Apr 08, 2022

The Week Ahead at the United Nations

9 April – 15 April 2022   

(This document is for planning purposes only and is subject to change) 

The Week Ahead is available online here: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/the-week-ahead-the-united-nations         
        To find out which events will be webcast, see:  https://media.un.org/en/webtv/schedule   
You can also consult the 
Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit (MALU) Media Alert, the  UN Journal, the websites of the UN Security Council  and the  General Assembly  to find the latest information.

 

Saturday, 9 April

There are no events scheduled for today.

Sunday, 10 April

There are no events scheduled for today.

Monday, 11 April

This afternoon, the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing on the Maintenance of international peace and security: implementation of resolutions 2532 (2020) and 2565 (2021)

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 guest at the noon briefing will be Manuel Fontaine, Director of Emergency Programmes at UNICEF. He will brief reporters on his visit to Ukraine, and on the impact of the conflict on children.

The Twelfth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) begins today and will continue until 14 April.

The virtual 24th Session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), resumes today and will continue on 12 April.

In Geneva, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination begins today and will continue until 29 April.

 

Tuesday, 12 April

Today is the International Day of Human Space Flight.

This morning, the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on Colombia.

At 10:00 a.m., in the General Assembly Hall, the General Assembly will hold Informal consultations on the priorities for the draft political declaration of the high-level meeting on improving global road safety.

At 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. (if necessary), in Conference Room 3, the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly will hold a Thematic debate on the role and authority of the General Assembly.

At 10:00 a.m., the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) is organizing a Member State Briefing on the 2023 Water Conference.

At 11:30 am, in the Press briefing room, the Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, will brief reporters on the Launch of the 2022 Financing for Sustainable Development Report: Bridging the Finance Divide.

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.

At 3:00 p.m., in the Trusteeship Council Chamber, the Security Council’s 1718 Committee will hold an open briefing.

Also in Geneva, at 4:00 p.m., there will be a hybrid press conference by the Committee on Enforced Disappearances to present findings on Greece, Niger and Mexico.

 

Wednesday, 13 April

This morning, the Security Council is scheduled to hold an Open debate on Women and peace and security: Accountability as Prevention: Ending Cycles of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

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.

 

Thursday, 14 April

Today is World Chagas Disease Day [WHO].

This morning, the Security Council is scheduled to hold consultations on the Middle East (Yemen).

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.

 

Friday, 15 April

Today is a holiday at UN Headquarters.