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Second Committee of the General Assembly

New York
04 October - 29 November, 2018

The Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) of the General Assembly at its seventy-second session, is chaired by His Excellency Mr. JORGE SKINNER-KLEE ARENALES of Guatemala. During this session, it will deal with issues relating to economic growth and development such as macroeconomic policy questions; financing for development; sustainable development; human settlements; globalization and interdependence; eradication of poverty; operational activities for development; agriculture development, food security and nutrition; information and communications technologies for development; and towards global partnerships.

The Second Committee will also consider issues relating to groups of countries in special situations. It will also consider the item on permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources.

At the seventy-second session, the Second Committee took action on 43 draft proposals. The Committee is expected to act on a similar number of, if not more, proposals during this yearĺs session.

As in previous sessions, the Second Committee will begin its substantive work with the keynote address by Mr. Homi Kharas, Interim Vice President and Director of the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution, followed by the general debate. The Committee will also hold a dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions as well as schedule a number of side events and a joint meeting with the Economic and Social Council as part of its programme of work.

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Date 04 October - 29 November, 2018
Location New York
Organizer General Assembly [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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by United States Of South South.USSS Federation [NGO]
4 Nov 2018
This is great and u wished I would make it to the meeting....this is what we want....Independent , to be free from Nigeria ...

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by Biafra [NGO]
18 Oct 2018
This is great!
An interesting event of a second committee of the general assembly in progress upto 29th Nov. 2018, we love it.

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