Schedule of General Assembly Plenary and Related Meetings

76th Session

LAST UPDATE: 26 November 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 documentA/76/100/Add.1.

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

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76th session
Date Topic
Tuesday, 30 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

Informal meeting of the plenary to hear a briefing on the outcomes of the G20 Rome Leaders Summit

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021 and 19 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 30 November 2021
11:30 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

Informal meeting of the plenary to hear a briefing on the preparations for the high-level meeting of the General Assembly to assess progress on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021 and 19 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 30 November 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Informal meeting of the plenary to mark World AIDS Day

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021, 18 November 2021 and 24 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 1 December 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

41st plenary meeting

1. Question of Palestine [item 39]:

(a) Report of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (A/76/35)
(b) Report of the Secretary-General (A/76/299)
(c) Note by the Secretary-General (A/76/309)
(d) Draft resolution (A/76/L.14)

Debate on the item

2. The situation in the Middle East [item 38]:


(a) Rreports of the Secretary-General (A/76/194 and A/76/299)
(b) Draft resolutions (A/76/L.15 and A/76/L.16)

Debate on the item

3. Question of Palestine [item 39]: draft resolution (A/76/L.14)

Action on the draft resolution

4. The situation in the Middle East [item 38]: draft resolutions (A/76/L.15 and A/76/L.16)

Action on the draft resolutions

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 2 December 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

42nd plenary meeting

1. Sport for development and peace: building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal [item 12]: draft resolution (A/76/L.13)

Debate on the item and action on the draft resolution

2. 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 15]: draft resolution (A/76/L.12)

Action on the draft resolution

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 2 December 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Informal meeting of the plenary to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the United Nations Volunteers Programme and the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021, 18 November 2021 and 22 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 3 December 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

Thematic debate on investment in road safety (resolution 75/308)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 6 October 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

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

Multi-stakeholder hearing in preparation for the high-level meeting on improving global road safety (resolution 75/308)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 6 October 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 6 December 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

43rd plenary meeting

1. Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin [item 10]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/321) - debate

2. Culture of peace [item 16]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/357) - debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 6 December 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

44th plenary meeting

Reports of the First Committee

1. Reduction of military budgets: report of the First Committee (A/76/436) [item 92]

2. Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace: report of the First Committee (A/76/437) [item 93]

3. African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty: report of the First Committee (A/76/438) [item 94]

4. Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security: report of the First Committee (A/76/439) [item 95]

5. Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East: report of the First Committee (A/76/440) [item 96]

6. 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/76/441) [item 97]

7. Prevention of an arms race in outer space: report of the First Committee (A/76/442) [item 98]

8. Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament: report of the First Committee (A/76/443) [item 99]

9. General and complete disarmament: report of the First Committee (A/76/444) [item 100]

10. Review and implementation of the Concluding Document of the Twelfth Special Session of the General Assembly: report of the First Committee (A/76/445) [item 101]

11. 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/76/446) [item 102]

12. The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East: report of the First Committee (A/76/447) [item 103]

13. . 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/76/448) [item 104]

14. Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region: report of the First Committee (A/76/449) [item 105]

15. Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: report of the First Committee (A/76/450) [item 106]

16. 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/76/451) [item 107]

17. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the First Committee (A/76/452) [item 122]

18. Programme planning: report of the First Committee (A/76/453) [item 139]

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021 and 22 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 7 December 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

45th plenary meeting

Oceans and the law of the sea [items 78 (a) and (b)]:

(a) Report of the Secretary-General (A/76/311)
(b) Report on the work of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea at its twenty-first meeting (A/76/171)
(c) Report on the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole on the Regular Process (A/76/391)

Debate on the item as a whole

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 9 December 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

46th plenary meeting

Global health and foreign policy [item 129]: note by the Secretary-General (A/76/492) - debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 9 December 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

47th plenary meeting

Reports of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee)

1. University for Peace: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/412) [item 50]

2. Assistance in mine action: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/413) [item 51]

3. Effects of atomic radiation: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/414) [item 52]

4. International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/415) [item 53]

5. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/416) [item 54]

6. Israeli practices and settlement activities affecting the rights of the Palestinian people and other Arabs of the occupied territories: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/417) [item 55]

7. Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/418) [item 56]

8. Comprehensive review of special political missions: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/419) [item 57]

9. Questions relating to information: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/420) [item 58]

10. 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/76/421) [item 59]

11. 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/76/422) [item 60]

12. 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/76/423) [item 61]

13. Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitan ts of Non-Self-Governing Territories: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/424) [item 62]

14. 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/76/425) [item 63]

15. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/427) [item 123]

16. Programme planning: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/76/426) [item 139]

Reports of the Sixth Committee

1. Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/470) [item 79]

2. Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its fifty-fourth session: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/471) [item 80]

3. United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/472) [item 81]

4. Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its seventy-second session: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/473) [item 82]

5. Crimes against humanity: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/474) [item 83]

6. Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/475) [item 84]

7. The rule of law at the national and international levels: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/476) [item 85]

8. The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/477) [item 86]

9. Protection of persons in the event of disasters: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/495) [item 87]

10. Strengthening and promoting the international treaty framework: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/496) [item 88]

11. Measures to eliminate international terrorism: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/478) [item 111]

12. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/489) [item 122]

13. Programme planning: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/490) [item 139]

14. Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/480) [item 167]

15. Observer status for the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/481) [item 168]

16. Observer status for the Eurasian Economic Union in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/482) [item 169]

17. Observer status for the Community of Democracies in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/483) [item 170]

18. Observer status for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Secretariat in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/484) [item 171]

19. Observer status for the Global Environment Facility in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/485) [item 172]

20. Observer status for the International Organization of Employers in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/486) [item 173]

21. Observer status for the International Trade Union Confederation in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/487) [item 174]

22. Observer status for the Boao Forum for Asia in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/488) [item 175]

23. Observer status for the International Solar Alliance in the General Assembly: report of the Sixth Committee (A/76/497) [item 176]

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021 and 22 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

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

48th plenary meeting

Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance [items 75 (a) to (c)]: reports of the Secretary-General (A/76/74, A/76/78, A/76/320, A/76/334 and A/76/376) - debate on the item as a whole

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 13 December 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

49th plenary meeting

Election of members of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law [item 116 (e)]

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 13 January 2022
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

High-level meeting on the theme "Galvanizing momentum for universal vaccination"

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 15 November 2021, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 28 April 2022
10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

High-level meeting of the General Assembly to assess progress on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda (resolution 75/224)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 21 October 2021, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 30 June, and Friday, 1 July 2022
10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Plenary meeting

Improving global road safety [item 13]: high-level meeting of the General Assembly on improving global road safety (resolution 75/308); note by the Secretary-General (A/76/xx)

[A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 9 November 2021, was sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

   

Plenary items scheduled for consideration during the main part of the session on a date to be determined

Report of the Credentials Committee [item 3 (b)]

Election of the Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme [item 116 (b)]: Note by the Secretary-General (A/76/xx)

Election of members of the Organizational Committee of the Peacebuilding Commission [item 116 (c)]

Election of members of the Permanent Forum of People of African Descent [item 116 (g)]

Appointment of members of the Board of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns [item 117 (h)]

Commemoration of the abolition of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade [item 120]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/134)

Plenary items to be scheduled for consideration during the resumed 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 11]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/xx)

2001–2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa [item 14]: note by the Secretary-General (A/76/xx); New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in implementation and international support [items 68 (a) and (b)]: reports of the Secretary-General (A/76/269, A/76/xx and A/76/xx): joint debate

Report of the Security Council [item 31]

Report of the Peacebuilding Commission [item 32] (A/76/xx); Peacebuilding and sustaining peace [item 66]; Report of the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund [items 113] (A/76/xx): joint debate

Support by the United Nations system of the efforts of Governments to promote and consolidate new or restored democracies [item 33]

The role of diamonds in fuelling conflict [item 34]

Prevention of armed conflict [items 35 (a) and (b)]

Protracted conflicts in the GUAM area and their implications for international peace, security and development [item 36]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/xx)

Zone of peace and cooperation of the South Atlantic [item 37]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/xx)

The situation in Afghanistan [item 40]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/328)

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/76/xx)

Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance [item 72]: annual commemorative meeting during the commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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 89]

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia – residual functions [item 90]

General and complete disarmament [item 100]: high-level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day against Nuclear Tests

Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization [item 112] (A/76/1)

Notification by the Secretary-General under Article 12, paragraph 2, of the Charter of the United Nations [item 114]: note by the Secretary-General (A/76/300)

Election of non-permanent members of the Security Council [item 115 (a)]

Election of members of the Economic and Social Council [item 115 (b)]

Approval of the appointment of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights [item 117 (i)]: note by the Secretary-General (A/76/xx)

Commemoration of the abolition of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade [item 120]: commemorative meeting of the General Assembly to mark the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Multilingualism [item 126]: report of the Secretary-General (A/75/798); Notes by the Secretary-General (A/75/960 and A/75/960/Add.1)

Interaction between the United Nations, national parliaments and the Inter‑Parliamentary Union [item 128]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/xx) and note by the President of the General Assembly (A/76/xx)

Investigation into the conditions and circumstances resulting in the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld and of the members of the party accompanying him [item 131]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/xx)

Sexual exploitation and abuse: implementing a zero-tolerance policy [item 132]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/xx)

International cooperation on access to justice for survivors of sexual violence [item 133]

The responsibility to protect and the prevention of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity [item 134]: report of the Secretary-General (A/76/xx)

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

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 112] (A/76/1)

2. Opening of the general debate [item 8]

3. Addresses by:

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

His Excellency Joseph Biden, President, United States of America

His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President, Republic of Maldives

His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez, President, Republic of Colombia

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

Her Excellency Zuzana Čaputová, President, Slovak Republic (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President, Portuguese Republic

His Excellency Sadyr Zhaparov, President, Kyrgyz Republic (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Gitanas Nausėda, President, Republic of Lithuania

His Excellency Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President, Republic of Uzbekistan (pre-recorded)

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

His Excellency Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, President, Islamic Republic of Iran (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Sebastián Piñera Echenique, President, Republic of Chile (pre-recorded)

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

His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President, Republic of Turkey

His Excellency Guy Parmelin, President, Swiss Confederation

His Excellency Xi Jinping, President, People’s Republic of China (pre-recorded)

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.  

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all official languages, 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.): ArabicChineseEnglish; French; RussianSpanish

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

4th plenary meeting

Addresses by:

His Excellency Zoran Milanović, President, Republic of Croatia

His Excellency Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President, Arab Republic of Egypt (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Pedro Castillo Terrones, President, Republic of Peru

His Excellency Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President, Turkmenistan (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Sauli Niinistö, President, Republic of Finland

His Excellency Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President, Republic of the Philippines (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Alberto Fernández, President, Argentine Republic (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Klaus Werner Iohannis, President, Romania

His Excellency Surangel Whipps, President, Republic of Palau

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

His Excellency Andrzej Duda, President, Republic of Poland

His Excellency Guillermo Lasso Mendoza, Constitutional President, Republic of Ecuador

His Excellency Egils Levits, President, Republic of Latvia

His Excellency Rumen Radev, President, Republic of Bulgaria (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Hakainde Hichilema, President, Republic of Zambia

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

His Excellency Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo, President, Federal Republic of Somalia (pre-recorded)

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.  

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all official languages, 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.): 
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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

Action on draft resolution (A/76/L.2)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 3 September 2021 (opening plenary and round tables), 10 September 2021 (round tables), 17 September 2021 (concept note) and 21 September 2021 (final programme and concept note), were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

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

6th plenary meeting

Addresses by:

His Excellency Željko Komšić, Chairman of the Presidency, Bosnia and Herzegovina

His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein, King, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Andry Nirina Rajoelina, President, Republic of Madagascar

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

His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President, Head of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister for Defence, Minister for Technology, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

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 (pre-reccorded)

His Excellency Alejandro Giammattei Falla, President, Republic of Guatemala

His Excellency David Kabua, President, Republic of the Marshall Islands (pre-recorded)

Her Excellency Maia Sandu, President, Republic of Moldova

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

Her Excellency Kersti Kaljulaid, President, Republic of Estonia

His Excellency Chandrikapersad Santokhi, President, Republic of Suriname

His Excellency Julius Maada Bio, President, Republic of Sierra Leone

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.  

The LIVE online coverage of the General Debate website, available in all official languages, 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.): 
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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 1

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 3 September 2021 (opening plenary and round tables), 10 September 2021 (round tables), 17 September 2021 (concept note) and 21 September 2021 (final programme and concept note), were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

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 2

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 3 September 2021 (opening plenary and round tables), 10 September 2021 (round tables), 17 September 2021 (concept note) and 21 September 2021 (final programme and concept note), 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

Pursuant to resolution 75/320, the general debate will be held from 15:00 to 18:00 (7th plenary meeting) and from 19:00 to 21:00 (9th plenary meeting) in order to accommodate the closing plenary meeting of the high-level meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action from 18:00 to 19:00 (8th plenary meeting). Some of the speakers listed for the 7th plenary meeting will therefore be heard at the 9th plenary meeting.

Addresses by:

His Excellency Nicolás Maduro Moros, President, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Ukhnaa Khurelsukh, President, Mongolia

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

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

His Excellency Joko Widodo, President, Republic of Indonesia (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President, Ukraine

His Excellency Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, President and Minister for Defense, Republic of Malawi (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Jorge Carlos De Almeida Fonseca, President, Republic of Cabo Verde

His Excellency Nguyen Xuan Phuc, State President, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

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.  

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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), 10 September 2021 (round tables), 17 September 2021 (concept note) and 21 September 2021 (final programme and concept note), were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

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

9th plenary meeting

Addresses by:

His Excellency Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President, Togolese Republic (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona, President, Dominican Republic

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

His Excellency Ismaël Omar Guelleh, President and Head of Government, Republic of Djibouti (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President, Republic of Kazakhstan (pre-recorded)

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by:

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

Her Excellency Erna Solberg, Prime Minister, Norway (pre-recorded)

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

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.  

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

10th plenary meeting

 Addresses by:

His Excellency Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, President, Republic of South Africa (pre-recorded)

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

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

His Excellency Miguel Díaz Canel Bermúdez, President, Republic of Cuba (pre-recorded)

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

His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, President of Faso, President of the Council of Ministers, Burkina Faso (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, President, Republic of Panama

His Excellency Milo Đukanović, President, Montenegro

His Excellency Hage Geingob, President, Republic of Namibia

His Excellency Stevo Pendarovski, President, Republic of North Macedonia

His Excellency Lionel Rouwen Aingimea, President, Republic of Nauru (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, President, Republic of Zimbabwe (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno, Chairman of the Transitional Military Council, President and Head of State, Republic of Chad (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Azali Assoumani, President, Union of the Comoros

His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President, Gabonese Republic (pre-recorded)

Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan, President, United Republic of Tanzania

His Excellency George Manneh Weah, President, Republic of Liberia (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Barham Salih, President, Republic of Iraq

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.  

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

11th plenary meeting

Addresses by:

His Excellency David Panuelo, President and Head of Government, Federated States of Micronesia (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Evariste Ndayishimiye, President, Republic of Burundi

His Excellency Luis Alberto Arce Catacora, Constitutional President, Plurinational State of Bolivia

His Excellency Nayib Armando Bukele, President, Republic of El Salvador (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President, Republic of Tajikistan (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President, Republic of Uganda (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Ilham Heydar oglu Aliyev, President, Republic of Azerbaijan (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Mohamed Younis Menfi, President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Unity, State of Libya

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President and Head of State, Republic of Equatorial Guinea (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Taneti Maamau, President, Head of Government and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Republic of Kiribati (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Wavel Ramkalawan, President, Republic of Seychelles (pre-recorded)

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by:

His Excellency Moeketsi Majoro, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Lesotho

His Excellency Mario Draghi, President of the Council of Ministers, Republic of Italy (pre-recorded)

Czech Republic

Austria

Mexico

Hungary

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.  

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

12th plenary meeting

Addresses by:

His Excellency Nicos Anastasiades, President, Republic of Cyprus

His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria

His Excellency Michel Aoun, President, Lebanese Republic (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Macky Sall, President, Republic of Senegal

His Excellency Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President, Federal Republic of Germany

His Excellency Borut Pahor, President, Republic of Slovenia

His Excellency Mario Abdo Benitez, President, Republic of Paraguay (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Mahmoud Abbas, President, State of Palestine (pre-recorded)

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by:

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

Her Excellency Isatou Touray, Vice-President, Republic of The Gambia

Her Excellency Mariam Chabi Talata, Vice-President, Republic of Benin (pre-recorded)

Her Excellency Rebecca Nyandeng De Mabior, Vice-President, Republic of South Sudan

His Excellency Nikol Pashinyan, Prime Minister, Republic of Armenia (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister, Minister for Defense, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity, Republic of Mauritius (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister, Sweden (pre-recorded)

Her Excellency Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister, Minister for National Security and the Civil Service, and Minister for Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment, Barbados

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

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

His Excellency Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister, Hellenic Republic

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.  

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

13th plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by:

His Excellency Suga Yoshihide, Prime Minister, Japan (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Robert Abela, Prime Minister, Republic of Malta (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Micheál Martin, Taoiseach, Ireland

His Excellency Edi Rama, Prime Minister, Republic of Albania

Her Excellency Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister and Minister for National Security and Intelligence, Child Poverty Reduction, and Ministerial Services, New Zealand (pre-recorded)

His Excellency James Marape, Prime Minister and Minister for Bougainville Affairs, Independent State of Papua New Guinea

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 Imran Khan, Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister, Georgia

His Excellency Scott Morrison, Prime Minister, Commonwealth of Australia (pre-recorded)

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

Her Excellency Ana Brnabić, Prime Minister, Republic of Serbia

Her Excellency Mette Frederiksen, Prime Minister, Denmark (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Andrew Holness, Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Economic Growth and Job Creation, Jamaica (pre-recorded)

His Excellency John Briceño, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Investment, Belize

His Excellency Alexander de Croo, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Belgium

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.  

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

14th plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by:

His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, Republic of India

His Excellency Philip Joseph Pierre, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Youth Economy, Saint Lucia (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Philip Joseph Pierre, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Youth Economy, Saint Lucia (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Xavier Espot Zamora, Head of Government, Principality of Andorra (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Cleopas Sipho Dlamini, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Eswatini (pre-recorded)

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

His Excellency Ariel Henry, Prime Minister and Minister for Social Affairs and Labor, Republic of Haiti (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Prime Minister, Malaysia (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Phankham Viphavanh, Prime Minister, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Abdalla Adam Hamdok, Prime Minister, Republic of the Sudan (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Cambodia (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister and Minister for iTaukei Affairs, Sugar Industry, and Foreign Affairs, Republic of Fiji (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bhutan (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Bob Loughman, Prime Minister, Republic of Vanuatu (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Philip Edward Davis, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Commonwealth of the Bahamas

His Excellency Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa, Prime Minister and Minister for Public Enterprises, Kingdom of Tonga (pre-recorded)

Russian Federation

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.  

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

15th plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by:

Her Excellency Fiame Naomi Mataafa, Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Independent State of Samoa (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Kausea Natano, Prime Minister, Tuvalu (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Gaston Alphonso Browne, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Corporate Governance, Antigua and Barbuda (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Manasseh Sogavare, Prime Minister, Solomon Islands (pre-recorded)

His Excellency Choguel Kokalla Maïga, Prime Minister and Head of Government, Republic of Mali

His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State, Holy See (pre-recorded)

Ethiopia

Liechtenstein

Singapore

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.  

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

16th plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Addresses by:

His Excellency Naftali Bennett, Prime Minister, Minister for Community Affairs and Minister for National Digital Affairs, State of Israel

Belarus

Yemen

United Arab Emirates

Syrian Arab Republic

Iceland (pre-recorded)

Algeria

Grenada

Eritrea (pre-recorded)

Bahrain

San Marino (pre-recorded)

Oman (pre-recorded)

Sao Tome and Principe

Côte d’Ivoire

Brunei Darussalam (pre-recorded)

Mauritania

Niger

France (pre-recorded)

Cameroon

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.  

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

17th plenary meeting

Continuation of the general debate [item 8]

Congo

Dominica (pre-recorded)

Morocco (pre-recorded)

Mozambique

Trinidad and Tobago (pre-recorded)

Tunisia

Nepal

Nicaragua

Canada

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Guinea

Timor-Leste

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.  

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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)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 20 August 2021 and 27 September 2021 (final list of speakers), were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 11 October 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

18th 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 15]: note by the Secretary-General (A/76/275); Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit [item 119]; Strengthening of the United Nations system [item 124]: note by the Secretariat (A/76/327); United Nations reform: measures and proposals [item 125]: joint debate

2. Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the United Nations [item 142]: report of the Fifth Committee (A/76/383)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 29 September 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 14 October 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

19th plenary meeting

1. Election of members of the Human Rights Council [item 116 (d)] (PGA letter dated 8 October 2021)

2. Tribute to the memory of His Excellency Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the twenty-ninth session of the General Assembly (PGA letter dated 29 September 2021)

3. Organization of work [item 7]: letters from the Chair of the Committee on Conferences (A/76/316/Add.1 and A/76/316/Add.2)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 29 September 2021, 8 October 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 14 October 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Informal consultations on the functioning of the reinvigorated Resident Coordinator system, including its structure, performance and funding arrangement

[Letters the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 8 October 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 20 October 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

20th plenary meeting

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals [item 130]: note by the Secretary-General (A/76/248) - debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 25 October 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

21st plenary meeting

Space as a driver of sustainable development [item 30]: draft resolution (A/76/L.3)

Debate on the item and action on the draft resolution

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 25 October 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

Informal meeting of the plenary on the report of the Secretary-General entitled "Our Common Agenda" (A/75/982)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 8 October 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 26 October 2021
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

High-level thematic debate on 'Delivering climate action: for people, planet and prosperity"

10:00 a.m. Opening segment

10:45 a.m. Fireside chat: Taking stock of the road to COP26

11:15 a.m. Multi-stakeholder spotlight: Keeping 1.5 alive

11:30 a.m. Panel: Bridging the gap to the 1.5 degrees target

1:10 p.m. Multi-stakeholder spotlight: From vulnerability to resilience

1:30 p.m. Plenary segment (list of speakers)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 5 October 2021, 11 October 2021, 21 October 2021 and 25 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 26 October 2021
3:30 to 9:30 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

High-level thematic debate on 'Delivering climate action: for people, planet and prosperity"

3:30 p.m. Multi-stakeholder spotlight: Private sector

3:45 p.m. Plenary segment (continued) (list of speakers)

6:45 p.m. Multi-stakeholder spotlight: Mobilizing whole-of-society responses

7:00 p.m. Plenary segment (continued) (list of speakers)

9:25 p.m. Closing segment

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 5 October 2021, 11 October 2021, 21 October 2021 and 25 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 27 October 2021
3:00p.m. - virtual
Intergovernmental consultations on the political declaration on the implementation of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons (to be held remotely without physical presence)
Thursday, 28 October 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

22nd plenary meeting

Report of the International Court of Justice [item 76] (A/76/4); Report of the Secretary-General (A/76/196) and Note by the Secretariat (A/76/431) - debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 28 October 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

23rd plenary meeting

1. Report of the International Court of Justice [item 76] (A/76/4); Report of the Secretary-General (A/76/196) and Note by the Secretariat (A/76/431) - continuation of the debate

2. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items [item 7]; Operational activities for development of the United Nations system [item 25 (a)]: draft resolution (A/76/L.4) (item 7 to reallocate sub-item (a) of agenda item 25) 

Action on the draft resolution

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021 and 22 October 2022, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 29 October 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

24th plenary meeting

Report of the Human Rights Council [item 69] (A/76/53 and A/76/53/Add.1 (to be issued in due course))

Debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021 and 26 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 29 October 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

25th plenary meeting

1. Report of the Human Rights Council [item 69] (A/76/53 and A/76/53/Add.1 (to be issued in due course))

Continuation of the debate

2. Crime prevention and criminal justice [item 108]: draft decision (A/76/L.5)

Action on the draft decision

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021 and 26 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 29 October 2021
Immediately following the adjournment of the 25th plenary meeting

Informal meeting of the plenary on the report of the Secretary-General entitled "Our Common Agenda" (A/75/982)

Continuation of the list of speakers

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 2 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

26th plenary meeting

1. Report of the Economic and Social Council [item 9] (A/76/3); note by the Secretary-General (A/76/277); 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 15] - joint debate

2. Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit [item 119]: specific meeting focused on development (resolution 60/265)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 2 November 2021
Immediately following the adjournment of the 26th plenary meeting

Informal meeting of the plenary on the report of the Secretary-General entitled "Our Common Agenda" (A/75/982)

Continuation of the list of speakers

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 5 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

27th plenary meeting

Election of a member of the International Court of Justice [item 115 (c)]:

(a) Memorandum by the Secretary-General (A/76/337)
(b) Notes by the Secretary-General (A/76/338 and A/76/339)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021 and 29 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 8 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

28th plenary meeting

Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations [item 121]; Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [item 122]: joint debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 10 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall
[Rescheduled from Monday, 1 November 2021]

29th plenary meeting

Report of the International Criminal Court [item 77]:

(a) Reports of the Secretary-General (A/76/291 and A/76/292)
(b) Note by the Secretary-General (A/76/293)
(c) Draft resolution (A/76/L.7)

Debate on the item

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 11 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

30th plenary meeting

1. Election of members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination [item 116 (a)]: note by the Secretary-General (A/76/364)

2. Appointment of members of the Committee on Conferences [item 117 (f)]: note by the Secretary-General (A/76/106)

3. Appointment of members of the Joint Inspection Unit [item 117 (g)]: note by the Secretary-General (A/76/365)

4. Crime prevention and criminal justice [item 108]: draft decision (A/76/L.9)

Action on the draft decision

5. Report of the International Criminal Court [item 77]:

(a) Reports of the Secretary-General (A/76/291 and A/76/292)
(b) Note by the Secretary-General (A/76/293)
(c) Draft resolution (A/76/L.7)

Continuation of the debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Thursday, 11 November 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

31st plenary meeting

Report of the International Criminal Court [item 77]:

(a) Reports of the Secretary-General (A/76/291 and A/76/292)
(b) Note by the Secretary-General (A/76/293)
(c) Draft resolution (A/76/L.7)

Continuation of the debate and action on the draft resolution

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Friday, 12 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

32nd plenary meeting

Election of the members of the International Law Commission [item 116 (f)]: notes by the Secretary-General (A/76/62, A/76/82, A/76/82/Add.1, A/76/399 and A/76/399/Add.1)

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 15 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

33rd 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 123] - debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 15 November 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

34th plenary meeting

Strengthening of the United Nations system [item 124]: draft resolution (A/76/L.8/Rev.1)

Action on the draft resolution

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021 and 11 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 16 November 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

35th plenary meeting

1. Reports of the Fifth Committee:

Appointment of members of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (A/76/516) [item 117 (a)]

Appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions (A/76/517) [item 117 (b)]

Confirmation of the appointment of members of the Investments Committee (A/76/518) [item 117 (c)]

Appointment of a member of the Board of Auditors (A/76/519) [item 117 (d)]

Appointment of members of the International Civil Service Commission (A/76/520) [item 117 (e)]

2. Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Security Council [item 123] - continuation of the debate

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 17 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

36th plenary meeting

Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency [item 91]:

(a) Note by the Secretary-General (A/76/232);

(b) Draft resolution (A/76/L.10)

Debate on the item and action on the draft resolution

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 22 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

37th plenary meeting

Crime prevention and criminal justice [item 108]: High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the appraisal of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons (resolution 75/283)

Opening segment

Action the draft resolution (A/76/L.11)

Statements

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021, 26 October 2021, 29 October 2021, 9 November 2021 and 16 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Monday, 22 November 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the appraisal of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons (resolution 75/283)

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Interactive panel discussion 1 on the theme "The Global Plan of Action and enduring trafficking issues and gaps including, inter alia, the trafficking of women and children, particularly girls, for the purpose of sexual exploitation"


4:30 - 6:00 p.m Interactive panel discussion 2 on the theme "The Global Plan of Action and emerging issues, such as trafficking in persons in the context of COVID-19, and the misuse of information and communication technologies to facilitate trafficking, including trafficking of children for the purpose of sexual exploitation on the Internet"

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021, 26 October 2021, 29 October 2021, 1 November 2021 and 16 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 23 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

38th plenary meeting

Crime prevention and criminal justice [item 108]: High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the appraisal of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons (resolution 75/283)

Statements

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021, 26 October 2021, 29 October 2021 and 16 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Tuesday, 23 November 2021
3:00 p.m. - General Assembly Hall

39th plenary meeting

Crime prevention and criminal justice [item 108]: High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the appraisal of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons (resolution 75/283)

Statements

Closing segment

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021, 11 October 2021, 26 October 2021, 29 October 2021 and 16 November 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

Wednesday, 24 November 2021
10:00 a.m. - General Assembly Hall

40th plenary meeting

1. Report of the Economic and Social Council [item 9]: draft resolution (A/76/L.6/Rev.1)

Action on the draft resolution

2. Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency [item 91]

(a) Note by the Secretary-General (A/76/232);

(b) Draft resolution (A/76/L.10)

Continuation of the debate and action on the draft resolution

3. Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Security Council [item 123]

Continuation of the debate on the item

[Letters from the President of the General Assembly, dated 27 September 2021 and 11 October 2021, were sent to all permanent representatives and permanent observers.]

 

 

 

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