Work­ing to­gether to solve global prob­lems

Ev­ery year, world lead­ers and rep­re­sen­ta­tives get to­gether at an enor­mous meet­ing in New York in the US.

The Week - Junior - - All About The Un General Assembly -

On 19 Septem­ber, pres­i­dents, prime min­is­ters and rep­re­sen­ta­tives from 193 dif­fer­ent coun­tries trav­elled to the United Na­tions (UN) head­quar­ters in New York to dis­cuss some of the most im­por­tant is­sues fac­ing the planet. The meet­ing is part of the an­nual Gen­eral Assem­bly ses­sion, and it ended on 29 Septem­ber.

The main seat­ing area for the rep­re­sen­ta­tives

is known as the Gen­eral Assem­bly Hall. Trans­la­tors trans­late speeches into the of­fi­cial UN lan­guages.

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