Archive | April, 2017

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Statement by Chef de Cabinet at d-hoc Working Group on the revitalization of the work of the General Assembly

Check against delivery Statement by H.E. Mr Tomas Anker Christensen, Chef de Cabinet of Office of President of the 71st Session  of the General Assembly,  at 4th Thematic Debate of Ad-hoc Working Group on the revitalization of the work  of the General Assembly 28 April 2017   Ambassador Drobnjak, Ambassador Nusseibeh, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, […]

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2017 Report of the Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect

As delivered Opening Remarks by Peter Thomson, the President of the General Assembly, at 2017 Report of the Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect: “Accountability for national atrocity prevention and international assistance: building upon existing good practices” 28 April, 2017     Mr. Adama Dieng, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide Mr. […]

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Ad-hoc Working Group On the revitalization of the work of the General Assembly

As delivered Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the 4th Thematic Debate of Ad-hoc Working Group on the revitalization of the work  of the General Assembly 28 April 2017   Ambassador Drobnjak of Croatia Ambassador Nusseibeh of United Arab Emirates Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,   It is […]

High-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

High-Level Event to Mark the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Remarks by Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, delivered by the Vice-President, Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, at the High-Level Event to Mark the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 25 April 2017    I […]

Opening of Sixteenth Session UN Indigenous Forum

Opening of the 16th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, delivered by the Vice-President, Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal to the UN, at the Opening of the 16th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 24 April 2017   I have the honour […]

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2017 Global Infrastructure Forum: “Challenges of Infrastructure Investments and the Role of MDBs”

As delivered H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at 2017 Global Infrastructure Forum “Challenges of Infrastructure Investments and the Role of MDBs” 22 April 2017   Honorable Ministers, Excellencies Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,   First, thank you to the European Investment Bank and Inter-American Development Bank for organizing the 2nd […]

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World Bank Spring Meetings 2017: Seminar Implementing the 2030 Agenda: From Commitment to Action

As delivered Remarks by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly at World Bank Spring Meetings Seminar Implementing the 2030 Agenda: From Commitment to Action  20 April 2017   Honorable Ministers, H.E. Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, World Bank Group Senior Vice-President for the 2030 Development Agenda, United Nations […]

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Session on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly delivered by Vice-President at Session on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace 20 April 2017   Excellencies, distinguished delegates, I have the honor to deliver this statement on behalf of His Excellency Mr Peter Thomson who is unable to attend today’s meeting due to commitments at […]

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Closing Remarks at International Dialogue on Migration 2017

As delivered Closing Remarks by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at International Dialogue on Migration 2017 19 April, 2017   Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to thank the International Organization for Migration for inviting me to address the closing session of the 2017 International […]