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SEPTEMBER 2004

Statement by the President of the United Nations General Assembly
H.E. Mr. Julian R. Hunte at the Closing of the Fifty-Eighth Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

13 September 2004

Statement by the President of the United Nations General Assembly
H.E. Mr. Julian R. Hunte at the Fifty-Seventh Annual Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) - Millennium Development Goals: Civil Society takes action - 8-10 Sept, 2004.

8 September 2004

Introductory Remarks by the President of the General Assembly H.E. Mr. Julian R. Hunte at a presentation on Trade and Development Issues by Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate and Professor at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) Columbia University, New York.

2 September 2004

AUGUST 2004

Statement by the President of the United Nations General Assembly
H.E. Mr. Julian R. Hunte on the observance of the first anniversary of the Baghdad tragedy.

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19 August 2004
Statement by the President of the United Nations General Assembly H.E. Mr. Julian R. Hunte on the Commemoration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples.

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9 August 2004

JULY 2004

Remarks by the President of the General Assembly following the adoption of draft resolution A/58/L.66 - Further measures for the revitalization of the work of the General Assembly.

1 July 2004

JUNE 2004

Address by the President of the General Assembly on the occassion of United Nations Public Service Day Ceremony.

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23 June 2004

Remarks by the President of the General Assembly on the occasion of United Nations Athens 2004 Olympic Torch Relay Event at UNHQ,
New York
.

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19 June 2004
Remarks by the President of the UN General Assembly to the London School of Economics and the UN Foundation Symposium on Reform of the United Nations, London, UK - 18 June 2004. 18 June 2004
Statement by the President of the General Assembly at UNCTAD XI Sao Paulo, Brazil 13-18 June 2004.

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14 June 2004
Statement by the President of the General Assembly on the occasion of the Election of the President of the 59th Session of the United Nations General Assembly 10 June 2004
Remarks by the President of the General Assembly at the European Forum Wachau Abbety of Göttweig Krems, Austria - The European Union in a Global Context. 5 June 2004
Remarks by the President of the General Assembly to the Vienna Global Agenda Forum, Vienna Austria. 2 June 2004
Press statement by the President of the General Assembly to the Press Corps Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria.
2 June 2004
Statement by the President of the General Assembly to the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Forty Seventh Session Vienna, Austria -
2 June, 04.

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2 June 2004

MAY 2004

Remarks by the President of the General Assembly For Talks with the Masters Programme Students Freie Universitat, Berlin Germany.
25 May 2004
Address by the President of the General Assembly at the Third Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

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21 May 2004
APRIL 2004

Remarks at Informal Briefing on the Status of Preparations for UNCTAD XI.

27 April 2004

Statement at the Commemorative Meeting on Ten years of Freedom in South Africa.

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27 April 2004

Statement by the President of the General Assembly at the Special High-Level Meeting with the Bretton Woods Institutions and the World Trade Organization (WTO)

26 April 2004
Message on General Assembly Item 21 on Global Road Safety Crisis.

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14-15 April 2004
Statement at the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda.

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7 April 2004

MARCH 2004

Remarks by the President of the 58th Session of the General Assembly at the Foreign Press Centre Tokyo, Japan 30 March 2004
Statement on the occasion of the 19th Annual Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Persons
25 March 2004
Statement to mark the observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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21 March 2004
Address at the Model Youth Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Marlborough House, London, UK 9 March 2004
Statement to mark the observance of International Women's Day

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8 March 2004

FEBRUARY 2004

Remarks at the Roundtable Policy Conference on Africa's security, stability and development
BUILDING THE FUTURE FOR AFRICA:
A potential Role for the African Diaspora
26 February 2004
Address at Long Island University: "Promoting Sustainable Development: A Perspective from the United Nations General Assembly" 25 February 2004
Address at the Caribbean-American Chamber of Commerce Ceremony Awarding of the CACCI Distinguished Medal of Service 20 February 2004
Address to the Council of Presidents of the General Assembly, Valletta, Malta 4-5 February 2004

JANUARY 2004

Introductory remarks at the Open-ended Informal Consultations of the Plenary on Agenda Item 56 (Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the Security Council and Related Matters)
30 January 2004
Keynote Address at the Opening Ceremony of the 30th Annual Session of the Yale Model United Nations 29 January 2004
Statement at the Official Ceremony for the Inter-regional Preparatory Meeting to Review the Implementation of the Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Developmet of Small Island Developing States 26 January 2004
Remarks at the Special Summit of the Americas, Monterrey, Mexico
12-13 January 2004

DECEMBER 2003

Statement at the Conclusion of the Main Part of the 58th session of the General Assembly 23 December 2003
Statement at the Sixth Annual Staff Security Summit 11 December 2003
Address at the Global Peace and Tolerance Awards 2003 of the Friends of the United Nations 10 December 2003
Statement on the occasion of Human Rights Day 2003

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10 December 2003
Keynote Speech at the CONGO General Assembly
"Inclusive global governance: challenges and opportunities for CONGO in partnership with the United Nations"
4 December 2003
Statement on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

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2 December 2003
Announcement of the Awardees of the 2003 United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights 2 December 2003
Message on World AIDS Day

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1 December 2003
Statement on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

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1 December 2003

NOVEMBER 2003

Statement to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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25 November 2003
Address to the Council of Non-governmental Organisations (CONGO)
The General Assembly: A commentatry on progress in the work of the fifty-eighth session

20 November 2003
Statement on the occasion of Africa Industrialization Day 20 November 2003
Statement to the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States at the Meeting of Experts on Democratic Governance 19 November 2003
Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly: Second Informal Note
18 November 2003
Remarks at the luncheon following the presentation of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt International Disability Award to the Government of Italy
17 November 2003
Statement on the occasion of the presentation of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt International Disability Award to the Government of Italy 17 November 2003
Remarks at Medger Evers College City University of New York: A view from the United Nations General Assembly 17 November 2003
Summary of the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development
to the Second Committee

11 November 2003
Summary by the President of the General Assembly of the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development Informal Interactive Plenary (Advance unedited version) 6 November 2003
Summary of the Open-Ended Panel on Commodities of 27 October 2003
to the Second Committee
3 November 2003

OCTOBER 2003

Statement at Closing of Debate on Revitalization of the Assembly and Organization as a whole; and, Appointment of Facilitators 31 October 2003
Introductory Remarks at the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development Informal Interactive Plenary (Afternoon Session) 30 October 2003
Statement at the Plenary Meeting of the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development 30 October 2003
Introductory Remarks at the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development Informal Interactive Plenary (Morning Session)
30 October 2003
Informal Hearings of Civil Society and Business Sector on Financing for Development (Business Sector Hearing) 28 October 2003
Informal Hearings of Civil Society and Business Sector on Financing for Development (Civil Society Hearing) 28 October 2003
Introductory Remarks at the Open-ended Panel of the General Assembly on Commodities 27 October 2003
Address at the Opening Session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Hearing
at the United Nations
27 October 2003
Statement to Mark the Observation of Disarmament Week

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24 - 30 October 2003
Statement on the occasion of United Nations Day

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24 October 2003

Address to the Women's International Forum

21 October 2003
Introductory Statement for the Panel Discussion on "International Cooperation in Tax Matters" 20 October 2003
Statement on the observance of World Food Day and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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17 October 2003
President's assessment of the debate of item 11: Report of the Security Council 17 October 2003
Remarks at the conclusion of the joint debate on Item 10: Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organisation, and Item 60: Follow-up to the Outcome of the Millennium Summit 9 October 2003
Remarks at the Symposium to commemorate the Fortieth Anniversary of the encyclical "Pacem in Terris" of Pope John XXIII and the Silver Jubilee of the Pontificate of his Holiness Pope John Paul II 7 October 2003
Statement on World Habitat Day

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6 October 2003
Statement at the close of the General Debate 2 October 2003
Statement on the International Day of Older Persons

Read more about this year's theme for the International Day of Older Persons 2003 >>
1 October 2003

SEPTEMBER 2003

Statement at the opening of the General Debate 23 September 2003
Statement at the High Level Plenary Meeting on HIV/AIDS 22 September 2003
Address at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York 21 September 2003
Statement for the ringing of the Peace Bell Ceremony 19 September 2003
"Towards a more viable General Assembly" 16 September 2003
Address at the Annual Interfaith Sevice to the Commitment to the Work of the United Nations 11 September 2003
Address by the President-elect of the General Assembly to the Forum of Small States (FOSS) 4 September 2003
UN Chronicle Interview  
Statement on the election of the President of the General Assembly for the fifty-eight session 6 June 2003

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