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Opening remarks at the United Nations Day Concert 2020
22 Oct 2020 -  Welcoming remarks: Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, Ms. Melissa Fleming
Speakers: H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General; H.E. Mr. Volkan Bozkir, President of the General Assembly; H.E. Mr. Luigi Di Maio, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (video message); H.E. Ms. Mariangela Zappia, Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations; Mr. Dominique Meyer and Mr. Roberto Bolle, Sovrintendente Teatro alla Scala, Étoile Teatro alla Scala (video message).

To celebrate UN Day, an annual concert is usually held in the General Assembly Hall.
This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the concert was prerecorded and screened in the General Assembly Hall.
The theme of this year's Concert, sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations, is “Reimagine, Rebalance, Restart: recovering together for our shared humanity”.
The concert included a performance featuring Roberto Bolle, accompanied by other world class etoiles as well as the Orchestra of Teatro alla Scala, all recorded at La Scala Theater in Milan. A number of classical, modern and reimagined dances, curated specifically for the UN Day Concert, were performed.
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