The Week Ahead at the United Nations

This document is for planning purposes only and is subject to change
 
Saturday, 24 June
 
There are no events scheduled today.
 
Sunday, 25 June

Today is the Day of the Seafarer.
 
Monday, 26 June
 
Today is an official UN Holiday (Eid Al-Fitr).
 
Today is the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
 
Today is the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
 
Tuesday, 27 June
 
Today is Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day.
 
The Secretary-General will travel to Washington D.C. today, where he will meet with key officials from both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
 
In New York in the morning, the Security Council is expected to adopt resolutions on the African Union - UN Assistance Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and on the Libya sanctions. The Council will also be briefed on the Middle East and hold consultations on the Middle East (Syria).
 
At 10:00 A.M. in Conference Room 4, there will be a joint open briefing of three Security Council Committees (the Counter-Terrorism Committee; the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee; and the Libya Sanctions Committee) on “Challenges in countering terrorism in Libya” it is open also to UN-accredited media. More info: http://bit.ly/2t2SjQ5
 
Also at 10:00 A.M. in Conference Room 8, there will be a panel discussion entitled “Small Business, Big Impact” on the occasion of the International Day for Micro -, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. The event is co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Argentina, the International Trade Centre, the International Council for Small Business, the United Nations Global
Compact, and the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).
 
In the afternoon, the Security Council will be briefed on the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) and hold consultations on UNMIL and the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA).
 
At 1:15 P.M. in Conference Room 7, there will be an informal briefing on the work of the International Law Commission (for Sixth Committee delegates) co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Argentina, Italy, Peru and Singapore.
 
At 3:00 P.M. in Conference Room 4, there will be a joint open briefing of two Security Council Committees (the Counter-Terrorism Committee, together with the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee) on “Challenges in countering terrorism in West Africa” it is alsoopen to UN-accredited media. More info: http://bit.ly/2sJk1ir
 
Also at 3:00 P.M. in Conference Room 7, there will be an event entitled “Presentation of the Annual Report of the United Nations Post-Conflict Multi-Partner Trust Fund in Colombia” organized by the Permanent Mission of Colombia, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Canada and the United Nations Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office.
 
In Geneva, at 11 A.M. in Room III, the Office of the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus will hold a press conference. The speakers will be Mr. Espen Barth Eide, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus.
 
Wednesday, 28 June
 
In the morning, the Security Council will have an open debate on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
 
At 9:30 A.M. in the ECOSOC Chamber, the High-Level SDG Action Event on Education will take place.
 
At 10:00 A.M. in Conference Room 4, there will be a joint meeting at the ambassadorial level on “The situation in the Sahel” co-chaired by the President of the Council, His Excellency Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava (Zimbabwe), and the Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission, His Excellency Cho Tae-yul (Republic of Korea).
 
At 1:15 P.M. in Conference Room D, there will be a technical briefing on “The current food crisis panorama and protecting agricultural livelihoods as part of humanitarian responses” co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Brazil and Sweden, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the World Food Programme (WFP).
 
In Crans-Montana, Switzerland, the Cyprus Conference will open today.
 
Thursday, 29 June
 
Today is the International Day of the Tropics.
 
In the morning, the Security Council is expected to adopt resolutions on the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). The Council will also be briefed on the Middle East and hold consultations on the Middle East (Syria).
 
In the afternoon, the Security Council will be briefed on the topic of non-proliferation.
 
Friday, 30 June
 
Today is International Asteroid Day.

In the morning, the Security Council will be briefed on the Security Council mission. It will also be briefed on and hold consultations on Colombia.