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Day Two at the UN General Assembly


What's going on in UN headquarters not so much a debate; more a roundrobin delivery of statements on key issues as confronts the speakers constituencies. Speakers today included the Presidents of Ghana, Lebanon, Colombia, Kenya, Korea and the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister.

Certain deliverables are expected from the 73rd GA, among the first will be the aim of making September 26 the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Expect more on this.......
There was also the presentation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. (...terms can be searched by readers).
At the end of the day however, after each representative spoke, what's coming out is - the countries of the world needs to work multilaterally. The arguments supporting this devolve to just a few things (we are so summarising an entire day of many voices) Climate Change, Nuclear proliferation, weaponising built on nuclear and artificial intelligence, and weak accords to leave certain countries marginalised or at risk of decimation.

It's too early for an opinion but let's say its interesting to see how the power blocs respond. Remember that the UN has a one member one vote policy.

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