General Assembly President addressing delegates in the GA hall.
Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (on screens and centre at dais), President of the seventy-fourth session of the General Assembly, opens the first plenary meeting of the seventy-fourth session of the General Assembly. UN Photo/Kim Haughton

For UN Member States

The rapidly evolving developments of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted the work of the United Nations as a whole including the General Assembly (GA). Thus, the GA has been carrying out its work via different means to ensure business continuity and mitigate the spread of the disease.

To stay informed and up to date with decisions taken during this extraordinary time, please visit the website of the GA President.

There you can access information that includes:

  • Resolutions and Decisions adopted by the General Assembly
  • Step-by-Step process for consideration of draft decisions/resolutions in accordance with General Assembly decision 74/544 of 27 March 2020 entitled “Procedure for taking decisions of the General Assembly during the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.”
  • Frequently asked questions about the work of the GA during the current time.
  • Letters transmitted by the President of the General Assembly to Member States.

Quick links:

GA resolutions on the COVID-19 pandemic:

For the health situation in New York, please see Information for Member States.