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30 July 2021





10:00 am

General Assembly Hall

Preparatory Committee for the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries, Second session (26-30 July 2021)

The outcomes of these inclusive and broad-based reviews will feed into the work of the Intergovernmental Preparatory Committee (PrepCom), whose mandate is to agree on elements of the new Programme of Action for the LDCs that will then be finalised and adopted by the Doha Conference

10:30 am


"Victims' Voices Lead the Way"

A Special Event on the occasion of World Day against Trafficking in Persons organised by UNODC and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Belarus on behalf of the Group of Friends United against Human Trafficking

11:00 am


7th Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms and Light Weapons (26-30 July 2021)

The Biennial Meetings of States have the mandate to consider the national, regional and global implementation of the Programme of Action (PoA) to prevent, combat and eradicate the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects and its International Tracing Instrument (ITI)

12:00 pm


Press Briefing Room

Hybrid Noon Briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

12:30 pm


Press Briefing Room

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