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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly to visit Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and the World Economic Forum

President of the UN General Assembly to visit Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and the World Economic Forum 12 January 2017 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 12 January 2017  – The President of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will travel to Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Switzerland, from 13 to […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Media Stakeout by Secretary-General-designate António Guterres

MEDIA ADVISORY Media Stakeout by Secretary-General-designate António Guterres following GA plenary meeting to pay tribute to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Oath of office of Secretary-General-designate on Monday 12 December 2016   United Nations, New York – Media are invited to a media stakeout by Secretary-General-designate, H.E. Mr. António Guterres, on Monday 12 December 2016, […]

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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly travels to Geneva

President of the UN General Assembly travels to Geneva 6 December 2016 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 6 December 2016 – The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, traveled to Geneva on 5 December 2016 to deliver the keynote address at the 107th meeting of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Council, […]

The UN GA President met with the President of the Senate of Italy

PRESS STATEMENT: President of UNGA visits Rome

PRESS STATEMENT   President of UNGA visits Rome In a mission to push for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, visited the Rome-based UN Agencies on Wednesday 23 November. The President met bilaterally with H.E. Mr Graziano da Silva, Director General of the […]

The President of the UNGA had an audience with His Holiness Pope Francis

Press Statement on the President’s visit to Holy See

Press Statement UN General Assembly President’s visit to Holy See Vienna, 25 November 2016 – His Holiness Pope Francis received the President of the United Nations General Assembly, Peter Thomson, at the Vatican on 24 November. During their meeting, on behalf of the United Nations the President expressed thanks to His Holiness for his inspiring […]

President Thomson met with Prince Albert of Monaco

PRESS STATEMENT: President of UNGA visits Monaco

PRESS STATEMENT President of UNGA visits Monaco The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, made an official visit to the Principality of Monaco, from 19 to 21 November 2016. The President was granted an audience with H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and had working meetings with H.E. Mr. Serge […]

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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly travels to European capitals to push for implementation of the SDGs

President of the UN General Assembly travels to European capitals to push for implementation of the SDGs 17 November UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 November 2016 – After engaging in the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech, the President […]