On the morning of June 7 (New York time, USA), the United Nations General Assembly held a meeting to elect the titles of President and Vice Presidents of the Session 77 of the United Nations General Assembly.
According to news from Vietnam’s permanent mission to the United Nations (UN), on the morning of June 7 (New York time, USA), the United Nations General Assembly met to elect the titles of President and Vice-Chairmen of the General Assembly. Session 77, whereby Ambassador Csaba Kőrösi, a Hungarian, became the new President of the 77th UN General Assembly.
The meeting also agreed to elect Vietnam to become one of the Vice Presidents of the 77th UN General Assembly representing the Asia-Pacific region. Vietnam will take up this position within 1 year from September 13, 2022.
The United Nations General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations and is the only organ of the United Nations that is represented by all its members. The General Assembly of the United Nations has broad authority in the fields of political, economic, cultural and social cooperation, and has the right to discuss and make recommendations on matters falling within the scope of the Charter or any other matter within its competence. authority of UN agencies, with the aim of promoting international cooperation on a global scale.
Other countries elected as Vice-Presidents of the 77th UN General Assembly include Benin, Burundi, Kenya, Mauritania, Niger, Zimbabwe (Africa region), Malaysia, Nepal, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan (Asia-Pacific region). , Chile, El Salvador, Jamaica (Latin America), Estonia (Eastern Europe), Israel, Australia (Western Europe and others).