78th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 78)

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Event description

The 78th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 78) will open on Tuesday, 5 September 2023. The high-level General Debate will be held from 19 September 2023 to 29 September.

The theme of the General Assembly, including the general debate, will be ‘Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its sustainable development goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and sustainability for all’.

Dennis Francis of Trinidad and Tobago will preside over the 78th session. Francis will assume his functions at the beginning of the session, scheduled to open on 5 September 2023.

GIP Digital Watch observatory

This September, AI will ‘join’ our team for just-in-time reporting from UNGA 78. Together with our experts, DiploGPT will identify inputs and trends as discussions in New York unfold. At the GIP Digital Watch observatory, you will be able to follow topics of your interest and positions of member states.

Here, you can consult reporting from UNGA 77. Ahead of UNGA 78, you can consult coverage of Global Digital Compact, and AI governance processes.

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