The general debate of the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) will take place from 3-5 October 2016, including a keynote address from Dambisa Moyo, global economist and author, on 3 October 2016. The Committee aims to conclude its work by 23 November 2016. In the meantime, it should consider, inter alia: operational activities for development; sustainable development; information and communications technologies for development; eradication of poverty and other development issues; globalization and interdependence; groups of countries in special situations; macroeconomic policy questions; follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development; agriculture development, food security and nutrition; implementation of the outcomes of the UN Conferences on Human Settlements and on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development and strengthening of the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat); and revitalisation of the work of the UNGA.
dates: 3-5 October 2016
venue: UN Conference Building, Conference Room 2, UN Headquarters
location: New York City, US
contact: Emer Herity and Mary Constable
phone: +1 (917) 367-5816
fax: +1 (212) 963 5935
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