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Meetings and Events - 63rd Session

This page lists key meetings, major thematic debates organized to establish broad international understanding on current substantive issues (see resolution 59/313, para. 2a), and thematic interactive debates, held on current issues of critical importance to the international community (See annex of resolution 60/286, para.3).

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2009 Meeting / Events
24-26 June Conference at the Highest Level on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development
18 June Interactive Thematic Dialogue: "Energy Efficiency, Energy Conservation and New and Renewable Sources of Energy"
10 June

Election of the President of the 64th session of the General Assembly. Press Release | Webcast [RealPlayer - 3h28]

13 May Interactive Thematic Dialogue: "Taking Collective Action to End Human Trafficking"
12 May Human Rights Council election
6 April Interactive Thematic Dialogue on the Global Food Crisis and the Right to Food
25-27 March Extraordinary interactive thematic dialogue: "The World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development"
18 March Interactive thematic dialogue on access to education in emergency, post-crisis and transition situations caused by man-made conflicts or natural disasters
15-16 January Tenth Emergency Special Session on Illegal Israeli actions in occupied East Jerusalem and the rest of the Occupied Palestinian Territory

2008 Meeting / Events
10 December Commemorative plenary meeting devoted to the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
29 November - 2 December Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development to review the implementation of the Monterrey Consensus, Doha, Qatar
12-13 November High level meeting on the culture of peace
30 October Interactive panel on the Global Financial Crisis
2-3 October High-level plenary meetings devoted to the midterm review of the Almaty Programme of Action
25 September High-level meeting on the Millennium Development Goals
23-27 Sept. & 29 Sept. General debate
22 September High-level meeting on Africa's development needs
16 September Opening of the 63rd session | Video [1h02]