The United Nations General Assembly was convened on Tuesday 17th September, 2013 at 3:00pm. The new President of the Assembly, His Excellency John Ashe, a national of Antigua and Barbuda highlighted the theme for this year’s Assembly: Post 2015 Development Agenda: Setting the Stage.

The General Debate of the Assembly will commence on Tuesday 24th September to 1st October, 2013.

Dr. the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves will deliver his address on Friday 27th September, 2013 at 3:15 p.m. This address can be viewed live at