Debate Watch Podcast

I watch political debates and then talk about what I saw in this podcast, with the goal to learn more about the debated topics and the people and organisations involved into all of that.



DEB001 UN General Debate 2017 – Opening

The UN General Assembly:

  • Peter Thomson (President of the General Assembly) on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals – Press Conference, 8 September 2017
  • General Assembly, 1st plenary meeting, 72nd session (12 Sep 2017)
    • Committee on Contributions
  • UN Prepares for GA: Interpreters
  • UN Prepares for GA: UN Security
The first 4 statements:
  • Secretary-General of the United Nations
    H.E. Mr. António Guterres
  • President of the General Assembly (opening)
    H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák
  • Brazil
    H.E. Mr. Michel Temer
    Paris Agreement on climate change
    Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
  • United States of America
    H.E. Mr. Donald J. Trump
    North Korea
    • North Korean abductions of Japanese citizens
    • Megumi Yokota
    • Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
    • Washington Post – Cape Up –
      Trita Parsi explains why pulling out of the nuclear deal with Iran would be harmful
    Human Rights Council
    • Current Membership of the Human Rights Council, 1 January – 31 December 2017
    • Ambassador Haley Delivers Remarks at the Graduate Institute of Geneva
  • Global Compact for Migration
  • 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development


 02 February 2018  2h18m