Bahrain trip announcement, Olympics & other topics – PGA Spokesperson Briefing
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Briefing by Paulina Kubiak, Spokesperson for the President of the 76th Session of the General Assembly.

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President of the General Assembly Abdulla Shahid will undertake an official visit to The Kingdom of Bahrain from 22 to 25 January.

The President of the UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, today made a Solemn Appeal to the UN Member States for the observance of the Olympic Truce, ahead of the Olympic Winter Games.

Also this morning, the General Assembly adopted by consensus the resolution on Holocaust denial. It was co-sponsored by 114 Member States.

The morning session also included adoption of a resolution related to the timing of the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries. That conference was due to be held in Doha from 23 to 27 January.

This afternoon, the Presidents of the General Assembly and ECOSOC will hold a joint briefing in the General Assembly Hall.