The Secretary-General will depart New York on Wednesday, 26 June, for a visit which will take him to Japan and the United Arab Emirates.
The Secretary-General’s first stop will be in Osaka, Japan, where he will attend the G20 Summit. He will speak at a session on climate change, environment and energy, and will participate in sessions on topics including the global economy, innovation and inequalities. He will also take part in a leaders’ side event on women’s empowerment.
While at the Summit, the Secretary-General will hold bilateral meetings with world leaders in attendance.
On Sunday, 30 June, the Secretary-General will arrive in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. There, he will attend the Climate Preparatory Meeting, which seeks to galvanize momentum and support for the solutions needed to tackle the climate emergency, ahead of the Climate Action Summit he is convening in September in New York.
He will give opening remarks at the start of the meeting and participate in a leaders’ roundtable on raising ambition in advance of the September Summit.
The Secretary-General will also hold bilateral meetings with senior United Arab Emirates Government officials and visit the Noor Abu Dhabi Solar Plant.
He will return to New York on Monday, 1 July.
New York, 21 June 2019