3-5 October 2016 New York City, US
UNGA 71 Second Committee General Debate

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  
e-mail: herity@un.org, constablem@un.org  
www: http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/71/L.1