Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 17 October 2019

UN General Assembly live: Climate Change leads the agenda

The 74th session of UNGA begins with a climate summit

The summit at the UN comes after a worldwide Youth Climate Strike on Friday, which saw millions of young people around the world demanding action to address the climate crisis. AFP
The summit at the UN comes after a worldwide Youth Climate Strike on Friday, which saw millions of young people around the world demanding action to address the climate crisis. AFP

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) 2019 kicks off in earnest today as world leaders gather in New York to discuss pressing global issues.

Key figures were missing from the Climate Action Summit but UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will hope to make progress regardless.

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Updated: September 23, 2019 09:58 PM

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