Assembly Honours Life and Memory of Nelson Mandela
The General Assembly held a special meeting to honour of the life and memory of South Africa’s late President Nelson Mandela, who passed away on 5 December.
A view of the speakers dais as former New York City Mayor David Dinkins (shown on screen) addresses the event. Also pictured (from left on dais): Jeremiah Nyamane Kingsley Mamabolo, Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to the UN; Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; John Ashe, President of the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly; Tegegnework Gettu, Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management; and Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson. On the latter’s left, Yoo Soon-taek, wife of the Secretary-General.