United Nations General Assembly – 72nd Session

12 Sep 2017 09:00h - 25 Sep 2017 21:30h

New York, USA

The 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UN GA) will convene on 12 September 2017, in New York, USA.

The annual General Debate will be held between 19 and 25 September 2017, under the theme 'Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’.

During the GA, UN member states will discuss, among other, about 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). Human rights and sustainable development also feature among multiple other issues included on the meeting agenda.

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 72nd session, visit the UN GA website.


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