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24 September 2021

  Due to COVID mitigation measures, access to UNHQ and rooms/booths is restricted. 

Many meetings are taking place remotelyPlease check the UN Web TV schedule and UNTV pool operation.




8:20 am


Supporting a future for girls' education in Afghanistan


- Amina Mohammed - UN Deputy Secretary-General
- Henrietta Fore - Executive Director, UNICEF
- Malala Yousafzai - Co-founder, Malala Fund, and UN Messenger of Peace
- Shaharzad Akbar - Chairperson, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission
- Nayla Fahed - Co-founder and CEO, Lebanese Alternative Learning
- Fawzia Koofi - First Woman Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Afghanistan TBC
- Zarqa Yaftali - Executive Director, Women and Children Legal Research Foundation

9:00 am


2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit


The Secretary-General will convene a Food Systems Summit that will serve as a historic opportunity to empower all people to leverage the power of food systems to drive our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and get us back on track to achieve all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030

9:00 am

General Assembly Hall

General Assembly: General debate

9:30 am


High-level Dialogue on Energy


The High-level Dialogue on Energy aims to tackle the twin crises of climate change and energy poverty - to accelerate action towards clean, affordable energy for all that will reduce emissions and provide energy to the 759 million people who presently lack access to electricity and the 2.6 billion who cook with unhealthy fuels

12:00 pm


Press Briefing Room

Hybrid Noon Briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General