25 SEPTEMBER 2008
- 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Opening Plenary Session (General Assembly Hall)
Remarks by the UN Secretary-General
Remarks by the President of the UN General Assembly
Remarks by invited guest speakers
- 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thematic Roundtables* (to be held in parallel)
Roundtable I: Poverty and Hunger
Roundtable II: Education and Health
Roundtable III: Environmental Sustainability
- 3:00 – 5:30 pm
Thematic Roundtables* (continued)
- 5:30 – 5:45 p.m.
Closing Plenary Session
Statement by the UN Secretary-General
Statement by the President of the UN General Assembly
- 5:50 – 6:20 p.m.
Closing Press Conference
The UN Secretary-General
Mr. Jakaya Kikwete, President of Tanzania (to be confirmed)
Mr. Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (to be confirmed)
Mr. Bill Gates, Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (to be confirmed)
See also the programme for the related General Assembly High-level Meeting on Africa's Development Needs, 22 September, and the schedule of partnership events to be held 22-26 September.
* Gender Equality and the Global Partnership for Development will be addressed as cross-cutting issues in all three roundtables.