Thailand gets General Assembly seat of honour in Annan drawing - UN News Centre, August 2, 2005
Thanks to Danny for pointing out this Thai mention at the
UN: Thailand gets General Assembly seat of honour in
Annan drawing - UN News Centre, August 2, 2005
In an annual game of rotating seating, Thailand won the
first front row seat in the United Nations General Assembly
Hall for the next session, starting in September, in a drawing
performed by Secretary-General Kofi Annan, a spokeswoman
for the Assembly said today.
It will replace St. Kitts-Nevis on the right side of the
podium for the Assemblys General Debate, the spokeswoman
Frehiwot Bekele said.
The other delegations are seated alphabetically and speak
in an order initially determined by tradition and courtesy.
Brazil is traditionally the first speaker, followed by the
United States of America, as host country for the UN Headquarters.
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