The Week Ahead at the United Nations

(This document is for planning purposes only and is subject to change.)

To find out which events will be webcast see: http://unwebtv.live/schedule

Saturday, 20 July
There are no events scheduled for today.

Sunday, 21 July 
There are no events scheduled for today.
 
Monday, 22 July
The Security Council is expected to have two items on its agenda today: consultations in the morning on the report on the implementation of Resolution 1701, followed in the afternoon by consultations on MINUJUSTH, the UN Peacekeeping mission in Haiti.

In Geneva, at 11 a.m., in Press Room 1, the World Health Organization will launch its Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic-2019. The report analyses progress by countries to implement the most effective tobacco control measures. The latest edition has a specific focus on services to help people quit tobacco use. The speakers will be Dr Vinayak Prasad and Dr Dongbo Fu, both from WHO’s Tobacco Control Unit.

At 3:00 p.m., in Geneva, in Press Room 1, Dan Pruzin of the World Trade Organization will brief the press on the Dispute Settlement Body meeting.

Also in Geneva, the second part of the 71st Session of the International Law Commission continues until 9 August. The 67th session of the Committee against Torture of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights opens today and continues until 9 August. Finally, the 23rd session of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee also opens today and will continue until 26 July.

Tuesday, 23 July 
Today, the Security Council is expected to hold an open debate on the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

At 10 a.m., the ECOSOC Management Segment will take place in the ECOSOC Chamber. This meeting is organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

The guest at the Noon Briefing will be UNAIDS Executive Director a.i., Ms. Gunilla Carlsson. She will brief reporters on the UNAIDS Global AIDS Update and the report on Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS.
 
Wednesday, 24 July
 In the morning, the Security Council is expected to hold briefings, followed by consultations, on the UN Peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and on sanctions in the DR Congo. In the afternoon, the Security Council will hold a briefing, followed by consultations on UNOWAS, the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel.

Thursday, 25 July
This morning, the Security Council is expected to hold consultations on the Middle East (Syria).

At 10 a.m., in the ECOSOC Chamber, the ECOSOC Organizational Session will elect a new Bureau for 2019-2020 (President and Vide-President of ECOSOC). This meeting is organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

At 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., in Conference Room 6, the General Assembly will hold informal consultations on a political declaration for the comprehensive high-level mid-term review of the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action for the decade 2014-2024.

At 6:30 p.m., in conference room 11, there will be a screening of "For Sama", a film produced by Frontline and PBS Distribution and described as "an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war". The event is hosted by the Permanent Missions of Germany and the United Kingdom to the United Nations. 

Friday, 26 July 
In Geneva, the second part of the 71st Session of the International Law Commission continues until 9 August.
The 67th session of the Committee against Torture of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights continues until 9 August. Finally, the 23rd session of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee is scheduled to end today.