MEDITATION OF WEEK
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UNITED NATIONS – GENERAL ASSEMBLY / NEW YORK
The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) is open from 18 September 2018. The first day of the high-level General Debate is Tuesday, 25 September 2018, and is scheduled to last for nine working days (till 1st October).
The annual General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly is the occasion for world leaders to gather at UN Headquarters to discuss global issues.
The theme of the general debate will be, ‘Making the United Nations Relevant to All People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Equitable and Sustainable Societies.
On Monday, 24 September, the UNGA will hold a high-level plenary meeting on global peace in honor of the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, known as the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit.
On Wednesday, 26 September, the UNGA will hold a high-level meeting on the fight against tuberculosis.
On Thursday, 27 September, the UN will hold a one-day comprehensive review of the progress achieved in the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which will be the third high-level meeting of the UNGA on the issue.
A number of events will take place in parallel to the opening of the 73rd session of the UNGA under the banners of Global Goals Week 2018 and Climate Week NYC 2018.
Promote decisions in favor of the concording and affecting the common interests from a collective and universal level.