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17 set - The Week Aheadat the United Nations is available online: http://bit.ly/2iQpxx7

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

Saturday, 15 September

Today is the International Day of Democracy.

 

Sunday, 16 September

Today is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.

 

Monday, 17 September  

Today is the last day of the 72nd session of the General Assembly. In the morning, the plenary will take action on a draft resolution entitled “Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly”.

In the morning, the Security Council will be briefed on non-proliferation/DPRK

At 9:30 a.m., in Conference Room 11, there will be a briefing on the 2018 Global Infrastructure Forum (Contac: Mathieu Verougstraete,  Questo indirizzo e-mail è protetto dallo spam bot. Abilita Javascript per vederlo. ).

In the afternoon, the Security Council will have a debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

At 3:00 p.m., President Lajčák will deliver concluding remarks for the General Assembly 72nd session. The President elect of the 73rd session, Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, will then take her oath of office. The Secretary-General is also expected to be present. Ms. Espinosa Garcés, will then address reporters at the General Assembly Stakeout (at the East Foyer area on the 2nd floor).

In Geneva, at 12:00 p.m. in the stakeout area near Room XX, the Members of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi will meet the press, at the end of the interactive dialogue on Burundi and presentation of their report to the Human Rights Council. The speakers will be: Doudou Diène, President of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi, Françoise Hampson, Member of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi and Lucy Asuagbor, Member of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi.

Tuesday, 18 September

In the morning, the Security Council will be briefed on the Middle East.

At 11:00 a.m. in the Press Briefing Room (S-0237) there will be a Presentation of 2018 Global Tuberculosis Report by the World Health Organization (WHO). The speakers will be: Dr. Tereza  Kasaeva, Director, Global TB Programme, WHO, H.E. Mr. Koro Bessho, Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations, Dr Irene Koek, Deputy Administrator for Global Health, US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Ambassador Eric Goosby, UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis.

 

In the afternoon, the Security Council will be briefed on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

At 12:30 p.m. in the Press Briefing Room (S-0237), Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact will share highlights of the 2018 UN Global Compact Progress Report and the upcoming UN Global Compact Leaders Summit. She will also announce the 2018 SDG Pioneers — business leaders from around the world who are championing the Sustainable Development Goals and inspiring others to join the movement.

At 3:00 p.m., in the General Assembly Hall, the opening of the 73rd session of the General Assembly will take place.

In Geneva, at 9:30 a.m. in Press Room 1, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) will have a briefing on its recent initiatives to fight sexual exploitation and abuse, and sexual harassment. The speakers will be: Kelly T. Clements, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, Diane Goodman, UNHCR’s Senior Coordinator on sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment and Caroline Harper, UNHCR’s Senior Advisor on Inclusion, Diversity and Gender Equity.

At 12.00 p.m. Room III, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) will hold a press conference on the publication of the Full Report of the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar and Presentation to the Human Rights Council. The speakers will be Mr. Marzuki Darusman, Chairperson, Independent International Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar, Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, Member of the Independent International Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar and Mr. Christopher Sidoti, Member of the Independent International Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar.

Wednesday, 19 September

In Geneva, at 9:30 a.m. in Press Room 1, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will give an update on the situation of refugee and migrant children on the Greek Islands, Greece. The speaker will be: Lucio Melandri, UNICEF Country Coordinator in Greece who just returned from a mission to Lesbos and Samos Islands.

At 11:00 a.m. in Room III, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will launch Pat-INFORMED, a new partnership between WIPO and the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) to promote the accessibility of patent information for health agencies tasked with procurement of medicines. The speakers will be

Francis Gurry, WIPO Director General and Thomas Cueni, IFPMA Director General.

 

As guests at the noon briefing, Santiago Villalpando, Chief of the Treaty Section in the Office of Legal Affairs, and Adama Dieng, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, will brief on the upcoming Treaty Event and the appeal for universal ratification of the Genocide Convention.

Thursday, 20 September

In the morning, the Security Council will be briefed onthe United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

At 10 a.m., in S-237, there will be a press briefing by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on the Launch of the new 2018 Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI). Speakers will be: Mr. Achim Steiner, Administrator, UNDP; Mr. Selim Jahan, Director, Human Development Report Office, UNDP; and Ms. Sabina Alkire, Director, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative.

In the afternoon, the Security Council will be briefed on the Middle East.

At 12 p.m., in S-237, there will be a press briefing by the Secretary-General.

 

At 1:15 pm in Conference Room 1, a high-level meeting organized by the UN Interagency Task Force on Religion and Development, the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), and the European External Action Service will discuss the role of women of faith in peacebuilding.

 

In Geneva, at 11 a.m. in Press Room 1, the UN Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) will present its Trade and Development Report 2018: Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion. The speakers will be: Isabelle Durant, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General and Richard Kozul-Wright – UNCTAD – Director – Division on Globalization and Development Strategies.

At 2.30 p.m. in Room III, the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism to Assist in the Investigation and Prosecution of Persons Responsible for the Most Serious Crimes under International Law Committed in the Syrian Arab Republic since March 2011(Mechanism) will brief on its second report to the General Assembly. The speaker will be Ms. Catherine Marchi-Uhel, Head of the Mechanism.

 

Friday, 21 September

Today is the International Day of Peace.

At 10:00 a.m., in Conference Room 12 – there will be an inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development meeting (Contact: Peter Chowla,  Questo indirizzo e-mail è protetto dallo spam bot. Abilita Javascript per vederlo. ).

The guest at the Noon Briefing will be UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Afghanistan, Mr. Toby Lanzer.

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