The UN General Assembly (UNGA) High-level Meeting on the Fight Against Tuberculosis will be held on the theme, ‘Advancing science, finance and innovation, and their benefits, to urgently end the global tuberculosis epidemic, in particular by ensuring equitable access to prevention, testing, treatment and care’. The Meeting will be convened by the UNGA President on 22 September 2023 during the general debate of the Assembly at its 78th session. It will consist of an opening segment, a plenary segment for general discussion, two multi-stakeholder panels, and a brief closing segment.
News Alert: Key UNHLM Updates (1st September). View Here.
Breaking News: UN Political Declaration on TB Placed Under Silence Procedure. Learn more here.
Registration Alert: Registration for non-state actors to attend the HLM on TB is open until 11th August: Learn more here.
July - PGA Invitation to Member States to Participate in the UN High-Level Meeting: Download here.
June - Accreditation to the UN High-Level Meeting on TB is open until 19th June. Apply here.
March - Accrediation for the Multi-stakeholder Hearing on TB taking place 8-9th May in New York is now live! CLICK HERE to register.
February - Announcement of Passage of Modalities Resolution
Read our news alert here announcing the passage of the Modalities Resolution for the HLM on TB, which sets out the dates, agenda, logistics, and other critical details for the meeting. The Modalities resolution is available here.
October - Announcement of co-facilitators
On 19th October, the President of the UN General Assembly announced the appointment of Poland and Uzbekistan as the co-facilitators of the 2023 UN High-Level Meeting on TB, led by H.E. Krzysztof Szczerski, Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations, and H.E. Bakhtiyor Ibragimov, Permanent Representative of Uzbekistan to the United Nations. The appointment letter announcing the co-facilitators can be found here.
It is expected that the dates, format, and other details for the meeting will be finalized by February 2023 through a Modalities Resolution. The Resolution for the 2018 HLM on TB can be found here.