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Monday, 20 May 2019 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)




10:00 am

Security Council Chamber

 Security Council meeting


Briefings by Chairs of subsidiary bodies of the Security Council

10:00 am

General Assembly Hall


General Assembly Seventy-third session, 81st plenary meeting


Report of the Peacebuilding Commission

Report of the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund

Joint debate

Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects

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

Election of members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination


10:00 am

Trusteeship Council Chamber


Event entitled "World Bee Day " (on the occasion of the International Day) (A/RES/72/211)


(co-organized by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)


10:00 am

Economic and Social Council Chamber


Economic and Social Council Session 2019, Informal meeting


Inaugural ECOSOC Presidential Lecture by Professor Steven Pinker on “Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress in Creating the Future We Want”


Followed by an interactive dialogue moderated by H.E. Ms. H. Elizabeth Thompson (Barbados)


12:00 pm

Press Briefing Room, S-237

Noon Briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General


12:30 pm

Press Briefing Room, S-237

Press Briefing by the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly

1:00 pm


UN Bookshop,

GA Building,

Visitors Concourse


Meet the Author: Steven Pinker, "Enlightenment Now "

3:00 pm

Security Council Chamber

Security Council meeting


Letter dated 13 April 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2014/264)