The 77th UN General Assembly is underway in New York. The general debate begins Tuesday and runs through Monday with speeches from 157 heads of states and representatives of governments, including China and the United States. We begin with my interview with Ambassador Csaba Korosi, the new president of the UN General Assembly, about this year’s most pressing issues and challenges.
Joining the discussion:
- Csaba Korosi is the President of the 77th UN General Assembly.
- Anton Fedyashin is a Professor of History at American University.
- James P. Moore is the Founder and CEO of the Washington Institute for Business, Government and Society.
- Victor Gao is a chair professor at Soochow University.
On Monday, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on the sidelines of the general debate of the #UNGA77 in New York. #UNGA #GlobalGoals #UN @UN #CGTNAmerica https://t.co/NtYQR3bTSG pic.twitter.com/KbEJtGxqmd
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Every year, leaders gather at UNHQ for the General Assembly, where they take on some of the biggest challenges facing our world today.
Swipe through to learn some fast facts about #UNGA, the busiest diplomatic week of the year!
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As per tradition, Brazil speaks first at the United Nations General Assembly; President Jair Bolsonaro will deliver the opening speech to the 77th UNGA Session on Sept 20th. Brazil currently holds a non-permanent seat of the United Nations Security Council for the 2022-2023 term. pic.twitter.com/Wm9eRN2Gai
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