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General Assembly: 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th plenary meetings
- General debate [item 8] (continued) 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."
Open Live Schedule
Friday, 22 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 Vanuatu OPAC/OPSC
10:00 (CET) 62nd Session Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Consideration of Moldova (Cont'd)
08:00 am
The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen.
Protection of Religious Minorities in Conflict.
Torture during Interrogations - Illegal, Immoral, and Ineffective.
08:15 am
14:15 (CET) UN Experts Workshop on Witchcraft and Human Rights
09:00 am
General Assembly: 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th plenary meetings.
09:30 am
SDG Media Zone (18-22 September 2017).
10:00 am
Promoting Migrant Health - Striving for peace and decent life for all.
Opening ceremony of the 41st Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77.
High-level Presentation of the "Investment Support Programme for the LDCs.
11:30 am
Press Conference: The signing of the Host Country Agreement for the establishment of the Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
12:00 pm
Women's Economic Empowerment in ASEAN.
Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
01:00 pm
Regional perspectives on the global compact on migration.
Press Conference: Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Sergey V. Lavrov.
01:15 pm
Childhood Obesity – A Development Time-bomb: Learning from SIDS to accelerate multi-sectoral action in support of the 2025 NCDs targets and the SDGs.
03:00 pm
Sustaining Peace Through the Strengthening of Human Rights in International Law.
Panel discussion on “Preventing and Ending Mass Atrocities: Tools for More Effective United Nations Security Council Action”. Co-organized by the Permanent Missions of France, Liechtenstein and Mexico.
03:15 pm
Press Conference: The Commissioner General for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl.
05:15 pm
Press Conference: High-Level Side Event “Sustaining Peace Through the Strengthening of Human Rights in International Law”.
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