7 October 2014 – The United Nations General Assembly today discussed Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s report on the work of the Organization, which covers a range of issues and calls for renewed efforts to address peace and security challenges and to encourage development aspirations. Continue reading
President of the 69th session the General Assembly, Sam Kutesa, told reporters at United Nations Headquarters that the high-level general debate was very successful and that over the next year, work will be undertaken with “a spirit of cooperation and optimism inspired by the belief that together we can make a difference.” Continue reading
Established in 1945 under the Charter of the United Nations, the General Assembly occupies a central position as the chief deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations. The General Assembly opens its sixty-ninth session on Tuesday, 16 September, at 3 pm, at United Nations Headquarters in New York.