Headlines this Tuesday, September 20


Speech by Emmanuel Macron at the United Nations General Assembly. After the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, Emmanuel Macron flew to New York. The French president dined with the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres. After several meetings with other heads of state, he will speak at the rostrum of the General Assembly for his first speech since his re-election on Tuesday. The content of his speech was not specified, but he should insist on the climate agenda and the balance of the world order, according to LCI. This is the first general meeting in physical presence since the Covid-19 pandemic.

READ ALSOMacron, the summer of the “big shift”

United Nations General Assembly. The UN General Assembly is being held in New York throughout the week, culminating this Tuesday in the speeches of heads of state. This face-to-face return takes place against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine. 150 world leaders are expected in New York. Many presidents will speak including Volodymyr Zelensky who will speak through a recorded video.

READ ALSOWar in Ukraine: the UN, “a system out of breath”

Hearing of Gérald Darmanin at the National Assembly. The law commission of the National Assembly, made by Sacha Houlié hears the Minister of the Interior, Tuesday from 3 p.m. He will be interrogated in particular on his roadmap and in particular the orientation and programming bill of the Ministry of the Interior (Lopmi). Initially presented to the Senate in October, the text provides for an additional 15 billion euros in the budget over five years for the police, and also the creation of 8,500 police and gendarme positions.

READ ALSOWhy the right worries Darmanin

Nice bombing trial. After the opening of the trial of the attack of July 14, 2016, the testimony of the civil parties begins this Tuesday before the special assize court of Paris. Nearly 300 victims or relatives are expected to testify about the attack perpetrated by Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, which killed 86 people and injured 400 others on board his truck.

READ ALSOAt the trial of the Nice attack, 4 minutes 17 of horror and blood


Leave a Comment