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Video: Connecting through crisis: a virtual 2020 UN General Assembly

Video: Connecting through crisis: a virtual 2020 UN General Assembly

This UN General Assembly features speeches from world leaders, high-level delegate meetings, and (sometimes heated) debates about the biggest issues the world is facing. This year will be no different, but the format certainly will be. Here's our look at the first virtual UNGA, as the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted much of the UN's work to the digital realm.

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