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General debate

The general debate at the sixty-fourth session will begin on Wednesday, 23 September, and will last until Wednesday, 30 September 2009, in accordance with General Assembly decision 63/553 of 20 February 2009. The debate will be held under an overarching theme, “Effective responses to global crises: strengthening multilateralism and dialogue among civilizations for international peace, security and development”, proposed by the President-elect of the sixty-fourth session in accordance with General Assembly resolution 58/126 of 19 December 2003. The Secretary-General will present his report on the work of the Organization immediately prior to the general debate, a practice that began with the fifty-second session.

Published by the United Nations Department of Public Information 09-42940—August 2009—3,000—DPI/2538

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