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41st Session (29 April - 10 May 2019)

Agenda

Download the complete provisional agenda (A/AC.198/2019/1) PDF

  1. Opening of the session.
  2. Election of officers.
  3. Adoption of the agenda and programme of work.
  4. Admission of new members.
  5. Statement by the Chair.
  6. Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications.
  7. General debate.
  8. Consideration of reports submitted by the Secretary-General.
  9. Open-ended working group of the Committee on Information.
  10. Consideration and adoption of the report of the Committee to the General Assembly at its 74th session.

Programme of work

29 April 2019

Opening of the session

The session was opened by the Chair of the Committee.

Election of officers

At its organizational session in 1980, the Committee reached an agreement according to which the principle of geographical rotation would be applied to all officers of the Committee, who would be elected for two-year terms. At the beginning of its 41st session, the Committee will elect a Chair, three Vice-Chairs and a Rapporteur to serve for the subsequent two years.

Adoption of the agenda and programme of work

The provisional agenda has been prepared on the basis of consultations among the members of the Bureau of the Committee.

Admission of new members

The Committee will consider requests for membership in the Committee.

Statement by the Chair

The Chair will address the Committee at its opening meeting.

Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications

The Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications will address the Committee at its opening meeting to provide an update on the activities of the Department of Global Communications and to report on the implementation of the recommendations contained in General Assembly resolutions 73/102 A and B.

Informal interactive meeting of the Committee

An informal interactive meeting of the Committee will be held at 3 p.m. on 29 April 2019, allowing members of the Committee to exchange ideas with, and pose questions to, the senior management of the Department of Global Communications.

29-30 April 2019

General debate

Consideration of reports submitted by the Secretary-General


1-7 May 2019

Open-ended working group of the Committee on Information

The Secretariat requires a 48-hour period to process the draft report of the Committee in all official languages.

10 May 2019

Consideration and adoption of the report of the Committee to the General Assembly at its 74th session.

 

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