General Assembly hall at opening of session.

For UN Member States

The rapidly evolving developments of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted the work of the United Nations as a whole including the General Assembly (GA). Thus, the GA has been carrying out its work via different means to ensure business continuity and mitigate the spread of the disease.

To stay informed and up to date on decisions taken during this extraordinary time, please visit the website of the GA President and the website of the General Assembly.

You may also refer to COVID-19 Working Procedures adopted during the 74th session of the General Assembly.

 

Events

 

Special Session of the General Assembly in Response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

3-4 December 2020, New York

The special session provides an opportunity for the international community to assess and hone its collective response to this pandemic.

 

High-Level Event on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

28 May 2020, New York

Convened by the Prime Minister of Canada, H.E. Mr. Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, H.E. Mr. Andrew Holness, and UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the virtual event aimed to advance concrete solutions to the development emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Quick links:

GA resolutions on the COVID-19 pandemic:

 

For the health situation in New York, please see Information for Member States.