72nd session

72 states commit to eliminate sexual exploitation and abuse

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 08:06 GMT

The voluntary compact represents an ambitious strategy to comprehensively address sexual exploitation and abuse committed by U.N. personnel.

Wrap up of UNGA: Sisi reminds members of U.N.’s noble objectives

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 08:04 GMT

Priorities raised by GA are conflict prevention, countering terrorism, support for peacekeeping, sustainable development, respect for human rights and gender equality.

Sisi holds meetings with world leaders on sidelines of UNGA 72

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 06:20 GMT

Sisi held meetings Tuesdsay with a number of presidents, prime ministers and senior officials who are participating in the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Sameh Shoukry heads to New York to participate in UNGA

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 11:13 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry is heading on Friday to New York to participate in the high level meetings of United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) 72nd session.

U.N. chief launches reform initiatives in 72nd GNA session

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 09:41 GMT

In a press conference on Wednesday, the UN-SG announced forming an advisory board on mediation and launching the U.N. Gender parity strategy

U.N. must be an instrument in diplomacy for peace: U.N. Chief

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 06:30 GMT

In preparation for UNGA 72nd session on September 12, the U.N. News Center interviewed the Secretary General on the U.N. role in facing challenges in the world.

Profile: Egypt’s permanent representative to UN, Aboulatta

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 06:00 GMT

Amr Aboulatta served as the permanent representative of Egypt to the UN since September 2014 and he heads the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee since 2016

Meet the first Slovak president of the UN General Assembly

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 02:00 GMT

Miroslav Lajcak is the first Slovak to hold the GA president post. In 2016, he was nominated to succeed Ban Ki-moon as U.N. Secretary-General.

Timeline of U.N. General Assembly presidents in the last decade

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 - 04:26 GMT

UN member states elect a president for one year in line with an existing regional rotational scheme that allows the presidency to rotate between five geographic groups

What are the General Assembly Subsidiary organs?

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 - 03:00 GMT

Subsidiary organizations present their recommendations concerning discussed issues on the GA’s agenda in the form of draft resolutions and decisions