MDG Summit: Live

Watch heads of state, foreign ministers and other dignitaries address the Millennium Development Goals summit from the floor of the General Assembly.  The first session began at 9 am EST. Afternoon session begins at 3pm.

Welcome to the NEW UN Dispatch

New skin. Same great content. We hope you like the new design, completed just in time for a busy week of UN related events in New York City. Here is what to expect from our coverage of UN Week.

The Obama Agenda at the United Nations

President Obama's official agenda for the UN Summit will be released sometime on Friday. On Wednesday, at an address at Johns Hopkins School, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Esther Brimmer gave a thematic overview of the issues and messages that the United States will be pushing next week.