- World leaders have gathered for the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
- The high-level talks are scheduled for September 19 to 23 and September 26 at the UN Headquarters in New York.
President William Ruto on Tuesday held talks with the President of the World Bank Ajay Banga.
The meeting happened on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States.
Ruto said that the World Bank is a valuable partner to Kenya by providing technical and financial assistance towards development programmes in the country.
"Kenya and Africa look forward to the Bank's support towards the realisation of the Nairobi Declaration on climate change," he said.
World leaders have gathered for the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
The high-level talks are scheduled for September 19 to 23 and September 26 at the UN Headquarters in New York.
It provides the leaders and heads of state the opportunity to lay out their priorities for the coming year, urge cooperation on pressing issues and call out their adversaries.
“It is a one-of-a-kind moment each year for leaders from every corner of the globe to not only assess the state of the world but to act for the common good,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.
"Action is what the world needs now."
The general debate will be under the theme 'Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and sustainability for all.'