International Migration Review Forum (IMRF)

Pursuant to operative paragraph 25 of the General Assembly resolution 73/326 entitled “Format and organizational aspects of the international migration review forums”

On 8 February 2022, the President of the General Assembly appointed as Co-facilitators

  • H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh and
  • H.E. Mr. Olivier Maes, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg.
Oceans and the Law of the Sea

General Assembly Resolutions 54/33 and 75/239 determined that the meetings of the open-ended informal consultative process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea will be coordinated by two Co-Chairs, to be appointed by the President of the General Assembly in consultation with regional groups.

On 17 January 2022, the President of the General Assembly re-appointed as Co-facilitators

  • H.E. Ms. Isabelle F. Picco, Permanent Representative of the Principality of Monaco, and
  • H.E. Mr. Viliami Va’inga Tōnē, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Tonga.
Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

General Assembly resolution 75/237 entitled “A global call for concrete action for the elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action” 

On 15 September 2021, the President of the General Assembly re-appointed as Co-facilitators

  • H.E. Mr. Francisco António Duarte Lopes, Permanent Representative of Portugal
  • H.E. Ms. Mathu Theda Joyini, Permanent Representative of South Africa
High-Level Meeting on Trafficking in Persons

General Assembly Resolution 75/283: “Modalities, Format and Organization of the HLM of the GA on the appraisal of the UN Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons

On 17 September 2021, the President of the General Assembly re-appointed as Co-facilitators

  • H.E. Mr. José Alfonso Blanco Conde, Permanent Representative of the Dominican Republic,
  • H.E. Mr. Enrique Austria Manalo, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Philippines
Review of the United Nations Development System

General Assembly resolution 72/279 entitled “Repositioning of the United Nations development system in the context of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system” and General Assembly resolution 75/233

On 17 September 2021, the President of the General Assembly re-appointed as Co-facilitators

  • H.E. Mr. Sofiane Mimouni, Permanent Representative of Algeria
  • H.E. Mr. Martin Bille Hermann, Permanent Representative of Denmark
Co-Chairs of the Steering Committee on Accessibility

General Assembly resolution 73/341, in which the General Assembly has advocated for the improvement of accessibility in the United Nations for persons with disabilities.

On 1 October 2021, the President of the General Assembly re-appointed as Co-facilitators

  • H.E. Mr. Walton Alfonso Webson, Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda;
  • H.E. Ms. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Permanent Representative of the United States
    of America
Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: Co-Chairs of the Ad hoc working group on the revitalization of the work of the General Assembly

General Assembly resolution 75/325

On 15 October 2021, the President of the General Assembly appointed as Co-facilitators

  • H.E. Mr. Mitch Fifield, Permanent Representative of Australia;
  • H.E. Ms. Egriselda Aracely González López, Permanent Representative of El Salvador
United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development (Declaration)

Decisions 75/578 and 74/548, and resolution 73/292 mandates a brief, concise, action-oriented and intergovernmental agreed Declaration

On 20 October 2021, the President of the General Assembly re-appointed as Co-facilitators

  • H.E. Mr. Martin Bille Hermann, Permanent Representative of Denmark;
  • H.E. Ms. Keisha McGuire, Permanent Representative of Grenada
Intergovernmental Negotiations (IGN)

General Assembly resolution 75/569 of the Intergovernmental Negotiations (IGN) on the question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Security Council.

On 15 November 2021, the President of the General Assembly appointed as Co-facilitators

  • H.E. Ms. Alya Ahmed Saif al-Thani, Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations.
  • H.E. Mr. Martin Bille Hermann, Permanent Representative of the Denmark to the United Nations.
Political declaration of the HLM on Improving Global Road Safety

General Assembly resolution 75/308 entitled “Scope, modalities, format and organizatino of the high-level meeting on improving global road safety”.

On 9 November 2021, the President of the General Assembly appointed as Co-facilitators

  • H.E. Mr. Désiré Wulfran IPO, Ambassador/Deputy Permanent Representative of Cote D’Ivoire to the United Nations.
  • H.E. Mr. Dmitry Chumakov, Ambassador/Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation.