Letters

Informal Consultations of the General Assembly on the E-Voting Process (excluding elections)

Letter dated 29 May 2020 from the facilitator of the informal consultations of the General Assembly on the e-voting process (excluding elections), regarding the upcoming informal consultations to discuss the revised (Rev.1) draft of the decision entitled, “Procedure for taking decisions of the General Assembly by a vote (excluding elections) without a plenary meeting during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic”

General Committee Meeting

Letter dated 29 May 2020 regarding the virtual informal meeting of the General Committee on Monday, 1 June 2020

International Day to Protect Education from Attack

Letter dated 28 May 2020 regarding the draft resolution entitled “International Day to Protect Education from Attack” (A/74/L.66), informing that the silence procedure has concluded without objections. Also enclosed the explanation of position received regarding this resolution.

Virtual High-level Meeting on Poverty Eradication

Letter dated 27 May 2020 regarding the virtual High-level Meeting (HLM) on Poverty Eradication under the theme, “Trends, Options and Strategies in Poverty Eradication Across the World”, which will be organised to mark the formal inauguration of the Alliance for Poverty Eradication. It is scheduled to take place on 30 June 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Election of the President of the General Assembly at its Seventy-fifth Session

Letter dated 27 May 2020 regarding the election of the President of the General Assembly at its seventy-fifth session, placing under silence procedure, until 1 June 2020, at 5: 00 p.m., the General Assembly decision to elect His Excellency Mr. Volkan Bozkir of Turkey as President of the General Assembly at its seventy-fifth session.

E-Voting Process (Excluding Elections).

Letter dated 27 May 2020 on the draft decision entitled, “Procedure for taking decisions of the General Assembly by a vote (excluding elections) without a plenary meeting during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic”. The revised draft decision will be discussed at the next virtual informal consultation of the process, which will take place on Thursday, 28 May 2020

E-Voting (Excluding Elections)

Letter dated 22 May 2020 from the facilitator of the informal consultations of the General Assembly on the e-voting process (excluding elections), informing that the virtual informal consultation to discuss the zero draft scheduled for Friday, 29 May 2020, at 3:00 p.m., has been rescheduled to Thursday, 28 May 2020, at 3:00 p.m.

Review of the UN Human Rights Treaty Body System

Letter dated 22 May 2020 from the co-facilitators for the review of the UN human rights treaty body system, inviting Member States and Observers to the inaugural virtual consultation of the process, to be held on Tuesday, 2 June 2020

Meeting with the President of ECOSOC

Letter dated 21 May 2020 sharing the summary of the meeting between the PGA and the President of the Economic and Social Council, Her Excellency Ms. Mona Juul, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations in New
York

International Day to Protect Education from Attack

Letter dated 21 May 2020 regarding the draft resolution entitled “International Day to Protect Education from Attack” (A/74/L.66), which will be under silence procedure until Thursday, 28 May 2020

Agenda Alignment

Letter dated 21 May 2020 from the co-facilitators overseeing the intergovernmental consultations on the alignment of the agendas of the General Assembly and ECOSOC and its subsidiary bodies, conveying a compilation of inputs by delegations

ECOSOC/HLPF Review

Letter dated 21 May 2020 from the co-facilitators for the intergovernmental negotiations for the review process of the Economic and Social Council and the High-Level Political Forum, conveying the inputs received from delegations

E-Voting Process (Excluding Elections – updated information)

Letter dated 20 May 2020 from H.E. Ambassador Courtenay Rattray, Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations, the facilitator of the informal consultations of the General Assembly on the e-voting process (excluding elections).

The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Letter dated 20 May 2020 on the draft decision entitled “The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy” (A/74/L.61), informing that the silence procedure has concluded without objections.

E-Voting Process (Excluding Elections)

Letter dated 20 May 2020 from H.E. Ambassador Courtenay Rattray, Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations, the facilitator of the informal consultations of the General Assembly on the e-voting process (excluding elections).

Outcome Document of the UN75 People’s Forum for the UN We Need

Letter dated 18 May 2020 enclosing the outcome document of the UN75 People’s Forum for the UN We Need, which was co-organized via a virtual platformby a coalition of civil society organizations (UN2020 and Together First) on 14 and 15 May 2020.