NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joined world leaders in New York on Monday to attend the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The UNGA general debate will take place 20 – 26 September 2016.
During his five-day visit to the United States, Mr. Stoltenberg will meet with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and other high-level officials.
On Tuesday, according to a NATO communiqué, the Secretary General will participate in the General Debate of the UNGA, focusing on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change.
NATO and the United Nations have worked together since the early 1990s, in support of peacekeeping and crisis-management operations.
Last year, at the 2015 Leaders’ Summit on Peacekeeping, NATO offered enhanced support to UN peace operations. In the margins of the UNGA, Mr. Stoltenberg is expected to hold talks with several world leaders, including Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
Later this week, the Secretary General will travel to Boston to deliver a keynote speech at Harvard University on NATO’s adaptation and how European and US security and prosperity are linked.
Photo courtesy: NATO
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