2nd Session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names

Place and date: New York, 3–7 May 2021

The theme for the second session is Geographical Names Supporting Sustainable Development and Management of the Pandemic. It is aligned to the General Assembly defined theme of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development for 2021, “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development”.

Governments are requested to email the Secretariat not later than 15 March 2021 the full-length documents (national reports, divisional reports, working group reports and technical papers). The summaries should be submitted before 22 January 2021 in order for them to be translated and issued in the six official languages.