The first session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on 10 January 1946 at Central Hall in London, United Kingdom. It was during this session that the Security Council met for the first time.
A view of Central Hall during the proceedings of the Security Council. From left to right are: Norman J.O. Makin (Australia); Mr. de Freitas Valle (Brazil); Wellington Koo (China); Badawi Pasha (Egypt); Vincent Auriol (France); Mr. de Rozenweig Diaz (Mexico); and Mr. Van Kleffens (Netherlands).