Coming up at the General Assembly on Wednesday
The General Debate continues as Heads of State and Government come before their peers to express their views on the Post-2015 Development agenda and more. The debate will be webcast live starting at 9 am (NYC time). See who is expected to speak in the UN Daily Journal.
At 9 am, there will be a Special Event hosted by the President of the General Assembly towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals where world leaders, civil society and philanthropists will discuss in round table sessions, the weaknesses and gaps, the acceleration of the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals, as well as the post-2015 Development Agenda. Watch live online. Follow @WeCanEndPoverty and hashtags #mdgmomentum, #MDGs & #futurewewant for updates.
One year after the launch of the Global Education First Initiative by the UN Secretary-General in September 2012 , an anniversary event called “Delivering on the Global Education Promise” will celebrate the achievements made as well as look at coordinating the leadership and finance necessary to make a break-through in education. You can watch live online at 11 am. Follow @GlobalEduFirst and #educationfirst for updates.
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, with the support of the Austrian Government, will hold an event at 11 am on the occasion of the 20th anniversary since the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights. World leaders are expected to participate and discuss achievements, shortcomings and next steps for human rights. Follow @UNrightswire & hashtag #Rights2015 for updates.
The Annual Treaty Event, which continues today, provides an opportunity for Member States to fulfill their pledges, made in national and international fora, to sign on to, and particularly to ratify and adhere to multilateral treaties.
You can also watch press conferences, stakeouts and more live online.
In addition, there are many other side events scheduled. Check out the Daily Journal (PDF) for updates and location information.
- Official General Assembly website
- UN Webcast: Live coverage of meetings — also includes on-demand videos of past events.
- Follow @UN, @UN_Spokesperson and #UNGA on Twitter (plus more specialized and multilingual accounts).
- Get news recaps all day long from the UN News Centre
- Who is speaking when? Check out the lists of speakers in the UN Daily Journal.