The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations, the only one in which all Member States have equal representation: one nation, one vote. All 193 Member States of the United Nations are represented in this unique forum to discuss and work together on a wide array of international issues covered by the UN Charter, such as development, peace and security, international law, etc. In September, all the Members meet in the General Assembly Hall in New York for the annual General Assembly session. Permanent Representative of Nigeria, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, was elected President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on 4 June 2019. He will assume the position from September 2019 to September 2020. He will succeed Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces of Ecuador, current UNGA President, assuming the presidency on 17 September 2019. Read full article here. Please see the key events of the 74 General Assembly here. 

 

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