Notable Dates 2016


14 January Open informal meeting of the GA of the Review of the UN Peacebuilding Architecture [3:00pm, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
15 January Expert-level informal-informal consultations of the Review of the UN Peacebuilding Architecture [10:00am, Conference Room 3, UNHQ]
19 January First meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly (AHWG) [10:00am, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
27 January Briefing by the Deputy Secretary-General of the UN on the Human Rights up Front initiative [4:00pm, Conference Room 4, UNHQ]
3 February First meeting of Intergovernmental Negotiations (IGN) on Security Council Reform: relationship between the General Assembly and Security Council [10:00am, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
10 February Informal meeting of the GA on the 70th Anniversary of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) [4:00pm, ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ]
11 February SC Debate on Security Council working methods: emphasis on SC subsidiary bodies [10:00am, Security Council Chamber, UNHQ]
16 February AHWG: first thematic meeting on the role and authority of the General Assembly [10:00am, Conference Room 4, UNHQ]
22 February IGN: size of an enlarged Security Council and working methods of the Council [10:00am, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
26 February Press Conference by PGA Mogens Lykketoft on the civil society engagement on selecting the next UN Secretary-General
29 February AHWG: informal meeting on the subject of the selection and appointment of the Secretary-General [10:00am, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
3 March AHWG: second thematic meeting on working methods [10:00am, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
9 March IGN: the issue of the veto in the Security Council [10:00am, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
15 March Informal meeting on the cooperation between Permanent Missions and the UN Secretariat [10:00am, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ] (summary)
17 March Informal consultations on the follow-up and review at the global level of the 2030 Agenda [4:00pm, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
22 March AHWG: third thematic meeting on the selection and appointment of the Secretary-General and other executive heads [10:00am, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
7 April AHWG: fourth thematic meeting on the strengthening of the institutional memory of the Office of the President of the General Assembly [10:00am, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
12-14 April Informal Dialogues with candidates for the position of UN Secretary-General [UNHQ]
21 April UNGA High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals [UNHQ]
22 April Signing of the Paris Agreement [UNHQ in NY]
2-(3) May IGN: the issue of categories of membership and regional representation in the Security Council [10:00am, Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ]
10-11 May UNGA High-level Thematic Debate on Strengthening the UN’s role in Peace and Security [UNHQ] (concept note)
23 May AHWG: presentation of draft resolution [10:00am, Conference Room 4, UNHQ]
23-24 May WFUNA UN Security Council Elections Open Debates [3:00pm-5:00pm, Trusteeship Council Chamber/ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ]
1 June IGN: elements of convergence on two key issues of Security Council reform: relationship between the Council and General Assembly, and size of an enlarged SC and working methods of the Council [10:00am, Conference Room 2, UNHQ]
13 June Election for the PGA of the 71st session
14 June ECOSOC Elections for 2017-2019 term
28 June Security Council Elections for 2017-2018 term
12-13 July UNGA High-level Thematic Debate on Human Rights [UNHQ]

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