The voluntary compact represents an ambitious strategy to comprehensively address sexual exploitation and abuse committed by U.N. personnel.
Priorities raised by GA are conflict prevention, countering terrorism, support for peacekeeping, sustainable development, respect for human rights and gender equality.
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.
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.
In a press conference on Wednesday, the UN-SG announced forming an advisory board on mediation and launching the U.N. Gender parity strategy
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.
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
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.
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
Subsidiary organizations present their recommendations concerning discussed issues on the GA’s agenda in the form of draft resolutions and decisions