The start of the 71st session of the General Assembly UN

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It kicked off the evening of Tuesday, September 13 / September, the work of the 71st session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, at FAO headquarters in New York with the participation of delegations from 193 countries are members of the international organization. He was Peter Thomson, Permanent Representative of Fiji in the organization, who serves as Chairman of this session, its declaration of what he called "a minute of silence and prayer and thinking." The General Assembly, which was founded in 1945, is a consultative and representative body of the international organization which is a yard to discuss a wide range of international issues provided for by the Charter of the United Nations. Play as the Assembly, which comprises 193 members, an important role in the process of adopting international norms. It is noteworthy that the past year saw a number of decisions and documents important for the international community, including the agenda of overall development until 2030, which includes the fight against poverty, hunger, disease and social inequality. In addition, agreement was reached on tackling climate change, and other important decisions and documents. It is scheduled to take over meetings of the General Assembly of the United Nations an important place to discuss the situation in the Middle East, especially the conflict in Syria and the situation in Libya and Yemen, in addition to the Palestinian issue and the issue of refugees, after what we have reached the region of instability and lack of security and widely it exceeded its repercussions region and neighboring countries.