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The United Nations (UN) was established after World War II with the aim of preventing future wars. The organization is financed by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states.
The UN’s chief administrative officer is the Secretary-General, currently Portuguese politician and diplomat António Guterres, who began his five year-term on 1 January 2017.
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United Nations published this video item, entitled “#UNGA75 General Debate Live (USA, Russia, France, Iran and More) – 22 September 2020” – below is their description.
Join us LIVE for the historic 75th United Nations General Assembly debate! From 22 – 26 and 29 September 2020, more than 100 world leaders, thousands of diplomats and advocates come together to tackle unprecedented global challenges. The theme for this 75th General Debate is “The future we want, the United Nations we need: reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism – confronting COVID-19 through effective multilateral action.” Expected List of Speakers: The List of Speakers is published daily based on the information received as at 16:00 hours the day before; for the latest updates, please click on the Live List: https://www.un.org/en/ga/info/meetings/75schedule.shtml Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization [item 115] (A/75/1) Opening of the general debate [item 8] Address(es) by: His Excellency Jair Messias Bolsonaro, President, Federative Republic of Brazil His Excellency Donald Trump, President, United States of America His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President, Republic of Turkey His Excellency Xi Jinping, President, People’s Republic of China His Excellency Sebastián Piñera Echenique, President, Republic of Chile His Excellency Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, President, Republic of South Africa His Excellency Miguel Díaz Canel Bermúdez, President, Republic of Cuba His Excellency Vladimir Putin, President, Russian Federation His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan His Excellency Moon Jae-in, President, Republic of Korea His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir, State of Qatar His Excellency Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President, Republic of the Philippines His Excellency Hassan Rouhani, President, Islamic Republic of Iran His Excellency Emmanuel Macron, President, French Republic His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez, President, Republic of Colombia His Excellency Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President, Turkmenistan His Excellency Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President, Arab Republic of Egypt His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President, Republic of Tajikistan His Excellency Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President, United Mexican States His Excellency Luis Lacalle Pou, President, Eastern Republic of Uruguay His Excellency Danny Faure, President, Republic of Seychelles His Excellency Paul Kagame, President, Republic of Rwanda His Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, President, Republic of Angola His Excellency Alberto Fernández, President, Argentine Republic His Excellency Egils Levits, President, Republic of Latvia His Excellency Gitanas Nausėda, President, Republic of Lithuania His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria His Excellency Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President, Republic of Costa Rica His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka His Excellency Joko Widodo, President, Republic of Indonesia His Excellency Martín Vizcarra Cornejo, President, Republic of Peru His Excellency Félix Antoine Tshilombo Tshisekedi, President, Democratic Republic of the Congo —————————————- Watch LIVE the debate of the General Assembly of the United Nations, in the Original Language Spoken: http://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_LIVE_FL متابعة مباشرة باللغة العربية لأعمال المداولات العامة رفيعة المستوى للجمعيه العامة http://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_LIVE_AR 敬请收看联合国大会一般性辩论的网络直播（中文同声传译） http://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_LIVE_ZH Suivez le débat de l’Assemblée générale en DIRECT et en français http://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_LIVE_FR Transmisión EN VIVO del debate de la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas, en español. http://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_LIVE_ES Смотрите прямую трансляцию Общих прений Генеральной Ассамблеи http://unwebtv.live/75_UNGA_LIVE_RU #UNGA #UnitedNationsUnited Nations YouTube Channel
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