Flags are flown outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE Flags are flown outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Flags are flown outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

United Nations marks 75th anniversary with largely online event and no Donald Trump speech

  • US president unexpectedly did not address event, and was represented instead by acting deputy representative to the UN
  • Anniversary comes at time when world body faces questions over whether it can muster consensus to face current challenges, including coronavirus pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Flags are flown outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE Flags are flown outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Flags are flown outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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