United Nations, September 20
The digital version of the United Nations General Assembly will see a report variety of Heads of State and Government tackle the high-level week by pre-recorded video statements, UN chief Antonio Guterres has mentioned.
This yr, for the primary time within the UN’s 75-year historical past, Heads of State and Government is not going to be travelling to New York for the General Assembly session attributable to Covid and have submitted pre-recorded video statements for the varied summits and periods that shall be performed within the iconic General Assembly corridor.
The General Debate, that runs from September 22 to 29, will see 119 Heads of State and 54 Heads of Government communicate by pre-recorded video statements on this yr’s digital format in comparison with earlier in-person periods when usually between 70 and 80 Heads of State participated in-person within the General Debate. — PTI