Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Nigerian president and former Lagos State governor, heads to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly meeting on rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity.
The United Nations General Assembly is the main deliberative body of the UN, comprising all 193 member states. It meets annually to discuss global issues, make policy recommendations, and promote international cooperation. Each member state has one vote, making it a forum for diplomacy, negotiations, and consensus-building on a wide range of global challenges
The theme for this year’s UNGA is, “Rebuilding Trust and Reigniting Global Solidarity: Accelerating Action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards Peace, prosperity, progress and Sustainability for All.”
September 19, 2023, Bola Ahmed Tinubu will deliver his inaugural National Statement on High-Level General Debate of the 78th UNGA Session and also participate in issues on sustainable development, climate change, global cooperation, and the imperative to address inequalities and global humanitarian crises.
The Nigerian President will join other world leaders to participate in the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (UN 2023 Summit on SDGs).
Bola Ahmed Tinubu is slated to participate in various high-level meetings, including Financing for Development, Pandemic Prevention, Climate Ambition Summit, Universal Health Coverage, and Global Financial Architecture reform.
Scheduling Bilateral meetings with world leaders, including the EU Commission, Brazil, South Africa, and other prominent nations. Also, Bola will Join with transnational firms like Microsoft, Meta Technologies, Exxon Mobil, General Electric, etc. to discuss economic development agenda and financial investment.
Furthermore, the Nigerian president will address American business leaders at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on cross-sectoral investment opportunities in Nigeria.
The President will also address the Nigerian SMEs Business Summit, where he will seek to highlight the increasingly important role of Nigerian enterprises in global trade.