World Leaders converge on UN headquarters: Five things to watch

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The UN General Assembly gets underway in New York on Tuesday, with the US keen to avoid a coronavirus super spreader event.

Climate change, COVID vaccine inequality and a push for ‘multilateralism with teeth’ are set to dominate the annual event.

And despite the pandemic, dozens of heads of state have travelled to New York to speak in person, including US President Joe Biden.

Al Jazeera’s Diplomatic Editor James Bays reports from the United Nations in New York, the US.

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