President of the United Nations General Assembly
|President of the|
United Nations General Assembly
Emblem of the United Nations
|Appointer||United Nations General Assembly|
|Term length||1 year|
|Inaugural holder||Paul-Henri Spaak|
|Website||List of Presidents of the UN General Assembly|
The President of the United Nations General Assembly is a position voted for by representatives in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on a yearly basis. The President presides over the sessions of the General Assembly.
The session of the assembly is scheduled for every year starting in September—any special, or emergency special, assemblies over the next year will be headed by the president of UNGA.
References[change | change source]
- "Ecuadorian politician and poet becomes fourth woman to preside over UN General Assembly". UN News. 5 June 2018.
- "UN: About the General Assembly". Retrieved 2009-09-16.