Archive | 24 September 2016

Peter Thomson, President of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly meets with Mrs. Retno Marsudi, Minister for Foreign Affairs (Republic of Indonesia).

Meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia

Meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, H.E. Mrs. Retno L.P. Marsudi The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson met with Minister for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, H.E. Mrs. Retno L.P. Marsudi, and had a productive bilateral meeting. The President expressed his appreciation for Indonesia’s support to his presidency and its strong […]

Peter Thomson, President of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly meets with Patricia Scotland QC, Commonwealth Secretary-General.

Meeting with Secretary-General of the Commonwealth

Meeting with the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Rt Hon. Patricia Scotland The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, met today with the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Rt Hon. Patricia Scotland. They exchanged views on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and possible areas of cooperation in this regard.

Peter Thomson, President of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly meets with Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister for Foreign Affairs (Turkmenistan)

Meeting with Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister  of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, H.E. Mr. Rashid Ovezgeldiyevich Meredov The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, met today with the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, H.E. Mr. Rashid Ovezgeldiyevich Meredov. President Thomson welcomed […]

Remarks at annual ministerial LDC meeting

Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Least Developed Countries

Opening remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Least Developed Countries 24 September 2016       Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh, Mr. Deputy-Secretary-General, Under-Secretary General, Honourable Ministers, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be invited […]