The General Debate marches on today, giving us another opportunity to provide a rundown of speakers for you. Thursday has some marquee addresses in the morning session, including a pair separated by only one name on the list that will draw the vast majority of the attention today.
The question of a military intervention in Mali is a hot topic at this week's UN General Assembly. Mali was profoundly destabilized by the coup which toppled their president in March, and insecurity in the region is making things worse. It's now time for coordinated, international action.
Yesterday's article giving a rundown of when world leaders came to the rostrum of the General Assembly proved popular enough that we're going to keep the series going throughout the week. Wednesday's speeches include some of the most highly anticipated of this year's session.
President Obama delivers a polemic defending American values of freedom of speech.
Though the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly officially opened last week, when most people think of the annual UNGA it's this week that comes to mind. General Debate starts on Tuesday, the time when Heads of State and Government from around the world converge on Turtle Bay to speak their minds.
Hundreds of world leaders will descend on New York City for the annual opening of the UN General Assembly. Here are the topics that will drive the agenda at the United Nations this week.
Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Esther Brimmer gave her annual preview of American priorities at the UN Summit to a packed house at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC yesterday.
What is on the USA's agenda for the UN Summit? You can find out at CSIS in Washington, DC today when Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Esther Brimmer offers her annual briefing on the Obama administration's priorities at the UN.