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.
- The General Assembly is held every year. Here's a SmartHER News card stack on the history of the General Assembly and why it matters.
- This year's attendance will be one of the largest since the pandemic altered travel and meeting schedules during the past two years.
by Jenna Lee,