Energy and expectations high as UN General Debate gets underway

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A view of the General Assembly Hall as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presents his annual report on the work of the Organization to the Assembly.UN Photo/Loey Felipe

The most influential leaders from around the globe have come to take the podium at UN's annual General Debate.

Security is high and expectations of the world's most powerful political leaders are even higher.

Veronica Reeves spent part of Monday morning taking it all in from the General Assembly Hall.

She spoke with Dan Thomas, Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly, who was asked about the significance of this week at the UN:

Duration: 3’34″

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