UN General Assembly Begins

September 19, 2022
The United Nations in New York City with a row of flags from different nations

There will be security checkpoints. There’ll be street closures, detours and other driving restrictions, including unannounced traffic freezes.

NYPD Chief of Department Kenneth Corey on the United Nations General Assembly that begins Monday, September 19th.

Why It Matters: Roughly 140 heads of state will visit New York City to attend the event that not only poses a security and traffic challenge, but diplomatic challenges as well.

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