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The Week Ahead at the United Nations

2 October – 8 October 2021    

 

To find out which events will be webcast see:  https://media.un.org/en/webtv/schedule

  
You can also consult the  UN Journal  and the website of the  UN Security Council  to find the latest information. 

 

Monday, 4 October

 

Opening of the UN Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD15.

The Security Council is scheduled to hold a Briefing, followed by consultations on the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH). In the afternoon, the Security Council is scheduled to hold a Briefing, followed by consultations on the Middle East (Syria).

 

At 10:00 a.m., there will be a Virtual High-level Event: Action in Support of Preventing and Ending Famine Now, organized by OCHA.

 

In Geneva, at 1:30 p.m., there will be a hybrid press conference by OHCHR Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya. Mohamed Auajjar, Chair of the Mission, Tracy Robinson, and Chaloka Beyani, both members of the Mission, will launch the first report of the Human Rights Council mandated Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya.

 

Also in Geneva, the Human Rights Council continues its 48th session. The 33rd session of the Committee on Migrant Workers continues until 8 October. And the 70th session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights continues until 15 October.

 

Tuesday, 5 October

 

The Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and sanctions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In the afternoon, the Security Council is scheduled to hold consultations on the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).

 

UNICEF is scheduled to launch its State of the World’s Children Report on Mental Health.

 

Wednesday, 6 October

 

This morning, the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing on small arms.

 

In Geneva, at 11:30 a.m., there will be a hybrid press conference by OHCHR’s Team of international experts on the situation in Kasai (DRC). Bacre Waly Ndiaye, the Chair of the Team of international experts and Marie-Thérèse Keita-Bocoum, Member of the Team of international experts, will present the final report of the Team of international experts on the situation in Kasai, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

 

Thursday, 7 October

 

Friday, 8 October

In Geneva, at 1:30 p.m., Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, will brief reporters (hybrid) on UNHCR”s 72nd Annual annual Executive Committee.