The first session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on 10 January 1946 at Central Hall in London, United Kingdom.
The first Secretary-General of the United Nations, Trygve Lie of Norway, speaking at his installation ceremony at Central Hall in London on 2 February 1946. On the podium are (from left to right): Gladwyn Jebb, Executive Secretary of the United Nations; Eduardo Zuleta (Colombia), Chairman of the Preparatory Commission of the United Nations; and Andrew Cordier, Executive Assistant of the Secretariat.
02 February 1946
United Nations (Central Hall in London), United Kingdom