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MEDIA ADVISORY: Press briefing on The Ocean Conference and announcement about the World Ocean Festival

MEDIA ADVISORY   Press briefing on The Ocean Conference (5-9 June) and announcement about the World Ocean Festival (4 June)   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2017 — The President of the United Nations General Assembly, the Commissioner for International Affairs of the Office of the Mayor of New York City and the Founder […]

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PRESS RELEASE: President of UN General Assembly meets with Egyptian President

PRESS RELEASE   President of UN General Assembly meets with Egyptian President   Cairo, 1 April 2017 – On the last stop of his visit to Africa, the President of the General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, spent today in official talks in Cairo, Egypt, where he promoted the priorities of the UN General Assembly’s 71st […]

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PRESS RELEASE: President of the UN General Assembly visits the African Union in Addis Ababa

30 March 2017 Addis Ababa, 29 March 2017 – The President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, visited today the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he addressed the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of the African Union (AU). Prior his address, the President met with H.E. Mr. Smail Chergui, Acting Chairperson […]

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PRESS RELEASE: President of the UN General Assembly meets President Mulatu Teshome of Ethiopia

29 March 2017   Addis Ababa, 29 March 2017 – The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, met today in Addis Ababa with the President of Federal Republic of Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Mulatu Teshome. On behalf of the United Nations, President Thomson expressed gratefulness for Ethiopia’s long-standing commitments to the work of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: President of the UN General Assembly addresses Ocean Issues in Senegal

PRESS RELEASE President of the UN General Assembly addresses Ocean Issues in Senegal 27 March 2017 The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, met today in Dakar with the H.E. Oumar Gueye, Senegal’s Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Economy, to discuss Ocean issues in the lead-up to The Ocean Conference. The conference is […]

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PRESS RELEASE: President of the UN General Assembly to visit Senegal, Ethiopia and Egypt

President of the UN General Assembly to visit Senegal, Ethiopia and Egypt   24 March 2017   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 24 March 2017 – The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will travel to Senegal, Ethiopia and Egypt from 25 March to 2 April 2017, to participate in high-level meetings and official […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: High-level SDG Action Event: Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda

MEDIA ADVISORY   High-level SDG Action Event  Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 22 March 2017 — In line with the theme of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, to deliver a universal push on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the President of the General Assembly, […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Working-Level Dialogue on Water

MEDIA ADVISORY Working-Level Dialogue on Water: 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 particular emphasis on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development   United Nations, New York, 21 March 2017 — The President of the U.N. General Assembly, […]