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The Ninth Secretary General of the United Nations Mr. António Guterres, will take his Oath of Office on Monday, 12 December


  • The President of the General Assembly will administer the Oath of Office.
  • The President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly and representatives of the General Assembly regional groups will pay tribute to the outgoing Secretary-General, who will also make remarks.
  • The Secretary-General-designate will then address the General Assembly.
  • Listen to the ceremony live on your smartphone! Available on iOS and Android. You will also be able to watch live and it will also be archived after the event  here

After the event there will be a media stakeout;

  • WHAT Media stakeout by Secretary-General-designate after taking Oath of office
  • WHO H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General-designate of the United Nations
  • WHEN Monday, 12 December 2016, approximately 11:45 am
  • WHERE General Assembly media stakeout (2nd floor). Webcast at: www.webtv.un.org

Media contact
Dan Thomas, Communications Director and Spokesperson for the President of the UN General Assembly, Tel: +1 917 225 1913 | daniel.thomas@un.org cc picot@un.org, kandt@un.org and parekh1@un.org

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