69th Session of the United Nation’s General Assembly (UNGA 69) to convene in September 2014

The UNGA 69 will convene at the United Nation’s Headquarters in New York City from September 16 through October 1, 2014. The annual event provides a unique opportunity for the 193 member United Nation to discuss multilateral subjects and international issues that are engulfing the world at this time. This year’s session will be chaired by the representative from Uganda who was selected earlier by a unanimous vote. Each meeting follows decade old traditions in selecting committee members, speakers as well as scheduling other events. President Barack Obama is expected to address the Assembly focusing on many current and troubling issues of the world.

Leaders from all countries are expected to attend and debate most pressing current issues of the world. Among the topics that will dominate the assembly will include how to defeat and destroy extremist Islamic State group known as ISIS (also called ISIL), stopping EBOLA virus in West Africa and elsewhere in the world, and ongoing crises in Ukraine and Syria. A separate Climate Summit is also planned during the event. The Assembly also provides a unique opportunity for world leaders to meet and discuss issues, build relationships on the sidelines of the meeting.