Provisional agenda of the seventy-second regular session of the General Assembly*
To convene at United Nations Headquarters, New York, on Tuesday, 12 September 2017, at 3 p.m.
The 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) will convene at UN Headquarters on Tuesday, 12 September 2017. The General Debate will open on Tuesday, 19 September 2017, with a focus on the theme, ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’.
In preparation for the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), the UN has released a number of documents related to its agenda item on sustainable development, as summarized here.
The President of the 72nd session of the UNGA, Miroslav Lajčák, identifiedthe following six overarching priorities for his tenure following his election: making a difference in the lives of ordinary people; prevention and mediation for sustaining peace; migration; political momentum for the SDGs and climate; human rights and equality, including equal opportunities for genders; and quality of events organized by the Presidency.