Archive | 15 May 2017

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Opening Session of STI Forum

As delivered Statement  of Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at the Opening Session of the  2nd STI Forum for SDGs 15 May 2017   H.E. Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava, President of ECOSOC, Tomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General, UN DESA, H.E. Ambassador Macharia Kamau, Permanent Representative of Kenya, Dr. Vaughan Turekian, Science and Technology Adviser to […]

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Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea

As delivered Intervention by Peter Thomson, the President of the UN General Assembly, at the 18th meeting of the UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea 15 May 2017   Your Excellencies, the Co-Chairs. All courtesies observed. I’m very happy to be here today to address the eighteenth meeting […]