Clouds loom above the United Nations building in New York City giving a sense of foreboding as the 2018 United Nations General Assembly begins.
A diplomatic party from Africa stands behind secret service waiting in line at the ready with cameras for someone of importance to arrive. Picture taken at One UN Plaza Hilton Hotel.
Woman attempts to push baby in stroller through the UN crowd. Many New Yorker’s find their daily routines interrupted as this international beehive of activity descends upon the city during General Assembly week.
Nigerian diplomats seen frequently chatting in groups in front of the Nigerian Embassy on 2nd street.
Adherents to Falun Dafa practice in silent protest outside the headquarters of the United Nations. Their demand - for the Chinese Communist Party to immediately end the perfection of Falun dafa adherents in China.
Walking by the United Nations building during General Assembly week you begin to realize the important connection between clothing and cultural identity. New York’s 1st Ave had transformed into a runway show with diplomatic “models” sporting the fashion of their culture.
Two secret service agents take refuge under an umbrella while standing guard on a street corner.
Ugandans protest outside the United Nations building demanding for President Yoweri Museveni to step down.
Having finished a long day of meetings, a diplomatic party from India passes through a security checkpoint leaving 1st street.
Sirens and lights fill the city. The lights of police cars and security vehicles dance on the faces of the crowds.
Roaming the streets during the UN General Assembly you begin to see who the important players are.
A Swedish diplomat heads toward a security checkpoint at the start of a busy day.
Secret Service waits outside the One UN Plaza Hilton Hotel for diplomats getting ready to leave in a convoy.