Schedule of General Assembly Plenary and Related Meetings

75th Session

LAST UPDATE: 25 November 2020

The agenda of the 75th session is contained in A/75/251 and the allocation of items for the session is contained in A/75/252. The annotated preliminary list of items to be included in the provisional agenda of the 75th session has been issued as document A/75/100. The annotated draft agenda of the 75th session has been issued as document A/75/100/Add.1.

The programme of work of the plenary for the seventy-fifth session is provided below. For the official programme of meetings of the General Assembly and other meetings held at Headquarters in New York, please refer to the Journal of the United Nations.

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75th session
Date Topic
Thursday, 26 November 2020 Official United Nations holiday (Thanksgiving)
Monday, 30 November 2020 Gurpurab (resolution 69/250)
Tuesday, 1 December 2020
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

32nd plenary meeting

1. Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields [item 14]: reports of the Secretary-General (A/75/188 and A/75/542) and note by the Secretary-General (A/75/229); Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit [item 122]: report of the Secretary-General (A/75/542); Strengthening of the United Nations system [item 128 (a) and (b)]: draft resolution (A/75/L.37):

Joint debate on the items
Action on draft resolution
(A/75/L.37) [item 128 (a)]

2. Sport for development and peace [item 11 (a) and (b)]:

(a) Report of the Secretary-General (A/75/155/Rev.1) [item 11 (a)]
(b) Draft resolution (A/75/L.30) [item 11]

Debate on the item as a whole and action on the draft resolution

Tuesday, 1 December 2020
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Joint informal high-level meeting of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the World Summit for Social Development

[A joint letter from the Presidents of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council, dated 19 November 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 1 December 2020
3:00p.m. - General Assembly Hall

33rd plenary meeting

1. Seventy-fifth anniversary of the end of the Second World War [item 137]: special solemn meeting in commemoration of all victims of the Second World War (resolution 75/5)

2. Report of the Credentials Committee [item 3 (b)] (A/75/606)

3. Culture of peace [item 15]:

(a) Report of the Secretary-General (A/75/233)
(b) Draft resolutions (A/75/L.28 and A/75/L.36)

Debate on the item and action on the draft resolutions

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 16 November 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permament observers.]

Wednesday, 2 December 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

34th plenary meeting

1. Question of Palestine [item 38]:

(a) Report of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (A/75/35)
(b) Report of the Secretary-General (A/75/195)
(c) Note by the Secretary-General (A/75/310)
(d) Draft resolutions (A/75/L.32, A/75/L.33, A/75/L.34 and A/75/L.35)

Debate on the item

2. The situation in the Middle East [item 37]:

(a) Reports of the Secretary-General (A/75/195 and A/75/297)
(b) Draft resolution (A/75/L.29)

Debate on the item

3. Question of Palestine [item 38]: Draft resolutions (A/75/L.32, A/75/L.33, A/75/L.34 and A/75/L.35)

Action on the draft resolutions

4. The situation in the Middle East [item 37]: Draft resolution (A/75/L.29)

Action on the draft resolution

Thursday, 3 December and Friday, 4 December 2020
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Special session of the General Assembly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic (resolution 75/4)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 11 November 2020, 17 November 2020 and 20 November 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 7 December 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

Plenary meeting

1. Global health and foreign policy [item 131]

(a) Reports of the Secretary-General (A/75/236 and A/75/577)

(b) Draft resolution (A/75/L.18)

Debate and action on the draft resolution

2. Prevention of armed conflict [item 34 (a)]: draft resolutions (A/75/L.31 and A/75/L.38)

Action on the draft resolutions

Monday, 7 December 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Plenary meeting

1. Reduction of military budgets: report of the First Committee (A/75/390) [item 94]

2. African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty: report of the First Committee (A/75/391) [item 95]

3. Prohibition of the development and manufacture of new types of weapons of mass destruction and new systems of such weapons: report of the Conference on Disarmament: report of the First Committee (A/75/392) [item 96]

4. Maintenance of international security – good-neighbourliness, stability and development in South-Eastern Europe: report of the First Committee (A/75/393) [item 97]

5. Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security: report of the First Committee (A/75/394) [item 98]

6. Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East: report of the First Committee (A/75/395) [item 99]

7. Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons: report of the First Committee (A/75/396) [item 100]

8. Prevention of an arms race in outer space: report of the First Committee (A/75/397) [item 101]

9. Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament: report of the First Committee (A/75/398) [item 102]

10. General and complete disarmament: report of the First Committee (A/75/399) [item 103]

11. Review and implementation of the Concluding Document of the Twelfth Special Session of the General Assembly: report of the First Committee (A/75/400) [item 104]

12. Review of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted by the General Assembly at its tenth special session: report of the First Committee (A/75/401) [item 105]

13. The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East: report of the First Committee (A/75/402) [item 106]

14. Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects: report of the First Committee (A/75/403) [item 107]

15. Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region: report of the First Committee (A/75/404) [item 108]

16. Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: report of the First Committee (A/75/405) [item 109]

17. Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction: report of the First Committee (A/75/406) [item 110]

18. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the First Committee (A/75/407) [item 126]

19. Programme planning: report of the First Committee (A/75/408) [item 142]

Tuesday, 8 December 2020
10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Plenary meetings

Oceans and the law of the sea [item 76 (a) and (b)]: reports of the Secretary-General (A/75/70, A/75/157 and A/75/340); report of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Regular Process (A/75/362) - debate

Thursday, 10 December 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

Plenary meeting

The situation in Afghanistan [item 39]: report of the Secretary-General (A/75/378) - debate

Thursday, 10 December 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Plenary meeting

1. Effects of atomic radiation: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/409) [item 50]

2. International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/410) [item 51]

3. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/411) [item 52]

4. Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/412) [item 53]

5. Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/413) [item 54]

6. Comprehensive review of special political missions: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/414) [item 55]

7. Questions relating to information: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/415) [item 56]

8. Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/416) [item 57]

9. Economic and other activities which affect the interests of the peoples of the Non-Self-Governing Territories: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/417) [item 58]

10. Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and the international institutions associated with the United Nations: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/74/418) [item 59]

11. Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/419) [item 60]

12. Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/420) [item 61]

13. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/422) [item 126]

14. Programme planning: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/75/421) [item 142]

Friday, 11 December 2020
10:00 a.m. and 3:00p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Plenary meetings

Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance [item 73 (a) to (d)]

(a) Reports of the Secretary-General (A/75/75, A/75/84, A/75/238, A/75/246 and A/75/317)

(b) Draft resolution (A/75/L.11)

Debate and action on the draft resolution

Monday, 14 December 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

Plenary meeting

1. The situation in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan [item 40]

2. Election of members of the Organizational Committee of the Peacebuilding Commission [item 119 (b)]

3. Appointment of members of the Board of the 10‑Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns [item 120 (i)]

Plenary items to be scheduled for consideration during the main part of the session

Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly [item 27 (a)]: high-level meeting to the commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the World Summit for Social Development (resolution 74/122)

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia – residual functions [item 92]

Seventy-fifth anniversary of the end of the Second World War [item 137]

Plenary items not scheduled for consideration during the main part of the session

Election of the President of the General Assembly [item 4]

Election of the Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly [item 6]

Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS [item 10]

Improving global road safety [item 12]

2001–2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa [item 13]; New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in implementation and international support [item 66 (a) and (b)]: joint debate

Report of the Security Council [item 30]

Report of the Peacebuilding Commission [item 31]; Peacebuilding and sustaining peace [item 64]; Report of the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund [item 116]: joint debate

Elimination of unilateral extraterritorial coercive economic measures as a means of political and economic compulsion [item 32]

The role of diamonds in fuelling conflict [item 33]

Prevention of armed conflict [item 34 (a) and (b)]: note by the Secretary-General (A/75/311)

Protracted conflicts in the GUAM area and their implications for international peace, security and development [item 35]

Zone of peace and cooperation of the South Atlantic [item 36]

Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba [item 42]: report of the Secretary-General (A/75/81 Parts I - III)

The situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine [item 65]

Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance [item 70]: annual commemorative meeting during the commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (resolution 74/137)

Request for an advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965 [item 91]

General and complete disarmament [item 103]: high-level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day against Nuclear Test (resolution 72/51)

Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization [item 115] (A/75/1)

Notification by the Secretary-General under Article 12, paragraph 2, of the Charter of the United Nations [item 117]: note by the Secretary-General (A/75/300)

Election of non-permanent members of the Security Council [item 118 (a)]

Election of members of the Economic and Social Council [item 118 (b)]

Confirmation of the appointment of the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme [item 120 (j)]

Confirmation of the appointment of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development [item 120 (k)]

The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy [item 123]

Commemoration of the abolition of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade [item 124]: commemorative meeting of the General Assembly to mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (resolution 73/345)

Multilingualism [item 129]

Investigation into the conditions and circumstances resulting in the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld and of the members of the party accompanying him [item 133]

Sexual exploitation and abuse: implementing a zero-tolerance policy [item 134]

The responsibility to protect and the prevention of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity [item 135]

Impact of rapid technological change on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and targets [item 136]

PAST MEETINGS (75th session)
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Following the adjournment of 66th plenary meeting of seventy-fourth sessio
General Assembly Hall

1st plenary meeting

1. Opening of the session by the President of the General Assembly

2. Minute of silent prayer or meditation

3. Appointment of the members of the Credentials Committee

[The General Assembly will also take note of the letter from the Secretary-General concerning 4 Member States in arrears in the payment of financial contributions to the United Nations within the terms of Article 19 of the Charter (A/75/344)]

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 14 September 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 16 September 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

1st meeting of the General Committee

Organization of the seventy-fifth regular session of the General Assembly, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: memorandum by the Secretary-General (A/BUR/75/1)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 15 September 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 18 Septembr 2020
11:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

2nd plenary meeting

Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: reports of the General Committee [item 7] (A/75/250)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 21 September 2020
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

3rd plenary meeting: High-level meeting to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations

Strengthening of the United Nations system [item 128 (a)]: High-level meeting to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations, held pursuant to General Assembly resolution 73/299 and decision 74/562 (A/74/L.75)

Opening segment
Action on draft resolution A/75/L.1
Plenary segment

Statements delivered:

1. UNITED STATES (Host Country)
2. GUYANA (HS) (on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)
3. MALAWI (HS) (on behalf of the Least Developed Countries)
4. EUROPEAN UNION (HL)
5. REPUBLIC OF KOREA (HS) (on behalf of MIKTA Group)
6. AZERBAIJAN (HS) (on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement)
7. QATAR (HS)
8. SWEDEN (HG)
9. KYRGYZSTAN (HS)
10. CHINA (HS)
11. TURKEY (HS)
12. NETHERLANDS (HS)
13. MEXICO (HS)
14. MOZAMBIQUE (HS)
15. PERU (HS)
16. TAJIKISTAN (HS)
17. NIGERIA (HS)
18. FRANCE (HS)
19. HONDURAS (HS)
20. KAZAKHSTAN (HS)
21. FINLAND (HS)
22. SRI LANKA (HS)
23. COSTA RICA (HS)
24. COLOMBIA (HS)
25. URUGUAY (HS)
26. KENYA (HS)
27. POLAND (HS)
28. CHILE (HS)
29. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (HS)
30. MONACO (HS)
31. REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA (HS)
32. VENEZUELA (BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) (HS)
33. GEORGIA (HS)
34. LATVIA (HS)
35. SERBIA (HS)
36. TUNISIA (HS)
37. SPAIN (HS)
38. NORTH MACEDONIA (HS)
39. SEYCHELLES (HS)
40. SOUTH AFRICA (HS)
41. SAN MARINO (HS)
42. CYPRUS (HS)
43. DJIBOUTI (HS)
44. BOTSWANA (HS)
45. PALAU (HS)
46. NAURU (HS)
47. LEBANON (HS)
48. UKRAINE (HS)
49. BRUNEI DARUSSALAM (HS)
50. AFGHANISTAN (HS)
51. GHANA (HS)
52. ALBANIA (HS)
53. LIBERIA (HS)
54. EQUATORIAL GUINEA (HS)
55. MALDIVES (HS)
56. BOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF) (HS)
57. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (HS)
58. GAMBIA (HS)
59. MICRONESIA (FEDERATED STATES OF) (HS)
60. KIRIBATI (HS)
61. LIECHTENSTEIN (HS)
62. MARSHALL ISLANDS (HS)
63. GABON (HS)
64. SLOVENIA (HS)
65. ITALY (HS)
66. IRELAND (HS)
67. SOUTH SUDAN (HS)
68. SIERRA LEONE (VP)
69. TUVALU (HG) (on behalf of the Pacific Islands Forum)
70. LUXEMBOURG (HG)
71. THAILAND (HG)
72. SINGAPORE (HG)
73. FIJI (HG)
74. ANDORRA (HG)
75. GREECE (HG)
76. PAPUA NEW GUINEA (HG)
77. BARBADOS (HG)
78. ETHIOPIA (HG)
79. DENMARK (HG)
80. MALTA (HG)
81. AUSTRALIA (HG)
82. INDIA (HG)
83. ARMENIA (HG)
84. HAITI (HS)
85. ESWATINI (HG)
86. BANGLADESH (HG)
87. SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES (HG)
88. GERMANY (HG)
89. BHUTAN (HG)
90. PORTUGAL (HG)
91. ICELAND (HG)
92. NEPAL (HG)
93. MAURITIUS (HG)
94. BELGIUM (HG)
95. CAMBODIA (HG)
96. SAMOA (HG)
97. CANADA (HG)
98. AUSTRIA (HG)
99. LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC (HG)
100. LESOTHO (HG)
101. TONGA (HG)
102. ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA (HG)
103. VIET NAM (HG)
104. CABO VERDE (HG)
105. CROATIA (HG)
106. MALAYSIA (HG)
107. SOMALIA (AHG)
108. OMAN (CSC)
109. BULGARIA (DPM)
110. RUSSIAN FEDERATION (M) (on behalf of the CSTO members)
111. BELIZE (M) (on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States)
112. EGYPT (M)
113. INDONESIA (M)
114. CUBA (M)
115. MYANMAR (M)
116. JORDAN (M)
117. PAKISTAN (M)
118. SENEGAL (M)
119. ROMANIA (M)
120. PHILIPPINES (M)
121. NORWAY (M)
122. SWITZERLAND (M)

The programme was circulated in a letter dated 17 September 2020. The time limits for statements will be 3 minutes for individual delegations and 5 minutes for statements made on behalf of a group of States.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 18 August 2020, 17 September 2020, and 20 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 22 September 2020
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

4th plenary meeting

Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization [item 115] (A/75/1)

Opening of the general debate [item 8]

Address(es) by:

 His Excellency Jair Messias Bolsonaro, President, Federative Republic of Brazil

 His Excellency Donald Trump, President, United States of America

 His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President, Republic of Turkey

 His Excellency Xi Jinping, President, People’s Republic of China

 His Excellency Sebastián Piñera Echenique, President, Republic of Chile

 His Excellency Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, President, Republic of South Africa

 His Excellency Miguel Díaz Canel Bermúdez, President, Republic of Cuba

 His Excellency Vladimir Putin, President, Russian Federation

 His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

 His Excellency Moon Jae-in, President, Republic of Korea

 His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir, State of Qatar

 His Excellency Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President, Republic of the Philippines

 His Excellency Hassan Rouhani, President, Islamic Republic of Iran

 His Excellency Emmanuel Macron, President, French Republic

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 22 September 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

5th plenary meeting

Address(es) by:

 His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez, President, Republic of Colombia

 His Excellency Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President, Turkmenistan

 His Excellency Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President, Arab Republic of Egypt

 His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President, Republic of Tajikistan

 His Excellency Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President, United Mexican States

 His Excellency Luis Lacalle Pou, President, Eastern Republic of Uruguay

 His Excellency Danny Faure, President, Republic of Seychelles

 His Excellency Paul Kagame, President, Republic of Rwanda

 His Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, President, Republic of Angola

 His Excellency Alberto Fernández, President, Argentine Republic

 His Excellency Egils Levits, President, Republic of Latvia

 His Excellency Gitanas Nausėda, President, Republic of Lithuania

 His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria

 His Excellency Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President, Republic of Costa Rica

 His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

 His Excellency Joko Widodo, President, Republic of Indonesia

 His Excellency Martín Vizcarra Cornejo, President, Republic of Peru

 His Excellency Félix Antoine Tshilombo Tshisekedi, President, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 23 September 2020
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

6th plenary meeting

Addresses by:

His Excellency Šefik Džaferović, Chairman of the Presidency, Bosnia and Herzegovina

His Excellency Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President, Republic of Uzbekistan

His Excellency János Áder, President, Hungary

His Excellency Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President, Republic of Kazakhstan

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, President of the Council of Ministers, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

His Excellency Stevo Pendarovski, President, Republic of North Macedonia

His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President, Republic of Ghana

His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President, Republic of Mozambique

His Excellency Barham Salih, President, Republic of Iraq

His Excellency Sauli Niinistö, President, Republic of Finland

His Excellency Sooronbai Zheenbekov, President, Kyrgyz Republic

His Excellency Tommy Esang Remengesau Jr., President, Republic of Palau

His Excellency Igor Dodon, President, Republic of Moldova

His Excellency Abdelmadjid Tebboune, President, People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria

His Excellency Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado, President, Republic of Honduras

His Excellency Michel Aoun, President, Lebanese Republic

Her Excellency Zuzana Čaputová, President, Slovak Republic

His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, Republic of Kenya

His Excellency Hage Geingob, President, Republic of Namibia

His Excellency George Manneh Weah, President, Republic of Liberia

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 23 September 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

7th plenary meeting

Addresses by:

His Excellency Lenin Moreno Garcés, Constitutional President, Republic of Ecuador

Her Excellency Jeanine Añez Chávez, Constitutional President, Plurinational State of Bolivia

His Excellency Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President, Ukraine

His Excellency Chandrikapersad Santokhi, President, Republic of Suriname

Her Excellency Simonetta Sommaruga, President, Swiss Confederation

His Excellency Aleksandar Vučić, President, Republic of Serbia

His Excellency Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President, Co-operative Republic of Guyana

His Excellency Mario Abdo Benítez, President, Republic of Paraguay

His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

His Excellency Andrzej Duda, President, Republic of Poland

His Excellency Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona, President, Dominican Republic

His Excellency Nicolás Maduro Moros, President, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

His Excellency Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, President, Republic of Panama

His Excellency Battulga Khaltmaa, President, Mongolia

His Excellency David Kabua, President, Republic of the Marshall Islands

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 24 September 2020
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

8th plenary meeting

Address(es) by:

 His Excellency Mahamadou Issoufou, President, Republic of the Niger

 His Excellency Alassane Ouattara, President, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

 His Excellency Ilir Meta, President, Republic of Albania

  His Excellency Borut Pahor, President, Republic of Slovenia

 His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, Sovereign Prince of Monaco

 His Excellency Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour, President, Republic of Yemen

 His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, President of Faso, President of the Council of Ministers, Burkina Faso

 Her Excellency Kersti Kaljulaid, President, Republic of Estonia

 His Excellency Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, President and Minister for Defense, Republic of Malawi

 His Excellency Denis Sassou Nguesso, President, Republic of the Congo

 His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King, Kingdom of Bahrain

 His Excellency Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, President, Republic of Botswana

 His Excellency Alpha Condé, President, Republic of Guinea

 His Excellency Adama Barrow, President, Republic of The Gambia

 His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President, Gabonese Republic

 His Excellency Faiez Mustafa Serraj, President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord, State of Libya

His Excellency Nicos Anastasiades, President, Republic of Cyprus

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 24 September 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

9th plenary meeting

Address(es) by:

 His Excellency Ilham Heydar oglu Aliyev, President, Republic of Azerbaijan

 His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President, Republic of Zambia

 His Excellency Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President and Head of State, Republic of Equatorial Guinea

 His Excellency Jovenel Moïse, President, Republic of Haiti

 His Excellency Nguyen Phu Trong, President, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

 His Excellency Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, President, Republic of Zimbabwe

 His Excellency Francisco Guterres Lú-Olo, President, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

 His Excellency Evaristo do Espirito Santo Carvalho, President, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

 His Excellency Azali Assoumani, President, Union of the Comoros

 His Excellency Lionel Rouwen Aingimea, President, Republic of Nauru

 His Excellency Úmaro Sissoco Embaló, President, Republic of Guinea-Bissau

 His Excellency Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo, President, Federal Republic of Somalia

 His Excellency Faustin Archange Touadera, Head of State, Central African Republic

 His Excellency Ismaël Omar Guelleh, President and Head of Government, Republic of Djibouti

 His Excellency Evariste Ndayishimiye, President, Republic of Burundi

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by His Excellency Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Vice President, Republic of Sierra Leone

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 25 September 2020
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

10th plenary meeting

Addresses by:

His Excellency David Panuelo, President and Head of Government, Federated States of Micronesia

His Holiness Pope Francis, Holy See

His Excellency Mahmoud Abbas, President, State of Palestine

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by:

His Excellency Charles Michel, President of the European Council, European Union

His Excellency Mark Rutte, Prime Minister and Minister for General Affairs, Kingdom of the Netherlands

His Excellency K. P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister, Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal

His Excellency Giorgi Gakharia, Prime Minister, Georgia

His Excellency Andrej Babiš, Prime Minister, Czech Republic

His Excellency Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister, Hellenic Republic

His Excellency Andrej Plenković, Prime Minister, Republic of Croatia

His Excellency Giuseppe Conte, President of the Council of Ministers, Republic of Italy

His Excellency Nikol Pashinyan, Prime Minister, Republic of Armenia

His Excellency Imran Khan, Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

His Highness Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister, State of Kuwait

His Excellency Kausea Natano, Prime Minister, Tuvalu

His Excellency Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, President of the Government, Spain

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 25 September 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

11th plenary meeting

Address by:

His Excellency Taneti Maamau, President, Head of Government and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Republic of Kiribati

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by:

His Excellency António Costa, Prime Minister, Portuguese Republic

His Excellency Boyko Borissov, Prime Minister, Republic of Bulgaria

His Excellency Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Her Excellency Mette Frederiksen, Prime Minister, Denmark

His Excellency Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister, Minister of State, Minister for Communications and Media and Minister for Religious Affairs, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

His Excellency General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Thailand

His Excellency Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister, Canada

His Excellency Gaston Alphonso Browne, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Corporate Governance, Antigua and Barbuda

His Excellency Scott Morrison, Prime Minister, Commonwealth of Australia

His Excellency Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bhutan

His Excellency Suga Yoshihide, Prime Minister, Japan

His Excellency Robert Abela, Prime Minister, Republic of Malta

His Excellency James Marape, Prime Minister, Independent State of Papua New Guinea

His Excellency Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Eswatini

His Excellency Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa, Prime Minister and Minister for Public Enterprises, Kingdom of Tonga

His Excellency Amine Abba Sidick, Minister for Foreign Affairs, African Integration and Chadians Abroad

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Saturday, 26 September 2020
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

12th plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by:

His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, Republic of India

His Excellency Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity, Republic of Mauritius

His Excellency Xavier Espot Zamora, Head of Government, Principality of Andorra

His Excellency Boris Johnson, Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister, People’s Republic of Bangladesh

His Excellency Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister and Minister for iTaukei Affairs, Sugar Industry, and Foreign Affairs, Republic of Fiji

His Excellency Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin, Prime Minister, Malaysia

His Excellency Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Cambodia

Her Excellency Erna Solberg, Prime Minister, Norway

His Excellency Manasseh Sogavare, Prime Minister, Solomon Islands

His Excellency Andrew Holness, Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Economic Growth and Job Creation, Jamaica

His Excellency Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Independent State of Samoa

His Excellency Moeketsi Majoro, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Lesotho

His Excellency Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister, Sweden

His Excellency Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister, Minister for Finance, the Public Service, National Security, Legal Affairs and Grenadines Affairs, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

His Excellency Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Her Excellency Sophie Wilmes, Prime Minister, in charge of Beliris and Federal Cultural Institutions, Kingdom of Belgium

His Excellency Micheál Martin, Taoiseach, Ireland

His Excellency Saad-Eddine El Othmani, Head of Government, Kingdom of Morocco

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Saturday, 26 September 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

13th plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Address(es) by:

His Excellency Timothy Harris, Prime Minister, Minister for Sustainable Development, National Security, People Empowerment and Constituency Empowerment, Saint Kitts and Nevis

His Excellency Allen Michael Chastanet, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service, Saint Lucia

His Excellency Keith Rowley, Prime Minister, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

His Excellency Hubert Alexander Minnis, Prime Minister, Commonwealth of the Bahamas

His Excellency Abdalla Adam Hamdok, Prime Minister, Republic of the Sudan

His Excellency Bob Loughman, Prime Minister, Republic of Vanuatu

His Excellency José Ulisses Correia e Silva, Prime Minister and Minister of Reform, Republic of Cabo Verde

His Excellency Christian Ntsay, Prime Minister and Head of Government, Republic of Madagascar

Syrian Arab Republic

Singapore

Senegal

Liechtenstein

Austria

Belarus

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 28 September 2020 Yom Kippur (resolution 69/250)
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

14th plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate - Item 8

Iceland

San Marino

United Arab Emirates

Germany

Belize

Romania

Eritrea

Myanmar

Maldives

Montenegro

Mauritania

Oman

Benin

Nicaragua

Address by His Excellency Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister, State of Israel

Guatemala

Dominica

Tunisia

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020 and 21 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 29 September 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

15th plenary meeting

1. Address by His Excellency Nayib Armando Bukele, President, Republic of El Salvador

2. Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Grenada

Barbados

Cameroon

New Zealand (in person)

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (in person)

Uganda (in person)

Togo (in person)

United Republic of Tanzania (in person)

Pursuant to decision 74/562, statements in the general debate are made in pre-recorded statements, unless otherwise indicated.

In accordance with decision 74/562 and without setting a precedent for mandated high-level meetings planned for future high-level weeks, in addition to the verbatim records, the President of the General Assembly will circulate as a document of the Assembly a compilation of the pre-recorded statements delivered by Heads of State or other dignitaries, submitted to the President no later than the day on which such statements are played in the Assembly Hall. Submissions in this regard should be made to estatements@un.org.

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all officiallanguages, offers the ‘Speaking Now’ feature which enables users to know which Member States/Observer has the floor (is delivering a video statement).  The portal also includes links to other related valuable multimedia assets (audio, photos, etc.): Arabic; Chinese; English; French; Russian; Spanish

3. Strengthening of the United Nations system [item 128 (a)]: draft decision (A/75/L.2

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 September 2020, 21 September 2020 and 25 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 30 September 2020
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
3:00 - 6:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Summit on biodiversity convened by the President of the General Assembly, held pursuant to General Assembly resolution 74/269 and decision 74/562 (A/74/L.75)

10:00 a.m. - Opening segment
10:50 a.m. - Plenary segment
3:00 p.m. - Leaders dialogue 1
4:15 p.m. - Leaders dialogue 2
5:30 p.m. - Closing segment

Live list of speakers

Website

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 15 September 2020 and 22 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 1 October 2020
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, held pursuant to General Assembly resolutions 73/294 and 73/340 and decision 74/562 (A/74/L.75)

9:00 a.m. - Opening segment
10:00 a.m. - Plenary segment
6:30 p.m. - Closing segment

List of speakers (Live)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 26 August 2020, 22 September 2020, 24 September 2020, 29 September 2020 and 30 September 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 2 October 2020
10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

High-level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, held in accordance with General Assembly resolution 74/54 and decision 74/562 (A/74/L.75)

Delegations wishing to inscribe on the list of speakers are requested to do so through the e-deleGATE portal. The time limits for statements will be 3 minutes for individual delegations and 5 minutes for statements made on behalf of a group of States.

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 13 August 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 7 October 2020
10:00 a.m. - VIRTUAL MEETING

Informal consultations on the modalities for the organization of the thirty-first special session of the General Assembly (to be held remotely without physical presence)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 5 October 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 10 October 2020
10:00 a.m. - VIRTUAL MEETING

Informal consultations on the modalities for the organization of the thirty-first special session of the General Assembly (to be held remotely without physical presence)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 5 October 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 13 October 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

16th plenary meeting

1. Tribute to the memory of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait

2. Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the United Nations [item 145]: Report of the Fifth Committee (A/75/382)

3. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items [item 7]: draft decision (A/75/L.3)

4. Election of members of the Human Rights Council [item 119 (c)]

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 1 October 2020, October 2020, and 12 October 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 15 October 2020
10:00 a.m. - VIRTUAL MEETING

Informal consultations on the modalities for the organization of the thirty-first special session of the General Assembly (to be held remotely without physical presence)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 5 October 2020 and 13 October 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 19 October 2020
3:00 p.m. - VIRTUAL MEETING

Informal consultations on the 2020 review of the peacebuilding architecture (to be held remotely without physical presence)

[A joint letter from the President of the General Assembly and the President of the Security Council, dated 13 October 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 21 October 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

17th plenary meeting

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals [item 132]: note by the Secretary-General (A/75/276) - debate

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 21 October 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 26 October 2020
9:00 - 10:15 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

Observance ceremony in commemoration of the United Nations (purusant to General Assembly resolution 73/299)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 19 October 2020 and 23 October 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 26 October 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

3rd resumed plenary meeting: High-level meeting to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations

Strengthening of the United Nations system [item 128 (a)]: High-level meeting to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations, held pursuant to General Assembly resolution 73/299, decision 74/562 (A/74/L.75) and decision 75/505 (A/75/L.2) - continuation and conclusion of the list of speakers

1. BRAZIL (M)
2. IRAN (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF) (M)
3. EL SALVADOR (M)
4. CZECH REPUBLIC (M) |
5. MAURITANIA (M)
6. SLOVAKIA (M)
7. SUDAN (M)
8. ECUADOR (M)
9. SAUDI ARABIA (M)
10. TIMOR-LESTE (M)
11. PANAMA (M)
12. CONGO (M)
13. ESTONIA (M)
14. BURKINA FASO (M)
15. KUWAIT (M)
16. SURINAME (M)
17. RWANDA (M)
18. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO (M)
19. MONTENEGRO (M)
20. MOROCCO (M)
21. PARAGUAY (M)
22. COTE D'IVOIRE (M)
23. MADAGASCAR (M)
24. UNITED KINGDOM (M)
25. JAPAN (M)
26. NICARAGUA (M)
27. BAHRAIN (M)
28. CHAD (M)
29. GUATEMALA (M)
30. UZBEKISTAN (M)
31. ANGOLA (M)
32. YEMEN (M)
33. JAMAICA (M)
34. LITHUANIA (M)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 23 October 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permament observers.]

 

Monday, 26 October 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

3rd resumed plenary meeting: High-level meeting to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations

Strengthening of the United Nations system [item 128 (a)]: High-level meeting to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations, held pursuant to General Assembly resolution 73/299, decision 74/562 (A/74/L.75) and decision 75/505 (A/75/L.2) - continuation and conclusion of the list of speakers


1. ALGERIA (M)
2. CAMEROON (M)
3. LIBYA (M)
4. ARGENTINA (M)
5. MONGOLIA (VM)
6. SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
7. HUNGARY
8. ERITREA
9. NEW ZEALAND
10. MALI
11. TURKMENISTAN
12. ISRAEL
13. IRAQ
14. NAMIBIA
15. BAHAMAS
16. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
17. TOGO
18. ZIMBABWE
19. STATE OF PALESTINE (HS)
20. HOLY SEE (HG)
21. INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION
22. LEAGUE OF ARAB STATES
23. FUND FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
24. ORGANIZATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION
25. COMMONWEALTH
26. INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT
27. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION
28. INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR DEMOCRACY AND ELECTORAL ASSISTANCE
29. INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL POLICE ORGANIZATION
30. CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY
31. UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

The time limit for interventions is 3 minutes.

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 23 October 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permament observers.]

Monday, 2 November 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

18th plenary meeting

Report of the International Criminal Court [item 75]:

(a) Reports of the Secretary-General (A/75/321 and A/75/323)
(b) Note by the Secretary-General (A/75/324 and A/75/324/Corr.1)
(c) Draft resolution (A/75/L.5)

Debate

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 30 October 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 2 November 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

19th plenary meeting

1. Report of the International Criminal Court [item 75]:

(a) Reports of the Secretary-General (A/75/321 and A/75/323)
(b) Note by the Secretary-General (A/75/324 and A/75/324/Corr.1)
(c) Draft resolution (A/75/L.5)

Debate and action on the draft resolution

2. Report of the International Court of Justice [item 74] (A/75/4) and report of the Secretary-General (A/75/313) - debate

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 30 October 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 3 November 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

20th plenary meeting

Report of the International Court of Justice [item 74] (A/75/4) and report of the Secretary-General (A/75/313) - debate

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 30 October 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 5 November 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

21st plenary meeting

1. Report of the Economic and Social Council [item 9] (A/75/3 (Part I)) and (A/75/3 (Part II)) and note by the Secretariat (A/75/575); Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields [item 14] - debate

2. Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit [item 122]: specific meeting focused on development (resolution 60/265)

3. Strengthening of the United Nations system [item 128]:

(a) Draft resolution (A/75/L.8)
(b) Draft amendments (A/75/L.12 and A/75/L.13)

4. Seventy-fifth anniversary of the end of the Second World War [item 137]:

(a) Draft resolution (A/75/L.4)
(b) Draft amendments (A/75/L.6 and A/75/L.10)

Debate and action on the draft resolution

5. Report of the Human Rights Council [item 67] (A/75/53 and A/75/53/Add.1) - debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 30 October 2020 and 3 November 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 5 November 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

22nd plenary meeting

Report of the Human Rights Council [item 67] (A/75/53 and A/75/53/Add.1) - debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 30 October 2020 and 3 November 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 11 November 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

23rd plenary meeting

Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency [item 93]:

(a) Note by the Secretary-General (A/75/303)
(b) Draft resolution (A/75/L.9)

Debate and action on the draft resolution

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 10 November 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 11 November 2020
2:00 p.m. - Virtual meeting

Informal informal consultations on the 2020 review of the peacebuilding architecture (to be held remotely without physical presence)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 9 November 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 11 November 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

24th plenary meeting

Election of members of the International Court of Justice [item 118 (c)]: memorandum by the Secretary-General (A/75/130) and notes by the Secretary-General (A/75/129 and A/75/131)

[A joint letter from the President of the General Assembly and the President of the Security Council, dated 4 November 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 12 November 2020
11:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

24th plenary meeting (resumed)

Election of members of the International Court of Justice [item 118 (c)]: memorandum by the Secretary-General (A/75/130) and notes by the Secretary-General (A/75/129 and A/75/131)

[A joint letter from the President of the General Assembly and the President of the Security Council, dated 4 November 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers. A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 11 November 2020, was circulated to all permanent representatives and permanent observers. A letter from the President of the Security Council, dated 11 November 2020, was circulated to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 12 November 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

25th plenary meeting

Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations [item 125]; Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: draft decision (A/75/L.7/Rev.1) and draft amendment (A/75/L.15) [item 126]

Joint debate on items 125 and 126
A
ction on the draft amendment (A/75/L.15) and the draft decision (A/75/L.7/Rev.1) [item 126]

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 11 November 2020 and 12 November 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 13 November 2020
10:30 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

26th plenary meeting

Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations [item 125]

Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: draft decision (A/75/L.7/Rev.1) and draft amendment (A/75/L.15) [item 126]

Action on the draft amendment (A/75/L.15) and the draft decision (A/75/L.7/Rev.1) [item 126]

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 11 November 2020 and 12 November 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 13 November 2020 Diwali (resolution 69/250)
Monday, 16 November 2020
10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

27th and 28th plenary meetings

Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Security Council [item 127] - debate

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 11 November 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 17 November 2020
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

29th plenary meeting

Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Security Council [item 127] - debate

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 11 November 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 23 November 2020
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

30th plenary meeting

1. Reports of the Fifth Committee:

Appointment of members of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (A/75/579) [item 120 (a)]

Appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions (A/75/580) [item 120 (b)]

Confirmation of the appointment of members of the Investments Committee (A/75/581) [item 120 (c)]

Appointment of members of the International Civil Service Commission (A/75/582) [item 120 (d)]

Appointment of members of the Independent Audit Advisory Committee (A/75/583) [item 120 (e)]

Appointment of members and alternate members of the United Nations Staff Pension Committee (A/75/584) [item 120 (f)]

2. Election of members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination [item 119 (a)]: note by the Secretary-General (A/75/248)

3. Election of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [item 119 (d)]: note by the Secretary-General (A/75/338)

4. Appointment of members of the Committee on Conferences [item 120 (g)]: note by the Secretary-General (A/75/88)

5. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items [item 7]; Operational activities for development [item 25]: draft decision (A/75/L.26)

Action on the draft decision

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 16 November 2020, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

6. Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and other organizations [item 130 (a) to (aa)]: report of the Secretary-General (A/75/345); notes by the Secretary-General (A/75/128 and A/75/153); draft resolutions (A/75/L.16, A/75/L.17, A/75/L.19, A/75/L.20, A/75/L.21, A/75/L.22, A/75/L.23, A/75/L.24, A/75/L.25 and A/75/L.27)

Debate
Action on the draft resolutions

7. Appointment of members of the Joint Inspection Unit [item 120 (h)]: note by the Secretary-General (A/75/603)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 17 November 2020, was sent to all permannet representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 23 November 2020
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Informal meeting of the plenary on business continuity

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 16 November 2020 and 20 November 2020, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 23 November 2020
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

31st plenary meeting

Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and other organizations [item 130 (a) to (aa)]: report of the Secretary-General (A/75/345); notes by the Secretary-General (A/75/128 and A/75/153); draft resolutions (A/75/L.16, A/75/L.17, A/75/L.19, A/75/L.20, A/75/L.21, A/75/L.22, A/75/L.23, A/75/L.24, A/75/L.25 and A/75/L.27)

Explanation of vote after the vote

 

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