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70 years of multilateral treaty making at the UN

As world leaders gather at UN Headquarters to participate in high-level events at the General Assembly, many of them are signing multilateral treaties (a treaty to which three or more States are parties). More than 560 multilateral treaties are deposited with the...

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8 ways to follow the #UNGA online

Every September, world leaders and dignitaries from around the world gather in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly "General Debate." In addition, many high-level, special and side events take place at UN Headquarters and around the city. The UN's...

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illUmiNations: Protecting our Planet

To kick off this week's United Nations Climate Summit, hundreds gathered outside United Nations Headquarters to watch a special event on Saturday evening, 20 September, called illUmiNations: Protecting our Planet. The facades of the United Nations General...

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Coming up at the UN General Assembly on Thursday

See all our behind the scenes photos in our Flickr gallery.  The General Debate of the General Assembly continues on Thursday. All speeches by delegates at the meeting can be seen live on webcast. A breakfast session of the Secretary-General's MDG Advocacy Group...

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Coming up at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday

After the Climate Summit wrapped up on Tuesday, Wednesday marks the halfway point of what is commonly referred to as “UN Week” in New York City. Stay up-to-date throughout the day as we continue with an extensive coverage on our social media platforms. See below...

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Coming up at the UN General Assembly on Monday

Monday is the first day of what is commonly referred to as “UN Week” in New York City. We’ll be using our social media platforms extensively this week to let you know where you can watch what’s happening online and to report on what’s taking place. Here are a few...

Frequently Asked Questions

Seven ways to follow the #UNGA online

Every September, leaders from around the world gather in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly "General Debate." In addition, many high-level, special and side events take place at UN Headquarters and around the city. The UN's Department of Public...