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Tag: United Nation General Assembly

  • Wednesday, September 20th 2023 - 09:19 UTC

    UN: Lula warns multilateralism is being eroded

    “Stability and security will not be achieved where there is social exclusion and inequality,” Lula told the UNGA

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva told the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday that global multilateralism is being eroded, Agencia Brasil reported. In his eighth speech to the forum and the first of his third presidency, Lula also spoke about protectionism and the difficulty of resolving conflicts.

  • Wednesday, September 20th 2023 - 08:26 UTC

    No country will be safe if Ukraine loses the war, Biden tells UNGA

    The United States and its allies “will continue to stand by the brave Ukrainian people,” Biden pledged

    US President Joseph Biden Tuesday insisted before the United Nations 78th General Assembly (UNGA) that continued military support to Kyiv was needed to “deter” Russia from invading other countries in the future. He also claimed that no country would have its independence assured if Ukraine lost the war.

  • Friday, September 1st 2023 - 08:56 UTC

    Presidents of Uruguay and France to attend Rugby World Cup clash

     Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Luis Lacalle Pou will atend the Rugby World Cup

    Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou has accepted the invitation of his French colleague Emmanuel Macron to join him in Lille for the Sept. 14 Rugby World Cup game pitting La Bleu against Los Teros (as the national teams of both countries are known), it was reported Thursday in Montevideo.

  • Tuesday, June 5th 2018 - 07:01 UTC

    Two ladies, Ecuador and Honduras, dispute the presidency of the UN General Assembly

    The selection of the assembly president follows an unwritten system of regional rotation, and this year it’s the turn of Latin America and the Caribbean to preside

    The new president of the U.N. General Assembly being elected Tuesday will definitely be a woman and only the fourth female in the 73-year history of the global organization, but whether she is from Honduras or Ecuador is the question.

  • Tuesday, July 11th 2017 - 07:05 UTC

    World Population Day

    World Population Day, which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program in 1989, an outgrowth of the interest generated by the Day of Five Billion, which was observed on 11 July 1987.