PM to Address General Debate at UNGA

Press Release:-Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet, will address the General Debate at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 72) on Friday 22nd September 2017.

The annual General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly is the occasion for world leaders to gather at UN Headquarters to discuss global issues. The theme of the General Debate of the 72nd session is “Focusing on People – Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet.”

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, also current Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Chairman, is the 12th Speaker of Friday morning’s General Debate and is expected to concentrate on the major issues affecting Saint Lucia and the wider Caribbean, with focus on the current devastation caused by hurricanes in the region and the access to assistance for Small Island Developing States (SIDS). It is anticipated that the Prime Minister will speak between 11:00am and 12:00pm and will also address the issue of inequity and the adopting of a minimum standard of living for all.

Persons can tune in live to watch the presentation by following the link:

The Address will also be carried on the National Television Network (NTN).


  1. Lol
    September 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm


  2. Cannot
    September 21, 2017 at 3:57 pm

    God bless you mate

  3. Anonymous
    September 21, 2017 at 4:19 pm

    What’s that God bless you mate

  4. Anonymous
    September 21, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    Lets just hope he doesnt embarass the country

  5. Anonymous
    September 21, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    Who cares.

  6. G poleon
    September 21, 2017 at 8:24 pm

    He is a NATIONAL EMBARRASSMENT. This a… can hardly read.

  7. Jah Guide
    September 22, 2017 at 7:03 am

    The region is in ruins and this is where our leader is? How is the UN helping us?

  8. Anonymous
    September 22, 2017 at 3:36 pm

    You spent a week out of the country to give an every speech which you made a mess of…..

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