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Obama at the United Nations: Hope and Change - New York Times (blog)

Barack Obama speaking to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.Credit Bryan Thomas for The New York Times. President Obama used his final appearance before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday to deliver the kind of speech a troubled ...and more »

Read Barack Obama's Final Speech to the United Nations as President - TIME

President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered his final address to the United Nations General Assembly , calling on leaders to work together and criticizing those who seek a “simple rejection of global integration.” “I do not believe progress is possible ...and more »

Ban Ki-moon Reflects on the Successes and Frustrations of His 10 Years as UN Secretary General - The Nation.

In his decade in office, Ban never overcame his aloof image. But in many ways he modernized the United Nations, and pushed it to confront its deepest challenges. By Barbara Crossette. September 20, 2016. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. Ban Ki-moon ...and more »

Obama, in Farewell to UN, Paints Stark Choices for Unsettled World - New York Times

UNITED NATIONS — It was President Obama's last appearance on the marble dais of the United Nations General Assembly hall, and his farewell speech on Tuesday revealed a man whose eye was fixed as much on the next seven weeks of the American political ...and more »

Li Keqiang Attends Leaders Summit on Refugees - MFA China

On the afternoon of September 20, 2016 local time, Premier Li Keqiang attended and addressed the Leaders Summit on Refugees at the UN headquarters in New York. Li Keqiang said that the world is now facing the largest refugee crisis since the Second ...and more »

The Week That Refugees Were at the Top of the UN Agenda - News Deeply

There were a string of meetings, agreements and promises to support refugees and migrants during the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week. We look at what happened, and what has been pledged. Written by Charlotte Alfred, Published on ...and more »

US: Some 360000 refugee spots pledged at UNGA - Al-Arabiya

A summit hosted by US President Obama garnered pledges from dozens of countries to resettle or allow the lawful admission of some 360,000 refugees. (File Photo: AP). Reuters, United Nations Wednesday, 21 September 2016. Text size A A A. A summit hosted ...and more »

States are ducking their responsibilities to refugees. This UN declaration might just start to change that. - Washington Post

The United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants, the very first of its kind, took place this week at U.N. headquarters. The U.N. aimed to make a new international road map for addressing people on the move — refugees and migrants alike — with buy ...and more »

Obama, in final visit to United Nations, to focus on refugees - USA TODAY

NEW YORK — President Obama will push world leaders to do more to meet the needs of the world's swelling throngs of refugees on Tuesday, telling the United Nations that the entire world has a responsibility to help families displaced by war and ...and more »

The United Nations Explained: Its Purpose, Power and Problems - New York Times

Almost everybody has heard of the United Nations. But how many people know what it actually does? Or how it works? Or why, as world leaders gather to kick off the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, the institution has struggled to ...and more »