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Zuckerberg pushes Internet for everyone in UN speech

Yesterday, the Pope. Today, Zuck.

For the second day in a row, one of the world’s most powerful people visited New York to speak on the world stage.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the United Nations twice.

During the 70th annual U.N. General Assembly session, Zuckerberg discussed the “importance of connectivity in achieving the UN’s sustainable development goals.” He then delivered the keynote address at the United Nations Private Sector Forum, where UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were also scheduled to speak.

"Connecting the world is one of the fundamental challenges of our generation," Zuckerberg said. "More than 4 billion people don't have a voice online."

Earlier in the day, Zuckerberg and Microsoft...


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