General Assembly President calls for inclusive economies in Arab world

The Arab world faces the challenge of building inclusive economies, the President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, has said, stressing that this can only be achieved by ensuring that governments are accountable and responsive to the aspirations of their people.

General Assembly President calls for early conflict mediation to avoid violence

The President of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser today stressed the importance of mediation in the early stages of conflicts, saying that seeking peaceful settlement of disputes before they become violent can save lives and ensure stability.

UN officials underline religions’ role in promoting global harmony

The President of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser today stressed the potential of all of the world’s religions to promote global peace and stability, saying that faiths have common principles that can be used to bring about grater unity and harmony among people.

General Assembly President pleased with cooperation on major global issues

The President of the General Assembly today expressed satisfaction with the way the main deliberative body of the United Nations has handled major global challenges during its current session.

General Assembly made great strides during an ‘eventful’ 2011, says President

From being increasing vocal on human rights to taking important decisions to tackle non-communicable diseases, the General Assembly has made great strides during its current session, its President said today, adding that efforts will continue on a range of vital issues next year.

General Assembly President holds talks with other leading UN officials

Sustainable development and the rule of law have topped the agenda during talks between the General Assembly President and other top United Nations officials at UN Headquarters in New York.