The Week Ahead at the General Assembly of the United Nations

14-18 May 2018 

(This document is for planning purposes only and is subject to change)

Monday, 14 May

The President of the General Assembly will be in Bangkok, Thailand, to address the 74th session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and meet with Thai officials.

There will be an informal meeting of the General Assembly to hear a briefing on the Secretary-General’s report on progress made in the implementation of the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, by Mr. Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism, at 10  a.m., in the Trusteeship Council Chamber.

There will be an informal briefing by the General Assembly President’s Chef de Cabinet, to update Member States on upcoming events, including the President’s Youth Dialogue and High-Level Event on Financing for the Sustainable Development Goals. It will take place at 1:15 p.m. in Conference Room 7.

The fourth round of the intergovernmental consultations and negotiations on issues related to the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration will be held from 14 to 18 May, in Conference Room 2.


Tuesday, 15 May

The co-facilitators for the sixth review of the Global Counter Terrorism Strategy will hold their first meeting, at 10  a.m. in Conference Room 4.


Wednesday, 16 May

There will be an informal meeting to commemorate the International Day of Living Together in Peace, at 11 a.m. in the General Assembly Hall.


Thursday, 17 May

The President of the General Assembly will be in Bratislava, Slovakia, to participate in the GLOBSEC 2018 Bratislava Forum.