United Nations General Assembly – 71st Session

13 Sep 2016 - 26 Sep 2016

New York, USA

The 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UN GA) will be held on 13-26 September, at the UN headquarters in New York, USA.

Under the theme ‘The Sustainable Development Goals: a Universal Push to Transform our World’, the session will have an emphasis on the implementation of the global development goals adopted by UN member states in 2015. The meeting will also feature discussions on information and communications technologies for development, as well as developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security (both issues having been previously addressed in UN GA resolutions).

The General Assembly is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations. It is composed of representatives of all 193 member states of the UN, which meet in annual sessions dedicated to discussions on current issues of critical importance to the international community.

For more information on the UN GA 71st session, visit the meeting webpage.