Archive | 13 December 2016

Ocean briefing

Briefing on The Ocean Conference

As delivered Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at  Briefing on The Ocean Conference 13 December 2016   Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen   Thank you for attending today’s briefing on preparations for The Ocean Conference. The Conference will be held at UN Headquarters from 5 to 9 […]

Her Story reception

Her Story: A Celebration of Leading Women in the United Nations

As delivered Remarks by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly at exhibition “Her Story: A Celebration of Leading Women in the United Nations” 13 December 2016     Thanks you very much for the introduction, Ambassador Mejia.   Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General designate António Guterres, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   It […]