The President of the General Assembly will convene an interactive hearing on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases as part of the preparatory process for the high-level meeting on 27 September. The hearing will take place on 5 July 2018, from 10.00 to 1.00 pm and 3.00 to 6.00 pm, in the Trusteeship Council Chamber at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Please find the preliminary program here: 

Registration for the hearing is now open until 21 June 2018 for representatives of non-governmental organizations with ECOSOC consultative status, as well as civil society organizations, academia and the private sector with special accreditation.

The list of accredited organizations is available here: 

A separate registration form for the high-level meeting will be opened in due course.



Please note that:

  • The United Nations does not provide assistance with visa applications.
  • The United Nations does not charge fees for participation in the event.
  • The deadline to register for the hearing is 21 June 2018.
  • Each organization can register up to 5 participants.
  • Further information about the high-level meeting is available here:
405 E. 42nd Street New York, NY 10017

Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ

Starts Jul 5, 2018 10:00
Ends Jul 5, 2018 18:00