Premier Mark Brantley lead the SKN delegation to 75th UNGA session

Premier Mark Brantley lead the SKN delegation to 75th UNGA session
Premier Mark Brantley lead the SKN delegation to 75th UNGA session

On Tuesday, Sept21, 2021, the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly began. The high-level week started in a mixed format. In this meet, more than 100 countries would be coming to New York for their participation. 

Premier Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, lead the delegation while attending the Opening Session of the high-level week. 

“Building resilience through hope-to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people and revitalize the United Nations” is the theme of this year United Nations General Assembly. 

Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Timothy Harris, would virtually deliver the National Statement of St. Kitts and Nevis virtually on Saturday, Sept 25 2021. Many other leaders joined the starting day for delivering.

While in New York, the Foreign Minister will engage in a series of bilateral and other meetings.

Mark Brantley attended the opening session along with his associates H.E. Ian Liburd- Permanent Representative, Ms Ghislaine Williams- Minister Counsellor and Ms Asha DeSuza- First Secretary.

On Sept 14, 2021, the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76) opened. On the same day, Abdulla Shahid from the Maldives became the General Assembly President and opened the 76th session. 

The first day of the high-level General Debate was on Tuesday, Sept 21 2021. The General Debate will be taking place from Tuesday, Sept 21, to Monday, Sept 27 2021. The global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the persons in delegations would be limited to the General Assembly Hall, and UN Member States have been told to provide pre-recorded statements instead of being physically present in UN Headquarters. Over 100 Heads of State or Government are expected to attend this year.