From The PGA

MESSAGE

 

Message From The President 

 

COVID-19 poses an unprecedented threat to all aspects of our work, as nations and as a global community. Our common efforts to implement the 2030 Development Agenda has been put in even more serious jeopardy in many parts of the world, as the pandemic is disrupting billions of lives with far-reaching effects on the health and livelihoods of people. No country or region is spared. We are ensuring that the General Assembly is able to continue its vital work and perform essential functions under these extraordinary circumstances

 

Op-eds

Op-Ed: Preventing a Pandemic-Induced Food Emergency

Op-Ed: Preventing a Pandemic-Induced Food Emergency

The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating pre-existing inequalities, putting immense strain on tenuous systems; and plunging those in the most precarious contexts deeper into poverty and hunger. DATE: Thursday, 30 April 2020Originally Published by the the Food and...

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Op-Ed:  Negotiating the world

Op-Ed: Negotiating the world

It is difficult not to love Nigeria. The people are warm and charming. They can be critical of one another yet still bask in each other’s success. DATE: Thursday, 18 November 2019Originally Published by The GuardianBy Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the 74th...

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Op-Ed: United Nations of Difference

Op-Ed: United Nations of Difference

The mission of the UN is not to unite nations in sameness, but to make them work together in difference. DATE: Tuesday, 22 October 2019Originally Published by Al JazeeraBy Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General...

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Letters

Handover Report

Letter dated 15 September 2020 sharing the handover report of the seventy-fourth session of the General Assembly

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UN Human Rights Treaty Body System

Letter dated 14 September 2020 sharing the report containing the findings and recommendations of the consultation process facilitated by the co-facilitators for the review of the UN human rights treaty body system

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Programme for the 65th plenary meeting of the seventy-fourth regular session of the General Assembly and Programme for the 1st plenary meeting of the thirty-first special session of the General Assembly

As announced by the President of the General Assembly at the plenary meeting held on Friday, 11 September 2020, the next plenary meeting (65th plenary meeting) of the seventy-fourth session of the General Assembly will be held on Monday, 14 September 2020, at 3:00 p.m., in the General Assembly Hall.
The 1st plenary meeting of the thirty-first special session of the General Assembly will be held immediately following the adjournment of the 65th plenary meeting of the seventy-fourth regular session.
Document transmitting the programme for the two meetings

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