PHOTOS, VIDEO: Human-sized robot interacts with Amina Mohammed at UN conference

A robot addressed the UN and shared a conversation with UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina J. Mohammed on Thursday.

Sophia, created by Hanson robotics, made a surprise appearance at a UN technology event in New York as a panellist.

The life-like robot, which has become a media sensation having given numerous interviews around the world and even performed in concert, said droids with artificial intelligence could help distribute the world's energy and food resources.