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Stalled North Korea Talks Show UNGA’s Limits
World leaders have little to celebrate on the 30th anniversary of South Korea and North Korea joining the United Nations.
NGOs Frozen Out of U.N. Building
Civil society representatives are blocked over COVID-19 concerns, even as foreign diplomats and journalists pass freely through the headquarters.
Inside Biden’s Presidential UNGA Debut
The U.S. president has yet to convince the world that a post-Trump America is here to stay.
Coronavirus Threat Hangs Over U.N. General Assembly
Some world leaders traveling to New York are ignoring coronavirus safety protocols.
Spat With France Overshadows Biden Debut at UNGA
France recalls its envoys to Washington and Canberra over a dispute ahead of the major U.N. summit.
A Week of U.N. Diplomacy Overshadowed by Impeachment Probe
The inquiry into Trump’s Ukraine call has sidelined some of the ongoing work at UNGA.
Despite Impeachment Probe in Washington, U.N. Business Carries on in New York
As Trump leaves UNGA, the meetings continue.
Trump Takes Center Stage at U.N. Summit
The U.S. president’s third UNGA address could be more toned down than before.
U.N. Summit Opens With Dire Warnings on Climate Change
The U.N. General Assembly begins today with a major climate summit. Over 100 world leaders will attend, but there’s one glaring absence.