Some 143 heads of state and government have registered to speak at this year’s high-level week that begins on September 24 … reports Asian Lite News
The 74th session of the UN General Assembly opened at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday.
Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, president of the 74th session of the General Assembly, declared the opening of the 2019-2020 session of the most representative body of the UN, Xinhua reported.
In his remarks to the opening session, Muhammad-Bande asked for action in line with the theme of this year’s General Debate: “Galvanizing multilateral efforts for poverty eradication, quality education, climate action and inclusion.”
Some 143 heads of state and government have registered to speak at this year’s high-level week that begins on Sept. 24.
The 74th session of the General Assembly will also feature other high-profile events, including a Climate Action Summit and a high-level meeting on universal health coverage.