Highlights of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly
The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) opened at the UN Headquarters in New York City on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. During this session of the UNGA, the United States will have numerous opportunities to advance five policy themes and priorities: (1) Non-proliferation; (2) Humanitarian Assistance and Food Security; (3) Peace and Security; (4) Counterterrorism; and (5) UN Reform.
Visit the links under “In This Section” on the left side of this page for the latest information and releases surrounding U.S. participation in UNGA 73.
Secretary Pompeo Chairs a UN Security Council Meeting on D.P.R.K.
Secretary Pompeo Releases 2018 PEPFAR Strategy Progress Report
Sept. 27: Secretary Pompeo released the 2018 Progress Report on the PEPFAR Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control (2017-2020) during the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. The Report shows the remarkable impact of PEPFAR’s investments, putting up to 13 countries on pace to achieve HIV/AIDS epidemic control by 2020. More» Report»
UN Security Council Briefing on Counterproliferation
Outlaw Regime: A Chronicle of Iran's Destructive Activities
Sept. 25: Secretary Pompeo addressed the Iranian regime's malign behavior at home and abroad on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The Secretary released the State Department's new report detailing the magnitude of the Iranian regime's destructive behavior at home and abroad. The report covers Iran's support for terrorism, its missile program, illicit financial activities, threats to maritime security and cybersecurity, human rights abuses, as well as environmental exploitation. Download the report»
Secretary Pompeo's Remarks to United Against Nuclear Iran
President Trump's Address to the UN General Assembly
Program To End Modern Slavery
Press Briefing on the President's Agenda at the UN General Assembly
Outlining American Interests at the United Nations General Assembly
Sept. 21: This week marks the formal opening of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, with High-Level week beginning on September 24. The United States will be actively engaged across a wide spectrum of UNGA events and activities, and will frame that engagement around five broad policy priorities: non-proliferation; humanitarian assistance and food security; peace and security; counterterrorism; and UN reform. DipNote»
Ambassador Haley Previews U.S. Priorities for the 73rd UN General Assembly High-Level Week
Department Press Briefing - September 20, 2018