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Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization: presentation by the Secretary-General of his annual report (A/72/1) [item 110] - General debate [item 8] The annual General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly is the occasion for world leaders to gather at UN Headquarters to discuss global issues. The theme of the general debate of the 72nd session is “Focusing on People – Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet."

Schedule

Wednesday, 20 September 2017
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4)
04:00 am
10:00 (CET) 76th Session Committee on the Rights of the Child. Consideration of the Democratic People's republic of Korea
08:00 am
High Level Humanitarian Event on South Sudan.
Signing Ceremony for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
08:30 am
SDG Media Zone (18-22 September 2017).
09:00 am
15:00 (CET) 76th Session Committee on the Rights of the Child. Consideration of the Democratic People's republic of Korea (Cont'd)
15:00 (CET) 62nd Session Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Consideration of the Republic of Korea
General Assembly: 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th plenary meetings.
The oceans – a wealth of opportunities.
09:30 am
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants: One Year On.
09:45 am
Security Council Media Stakeout.
10:00 am
Security Council: United Nations peacekeeping operations: Reform of United Nations.
11:00 am
The EU External Investment Plan (EIP).
Financing the Fututure: Education 2030.
Tenth Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (Article XIV).
General Assembly Media Stakeout.
11:30 am
Closing the investment gap on water infrastructure: how governments, utilities, and the private sector can achieve SDG 6.
12:30 pm
High-Level event on Libya.
Press Conference: The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) on the recent nuclear test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and its detection by the monitoring system of the CTBTO.
02:00 pm
"Spotlight Initiative" to eliminate violence against women and girls.
03:00 pm
Conference on Facilitating Entry into Force of the CTBT.
Demographic Dividend Roadmap for Africa: Moving from Commitment to Action.
Completing the Legacy of Nuremberg: Activating the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court over the crime of aggression in 2017.
03:30 pm
Ministerial Meeting on the Implementation of the Mali Peace Agreement.
04:30 pm
Ending Violence and Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans and Intersex (LGBTI) Persons.
05:00 pm
Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali.
05:15 pm
Preventing Terrorist Use of the Internet.
06:00 pm
Press Conference: Mr. Norio Maruyama, Spokesperson of Japanese Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe.
Thursday, 21 September 2017
10:30 am
16:30 (CET) Geneva Peace Talks 2017 - “Building Bridges”
Friday, 22 September 2017
05:00 am
10:00 (CET) 62nd Session Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Consideration of Colombia (Cont'd)

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