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UN General Assembly 64th session to commence 15th September
2009-08-24 13:12:22

Nicosia, Aug 19 – The 64th session of the UN General Assembly will take place on September 15, at the UN headquarters with the Cyprus problem being among the issues featured on the list of topics to be examined. According to the UN website, the general debate will be held from September 22, to October 2.

The items that are included in the provisional agenda of the 64th regular session of the General Assembly include a note by the Secretary General, maintenance of international peace and security, under which the Cyprus issue falls, promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the General Assembly and recent UN conferences, the development of Africa, promotion of human rights and effective coordination of humanitarian assistance efforts.

It will also deal with promotion of justice and international law, disarmament, drug control, crime prevention and combating international terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. There will also be discussion regarding organizational, administrative and other matters.

According to the provisional agenda of the General Assembly, the latest report of the Secretary-General to the Council on the United Nations operation in Cyprus was issued on May 15, 2009.

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias is expected to be in New York City during the general debate week.

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