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MEDIA ADVISORY – Meeting on the Status of SDG Implementation

MEDIA ADVISORY Meeting on the Status of SDG Implementation United Nations, 7 September 2017 — On 8 September 2017, the President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will convene an informal meeting of the General Assembly focused on the status of SDG implementation. At the outset of the 71st session of the General […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: High Level Forum on Culture of Peace

MEDIA ADVISORY   High Level Forum on Culture of Peace   United Nations, 1 September 2017 — Recognizing the need to further promote a culture of peace and non-violence that benefits humanity, particularly in the current global context and also taking note of the importance of respect and understanding for religious and cultural diversity throughout […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Informal interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect  

MEDIA ADVISORY     Informal interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect   United Nations, 1 September 2017 — On 6 September 2017, the President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will convene an informal interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect. Since 2009, the Secretary-General has prepared annual reports on different aspects […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: High Level Meeting on New Urban Agenda and UN-Habitat

MEDIA ADVISORY     High Level Meeting on New Urban Agenda and UN-Habitat   United Nations, 1 September 2017 — On 21 October 2016, UN Member States agreed upon the New Urban Agenda at the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador. This Agenda sets a new global standard for sustainable urban development and will help […]

Hong Kong

PRESS RELEASE: President of the United Nations General Assembly completes visit to Hong Kong in Follow-up to The Ocean Conference

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 16 August 2017– The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson completed his visit to Hong Kong today. While in Hong Kong, President Thomson met with Government officials, diplomats, professors of Ocean science and environmental actors to discuss follow-up action from The Ocean Conference held at the UN […]