Published on: 09/23/2022 – 10:57 The United Nations General Assembly, which opened on Tuesday in New York, is dominated by the war in Ukraine and reveals the contours of a polarized world. The UN General Assembly, which opened on Tuesday, September 20, again highlighted the multiple international crises, starting with the war in Ukraine. World leaders have alternately expressed their concerns and their divisions over the dangers hovering over the planet. In a highly anticipated speech, US President Joe Biden delivered a strong condemnation of Russia, accusing Moscow of shamelessly violated the principles of the United Nations Charter” by invading Ukraine. Emmanuel Macron did the same. However, this is not the only great challenge that the international community must face: “Our world is damaged by war, struck by climate chaos, bruised by hatred, covered in shame by poverty. and inequalities” reminded the Secretary General of the UN, António Guterres, worrying about the risk of “a winter of global discontent”. Originally from Cuba, Angel Boligán Corbo is a designer, graduated from the Fine Arts of La Havana in 1987. He has lived in Mexico since 1992, where he works as a cartoonist for El Universal newspaper, Conozca Más magazine and the political magazine Humor El Chamuco. He is also the founder of the CartonClub agency (the Latin caricature club). Cartooning for Peace is an international network of cartoonists committed to promoting, through the universality of press cartoons, freedom of expression, human rights and mutual respect between populations of different cultures or beliefs.
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