For escort to media booths, please come to the MALU office (S-250) ahead of meetings.
For photo opportunities on the 38th floor, please come to the MALU office 30 minutes prior to event.
Attendance at press briefings is limited to accredited journalists. List below for information purposes only.

Monday, 12 December 2016 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)







10:00 am

General Assembly Hall

General Assembly Seventy-first session, 59th plenary meeting
Appointment of the Secretary-General of the United Nations [item 113]

  1. Tribute to the Secretary-General (A/71/L.40 (to be issued))
  2. Oath of office of the Secretary-General-designate


10:00 am

Conference Room 4

Open-ended Working Group on Ageing Seventh working session
General discussion

10:00 am

Conference Room 2

Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee and the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee with the Financial Action Task Force and other relevant international and regional organizations on “Depriving terrorist groups from accessing, raising, and moving funds: Practices and lessons learned”
Joint special meeting

11:45 am

GA Stakeout,
East Foyer

Press Encounter by Secretary-General Designate, Mr. António Guterrez after taking his oath of office

12:00 pm


Noon Briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

2:30 pm

Trusteeship Council Chamber

Event entitled “Global Humanitarian Policy Forum 2016: Meeting needs and reducing suffering: humanitarian action from General Assembly resolution 46/182 to the present”
(organized by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA))

3:00 pm

Security Council Chamber

Security Council meeting
Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts
International Judicial Cooperation in countering terrorism
Letter dated 2 December 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General (S/2016/1030)

3:00 pm

General Assembly Hall

General Assembly Seventy-first session, 60th plenary meeting

  1.  Report of the Credentials Committee [item 3 (b)]
  2.  Election of seven members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination: note by the Secretary-General (A/71/641) [item 114 (a)]
  3. Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency [item 88]
  1. Note by the Secretary-General (A/71/322)
  2. Draft resolution (A/71/L.35)

3:30 pm

38th floor

Photo Opportunity: The Secretary-General with H.E. Mr. Sam Kutesa, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Uganda

4:30 pm

38th floor

Photo Opportunity: The Secretary-General with H.E. Ms. Ulla Torness, Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark

6:00 pm

East Foyer

Red carpet photo call  in connection with  UNICEF’s 70th anniversary event

7:00 pm

Economic and Social Council Chamber

UNICEF’s 70th anniversary event
 The event will feature youth hosts and performers alongside the organization’s most influential Goodwill Ambassadors and high profile supporters. People who have benefitted from UNICEF’s work as children will also take the stage, sharing their personal stories and messages of hope