New Yorkers, charge up your cellphones. Here’s a handy field guide to some of the government officials expected in New York for the General Assembly this week. They hail from countries whose citizens face widespread poverty, or severe austerity measures due to economic downturns. If you see them going above and beyond the call to live it up in the Big Apple, snap a pic and send it to us. You could win $250. Download a higher resolution PDF version of the mugshots here.

Diana Jean Schemo

Diana Jean Schemo

Diana Jean Schemo is co-founding executive editor of 100Reporters and an award-winning former foreign, national and cultural correspondent for The New York Times and the Baltimore Sun.
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Diana Jean Schemo
Diana Jean Schemo is co-founding executive editor of 100Reporters and an award-winning former foreign, national and cultural correspondent for The New York Times and the Baltimore Sun.