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Global Outlook Conference 2017 in Olso- Norwegian Ship-owners Association

As delivered Ambassador Macharia Kamau, Special Envoy of the UN General Assembly President on behalf of H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly, at Global Outlook Conference 2017 in Olso – Norwegian Ship-owners Association 28 March 2017   His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon, Prime Minister Solberg, Honourable Ministers, President and CEO of the […]

Acting PGA addresses the Opening of the Conference on Legally Binding Instrument Leading towards Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination

Statement on behalf of H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, delivered by H.E. Mr. Masud Bin Momen, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations and Acting Vice-President of the UN General Assembly, at United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total […]

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ECOSOC Special Meeting on “Innovations for Infrastructure Development and Sustainable Industrialization”

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the 2017 ECOSOC Special Meeting on “Innovations for Infrastructure Development and Sustainable Industrialization”   26 March 2017, Dakar   Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,   I would like to thank the President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council, H.E. […]

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Luncheon on Sustainable Consumption and Production

As delivered Statement by Peter Thomson, the President of the General Assembly, at Luncheon on Sustainable Consumption and Production 23 March 2017   Honourable Ministers, Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, welcome. I am very glad that you could join this luncheon. I think almost all of you have participated this morning in our Climate […]

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High Level SDG Action Event on Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the High-level Sustainable Development Goal Action Event entitled “Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda” 23 March 2017   Honorable Ministers Your Excellency, Mr. Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, Your Excellency, Ms. Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the […]

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Special Event Priority Actions for Water and Disasters

As delivered Statement of H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at United Nations World Water Day – Special Event Priority Actions for Water and Disasters in the next Decade 22 March 2017   H.E. Mr. Sirodjidin Aslov, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tajikistan H.E. Mr. Teru Fukui, Member of the House […]

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Opening Segment of the Water Dialogue

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the Dialogue to discuss improving the integration and coordination of the work of the United Nations on the water-related goals and targets under its sustainable development pillar, with a particular emphasis on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 22 March 2017 […]

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International Day of Nowruz

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, on occasion of the celebration of International Day of Nowruz   21 March 2017 Secretary-General Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,   Nowruz Mubarak!   It is a great pleasure to be here for International Nowruz Day, and to celebrate the arrival of spring […]

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International Day of Forests

  Statement by the Office of the President of the General Assembly’s Special Adviser on SDGs Implementation, H.E. Dessima Williams, during the Special Event on the theme “Forests and Energy”, in celebration of the International Day of Forests 21 March 2017 Your Excellency Mr. Manoel Sobral Filho Director, UN Forum on Forests Your Excellency Mr. Nabeel Munir,  […]