Coming up at the UN General Assembly on Monday
Monday is the first day of what is commonly referred to as “UN Week” in New York City. We’ll be using our social media platforms extensively this week to let you know where you can watch what’s happening online and to report on what’s taking place.
Here are a few events taking place on Monday:
The first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples gets underway on Monday. The meeting is an opportunity to share perspectives and best practices on the realization of the rights of indigenous peoples, including pursuing the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
The Conference will begin at 9 a.m. Follow along using the #WCIP2014 hashtag.
A special session of the General Assembly will assess the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and to renew political support for actions required for the full achievement of its goals and objectives.
The Session will begin at 1 p.m. Follow along using the #WCIP2014 hashtag.
Policy-makers and leaders from institutions, the private sector and civil society will attend the Africa Rising Forum to assess and identify effective partnerships in ensuring inclusive, sustainable and resilient transformation for Africa’s societies and economies. The day’s discussions and conclusions will contribute to ongoing efforts to ensure ambition, cohesion and coherence between the continent’s strategic development vision and international process to advance sustainable development leading up to 2015 and beyond.
The Forum starts at 2 p.m. Follow along with the #AfricaRisingForum hashtag.
The Social Good Summit that started on Sunday continues into Monday. Advocates from across the globe are coming together to discuss some of the biggest challenges our world is facing. Whether it’s at local Meetups or at the main stage event at the 92nd Street Y in New York City, speakers will be initiating conversations about how our global community can start working today to help build a better future.
Here’s how you can follow this year’s Social Good Summit online and use the #2030NOW hashtag.
Also taking place:
- Special event on Implementing Sustainable Energy for All
- #Up4School Youth Rally
- Equator Prize Award Ceremony
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.