Every September, world leaders and dignitaries from around the world gather in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly “General Debate.” In addition, many high-level, special and side events take place at UN Headquarters and around the city.
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Millions of people around the world have signed up for regular updates from the UN’s social media accounts and millions more are talking about UN issues. You can join these discussions by using the official meeting hashtag, #UNGA, across your social media channels. New this year is the custom emoji on Twitter that appears when a user adds the official #UNGA hashtag to tweets. For the Summit for Refugees and Migrants we are using #UN4RefugeesMigrants.
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All the #UNGA Plenary Sessions, and most high-level, special and side events will be webcast live at http://webtv.un.org. Be sure to tune in all week. Want to know who is speaking when? Check the official lists.
Following @UN on Twitter is the best way to catch up-to-the-minute news, quotes, behind-the-scenes photos and multimedia products.
See more visual updates from staff taking part in activities by following @UnitedNations on Instagram. Flickr photo galleries will be updated when available.
The United Nations Facebook Page shares the top highlights from each day, photo galleries and more.
Some events will be soliciting your questions and comments. These opportunities will be announced on Twitter via the @UN account.
For even more opportunities to engage with the UN in your preferred language and learn more about ongoing work around the world, be sure to our list of selected multilingual accounts and other platforms like LinkedIn, Weibo, Tumblr, Google+ and more.