General Debate: 28 September - 3 October 2015

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The theme of the general debate of the 70th session is “The United Nations at 70 – a new commitment to action". The 70th session of the general debate concluded on 3 October 2015.

28 September 2015

Morning Session

Afternoon Session

  • 20.
    Uganda
    H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
    President
  • 21.
    Chile
    H.E. Mrs. Michelle Bachelet Jeria
    President
  • 22.
    Cuba
    H.E. Mr. Raúl Castro Ruz
    President
  • 23.
    South Africa
    H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma
    President
  • 24.
    Egypt
    H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi
    President
  • 25.
    Switzerland
    H.E. Mrs. Simonetta Sommaruga
    President
  • 26.
    Zimbabwe
    H.E. Mr. Robert Mugabe
    President
  • 27.
    Argentina
    H.E. Mrs. Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
    President
  • 28.
    Belarus
    H.E. Mr. Alexander Lukashenko
    President
  • 29.
    Nigeria
    H.E. Mr. Muhammadu Buhari
    President
  • 30.
    Gabon
    H.E. Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba
    President
  • 31.
    Paraguay
    H.E. Mr. Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara
    President
  • 32.
    Kenya
    H.E. Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta
    President
  • 33.
    Senegal
    H.E. Mr. Macky Sall
    President
  • 34.
    Mali
    H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
    President
  • 35.
    Ecuador
    H.E. Mr. Rafael Correa Delgado
    President
  • 36.
    Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
    H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma
    President
  • 37.
    Afghanistan
    H.E. Mr. Dr Abdullah Abdullah
    Chief Executive