Schedule of General Assembly Plenary and Related Meetings

76th Session

LAST UPDATE: 17 September 2021

The agenda of the 76th session is contained in A/76/251 and the allocation of items for the session is contained in A/76/252. The annotated preliminary list of items to be included in the provisional agenda of the 76th session has been issued as document A/76/100. The annotated draft agenda of the 76th session has been issued as document A/76/100/Add.1.

The programme of work of the plenary for the 76th session is provided below.

Delegations wishing to be inscribed on the list of speakers of plenary meetings of the General Assembly are kindly requested to do so through the e-deleGATE portal available at https://edelegate.un.int/

76th session
Date Topic
Tuesday, 21 September 2021
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

3rd plenary meeting

1. Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization [item 113] (A/76/1)

2. Opening of the general debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Tuesday, 21 September 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

4th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Wednesday, 22 September 2021
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

5th plenary meeting: High-level meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action [item 72 (b)]: High-level meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (resolutions 75/237 and 75/320)

Opening plenary meeting

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 3 September 2021 (opening plenary and round tables) and 10 September 2021 (round tables), were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 22 September 2021
11:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

6th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Wednesday, 22 September 2021
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Conference Rooms 1-2-3

High-level meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (resolutions 75/237 and 75/320)

Round table

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 3 September 2021 (opening plenary and round tables) and 10 September 2021 (round tables), were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 22 September 2021
3:00 to 6:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

7th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Wednesday, 22 September 2021
3:00 to 5:00 p.m. - Conference Rooms 1-2-3

High-level meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (resolutions 75/237 and 75/320)

Round table

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 3 September 2021 (opening plenary and round tables) and 10 September 2021 (round tables), were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 22 September 2021
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

8th plenary meeting: High-level meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action [item 72 (b)]: High-level meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (resolutions 75/237 and 75/320)

Closing plenary meeting

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 3 September 2021 (opening plenary and round tables) and 10 September 2021 (round tables), were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 22 September 2021
7:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

9th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Thursday, 23 September 2021
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

10th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Thursday, 23 September 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

11th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Friday, 24 September 2021
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

12th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Friday, 24 September 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

13th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Saturday, 25 September 2021
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

14th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Saturday, 25 September 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

15th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Monday, 27 September 2021
9:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

16th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Monday, 27 September 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

17th plenary meeting

General debate [item 8]

The provisional list of speakers No. 2 for the general debate (21 to 25 and 27 September 2021) was sent by e-mail directly to the permanent missions on 10 September 2021.  

Delegations are kindly reminded that, in accordance with established practice, each statement in the general debate should be limited to 15 minutes in order to accommodate speakers for each meeting in a timely fashion.

In order to assist the speakers with the timely delivery of their statements, a light mechanism will be installed at the rostrum. Delegations may wish to inform their capitals accordingly. Where pre-recorded statements are used, the 15-minute time limit will include remarks in the General Assembly Hall to introduce the pre-recorded message and the message itself. The list of speakers for each meeting is built on this voluntarily agreed time limit.  

Tuesday, 28 September 2021
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 (resolutions 72/251 and 75/45)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 20 August 2021, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

 

 

PAST MEETINGS (76th session)
Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Immediately following the closing of the seventy-fifth session - 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

4. Organization of work: letter from the Chair of the Committee on Conferences (A/76/316)

[The General Assembly will also take note of the letter from the Secretary-General (A/76/318) concerning Member States in arrears in the payment of financial contributions to the United Nations within the terms of Article 19 of the Charter.]

Wednesday, 15 September 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

1st meeting of the General Committee

Organization of the seventy-sixth regular session of the General Assembly, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: memorandum by the Secretary-General (A/BUR/76/1)

Friday, 17 September 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

2nd plenary meeting

1. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: report of the General Committee [item 7] (A/76/250)

2. Comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action [item 73 (b)]: draft decision (A/76/L.1)

Action on the draft decision

 

 

 

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