New York, USA – President George Manneh Weah of Liberia joined numerous other world leaders today, Tuesday, September 20, for the formal opening of the 77th United Nations General Assembly Debate in New York, United States of America.
The General Debate, which is a component of the General Assembly’s High-Level Week, offers annual opportunities for world leaders to gather and address important global concerns.
With all Member States represented, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) is the primary policy-making body of the Organization and offers a singular forum for multilateral discussion of the complete range of international issues covered by the UN Charter.
President Weah was among over 150 world leaders to grace the opening session of the debate which is expected to last for the next six days under the theme ‘A Watershed Moment: Transformative Solutions to Interlocking Challenges”.
According to the Executive Mansion, Mr. Weah President, and members of the Liberian delegation are expected to hold high-level meetings and participate in different side events.
The 77th Session of the UN General Assembly is the first fully in-person Session since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
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