This week, President Obama is traveling to New York for the U.N. General Assembly. While he’s there, the President is meeting with leaders from some of our closest allies and partners to discuss our shared approach to pressing economic and security challenges. He’s working with leaders from around the world to forge global cooperation on key global challenges, including the transition in Libya and the launch of a new Open Government Partnership.
On Wednesday, the President will address the UN General Assembly, where he will address the historic progress that has been made around the world over the past year and discuss the opportunities ahead to enhance international security and peace. In remarks at the Clinton Global Initiative, the President will focus on the urgent need to create jobs and the need for Congress to pass the American Jobs Act.
On Friday, Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, will answer your questions on a range of issues that the President will discuss at the U.N. General Assembly this week. Be sure to tune in and ask your questions.
- What: Open for Questions with Ben Rhodes
- When: Friday, September 23 at 12:00 p.m. EDT
- Where: Watch the conversation live on WhiteHouse.gov/live and Facebook
- How: Submit your questions in advance via this webform or during the event via the Facebook chat application or Twitter using the hashtag #WHChat.