General Assembly Press Release

22 November 2016
GA/PAL/1378

NEW YORK, 22 November (Division for Palestinian Rights) — The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People will hold a special meeting in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People in the Trusteeship Council Chamber at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, 29 November.

11 November 2016
GA/L/3539

Holding to its long-standing tradition of approving texts without a vote, the Sixth Committee (Legal) concluded the work of its seventy-first session today by taking action on 10 resolutions, one request for observer status and a draft decision on programme planning.

30 September 2016
BIO/4891*-GA/L/3516

Danny Danon, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, was elected Chair of the Sixth Committee (Legal) on 13 June 2016 (see Press Release GA/11791).

30 September 2016
BIO/4890*-GA/AB/4203

Inga Rhonda King, Permanent Representative of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, was elected Chair of the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) on 29 September 2016 (see Press Release GA/AB/4202).

30 September 2016
BIO/4889*-GA/SPD/606

Vladimir Drobnjak, Permanent Representative of Croatia to the United Nations, was elected Chair of the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) on 13 June 2016 (see Press Release GA/11791).

30 September 2016
BIO/4888*-GA/SHC/4162

María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, was elected to chair the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural) on 13 June 2016 (see Press Release GA/11791).

30 September 2016
BIO/4887*-GA/EF/3447

Dian Triansyah Djani, Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the United Nations, was elected Chair of the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) on 13 June 2016 (see Press Release GA/11791).

30 September 2016
BIO/4886*-GA/DIS/3543

Sabri Boukadoum, Permanent Representative of Algeria to the United Nations, was elected Chair of the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) on 13 June 2016 (see Press Release GA/11791).

23 September 2016
GA/11830-DC/3660

The third annual International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Tests will be observed on 26 September at United Nations Headquarters. 

13 September 2016
GA/11816-BIO/4884*

On 13 June 2016, the United Nations General Assembly elected Peter Thomson of Fiji to serve as President of its seventy-first session, which runs from September 2016 to September 2017.