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Further Information

Further information on Our Common Agenda and related initiatives

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UN75 Declaration

The UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration on the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations on 21 September 2020.

A/RES/75/1 (21 September 2020)
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Our Common Agenda

The Our Common Agenda report looks ahead to the next 25 years and represents the Secretary-General’s vision on the future of global cooperation and an inclusive, networked, and effective multilateralism. The Secretary-General presented his report to the General Assembly in September 2021 before the end of the 75th session of the General Assembly.

Report of the Secretary-General
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Accelerating Inclusive Global Cooperation

Civil society input to Our Common Agenda - A summary of the We the Peoples Digital Consultation.

Accelerating Inclusive Global Cooperation report
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Our Future Agenda

Youth input to Our Common Agenda - A vision and plan for next and future generations.

Our Future Agenda report
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General Assembly Resolution

General Assembly Resolution welcoming Our Common Agenda

A/RES/76/6 (15 November 2021)
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General Assembly thematic consultations on Our Common Agenda

Letter from the President of the General Assembly – OCA (Our Common Agenda) Summary. During the months of February and March 2022, the President of the General Assembly convened five informal thematic consultations on Our Common Agenda. The summaries have attempted to succinctly capture the key messages conveyed by Member States, the UN system and all relevant partners during the thematic consultations.

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High Level Advisory Board (HLAB)

High Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism: The Secretary-General appointed the Advisory Board to provide suggestions on ways to improve governance of key issues of global concern.

HLAB website
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A Breakthrough for People and Planet - Effective and Inclusive Global Governance for Today and the Future

To support Member State deliberations for the Summit of the Future – and informed by a global public consultation, and building on wide-ranging inputs from UN system entities, civil society, academia, and other diverse stakeholders – this report by the High-Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism (HLAB) advances six transformative shifts that work together to deliver a breakthrough for people and planet – helping us avoid a collective breakdown that will put the very existence of future generations at risk.

HLAB report
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Transforming Education Summit

The United Nations Secretary-General is convening the Transforming Education Summit (TES) during the 77th UN General Assembly on 19 September 2022.

Transforming Education Summit website

Establishment of a United Nations Youth Office

General Assembly Resolution establishing a United Nations Youth Office.


Elements Paper on the Declaration for Future Generations

This elements paper on the Declaration for Future Generations, prepared and co-facilitated by the Permanent Representative of Fiji and the Netherlands, reflects inputs from and consultations with Member States and stakeholders in July and August 2022. It proposes that the Declaration for Future Generations state a firm commitment to securing the interests of future generations in all decision-making.

Elements paper on the Declaration for Future Generations
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Modalities for the Summit of the Future

General Assembly Resolution deciding on the modalities for the Summit of the Future on the theme “multilateral solutions for a better tomorrow”, to be held on 22 and 23 September 2024. It will be preceded by a preparatory ministerial meeting on 18 September 2023.

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New Agenda for Peace

As called for in Our Common Agenda, a New Agenda for Peace is needed to address a myriad of challenges the international community faces today. We need a peace continuum based on a better understanding of the underlying drivers and systems of influence that are sustaining conflict, a renewed effort to agree on more effective collective security responses, and a meaningful set of steps to manage emerging risks.

New Agenda for Peace website
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Global Digital Compact

The Global Digital Compact is expected to “outline shared principles for an open, free and secure digital future for all”. Our Common Agenda report suggests issues that it might cover, including digital connectivity, avoiding Internet fragmentation, providing people with options as to how their data is used, application of human rights online, and promoting a trustworthy Internet by introducing accountability criteria for discrimination and misleading content.

Global Digital Compact website