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7 MAY 2021




8:00 am


Security Council: VTC High-level Briefing in connection with Maintenance of international peace and security: Upholding multilateralism and the UN-centered international system (S/2021/416)

9:00 am


UN Group of Experts on Geographical Names, 2nd session (3-7 May 2021)


The second session will address the theme "Geographical Names Supporting Sustainable Development and Management of the Pandemic"

9:00 am


Economic and Social Council: 2021 High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF)


The 2021 DCF will aim to inspire a wave of innovative development cooperation policies and activities to propel progress through COVID-19 recovery and throughout the Decade of Action

10:00 am

General Assembly Hall

General Assembly: Informal dialogue with a candidate for the position of Secretary-General


-       Mr. Antonio Guterres, Portugal


12:00 pm

S-237, Press Briefing Room

Hybrid Noon Briefing by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

Following above

S-237, Press Briefing Room

Hybrid press briefing by the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly