General Assembly Celebrates United Nations Day – UN Chief Remarks

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    Remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, at the General Assembly Observance ceremony in commemoration of the United Nations Day. As part of the commemorative events marking the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, the General Assembly will hold a mandated meeting to observe UN Day. The observance ceremony, as mandated by General Assembly resolution 73/299, will highlight UN voices from the field and insiders’ perspectives of UN’s work and the future of the organisation.

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