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While a year ago he had to speak virtually before the United Nations, Volodymyr Zelensky came to New York this time. He arrived on Monday, ahead of his scheduled speech this Tuesday at the UN General Assembly podium.
The Ukrainian president will also participate on Wednesday in an Organization Security Council dedicated to the war with Russia. For the first time since the start of the conflict in Ukraine, he should find himself at the same table as Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. He will finally travel to Washington on Thursday to visit the White House and discuss military and financial aid.
The Minister of National Education has decided to accelerate the fight against bullying. As controversy grows over the rectorate’s attitude towards the parents of Nicolas, the teenager from Poissy (Yvelines) who committed suicide at the beginning of the school year, Gabriel Attal demanded on Monday an “electroshock at all levels.” And to convey the message, the minister exceptionally brought together the rectors.
“My role, your role, is not to protect an Institution at all costs, but to protect our students, our children at all costs,” he declared according to comments reported by those around him. An audit on the management of bullying cases will also be launched in each academy from September 2022 to September 2023. Conclusions are expected in four weeks.
The migration crisis is once again at the center of discussions between France and Italy. The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, arrived in Rome on Monday afternoon, where he plans to send a message of “firmness” against illegal crossings of the Mediterranean, following the influx of immigrants to the Italian island of Lampedusa.
The minister arrived shortly before 7:30 p.m. at the Italian Ministry of the Interior to meet with his counterpart Matteo Piantedosi. Gérald Darmanin intends to offer France’s help to Italy to “preserve its external border”, the first gateway to Europe from North Africa, he told Europe 1/Cnews.