Feb 14, 2022

The Week Ahead at the United Nations

12 February – 18 February 2022    

(This document is for planning purposes only and is subject to change) 
To find out which events will be webcast, see:  https://media.un.org/en/webtv/schedule             
You can also consult the  UN Journal, the websites of the UN Security Counciland theGeneral Assemblyto find the latest information.

Monday, 14 February

At noon, the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General will hold a press briefing, broadcast live on UN Web TV. The Noon Briefing guest will be Rein Paulsen, director of Emergencies and Resilience of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), He will brief from Rome on FAO’s Horn of Africa Drought Response.

 

Tuesday, 15 February

This morning, the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing, followed by consultations on Somalia. This afternoon, the Security Council is expected to hold a briefing on the Middle East and the 2040 Committee, followed by consultations on the Middle East (Yemen) and 2040 Committee.

At noon, the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General will hold a press briefing, broadcast live on UN Web TV.   This will be followed by a briefing by the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.

The Noon Briefing guest today will be Bruno LeMarquis, the UN Resident Coordinator in Haiti. He will discuss the international donor conference for Haiti, which will take place on Wednesday, 16 February.

 

Wednesday, 16 February

At 8:00 a.m., the Secretary-General is scheduled to deliver remarks at the virtual Global Disability Summit, which begins today and will continue until 17 February.

This morning, the Security Council is scheduled to hold a debate on the Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in maintaining international peace and security (CSTO). The Secretary-General is scheduled to deliver remarks.

At 9:30 a.m., an International Event for the Financing of the Reconstruction of the Southern Peninsula of Haiti will take place. The Government of Haiti, with the support of the United Nations, will convene the international conference (online and in person) to seek funds for its reconstruction and recovery framework and action plan to address the outstanding needs.

 

Thursday, 17 February 

This morning, the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing on the Letter from the Russian Federation PR (S/2014/264).

At 10:00 a.m., at the General Assembly Hall, there will be a Parliamentary hearing under the theme “Building political support and inclusive responses to sustainable recovery”, which is being co-organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the Office of the President of the General Assembly. This event will continue at 3:00 p.m.

At, the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme will co-host a virtual discussion titled “Where Do I Belong? Holocaust Survivors Return to Vienna”, with the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes against Humanity, the Graduate Center – CUNY, and the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, NYU. The event will feature a conversation between historians Dr Elizabeth Anthony and Professor Albert Lichtblau about Dr Anthony’s award-winning new book, The Compromise of Return, and Holocaust survivors’ experiences of re-rooting in a post-Nazi society. Registration

Friday, 18 February 

This morning, the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing, followed by consultations on the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH).

At 10:00 a.m., the Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, is scheduled to brief Member States on the 2022 Transforming Education Summit. This event will be webcast on UN Web TV.

Also at 10:00 a.m., at the General Assembly Hall, there will be a Parliamentary hearing under the theme “Building political support and inclusive responses to sustainable recovery”, which is being co-organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the Office of the President of the General Assembly). This event will continue at 3:00 p.m.