World leaders will make history this month at the UN. To get you started on what’s happening at the 68th session of the General Assembly, here are some quick links.
- Official General Assembly website
- Guest blog post by President of the General Assembly John Ashe
- UN Webcast: Live coverage of meetings — also includes on-demand videos of past events.
- Follow @UN, @UN_Spokesperson, @UN_PGA and #UNGA on Twitter (plus more specialized and multilingual accounts).
- Many high-level events will take place on issues including the Millennium Development Goals, migration and development, disabilities and development, and nuclear disarmament.
This year’s theme is “Post-2015 Development Agenda: Setting the Stage.”
The UN is gearing up for more major events, including high-level events on:
- efforts made towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (25 September);
- the realization of the Millennium Development Goals and Other Internationally Agreed Development Goals for Persons with Disabilities (23 September);
- Nuclear Disarmament (26 September);
- and a High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (3-4 October).
To discover more about upcoming events at the UN and view exclusive behind-the-scenes content, take a look at some of the UN social media outlets.