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Monday, September 12, 2016
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM United Nations Headquarters will be closed on Monday September 12th in observance of the Eid al-Adha celebrations.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM Security Council Media Stakeout.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Security Council: Identical letters dated 19 January 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council (S/2016/53) (7768th meeting).
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Press Conference: Celebrating the 9th anniversary of the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Speakers: Reaghan Tarbell, documentary film maker and director, Américo Mendoza-Mori, Professor at University of Pennsylvania and founder of Quechua language program, and Chandra-Roy Henriksen, Chief of the Secretariat of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (GA Hall) General Assembly: 117th plenary meeting.
1. Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [item 120]
(a) Report of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly (A/70/1003)
(b) Draft resolution (A/70/1003, para. 67)
2. Global awareness of the tragedies of irregular migrants in the Mediterranean basin, with specific emphasis on Syrian asylum seekers [item 130]
Decision on the inclusion of the item in the draft agenda of the seventy-first session
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Press Conference: The President of the 70th session of the General Assembly, H.E. Mogens Lykketoft, on the selection process for the next UN Secretary-General.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
Guest: Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, who will officially launch the “State of the Least Developed Countries 2016” report.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Press Conference: Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) pledging conference.
Ahead of the conference, in the presence of the Ambassadors of Kenya, Mexico and Sweden.
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Security Council Media Stakeout (UNSMIL, Libya sanctions, Other matters).
Approximately 6:00pm: Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Mr. Martin Kobler following his briefing to the Security Council.
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM (GA Hall) General Assembly: 118th plenary meeting.
1. Minute of silent prayer or meditation
2. Closing of the seventieth session of the General Assembly
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Security Council: The situation in Libya (7769th meeting)
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM (CR.6) Syrian Solutions to the Global Refugee Crisis.
Today Syrian refugees constitute the world’s largest refugee population with 4.8 million worldwide. This roundtable discussion seeks to offer Syrian refugees an opportunity to make their voices heard in view of the Summit. Those with the most at stake are indeed refugees themselves. This event therefore aims to generate refugee-sourced solutions that address the large-scale movement of migrants and refugees and to offer grassroots perspectives on how host countries and refugees can work together to generate sustainable global refugee policies.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM (SO #2) General Assembly Media Stakeout: The President of the 71st session of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson (Immediately following the first plenary session)
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM (GA Hall) General Assembly: 1st plenary meeting (71st session). [Following the closing of the 70th session].
1. Opening of the session by the President of the General Assembly
2. Minute of silent prayer or meditation
3. Appointment of the members of the Credentials Committee
4. Organization of work of the seventy-first regular session of the General Assembly: letter from the Chair of the Committee on Conferences (A/71/382)
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
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Thursday, September 15, 2016
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Friday, September 16, 2016
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Saturday, September 17, 2016
Sunday, September 18, 2016