Loading Events

« All Events

Fight to end tuberculosis

September 26


26 September 2018

The United Nations General Assembly decided to hold a high-level meeting on 26 September 2018 on the fight against tuberculosis, under the theme “United to end tuberculosis: an urgent global response to a global epidemic”.



10:30 - 11:30 AM | Opening


  • President of the UN General Assembly
  • UN Secretary-General
  • Director-General of the World Health Organization
  • Chair of the Stop TB Partnership
  • Chair of the first World Health Organization Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Tuberculosis in the Sustainable Development Era: A Multisectoral Response
  • High-level champion of the fight against tuberculosis
  • Person affected by tuberculosis
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Plenary

Statements by Member States and Observers of the General Assembly

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Multi-stakeholder Panel I
3:00 - 4:30 PM | Multi-stakeholder Panel II


3:00 - 5:30 PM | Plenary

Statements by Member States and Observers of the General Assembly

5:30 - 6:00 PM | Closing



Member States

Member States are encouraged to participate at the highest possible level. Registration of official delegations will be carried out by the United Nations Protocol and Liaison Service.

The list of speakers of Member States and all observers of the General Assembly will be established in accordance with the rules of procedure and established practices of the Assembly.

UN Representatives

All relevant United Nations system entities, including funds, programmes, specialized agencies, including WHO, regional commissions and relevant envoys of the Secretary-General, as well as the Stop TB Partnership, UNITAID and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria are invited to participate in the high-level meeting.

Civil Society

Accreditation of non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions and the private sector without ECOSOC consultative status is now closed.

Click here to see the list of accredited organizations.


Registration of individual participants for the high-level meeting is now open here. Registration will be closed once capacity is reached.

***Please note that only representatives of organizations with ECOSOC consultative status or organizations with special accreditation to attend the high-level meeting will be able to register to attend.***

Civil Society Hearings

As part of the preparatory process for the high-level meeting, the President of the General Assembly, with the support of the World Health Organization and the Stop TB Partnership, organized and presided over an interactive civil society hearing on 4 June 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York.

The summary of the civil society hearing is available here.

Concept note and preliminary programme of the civil society hearing are available here


September 26
Event Categories: