Archive | 20 September 2016

US US Leaders' Summit on Refugees

Remarks at Leaders’ Summit on Refugees

Remarks by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly at Leaders’ Summit on Refugees  20 September 2016   Distinguished Heads of State and Government, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, The deadly attacks on a UN aid convey in Syria overnight, are a horrifying reminder of the day-to-day terror of life in […]

PGA met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation

President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson met with H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Meeting of President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson with H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation On 20 September, the President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson met with H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. The President of the […]

Meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba

Meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba

Meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, H.E.  Mr. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla The President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson met with H.E. Mr. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba. They discussed the active role that Cuba plays in the UN General Assembly, and its fundamental role in the […]

PGA met with FM of Algeria

Bilateral meeting between H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly and H.E. Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Algeria

Bilateral meeting between H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly and H.E. Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Algeria The President of the General Assembly met with H.E. Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Algeria. They exchanged views on peace and security in […]

SDGs Year 1: Event to mark the Anniversary of the Adoption of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Opening remarks at SDG Moment Event

Opening remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at SDG MOMENT event 20 September 2016   Mr Secretary General, Excellencies, distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen. Thank you very much for your careful attention. Today begins with a Special Session dedicated to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 […]