Q & A: What Can The U.N. Do For You?

October 5, 2009 Updated: October 5, 2009

Chris Channer, 39, Queens, Limo driver: World peace. Stop the killings, I know they can do it.
Chris Channer, 39, Queens, Limo driver: World peace. Stop the killings, I know they can do it.
NEW YORK—East Midtown has just suffered its annual snarl of security vehicles, motorcades of Black SUV’s and scores of serious looking security men with close cropped hair speaking into their sleeves—yes, the United Nations annual General Assembly has come and gone once again.
Soudabeh Sadigh, 40, Orange County Calif., Journalist: Human rights and nuclear activity. If there is any nuclear activity they do something to spread peace and stop war. The most important thing in the world is that people are thirsty for peace.
Soudabeh Sadigh, 40, Orange County Calif., Journalist: Human rights and nuclear activity. If there is any nuclear activity they do something to spread peace and stop war. The most important thing in the world is that people are thirsty for peace.

With so many Heads of State wandering around Manhattan, we wanted to ask a few New Yorker’s: if all these world movers and shakers could put their heads together and really solve some problems, what would you have them do?

All photos: Tim McDevitt/The Epoch Times

Mark Cnudde, 56, Manhattan, Inventor: The economy. Its atrocious, people here and across the globe people are out of work.
Mark Cnudde, 56, Manhattan, Inventor: The economy. Its atrocious, people here and across the globe people are out of work.
Rebecca, 28, Eastside, Psychotherapist: The U.N. should move out of New York, that's what they can do for me. All this traffic, all the terrorists, and all the extra security everywhere that we pay for, and the diplomats do whatever they want.
Rebecca, 28, Eastside, Psychotherapist: The U.N. should move out of New York, that's what they can do for me. All this traffic, all the terrorists, and all the extra security everywhere that we pay for, and the diplomats do whatever they want.
Albert B., 26, Brooklyn, IT Consultant at U.N.: Renewable Energy. Not just talking about it actually make it happen someday.
Albert B., 26, Brooklyn, IT Consultant at U.N.: Renewable Energy. Not just talking about it actually make it happen someday.