Lessons learned from the second cycle 

The General Assembly, in its resolution 74/19, requested the Bureau of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole to consider the lessons learned from the second cycle of the Regular Process, including with regard to the duration of the cycle and its outputs, in line with the modalities set forth in paragraph 282 of resolution 70/235 and on the basis of input received from Member States and other participants in the Ad Hoc Working Group and the Group of Experts, as well as from the secretariat, and has also requested the Bureau to inform the Ad Hoc Working Group of the views received and to circulate that information in advance of the thirteenth meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group.

On 19 February 2020, the Bureau of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole agreed that the lessons learned exercise for the second cycle would consist only of the submission of written input by Member States, observers and other participants in the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole, which would be compiled by the secretariat and submitted for consideration by the Bureau of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole and then by the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole.

Call for input

In a letter dated 14 May 2020 (pdf), the Co-Chairs of the Ad Hoc Working of the Whole on the Regular Process invited Member States, observers and other participants in the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole to provide input in writing on lessons learned from the second cycle of the Regular Process.

Member States, observers and other participants in the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole are invited to submit such written input to the secretariat of the Regular Process in Word format by e-mail (doalos@un.org; temnova@un.org; legesseh@un.org) no later than midnight (New York time) on 26 June 2020.

In preparing their input, Member States, observers and other participants in the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole may wish to take into account a list of relevant documents and questions for consideration (.docx) developed by the secretariat.

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14 May 2020

Lessons learned from the second cycle (14 May to 26 June 2020)

27 April 2020

Review by States of WOA II (27 April to 10 June 2020)