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High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace

The High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace will take place under the theme, ‘The Culture of Peace: Importance of Justice, Equality, and Inclusion for Advancing Peacebuilding.’ The Forum will be convened by the President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), and will take place in September 2022.

Transforming Education Summit

UN Headquarters

The Transforming Education Summit is being convened in response to a global crisis in education – one of equity and inclusion, quality and relevance. Often slow and unseen, this crisis is having a devastating impact on the futures of children and youth worldwide. The Summit provides a unique opportunity to elevate education to the top...

SDG Media Zone

Intersecting global crises are threatening the 17 SDGs. At the SDG Media Zone at UNGA 77, we are committed to highlighting the tireless efforts of the global community, and the voices and needs of the people we serve. We aim to reach and inspire audiences everywhere, including beyond the international community, through meaningful content collaborations...

UNGA 77 General Debate

The general debate of the seventy-seventh session of the General Assembly will be held from Tuesday, 20 September, to Saturday, 24 September, and on Monday, 26 September 2022, pursuant to resolution 57/301. World leaders will discuss global issues. Description The theme "A watershed moment: transformative solutions to interlocking challenges" has been proposed for the general...

High-level meeting of the 77th session of the General Assembly to mark the commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities

Trusteeship Council Chamber, UN Headquarters New York

During its 76th session, the General Assembly adopted resolution 76/168 requesting “the President of the General Assembly to convene a high-level meeting to mark the commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration.” The High-Level Meeting will take place on Wednesday, 21 September 2022, at 10 a.m., in the Trusteeship Council Chamber, UN Headquarters,...

High-Level Event on Closing the Gap: Data With Purpose

Following the High-Level Roundtable on “Putting Data to Work for People and Planet” at the World Bank 2022 Spring Meetings, the aim of this high-level event during the United Nations General Assembly is to advocate for data-driven solutions for the SDGs and the world’s most pressing challenges. This event will be a key step in...

31st Meeting, 72nd Session Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) is the body of 18 independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights by its State parties. The Covenant enshrines economic, social and cultural rights such as the rights to adequate food, adequate housing, education, health, social security, water...

High-level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Trusteeship Council Chamber, UN Headquarters New York

 A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 16 September 2022, was sent to all permanent representatives.  A provisional list of speakers was circulated on 16 September 2022.  Delegations are encouraged to observe the time limits of 3 minutes for statements by individual delegations and 5 minutes for delegations speaking on behalf of a...

IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum 2022 (28-29 September 2022)

The IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum is a two-day hybrid (live in person at the IMO Headquarters in London and virtual) global platform aimed at championing innovation to accelerate the transition of the marine sector towards a zero-and low-emission future. Description The IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum will be held on 28 and 29 September 2022 and will focus...