Presentation on theme: "PROTOCOL AND LIAISON SERVICE BRIEFING 69 TH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND ASSOCIATED HIGH-LEVEL MEETINGS 10 SEPTEMBER 2014."— Presentation transcript:
PROTOCOL AND LIAISON SERVICE BRIEFING 69 TH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND ASSOCIATED HIGH-LEVEL MEETINGS 10 SEPTEMBER 2014
LEVEL OF PARTICIPATION General Debate (as of 4 September 2014) Heads of State Heads of Government Vice-Presidents Deputy Prime Ministers Ministers Vice-Minister Chair of Delegation Observer States Permanent Observer Total:
15 September Closing of the 68th session of the General Assembly Hall General Assembly (10:00 am) Prayer Service for the UN Diplomatic Church of the Holy Family Community & Personnel, together with 315 E. 47 th St. Religious and Ecumenical Leaders (6:15 pm) 16 September Wreath Laying ceremony Secretariat Lobby 53rd anniversary of the death of Dag Hammarskjöld death (9:30 am – 9:45 am) Opening of the 69 th session of the General Assembly Hall General Assembly (3:00 pm) Reception on the occasion of the Delegates Dinning Room (4 Th Floor) Opening of the 69 th session of the General Assembly(6:00 pm – 8:00 pm) 19 September International Day of Peace Rose Garden Peace Bell Ceremony (9:00 am – 9:30 am) MAIN EVENTS / KEY DATES
22 September High-level Meeting of the General Assembly: World Conference on Indigenous Peoples - Opening Ceremony – (9:00 am – 12:30 pm) General Assembly Hall - Round Table 1 (3:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Conference Room 4 -GAB - Round Table 2 (3:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Trusteeship Council Chamber Special Session of the General Assembly: General Assembly Hall follow-up to the Program of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (1:30 pm – 9:00 pm)
23 September The 2014 Climate Summit - Opening Ceremony – (8:00 am – 8:30 am) General Assembly Hall - Plenary Meeting : National Action & GA Hall/ ECOSOC and Ambition Announcements– (8:45 am – 12:30 pm) Trusteeship Council Chambers - Wrap-up of National Action & General Assembly Hall and Ambition Announcements– (12:45 pm – 1:15 pm) Trusteeship Council Chamber - Multilateral and Multi-stakeholder GA Hall/ ECOSOC Chamber Action Announcements (3:30 pm – 6:30 pm) - Four parallel Thematic Sessions - High Level Conference Rooms 3 & 4 thematic policy and practice discussions (3:30 pm – 6:30 pm) -Closing Ceremony – (6:45 pm – 7:15 pm) General Assembly Hall High-level Meeting of the General Assembly: North Lawn Building World Conference on Indigenous People - Round Table 3 & Panel Discussion (3:00 pm – 5:30 pm) Conference Room 4 General Assembly Hall - NLB - Closing Ceremony – (5:00 pm – 6:00 pm) General Assembly Hall - NLB MAIN EVENTS / KEY DATES
24 September Welcoming receptionWest Foyer (Indonesian Lounge) (8:00 am – 8:50 am) Opening of the General Debate (Day 1) General Assembly Hall (9:00 am – 1:00 pm) & (3:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Treaty Signing Delegates’ Entrance Lobby (9:30 am – 1:00 pm) & (3:00 pm – 6:00 pm) State Luncheon hosted by the Secretary-General North Delegates’ Lounge (1:15 pm – 3:00 pm) (Conference Building) Security Council Summit Meeting Security Council Chamber (3:00 pm) Tea Reception hosted by Mrs. Ban Residence of the Secretary-General in honor of spouses (4:00 pm) MAIN EVENTS / KEY DATES
25 September General Debate (Day 2 to 6) General Assembly Hall (9:00 am – 1:00 pm) & (3:00 pm – 9:00 pm) To Treaty Signing Delegates’ Entrance Lobby 30 September (9:30 am – 1:00 pm) & (3:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Except for Sunday 28 September MAIN EVENTS / KEY DATES
COMMUNICATION SENT BY PROTOCOL TO MEMBER STATES, HEADS OF IGOs AND SPECIALISED AGENCIES IN NEW YORK The following notes verbale have been sent to the mission and can be found at the PROTOCOL WEBSITE: PRO/NV/69GA/1/Arrivals PRO/NV/69GA/Wreath-laying/Peace Bell PRO/NV/69GA/HLM/Arrangements PRO/69GA/Tea reception for Spouses PRO/NV/69GA/2/Welcoming Reception PRO/NV/69GA/3/Official Luncheon
ACCREDITATION All accreditation requests must be made via the online system “eAccreditation” at Guidelines on how to submit requests online and a set of “Frequently Asked Questions” can be found on the Protocol website All requests require at least 48 business hours for processing after online submission. Deadline for submission of accreditation is Tuesday, 16 September VIP passes are issued by Protocol and may be collected at the Protocol Office. Delegates passes are approved by Protocol and processed by the Pass and ID Unit. Passes for delegates whose photos are already in the system of Pass and ID may be collected by representatives of the missions on their behalf. Delegates needing photos should proceed to the Pass and ID Unit. Comprehensive lists of official delegations to the 69 th session of the General Assembly must be sent to the Office of Protocol no later than 31 October 2014.
ACCREDITATION (continued) VIP passes (without photo) will be issued to Heads of State/Government, Vice- Presidents, Crown Princes/Princesses and spouses. VIP passes (with photo) will be issued to Deputy Prime Ministers, Cabinet Ministers and spouses.
ACCESS TO RESRICTED AREAS AND MEETING ROOMS Access cards for the High-level meetings and the General Debate, to be distributed by Protocol on Friday 19 September 2014, in room S- 02 MM. Members States/ Observer States – six for the General Assembly Hall and four for the 2 nd floor. IGOs – two for the General Assembly Hall and two for the 2 nd floor. Specialized Agencies – one for the General Assembly Hall and two for the 2 nd floor. Seats in the VIP Section and 4 th floor balcony during the Speech of the Head of the various delegations will be available upon written request to Protocol one week in advance.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Collection of VIP passes - Protocol and Liaison Service Office – 2 nd Floor, Room S Access to 2 nd floor - Limited to holders of secondary access cards only to specific events. Delegates’ Entrance Lobby - Overflow area for delegates with the +4 access cards. Access to GA 200: - Limit in delegation size in GA200 (Heads of State / Government plus two). Felicitations: - Restricted to the West Foyer.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Bilateral Booths - 28 bilateral booths will be available for the use of delegations. 18 booths will be located in the Visitors’ Lobby 4 booths each on the 2 nd and 3rd floors of the GA Building 2 booths on the 4 th floor of the GA Building - Reservations should be made through e-Meets by accessing https://icms.un.orghttps://icms.un.org