PRESS BRIEFING BY AMY QUANTRILL, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY PRESIDENT VOLKAN BOZKIR

PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING WITH THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

  • On Friday 10 September the President conducted his final meeting with the Secretary-General as President. At the meeting, the President thanked the Secretary-General for the support he has provided to the Presidency, and for his work in shaping the United Nations so it is fit for purpose and can meet the needs of the people it serves.

 

GENERAL ASSEMBLY INFORMAL PLENARY TO HEAR A BRIEFING BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON HIS RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADVANCE THE COMMON AGENDA AND TO RESPOND TO FUTURE CHALLENGES

  • The President said: he was delighted to hear the presentation and was certain the recommendations will inspire the General Assembly to think deeply about the pathway we are on.

 

CLOSING SESSION OF THE 75TH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  • President Bozkir will deliver his closing statement at the closing segment of the General Assembly’s 75th session at 3PM tomorrow. The President is expected to reflect on the 75th session and present recommendations for the General Assembly.

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF A PRESS BRIEFING BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE 76TH  SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  • The President-elect H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid, will speak to the press, for the first time after taking his oath of office tomorrow.
  • The Press Stakeout by the President-elect will take place from 16:15 pm to 16:40 pm in front of the PGA’s Office on the second floor at the UN General Assembly building.
  • Monica Villela Grayley will take over as the Spokesperson to the next PGA on 14 September.