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Wednesday, 18 July 2018 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Time

Location

Event

9:00 am

Conference Room 4

 

High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development
High-Level Segment/Ministerial segment 

Voluntary national reviews

11:00 am

Economic and Social Council Chamber

 

General Assembly Seventy-second session

Informal meeting on the occasion of the annual Nelson Mandela International Day               

Remarks

  • The President of the General Assembly
  • The Secretary-General
  • UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation and SDG Global Advocate, Forest Whitaker
  • Minister of Environmental Affairs of South Africa, Edna Molewa
  • Commissioner of City of New York, Penny Abeywardena

 

12:00 pm

Press Briefing Room, S-237

Noon Briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

12:30 pm

Press Briefing Room, S-237

Press Briefing by Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly

2:50 pm

38th Floor

Photo Opportunity:  The Secretary-General with H.E. Mr. Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Armenia

3:15 pm

Security Council Stakeout

Press Encounter by Ms. Annika Söder, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden

3:30 pm

Security Council Chamber

 

Security Council meeting
Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in maintaining international peace and security

African Union

Report of the Secretary-General on strengthening the partnership between the United Nations and the African Union on issues of peace and security in Africa,   including on the work of the United Nations Office to the African Union (S/2018/678 )

3:30 pm

Trusteeship Council Chamber

 

High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

General Debate

3:45 pm

38th Floor

 

Photo Opportunity:  The Secretary-General with H.E. Mr. Josep Borrell Fontelles, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Spain

5:30 pm

Trusteeship Council Chamber

 

High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Closing

Remarks by the Secretary-General

6:00 pm

38th Floor

 

Photo Opportunity:  The Secretary-General with H.E. Mr. Hubert Alexander Minnis, Prime Minister, Commonwealth of the Bahamas