Assembly chief calls for constructive spirit as UN committees begin work

As work begins in the six main committees of the General Assembly, the President of the 193-member body urged all Member States to participate fully and constructively to address global challenges and advance the objectives of the United Nations.

Ban urges global leaders gathered at UN to 'shape the world of tomorrow'

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told world leaders at the UN today for the General Assembly’s annual high-level debate that they face critical choices on global issues to ensure the well-being of future generations.