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