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19 - 25 September 17
United Nations General Assembly *SPEAKER LIST*
New York, US
The 72nd meeting of the U.N. General Assembly will see the debut appearances of U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron on the world stage.
Wars in Syria and Yemen, North Korea’s rapidly advancing nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and political turmoil in Venezuela are certain to be a focus of discussions when the presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers meet.
The first-ever treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons, which was adopted by more than 120 countries in July, will also open for signatures during the high-level meeting.
UN speeches: The Associated Press can arrange transmissions of the U.N. speeches. Contact AP New York for more information.
List of Speakers: Please contact AP GMS for the most up-to-date list of UNGA speakers.
New this Year: Unmanned/unequipped positions, AP provides the position, high speed internet connection, 20amp power, phone line for IFB. Available only at UN Press Island and UN Rose Garden locations.
To aid your coverage, Global Media Services can offer a range of broadcast facilities, including:
* Live stand-up positions on Press Island.
* Live studio positions in UN Glass Studio.
* Live stand-up positions in UN Rose Garden.
* Live stand-up positions in United Nations Media Center Workspace.
* Live studio positions in AP's New York Bureau.
* Multi-format playout facilities.
* Dedicated internet.
* Single & multi-cam studios with live backdrops.
* International delivery via AP's satellite and fibre networks.
Image: UN Secretary-General António Guterres speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)