UN elects new President of the General Assembly – 76th Session

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  • United Nations published this video item, entitled “UN elects new President of the General Assembly – 76th Session” – below is their description.

    Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Maldives HE Abdulla Shahid is elected President of the 76th Session of the General Assembly. The UN Secretary-General commended the President-elect for his “selection of hope as the central theme in his vision statement” and noted that, coming from a small island developing State, Mr. Shahid will “bring unique insights” to the Assembly as the world prepares for the UN climate conference, COP26, in Glasgow in November.

    More details: https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/06/1093532

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