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
The United Nations came into existence at a time of great despair, when the penholders of its founding document dared to imagine a better world, one that would be defined by peace and equality. DATE: Tuesday, 7 July 2020Originally Published by UN ChronicleBy Tijjani...
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...
As the second anniversary of this major landmark draws near, it is pertinent to ask whether there is anything worth celebrating in the field of education, and if so, what constitutes the “appropriate manner” to do so. DATE: Wednesday, 22 January 2020Originally...
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...
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...
Letter dated 15 September 2020 sharing the handover report of the seventy-fourth session of the General Assembly
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
Letter dated 14 September 2020 sharing the summary of the High-level Forum on the Culture of Peace held on 10 September 2020
Letter dated 14 September 2020 on the upcoming plenary meeting
Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
Letter dated 14 September 2020 from the co-facilitators overseeing the consultations on the modalities for the organization of the Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
Twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women (summary of the interactive multi-stakeholder hearing)
Letter dated 14 September 2020 sharing the summary of the interactive multi-stakeholder hearing in advance of the high-level meeting of the General Assembly to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women,
that took place, 21 July 2020.
Letter dated 14 September 2020 from the Chair of the Seventy-first Session of the International Law Commission
Letter dated 14 September 2020, regarding the virtual informal meeting of the plenary on the Annual Report of the Security Council (A/74/2), held on 31 August 2020
Letters dated 12 September 2020 on the upcoming plenary meetings on 14 September 2020
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