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PM Modi to deliver keynote address at UN’s Economic and Social Council session today

Posted on: July 17, 2020 | Back | Print

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the United Nations on Friday at the high-level segment of its Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), his first since India was elected as a non-permanent member of the powerful Security Council in June.

The Prime Minister will be joined by his Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg during the address. UN secretary general Antonio Guterres will also address the segment.

This will be the first time the Prime Minister will address the broader UN membership after India overwhelmingly won the Security Council election on June 17 for a two-year term.

The event starts arounfg 1915 hrs (IST) and PM address will be at 2030 hrs (IST). Here are the links for the live broadcast of the event. 

1. https://www.youtube.com/user/MEAIndia

2. https://www.facebook.com/MEAINDIA/

(The stream will begin at 1915 hrs (IST) on these online platforms of Ministry of External Affairs, India.