New York, 22 September 2021 (TDI): During his address at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, US President Joe Biden stated that the world stands at an inflection point in history, given the compounding crises of the Covid-19 pandemic, terrorism, climate change, and other challenges facing the global community.
As President, Joe Biden delivered his first address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. He emphasized that the global community stands at an ‘inflection point’ in history, amid the multiple crises facing the world at present, including Covid-19, climate change, and other challenges for which the world must act together and deal with the issues collectively. He further reiterated that the United States is currently working to control the pandemic effects, address the climate crisis, manage shifts within the international power dynamics, and shape the rules on vital issues such as terrorism and cybercrimes.
During his address, Biden maintained that the United States greatly supports the United Nations in making commendable efforts to spur global action on shared challenges. He stated that the US rejoined the Paris climate agreement and is making efforts to retake a seat on the Human Rights Council next year at the UN, with the purpose of leading the world with example.