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The Group of 77: Ceremonial meeting to mark the annual handover of the chairmanship of the Group of 77 (from Ecuador to Egypt)
12 Jan 2018 -  In attendance and delivering statements will be the outgoing and incoming G-77 Chairs (Foreign Ministers of Ecuador and Egypt respectively) as well as the UN Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly.
Opening of the ceremony.
Address by H.E. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility of the Republic of Ecuador, on behalf of the Chair country of the Group of 77 for 2017.
Ceremonial handover of the Chairmanship of the Group of 77.
Address by H.E. Mr. Sameh Hassan Shokry Selim, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, delivered by H.E. Ambassador Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta, Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations, on behalf of the Chair country of the Group of 77 for 2018.
Address by H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly.
Address by H.E. Mr. Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations.