General Debate of the 73rd session: 25 September - 1st October 2018

The annual General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly is the occasion for world leaders to gather at UN Headquarters to discuss global issues.

This website presents a daily list of speakers (below), with links to individual pages for each speaker. These pages aggregate all multimedia information pertaining to the speaker: on-demand video(s), the country statement (.pdf), a summary of the statement, a downloadable photo, audio files (.mp3).

Content can be browsed by date and country/speaker.

The General Debate of the 73rd session of the General Assembly is now closed.
We invite you to visit the individual pages created for each speaker who delivered a statement in the General Assembly Hall.   
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25 September 2018

Morning Session

1.
Secretary-General of the United Nations
H.E. Mr. António Guterres
Secretary-General
2.
Président de l‘Assemblée générale (ouverture)
President of the General Assembly (opening)
H.E. Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés
President of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly
3.
Brazil
Brazil
H.E. Mr. Michel Temer
President
4.
Ecuador
Ecuador
H.E. Mr. Lenin Moreno Garcés
Constitutional President
5.
États-Unis d‘Amérique
United States of America
H.E. Mr. Donald Trump
President
6.
Turkey
H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President
7.
Rwanda
H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame
President
8.
Mexico
H.E. Mr. Enrique Peña Nieto
President
9.
France
France
H.E. Mr. Emmanuel Macron
President
10.
Seychelles
H.E. Mr. Danny Faure
President
11.
Peru
H.E. Mr. Martin Vizcarra Cornejo
President
12.
Jordan
H.H. Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein
King
13.
Qatar
H.H. Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
Amir
14.
Iran (République islamique d’)
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Hassan Rouhani
President
15.
Finland
Finland
H.E. Mr. Sauli Niinistö
President
16.
Nigeria
H.E. Mr. Muhammadu Buhari
President
17.
South Africa
H.E. Mr. Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa
President

Afternoon Session

18.
Malawi
H.E. Mr. Arthur Peter Mutharika
President
19.
Guatemala
Guatemala
H.E. Mr. Jimmy Morales
President
20.
Egypt
Egypt
H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
President
21.
Paraguay
H.E. Mr. Mario Abdo Benitez
President
22.
Argentina
Argentina
H.E. Mr. Mauricio Macri
President
23.
Switzerland
H.E. Mr. Alain Berset
President
24.
Sri Lanka
H.E. Mr. Maithripala Sirisena
President
25.
Slovenia
H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor
President
26.
Zambia
H.E. Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu
President
27.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila Kabange
President
28.
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
H.E. Mr. Sooronbai Jeenbekov
President
29.
Gambia (Republic of The)
Gambia (Republic of The)
H.E. Mr. Adama Barrow
President
30.
Marshall Islands
H.E. Mrs. Hilda Heine
President
31.
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
H.E. Mr. Danilo Medina Sánchez
President
32.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
H.E. Mr. Bakir Izetbegović
Chairman of the Presidency
33.
Mozambique
H.E. Mr. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi
President
34.
Japan
Japan
H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe
Prime Minister
35.
Armenia
Armenia
H.E. Mr. Nikol Pashinyan
Prime Minister
36.
Morocco
H.E. Mr. Saad-Eddine El Othmani
Prime Minister