Recap: PM Trudeau speaks at the UN General Assembly
Published Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:20AM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:40PM EDT
OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Thursday
Scroll down or click here to replay our live blog of the Prime Minister's remarks at the UN General Assembly in New York.
Speaking before other world leaders, Trudeau is expected to highlight Canada’s past, current, and future challenges when it comes to the nation’s history and relationship with Indigenous peoples, according to a Canadian Press report.
Trudeau is also expected to speak to Canada’s role as a co-operative partner and promote values his government has been promoting at home, including gender equality, climate change, and trade.
This is Trudeau’s second UNGA speech, after making his debut in 2016.
While at the UN, Trudeau is eyeing securing Canada a seat on the UN Security Council in 2021. On Wednesday, he met with heads of several UN nations, countries that could help Canada secure that seat.
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