The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization Committee) approved its work program for the seventy-seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly, covering topics ranging from the decolonization of the 17 remaining Non-Self-Governing Territories and United Nations peacekeeping operations, to the plight of Palestinian refugees and other Arab territories, among other agenda items.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Wednesday discussed his country's joining BRICS with his Chinese colleague Wang Yi on the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York.
US President Joseph Biden said during his appearance Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that Russian leader Vladimir Putin's attitudes challenged Ukraine's very right to exist.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin praised Colombia's President Gustavo Petro for the latter's speech Tuesday before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro Tuesday said in his first appearance before the United Nations General Assembly that the war waged by wealthier countries against drug trafficking had failed, while the world's powers insisted on their quest to controlling the world's oil and coal reserves.
Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font Tuesday told the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York that his country would have a new Constitution “shortly” after the Sept. 7 attempt to get a progressive text approved through a referendum failed to get past the vote of the citizenry.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Monday told world leaders that the planet was literally on fire. He made those remarks ahead of the 77th General Assembly (UNGA) opening Tuesday in New York, which traditionally happens with a speech from Brazil's President.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was among the world leaders to sign the book of condolences in London for Queen Elizabeth II's death. The South American ruler is expected to take part in Monday's funeral and then head on to New York for the United Nations General Assembly.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou will not attend the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations to be held in New York. Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo will attend in his place, reported El Observador and confirmed MercoPress with sources from the Foreign Ministry.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is bringing on some changes regarding world affairs and the United Nations Tuesday agreed to redefine the Security Council veto power, which is in the hands of the body's permanent members, which are also the ones with a stronger military might — the US, Russia, China, the UK, and France.