27 Sept: General Assembly opens: Review all statements and backstage buzz
The General Debate of the General Assembly closed on 27 September. Take a peek of the events going on at UN Headquarters last week and meet real people, backstage. Visit the "Backstage Buzz" page at http://www.un.org/apps/news/html/ga2011.shtml

You can also read the text of all the statements at the General Debate, and search by country or topic, at gadebate.un.org.

Alternatively, if you want to view video any of the statements made during the General Assembly's general debate, or see the side events to the opening of the General Assembly, you can visit the archived video at http://un.org/webcast.

The Second and Third Committees of the General Assembly are scheduled to start their work on Monday, 3 October. Annual NGO passes will provide access to the UN grounds from that date onwards. More information on the Second and Third Committee is available here.

More information: http://www.un.org/apps/news/html/ga2011.shtml

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