I would like to welcome you to my web site.
I am Han Seung-soo,
President of the 56th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
five-and-a-half decades of its existence, the United Nations has
greatly contributed to promoting peace, security, and prosperity
throughout the world. The General Assembly is the very heart of
the United Nations, in which the world body's 189 member states
pool their collective wisdom to address the critical issues affecting
I am indeed
honored to serve as President of the General Assembly at the dawn
of the new century and millennium. This is a particularly critical
time for the UN and the General Assembly as globalization has
greatly accelerated the trend toward interdependence among states
and peoples, presenting new challenges as well as opportunities
to the international community.
It is my
hope that this web site will lead to better understanding of the
General Assembly and its work and provide a useful forum for exchanging
views between the GA and the citizens of the world. I would like
to encourage you to participate in this dialogue and look forward
to receiving your input.