The UN General Assembly Welcomes Its New President

On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) elected Miroslav Lajcak, Slovakia’s Foreign Minister, as president of its 72nd session (2017-2018). Lajcak served as a three-term Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia.

Here is an important takeaway point from his acceptance speech:

  • SDGs & Climate Action– Prioritize addressing inequalities and helping the least developed countries (LDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS).
Roma Stibravy,(President, NGO Sustainability, Inc) and Miroslav Lajcak (72nd UNGA President)