The Queen to address the United Nations
Published 22 January 2010
THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN
The Queen to address the United Nations
Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, will visit the United Nations in New York where The Queen will address the UN General Assembly on the 6th July, 2010.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will arrive that day from Canada, where Her Majesty will have undertaken a Royal Visit as Queen of Canada from the 28th June – 6th July.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will depart for London on the evening of the 6th July.
The Queen addressed the United Nations General Assembly in 1957.
The Queen will address the UN as the Head of State of the United Kingdom and 15 other United Nations member states. As well as the United Kingdom, The Queen is the Head of State of Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu.
The Queen is Head of the Commonwealth, an association of 54 nations, all of which are also United Nations member states.
A message of condolence from Her Majesty The Queen on the passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu
I remember with fondness my meetings with him and his great warmth and humour.
The Christmas Broadcast 2021
And for me and my family, even with one familiar laugh missing this year, there will be joy in Christmas, as we have the chance to reminisce, and see anew the wonder of the...
Her Majesty The Queen's Address at the Opening Ceremony of the Sixth Session of the Scottish Parliament
Presiding Officer, First Minister, Members of the Scottish Parliament, it is a pleasure to be invited to address you on this special occasion. I would like to begin by...
A message from The Queen to the President and people of Barbados
The people of Barbados have held a special place in my heart.
The Queen's message to the Opening Session of the 11th General Synod
The Gospel has brought hope, as it has done throughout the ages; and the Church has adapted and continued its ministry, often in new ways - such as digital forms of worship.
The Queen’s speech at the COP26 Evening Reception
A speech by Her Majesty The Queen delivered via video message to the COP26 Evening Reception.
The Queen's speech at the opening of the sixth session of the Senedd in Cardiff
There are many challenges ahead as you work together to promote the well-being of the people of Wales, and support the recovery effort.
The Queen's message to the Institution of Engineering and Technology to mark their 150th anniversary
This anniversary provides an opportunity to thank and recognise the dedication and hard work of all those working in engineering and technology who, every day, make a...
The Queen's address at the Opening Ceremony of the sixth session of the Scottish Parliament
I have spoken before of my deep and abiding affection for this wonderful country, and of the many happy memories Prince Philip and I always held of our time here.
The Queen's message to mark Canada's first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
I join with all Canadians on this first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
The Queen's message to Emma Raducanu following her US Open win
It is a remarkable achievement at such a young age, and is testament to your hard work and dedication.
The Queen's message to mark the 20th anniversary of the 11th September attacks
We pay tribute to the resilience and determination of the communities who joined together to rebuild.
The Queen's message to British and Commonwealth athletes following the 2020 Paralympic Games
Your performances have lifted the nation and your triumphs been celebrated by us all.
A message of condolence from Her Majesty The Queen to the Prime Minister of Haiti
I am deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and destruction caused by the earthquake in Haiti. My thoughts and prayers are with those who have lost their lives, loved ones...
The Queen's message to TeamGB and Commonwealth athletes following the 2020 Olympic Games
The skill, determination and hard work shown by the athletes and their support teams throughout the unique and challenging circumstances of the last year has been an...
The Queen awards the George Cross to the UK's National Health Services
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend 2022
The Queen's Jubilees and other milestones
A history of Jubilees
Message to the people of Northern Ireland
Across generations, the people of Northern Ireland are choosing to build an inclusive, prosperous, and hopeful society, strengthened by the gains of the peace process.
A speech by The Duke of Edinburgh on ‘Inter-face / User and Machine' at the RSA Conference, 6 November 2002
I think it is pretty well known that I have always been a great supporter of science and engineering and I have considerable respect for the technologies, which they have...
A message from The Duke of Cambridge following the death of The Duke of Edinburgh
My grandfather’s century of life was defined by service – to his country and Commonwealth, to his wife and Queen, and to our family.
A message from Her Majesty The Queen to mark Greece's Bicentenary Independence Day celebrations
On the significant occasion of the 200th anniversary of the beginning of the Greek War of Independence, I would like to convey to Your Excellency my congratulations, together...
Trooping the Colour will not go ahead in its traditional form in 2021
A message from Her Majesty The Queen to the President of Ireland, His Excellency Michael D Higgins
Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona daoibh go léir
The Queen's Commonwealth Day Message 2021
Stirring examples of courage, commitment and selfless dedication to duty have been demonstrated in every Commonwealth nation and territory.
The tenth anniversary of the Christchurch earthquakes
While there are many sad memories of that terrible time, there is also solace in remembering how your community rose to the challenge of rebuilding your lives and supporting...
The Christmas Broadcast 2020
Remarkably, a year that has necessarily kept people apart has, in many ways, brought us closer. Across the Commonwealth, my family and I have been inspired by stories of...