The elected Chairman of the UN General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft officially opened the jubilee 70 th session at the headquarters of the world organization in new York. After the opening ceremony, traditionally there was a moment of silent prayer and meditation.
in the 1st day must be agreed with the organization of the work and the agenda was approved.
during the coming year at meetings of the General Assembly will consider about 170 questions, for example questions on the maintenance of international peace and security, disarmament, international financial system and trade, the return of cultural property to its countries of origin, the eradication of poverty, the advancement of women.
traditionally one of the main events of the General Assembly session will be at a high level, which will be held from 28 September to 3 October. The upcoming General debate will be one of the most visited by the number of leaders.
before the UN published the provisional list of speakers for the General policy debate. According to the document, about 90 countries will be represented at the level of heads of countries, among them Russia, USA, China, Brazil, Ukraine, Yemen, Iran, Libya, Palestine, Israel, the Netherlands, France, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Belarus, Latvia and Serbia.