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Joint briefing by the Presidents of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council
31 Jan 2019 -  The joint Presidents briefing will outline efforts to facilitate coherence in the work of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council, pursuant to Assembly resolution 72/313 of 20 September 2018, entitled Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly , in particular paragraphs 29, 30 and 31 related to the need to enhance synergies and coherence and reduce overlap where it is found to exist in the agendas of the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and their subsidiary bodies, as well as the high-level political forum and other related forums in light of the adoption of the 2030 Agend for Sustainable Development. The stracture of the briefing will comprise updates on the following: (i) the alignment process; (ii) the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development; (hi) Youth; (iv) Decent Work; and (v) Financing for Development. Additionally, it will provide an opportunity for Permanent Missions to exchange views and perspectives in relation to the gaps and duplication of work programmes of these two United Nations organs.