General Assembly

17 September 2021
GA/12363

The General Assembly today adopted its work programme for the seventy-sixth session, deciding to include a range of new items on its agenda, also noting that practical arrangements will still be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

14 September 2021
GA/12362

The General Assembly today opened its seventy-sixth session, with its newly elected President imploring Member States to embrace hope and initiate a new narrative after a challenging year of climate disasters, conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic.

14 September 2021
SG/SM/20902

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the closing of the seventy-fifth session of the United Nations General Assembly, held today:

14 September 2021
SG/SM/20903

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the closing of the seventy-fifth session of the United Nations General Assembly, held today:

14 September 2021
GA/12360

The General Assembly concluded its seventy-fifth session on Tuesday, with outgoing President Volkan Bozkir (Turkey) making recommendations to strengthen the 193-member organ’s ability to meet key global challenges and give voice to those most in need.

14 September 2021
GA/12361

On 7 June 2021, the United Nations General Assembly elected Abdulla Shahid of Maldives as President of its seventy-sixth session, which runs from September 2021 until September 2022.

13 September 2021
GA/12359

The General Assembly today adopted two annual resolutions — one on durable peace and sustainable development in Africa and the other on eradicating malaria.

10 September 2021
SG/SM/20891

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly, presenting “Our Common Agenda”, in New York today:

10 September 2021
GA/12358

The General Assembly adopted two resolutions today, including an omnibus text on the revitalization of the 193-member organ, as speakers argued that time has come to have a woman lead the United Nations as the Secretary-General beginning in 2027.

10 September 2021
SG/SM/20892

Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference, held in New York today: