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73rd Session of UNGA: Annual General Debate Kicks off on 25 September 2018



73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly: Annual General Debate begins on 25 September 2018: Theme, Agenda, Details, Highlights

73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), annual 'General Debate' among world leaders gathered to discuss global issues begins on 25th September 2018 at UN Headquarters in New York, United States.

The UNGA annual 'General Debate' is a week-long event, scheduled to be held from 25th Sep to 1st October 2018. It saw the participation of over 125 heads of state governments

The theme for the UNGA general debate this year is "Making the United Nations relevant to all people: global leadership and shared responsibilities for peaceful, equitable and sustainable societies".

This same theme is also for the whole 73rd session of the General Assembly.

The President-elect of the 73rd session of the UNGA is María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés.

The Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres held a high-level plenary meeting on agenda 'UN Action for Peacekeeping' on 25 Sep 2018 to renew commitments to UN peacekeeping operations. This initiative was launched on 28 March 2018, 

Up Coming Event Dates Agendas

25th September 2018: 'UN Action for Peacekeeping'

26th September 2018: 'Fight to End Tuberculosis'; 'Climate Change'; and 'Commemoration and Promotion of the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons'.

27th September 2018:  'Comprehensive Review of the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases'

United Nations (UN)

Founded: 24 October 1945

Headquarters: New York

Secretary‑General: Mr.Antonio Guterres

UN General Assembly President: María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés 


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