Amman, 20 September 2021 (TDI): The King of Jordan, Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein will address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting on Wednesday.

He addressed the meeting through a pre-recorded speech. Several leaders of member states will be participating in the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session.

Nevertheless, the participants will be addressing the convention mostly in form of pre-recorded speeches. It is because of the Covid-19 protocol enforced by the United Nations (UN).

The 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly is being hosted in New York. It commenced on 14th September 2021. The main themes of the UNGA session this year are the rejuvenation of the United Nations.

Likewise, adherence to sustainable rebuilding, and recognizing the needs of the planet are also two of the themes for this year by the UNGA. Moreover, respecting the rights of people as well as creating resilience by recovering from Covid-19 are also included.

76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76)

The 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76) commenced on Tuesday, 14 September 2021. Abdulla Shahid, the Foreign Minister of Maldives, was also sworn in as the General Assembly President on the same day.

Abdulla Shahid opened the 76th session. The first day of the high-level General Debate will convene on Tuesday, 21 September 2021. The General Assembly meets yearly for a regular session.

The session is held intensively from September to December. It recommences in January until all the issues that are part of the agenda are addressed.

Jordan at the UN

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan as is commonly known joined the United Nations on 14 December 1955. Even though it is a lower-middle-income country, Jordan hosts a lot of refugees.

The country has welcomed various waves of refugees from the neighbouring countries as the result of conflicts in many countries as well as regional instability.