Ties, toasts and Hello Kitty: Behind the scenes at UNGA

Iconic character Hello Kitty, visits the SDG Media Zone during the 74th UN General Assembly.
UN Photo/Mark Garten
Iconic character Hello Kitty, visits the SDG Media Zone during the 74th UN General Assembly.
Lunch hosted by the Secretary-General for the Heads of Delegation of Member States to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
UN Photo/Laura Jarriel
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres (center) with Donald J. Trump (left), President of the United States of America and Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, at the annual lunch he hosts for UN Member States following the opening of the 74th session of the General Assembly.
UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
Emmanuel Macron (center), President of France, greets Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, and First Lady Melania Trump prior to the opening of the 74th session of the General Assembly. (24 September 2019)
UN Photo/Kim Haughton
Delegates, officials and UN staff members wait outside the General Assembly Hall prior to the opening of the 74th session.
UN Photo/Mark Garten
The media covers the arrival of guests at the annual lunch for UN Member States hosted by Secretary-General António Guterres.
UN Photo/Rick Bajornas
Jair Messias Bolsonaro, President of Brazil, before addressing the General Debate of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.
UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
UN Secretary-General António Guterres adjusts his tie ahead of the closing the UN Climate Action Summit 2019.
UN Photo/Cia Pak
A view of flags held by students at the annual ceremony held by the Peace Bell at UN Headquarters in observance of the International Day of Peace.  (21 September)
UN Photo/Laura Jarriel