U.N. General Assembly

United Nations headquarters - New York, NY (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Guide To Getting Around NYC During The UN General Assembly

The U.N. General Assembly begins its week-long session of high-level meetings Tuesday, Sept. 22, meaning New Yorkers can expect major traffic headaches on Manhattan’s East Side.

09/22/2014

United Nations General Assembly traffic advisory on Second Avenue (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Street Closures In Effect For UN General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly is getting under way Monday, meaning New Yorkers can expect major traffic headaches on Manhattan’s East Side all week.

09/23/2013

Sir Mark Lyall Grant, British Ambassador to the United Nations, with the Secretariat in the background at One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on the East Side - Sep 12, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

On Foreign Soil: British U.N. Ambassador Talks NYC’s ‘Vibrancy’ And More

He’s been posted to Pretoria, Islamabad, and Paris. But now, Sir Mark Lyall Grant is an Englishman in New York.

09/14/2012