UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon joked that he feels like Cinderella, as he prepares to step down at midnight on 31 December 2016.
The top diplomat beamed as he told a room full of UN staff: “I have just two words: ‘Thank you!'”
“Tomorrow night on the eve of the new year, I’ll be in Times Square [New York] for the ball drop. Millions of people will be watching as I lose my job!” he added.