UN – Election of Dennis Francis as president of the 78th Session of the General Assembly (2 June 2023)


France congratulates Ambassador Dennis Frances, Trinidad and Tobago’s permanent representative to the United Nations, on his election by acclamation as president of the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly, which will begin on September 12.

France looks forward to working closely with this seasoned diplomat on all the issues that come before the UN General Assembly, one of the central institutions of our multilateral system. France knows it can count on his commitment to implement Agenda 2030 ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals Summit and the Summit of the Future, emphasizing global solidarity with current and future generations as well as the need to abide by international law and respect human dignity as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Paris signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.