Dan Thomas

Candidates for UN chief face “challenging” town hall

The candidates vying to become the next Secretary-General of the United Nations are to face a “challenging environment” at a global televised town hall discussion taking place on Tuesday, according to a senior UN Spokesperson.

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Informal Dialogues with Secretary-General candidates “exceeded expectations”

This week’s Informal Dialogues which started the process of selecting the next UN chief, “exceeded” all expectations.

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“Thrashing out the major challenges of our time”: the GA chamber

The General Assembly hall was the centre of the body’s 70th birthday celebrations on Monday, and it’s the place where leaders come to “thrash out” the major challenges of the day.

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Work must begin immediately on new development agenda

The previous two weeks of intense activity at United Nations headquarters were an “historic” convergence of high-level events, said the spokesperson for the President of the UN General Assembly.

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