Archive | 5 October 2016

Statement on the Paris Agreement on climate change

Statement on the Paris Agreement on climate change from the President of the UN General Assembly H.E. Peter Thomson UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 October 2016 — The President of the United Nations General Assembly H.E. Peter Thomson extends his congratulations to Parties to the United Nations Climate Change Convention who have ratified the Paris […]

PGA Thomson adresses sixth committee

Sixth Committee Debate

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at Sixth Committee Debate 5 October 2016     Ambassador Danon, Permanent Representative of Israel Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to address the Sixth Committee today. Let me begin by congratulating Ambassador Danny Danon on his election as […]

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Statement on the sixth informal and first coulour-coded Security Council straw poll on the next Secretary-General

Statement of the President of the UN General Assembly on the sixth informal and first colour-coded straw poll of the Security Council for the position of Secretary-General UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 October 2016 — On behalf of the Security Council, the Permanent Representative of Russia, H.E. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, has just informed H.E. Peter Thomson, […]