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The Protocol and Liaison Service within the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) serves the protocol needs of the Secretariat, including those of the Secretary-General, the Deputy Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly. It also interfaces with the Permanent Missions and Observer Offices to the United Nations as well as with the liaison offices of the specialised agencies and related organizations stationed in New York. The Service applies an orderly, uniform set of rules and governing codes of behaviour in diplomatic forums, meetings and ceremonies involving missions/observers and their representatives. To learn more, see our
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RECENT UPDATES



Credentials Presented to the Secretary-General in 2019






Blue Book No. 308 (English) Blue Book No. 308, Rev.1

(English version, August 2018)


For real-time version, refer to Blue Book Online.



Delegates Handbook English thumbsize
73rd session of the General Assembly Delegates Handbook

(English version, 2017)






(modified: October 2017)


NOTES VERBALES



A_INF_74_4 - Information Note regarding the 74th session of the General Assembly

NV-GA74-Arrangements - Information regarding arrangements for delegations during the 74th session of the General Assembly

COP APPOINTMENT/2019 - On the appointment of Beatrix Kania as Chief of Protocol (2 July 2019)

Working Hours of the Protocol and Liaison Service and the Pass and ID Unit during GA74

PLS Powerpoint Presentation - Protocol powerpoint presentation from the briefing for delegations held on Monday 9 September 2019

PRO/NV/Lists of Government/7 - Information regarding notification of changes in Heads of State, Heads of Government, or Foreign Ministers (version dated 30 July 2019)

PRO 2-2-1 NV-Absence from Headquarters - Rules and procedures for the absence of Permanent Representatives from Headquarters

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CONTACT INFORMATION



HOURS OF OPERATION:
Standard working hours
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

September through December (General Assembly)
9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


ADDRESS & PHONE:
405 East 42nd Street, Room S-0200, New York, NY 10017 
Protocol General Tel: (212) 963-7170, (212) 963-7171
Registration to UN Meetings Tel: (212) 963-7181
Fax: (212) 963-1921



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