What are the opening dates of forthcoming regular sessions of the UN General Assembly and of the General Debate?
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2019     Views: 90295

The latest information on the opening dates for the upcoming General Assembly sessions is available in A/INF/74/1 which covers the dates for the 74th to 83rd sessions.

Session  Opening date of the General Assembly Opening date of the general debate
Seventy-fourth Tuesday, 17 September 2019 Tuesday, 24 September 2019
Seventy-fifth Tuesday, 15 September 2020 Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Seventy-sixth Tuesday, 14 September 2021 Tuesday, 21 September 2021
Seventy-seventh Tuesday, 13 September 2022 Tuesday, 20 September 2022
Seventy-eighth Tuesday, 12 September 2023 Tuesday, 19 September 2023 (to be confirmed)
Seventy-ninth Tuesday, 17 September 2024 Tuesday, 24 September 2024
Eightieth Tuesday, 16 September 2025 Tuesday, 23 September 2025
Eighty-first  Tuesday, 15 September 2026 Tuesday, 22 September 2026
Eighty-second Tuesday, 14 September 2027 Tuesday, 21 September 2027
Eighty-third Tuesday, 12 September 2028 Tuesday, 19 September 2028

In paragraph 1 of its resolution 57/301 the General Assembly decided to amend rule 1 of its Rules of Procedure to read:

“The General Assembly shall meet every year in regular session commencing on the Tuesday of the third week in September, counting from the first week that contains at least one working day".

In paragraph 2 of the same resolution, the Assembly also decided the following, which was added to The Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly [A/520/Rev.18] as Annex IX:

“[the] general debate in the General Assembly shall open on the Tuesday following the opening of the regular session of the General Assembly and shall be held without interruption over a period of nine working days".


Jan 24, 2019     90295


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