General Debate: 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.

For live streaming of other UN events, please visit UN Web TV

The theme for the general debate this year is "Making the United Nations relevant to all people: global leadership and shared responsibilities for peaceful, equitable and sustainable societies"; it is also the theme of the 73rd session of the General Assembly.  Visit the site of the President of the General Assembly for more information.