Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Secretary Hillary Clinton to Deliver Speech for the United Nations General Assembly Friday

The 64th session of the UN General Assembly opened on Tuesday at the UN's headquarter in New York City. The general debate will be held on 23-26 and 28-30 September 2009 at the Headquarters. If you are curious as to what they will be discussing at this years Assembly, you can click here to view the provisional agenda. It is divided into these categories: international peace and security, economic growth and sustainable development, development of Africa, promotion of human rights, humanitarian and disaster relief assistance, justice and international law, disarmament, drugs, crime, international terrorism and organizational and administrative work.

In honor of the meeting of the UN, this Friday, September 18, at 10:30 a.m. EST Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will deliver a speech previewing the United States’ agenda for the United Nations General Assembly. The speech will be held at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.

According to State, the Secretary will "outline America’s goals for the meetings, including addressing the conflict in the Middle East, nuclear proliferation and Iran, climate change, development, and food security."

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