Archive | January, 2017

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A Roadmap to Achieve the Learning Generation

As delivered Address by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at A Roadmap to Achieve the Learning Generation 31 January 2017   Ambassador Petersen, Ambassador Salam, Secretary Bokhari, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It’s a pleasure to be here today to join this discussion on the ‘Roadmap to Achieving the […]

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Youth Marketplace on Social Innovations for Health and Wellbeing

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the U.N. General Assembly, at the event entitled “Youth Marketplace on Social Innovations for Health and Wellbeing: Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals” 31 January 2017 Excellencies, Distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen   Welcome everyone to this session on Social Innovations for Health and Wellbeing. I hope it will […]

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Opening of ECOSOC Youth Forum 2017

As delivered Remarks by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly at opening of ECOSOC Youth Forum 2017 “The role of youth in poverty eradication and promoting prosperity in a changing world” 30 January 2017   Mr. President, Honorable Ministers Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to address the ECOSOC Youth Forum today. […]

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Annual Observance of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, on occasion of the Annual Observance of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust   27 January 2017 Secretary-General Guterres Excellencies, Mr. Noah Klieger Mrs. Marion Wiesel Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen,   Welcome all to the […]

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Dialogue with World Bank Group: Sustainable Development Financing in Action

Opening remarks by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at Sustainable Development Financing in Action: Dialogue with World Bank Group Vice President for Development Finance 26 January 2017   Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome to today’s dialogue with Mr. Axel van Trotsenburg, World Bank Group Vice President for Development Finance. I thank […]

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Closing Remarks at High Level Dialogue on Building Sustainable Peace for All

As delivered Closing Remarks of H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at High Level Dialogue on Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace 25 January   Honorable Ministers and High-level Dignitaries, Excellencies, Ladies & gentlemen I would like to thank […]

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Opening of High Level Dialogue on Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace

As delivered Statement by the Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at Opening of High Level Dialogue on Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace 24 January 2017   Honorable Ministers and High-level Dignitaries, Secretary-General, Excellencies, Ladies & Gentlemen   Thank you everyone for attending […]

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Brainstorming Session on Responsible governance on disarmament and non-proliferation for progress and sustainable development

As delivered Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st session of the General Assembly, at the brainstorming session on responsible governance on disarmament and non-proliferation for progress and sustainable development 23 January 2017   Your Excellency Mr. Rybakov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Belarus Your Excellency Mr. Ashikbayev, Deputy Minister […]

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Media advisory: media stakeout following High-Level Segment of Dialogue on “Building Sustainable Peace for All”

Media Advisory   Media Stakeout by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the U.N. General Assembly, following the High-Level Segment of the Dialogue on “Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustaining Peace Agenda”, on 24 January 2017   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 23 January 2017 — Media are invited […]