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Passing the baton

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales presents the gavel to Deputy Minister of International Relations for South Africa Luwellyn Landers during a handover ceremony of the chair of the Group 77 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Thursday (January 8 2015). South Africa accepted the responsibility to chair the group, the largest intergovernmental organisation of developing countries in the United Nations on behalf of the Africa Group, who nominated it.

Picture: Brendan McDermid/Reuters