As Leaders Gather, Nigerian Assumes Top UN General Assembly Post

A veteran African diplomat is front-and-center this week as presidents convene at the United Nations to debate climate change, universal health care and poverty eradication - and take turns deliver the usual speeches on world affairs.


General Assembly President-elect Tijjani Muhammad Bande speaks to UN News.


Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.