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On second day of debate, General Assembly hears calls for definition of terrorism

As the General Assembly entered the second day of its weeklong debate on measures to combat international terrorism, several speakers called attention to the need to define the scourge in order to effectively combat it.

General Assembly opens weeklong debate on fighting international terrorism

As the United Nations General Assembly today opened its weeklong debate on measures to combat international terrorism, countries from across the globe strongly condemned the menace while pledging to take specific and resolute steps to eradicate it from the world.

General Assembly opens weeklong debate on fighting international terrorism

As the United Nations General Assembly today opened its weeklong debate on measures to combat international terrorism, countries from across the globe strongly condemned the menace while pledging to take specific and resolute steps to eradicate it from the world.

UN has key role to play in preventing conflict, General Assembly told

As the United Nations General Assembly today continued its consideration of Secretary-General Kofi Annan's annual report on the work of the Organization, many countries urged wide-ranging support for the world body's crucial role in preventive diplomacy.

General Assembly's high-level debate not likely before late October - UN officials

Senior New York City officials have told the United Nations that its annual high-level General Assembly debate - which normally attracts the participation of national leaders from around the world but was postponed following the terrorist attacks against the United States - should not be held before October or early November.

Adopting agenda, General Assembly decides to move up debate on terrorism

Adopting a 176-item agenda for its annual session that opened last week the day after the terrorist attacks against the United States, the United Nations General Assembly today decided to move rapidly into a plenary debate on combating terrorism.

In wake of terror attacks, General Assembly postpones annual high-level debate

One week after the devastating terrorist attacks against the United States, the United Nations General Assembly decided to postpone its annual high-level debate, a spokesman for the body's President said today.

General Assembly high-level debate will proceed as planned, UN spokesman says

The United Nations General Assembly's annual high-level debate - which normally attracts the participation of heads of State and government from around the world - will proceed in New York as planned, a UN spokesman announced today.

Outgoing General Assembly President outlines progress, setbacks over past year

As the United Nations General Assembly wound up its 55th session this afternoon, the outgoing Assembly President, Harri Holkeri of Finland, addressed the progress made in some of the Organization's reform efforts and the obstacles that still stood in the way.

General Assembly's upcoming session to tackle 185 issues

The United Nations General Assembly today released the provisional agenda for its 2001-02 session, which is set to begin on 11 September at UN Headquarters in New York.