“The Future of the United Nations,” an address by U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield, held at the historic Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco
On Sept. 8, the UN Foundation co-hosted a talk with U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, where the UN Charter was negotiated and signed on June 26, 1945. UN Foundation Senior Vice President Peter Yeo introduced the Ambassador, who spoke on “The Future of the United Nations.” Her speech was followed by an interview. She previewed U.S. priorities for the 77th UN General Assembly and discussed America’s role at the United Nations. Among the U.S. priorities she listed were defending and recommitting to the UN Charter as a leader in advancing human rights. She also talked about the significance of addressing global food security issues impacted by climate change, pandemic, and war. Representing ESJF, Sung was honored to be invited to the event.
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