President, General Assembly of the United Nations, speaks on
Global Challenges and the role of the UN at the dawn of the 21st Century.
In March 2012 HE Mr Nassir Abdulaziz
Al Nasser, President of the General Assembly of
the United Nations, visited the Centre and lectured on the
Global Challenges and the role of the UN at
the dawn of the 21st Century.
Drawing on his long experience as a diplomat, cluminating
in his current appointment, Ambassador Al Nasser offered
his reflections on the complex challenges facing the United
Nations, and on the role of the General Assembly, the only
body in which all UN member states are represented. He emphasised
the importance of international action to prevent and resolve
conflict, and to meet humanitarian needs across the world,
calling on all member states to support fully the vital
work of the United Nations. In discussion he commented on
a range of issues that the UN currently faces.