U.N. General Assembly: Resources

Highlights:

  • President Barack Obama vowed increased cooperation with the U.N. and spoke of four pillars necessary for a successful global future: nuclear disarmament, promotion of peace and security, environmental protection and a global economy that offers universal opportunity.   Part 1Part 2Part 3
  • Colonel Muammar Gaddafi spoke for 100 minutes, during which he advocated the abolition of the U.S. Security Council because of its privileging of powerful nations.
  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said it is “not acceptable that some who are several thousands of kilometers away from the Middle East would send their troops for military intervention and for spreading war, bloodshed, aggression, terror and intimidation in the whole region.” Video here.