General Assembly “at heart” of United Nations

Catherine Pollard, Under-Secretary-General, Department of General Assembly and Conference Management, and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

The General Assembly is "at the heart" of the United Nations, according to the head of the UN Department which supports dialogue and cooperation among the 193 countries that make up the global organization.

Catherine Pollard is Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) the largest Department in the UN Secretariat.

Veronica Reeves spoke to Ms Pollard and asked her about the importance of the General Assembly.

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