After a Sunday full of events on the eve of the 74th UN General Assembly week, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete will today attend the opening of the UN Climate Summit. First Vice-President Timmermans will then deliver a presentation on the EU’s commitment to forest protection at two events, one celebrating the anniversary of the New York Declaration on Forests (15:10 local time, 21:10 CET) and the second at the Tropical Forest Alliance meeting (16:45 local time, 22:45 CET). He will deliver a speech on the future of Europe at the Town Hall Meeting on Europe organised by the Columbia University (13:00 local time, 19:00 CET). High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will host a ministerial meeting of the International Contact Group on Venezuela to discuss the latest development in the country and its effects on the region (14:00 local time, 20:00 CET), followed by the consultation of ICG with the CARICOM group. She will then chair the traditional informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers with the presence of the UN Special Representative’s Envoy to Libya Ghassan Salamé. Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis will deliver a speech on behalf of the EU at the high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (around 12:00 local time, 18:00 CET). In the afternoon, he will participate in an event on Nutrition in Universal Health Coverage hosted by the EU together with Ecuador and Uruguay. Commissioner Christos Stylianides will co-host the event How are we going to stop the war on children?” together with Belgium and Save the Children (15:30 local time, 21:30 CET). Commissioner Karmenu Vella will deliver a speech at the high-level side event on Climate and Oceans (15:00 local time, 21:00 CET). Audio-visual coverage of all these engagements held by the EU representatives will be available on EbS.