The White House has disclosed that, President Donald J. Trump will lead the United States’ delegation to the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York City this week. The President will participate in approximately 20 meetings with world leaders and other events. In
In a tweet, the White House wrote, “President Trump participates in the 72nd United Nations General Assembly”
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) September 18, 2017
One of Trump’s core objectives for U.S. participation in this year’s meeting is to pursue reform at the United Nations, to ensure the organisation is accountable to Member States and is run more effectively and efficiently.
The statement from the White House said the U.S. organised its participation in this year’s General Assembly around three themes: Promote Peace; Promote Prosperity; and, Uphold Sovereignty and Accountability. The President will also use his meetings in New York to advance the economic interest of the American people.
President Trump is equally scheduled to address the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday morning in New York.