Tinubu arrives New York for 78th UN General Assembly
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has arrived in New York, United States of America for the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Tinubu landed at the John F. Kennedy Airport on Monday.
He was received by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar; the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande and other government officials.
The theme of this year’s UNGA is: “Rebuilding Trust and Reigniting Global Solidarity: Accelerating Action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards Peace, Prosperity, Progress and Sustainability for All”.
Meanwhile, the President will deliver his inaugural National Statement On September 19 which is the first day of the High-Level General Debate of the assembly.
Before the General Debate, he will join other world leaders to take part in the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (UN 2023 Summit on SDGs).
Also, he is billed to participate in the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development; High-Level Meeting on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response.
Other High-Level Dialogue he will feature in are UN Secretary General’s Climate Ambition Summit; High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage; High-Level Panel on Reform of the Global Financial Architecture.
The UN General Assembly is the main policy-making organ of the Organization.
Comprising all Member States, it provides a unique forum for multilateral discussion of the full spectrum of international issues covered by the Charter of the United Nations.
Each of the 193 Member States of the United Nations has an equal vote.