportunity: The Secretary- General, the President of the General Assembly, the Under-Secretary- General for the Department of Public Information,  and keynote speaker Dr. Lonnie Bunch, III, Director, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC

3:00 pm

General Assembly Hall

General Assembly 71st session 73rd plenary meeting
Commemoration of the abolition of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade: commemorative meeting of the General Assembly to mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Remarks by the Secretary-General
Keynote speaker: Dr. Lonnie Bunch, Director, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC

4:30 pm

38th Floor

Photo Opportunity: The Secretary-General with H.E. Mr. Albert Koenders, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of the Netherlands

5:30 pm

Visitor’s plaza

Special Event to mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, organized by the Permanent Mission of Jamaica
Photo Opportunity: Inauguration of Memorial Plaque, Ark of Return

6:00 pm

Visitors’ Entrance Lobby

Special Event to mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Cultural and Culinary Event, hosted by DPI