UN General Assembly 59th Session

The 59th session will convene at United Nations Headquarters on Tuesday, 14 September 2004, at 3 p.m.

General debate (21–24 September 2004, 27 September–1 October 2004)

Provisional agenda of the fifty-ninth regular session of the General Assembly [A/59/150]

Preliminary list of items to be included in the provisional agenda [A/59/50]

Election of the President of the fifty-ninth session, Vice-Presidents, Chairs and Bureaux of the Main Committees

Thursday, 10 June 2004, at 10 a.m.(New York time), the General Assembly held a plenary meeting to elect the President of the General Assembly for the fifty-ninth session (agenda item 4).

Immediately thereafter, the Main Committees held their consecutive meetings for the purpose of electing their Chairpersons for the fifth-ninth session (agenda item 5), and for the first time this year, and in accordance with paragraph 9, Annex B of resolution A/RES/58/126 of 19 December 2003, the full Bureaux of the Main Committees were also elected at that time.

Immediately following the Main Committee meetings, the General Assembly held another plenary meeting to elect the Vice-Presidents of the fifty-ninth session (agenda item 6).

Schedule of plenary meetings [A/INF/58/4] [Rev.1] [Rev.2]

Highlights of the main part of the fifty-eight session of the General Assembly

Ongoing meetings
The General Assembly concluded the main part of its fifty-eight session on the night of 23 December 2003 during its 79th meeting.

Member States in arrears under the terms of Article 19 of the Charter


Press Releases

Photos of the Plenary


High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development (29–30 October 2003) [Round-Up]
[Press Kit] [Organization and Procedural matters]

High-level plenary meetings devoted to the follow-up to the outcome of the twenty-sixth special session: implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS
(22 September 2003) | 3rd plenary meeting | 4th/5th/6th plenary meeting | Interactive Panel
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Tenth emergency special session - - Illegal Israeli actions in Occupied East Jerusalem and the rest of the Occupied Palestinian Territory
- 20th plenary meeting (19 September 2003)
[Meeting Opening - 04minutes] [Morning Session - 1hr 48minutes] [Afternoon Session - 42minutes]
- 21st-22nd plenary meetings (20-21 October 2003)
- 23rd meeting (3 December). Draft resolution [A/58/ES-10/L16] [Add.1] Draft decision [A/58/ES-10/L.17 [Add.1]

General debate
(23–26 September 2003, 29 September–3 October 2003) - >> STATEMENTS & WEBCAST