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Wednesday, 17 October 2018 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Time

Location

Event

10:00 am

Security Council Chamber

Security Council meeting

The situation in the Middle East

Following the above meeting

Security Council Consultations Room

Security Council consultations (closed)

Middle East (Syria)
Other matters

10:00 am

Economic and Social Council Chamber

Africa Dialogue Series 2018: High-Level Inaugural Event on the “Role of the AU-UN partnership in a globalized world” (A/RES/72/310, A/RES/72/311 and A/RES/66/293)

Remarks by the Secretary-General

(co-organized by the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), DPI, ECA, the African Union, NEPAD and APRM)

11:00 am

Economic and Social Council Chamber

Africa Dialogue Series 2018: AU-UN frameworks for enhanced partnership on peace and security and the implementation of Africa’s Agenda 2063 and the 2030 Agenda: from policy to implementation” (A/RES/72/310, A/RES/72/311 and A/RES/66/293)

(co-organized by the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), DPI, ECA, the African Union, NEPAD and APRM)

12:00 pm

Press Briefing Room, S-237

Noon Briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

12:20 pm

Press Briefing Room, S-237

Press Briefing by the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly

12:45 pm

Visitors’ Lobby,
1st Floor,
General Assembly Building

Opening of the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty under the theme “Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity”

Remarks by the Secretary-General

1:15 pm

Press Briefing Room, S-237

Press Briefing by Mr. Idriss Jazairy, Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights

3:00 pm

General Assembly Hall

General Assembly Seventy-third session, 21st plenary meeting

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Document: A/73/289

3:00 pm

Economic and Social Council Chamber

Africa Dialogue Series 2018: A conversation on OSAA’s new strategic direction (A/RES/72/310, A/RES/72/311 and A/RES/66/293)

(co-organized by the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), DPI, ECA, the African Union, NEPAD and APRM)

4:00 pm

Economic and Social Council Chamber

Africa Dialogue Series 2018: Discussion on the African Union reforms (A/RES/72/310, A/RES/72/311 and A/RES/66/293)

(co-organized by the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), DPI, ECA, the African Union, NEPAD and APRM)