GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 74TH SESSION
24 – 30 September 2019

The online multimedia coverage of the General Debate will be available on Tuesday, 24 September at 9:00 a.m. (New York time), offering access to the daily list of speakers, press releases, webcast, photos, etc.

Secretary-General António Guterres speaking during the General Assembly.

GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 74TH SESSION
24 – 30 SEPTEMBER 2019

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, and links to the various related multimedia products published by the News and Media Division of the Department of Global Communications. Each year, the General Debate takes place at the United Nations Headquarters located in New York.

United Nations flag flying

President-elect of the 74th session

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President-elect of the 74th session

“I will explore the robust potential of the convening platform of the Office of the President of the General Assembly and use its advocacy tools to promote a multilateral approach to finding workable solutions to the issues confronting us.”

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President-elect of the 74th session
4 June 2019