HANDOVER CEREMONY OF THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE GROUP OF 77
Wednesday, 11 January 2012
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ECOSOC Chamber (NLB)
- Opening of the ceremony.
- Address by His Excellency Ambassador Jorge Argüello, on behalf of His Excellency Mr. Héctor Timerman, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Worship of Argentina, Chair country of the Group of 77 for 2011.
- Ceremonial handover of the Chairmanship of the Group of 77.
- Address by His Excellency Mr. Mourad Medelci, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Algeria, Chair country of the Group of 77 for 2012.
- Statement by His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
- Message on behalf of His Excellency Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the 66th session of the UN General Assembly.
- Statement by His Excellency Mr. Miloš Koterec, President of the Economic and Social Council.
- Other statements.
- Closure of the ceremony.