Archive | 6 October 2016

PGA remarks at International day of older persons commemoration

Remarks at the Annual Celebration of the International Day of Older Persons “Take a Stand Against Ageism”

Remarks at the Annual Celebration of the International Day of Older Persons – “Take a Stand Against Ageism” 06 October 2016    Janet Sigal, Chair NGO Committee on Ageing, Nelida Quintero, Co-Chair UNIDOP Planning sub-committees, H.E Ambassador Martin Garcia Moritan, Permanent Representative of Argentina, Ms. Daniela Bas, Director, Division for Social Policy and Development, DESA, Excellencies, […]

PGA remarks at UN GA plenary joint debate on GA revitalization

General Assembly Plenary Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations & Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at General Assembly Plenary Joint Debate on Implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations [118]; Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [119] 6 October 2016     Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen,   The American writer Mark Twain once observed […]

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Processes requiring cofacilitators/chairs during the 71 session of the UN General Assembly

Processes requiring co-facilitators/ chairs during the 71 session of the UN General Assembly   Rights of Indigenous Peoples Rights of Indigenous Peoples Pursuant to Resolution 70/232 of 23 December 2015, Advisors conducted timely, inclusive, representative and transparent consultations with Member States, indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions from all regions of the world, and existing relevant […]