Nearly 100 world leaders and several dozen ministers are slated to speak at the UN General Assembly’s special session starting today on the response to Covid-19. The leaders will talk about the best path to recovery from the pandemic which has claimed 1.5 million lives, shattered economies, and left tens of millions of people unemployed in countries rich and poor. The UN said that the session provides a historic moment for the world to come together to beat Covid-19. “The world is looking to the UN for leadership. This is a test for multi-lateralism,” the world body added.