Biden In NY: 3-Day Visit to N.Y. Includes U.N. General Assembly Speech and Fundraisers

Biden In NY: 3-Day Visit to N.Y. Includes U.N. General Assembly Speech and Fundraisers

by Mindy Cohn

President Joe Biden's three-day New York visit schedule includes a U.N. General Assembly speech and three days of fundraisers.

The president arrived in New York on Sunday night. He was flown by helicopter to the Wall Street heliport from JFK airport, where he was met by his motorcade.

Biden participated in two campaign fundraisers on Monday, as well a speech at the U.N. General Assembly, followed by a bilateral meeting with U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres.

Tuesday will also include a Central Asia 5 +1 meeting with the diplomatic platform that includes  Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, along with the U.S. The event will be followed by a Leader's Reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which the president and first lady are hosting.

Wednesday, the president will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. That meeting will be followed by a discussion with Brazilian President Lula da Silva and two more campaign receptions to round out the day.

The president and 150 heads of state attending the 78th U.N. General Assembly are the cause of the Gridlock Alert Days, which will stretch throughout the week. 

This year's U.N. General Assembly agenda includes discussions on the war in Ukraine, climate change, economic instability, widening inequality, and COVID-19.

See the full schedule here.

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