The General Debate of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 71) will begin on 20 September 2016 and will take place during “up to 9 working days” (para. 2, Resolution 57/301). As announced by UNGA 71 President-elect Peter Thomson, the theme of the General Debate is 'The Sustainable Development Goals: a universal push to transform our world'. The opening of the 71st Session of the General Assembly will take place on 13 September.
A summary of the 71st session of the UNGA was convened on 11 September 2017. Our SDG Knowledge Hub summary of the event is here.
dates: 20-26 September 2016
location: New York City, US