Handover ceremony of the Chairmanship of the Group 77
On 15 January 2020 the Ceremonial Meeting to mark the formal handover of the Chairmanship of the Group of 77 for the year 2020 from the State of Palestine to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana was held in New York.
The meeting was attended by H.E. Mr. Moses Nagamootoo, Prime Minister of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and H.E. Mr. Karen Cummings, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, President of the 74th Session of the General Assembly, as well as Chairs of the regional groups and the wider membership of the Group of 77.
H.E. Ambassador Yashar Aliyev, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Nations, in his capacity as Chair of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement for the period 2019-2022 delivered a statement on behalf of the Movement. The text of the statement can be found in the "Statements by the NAM Chair" section of the NAM webpage.January 16, 2020