Archive | 13 February 2017

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Innovation in Partnerships SDG 14: Life Below Water

As delivered Closing Remarks by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st UN General Assembly, at International Peace Institute event on Innovation in Partnerships SDG 14: Life Below Water 13 Feb 2017   Excellencies, Distinguished colleagues   First, thank you to IPI, the Permanent Mission of Sweden, One Earth, and the World Ocean Council for […]


MEDIA ADVISORY: Preparations for The Ocean Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY 13 February 2017 Preparations for The Ocean Conference get underway in New York, 15-16 February 2017 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 13 February 2017 – With concern mounting that the state of the world’s ocean is rapidly deteriorating, United Nations Member States and civil society groups will gather for a two-day preparatory meeting this […]


Annual Parliamentary Hearing

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the Parliamentary Hearing entitled “A World of Blue: Preserving the Oceans, Safeguarding the Planet, Ensuring Human Well-being in the Context of the 2030 Agenda” 13 February 2017 Honorable Saber Chowdhury, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Honorable, Martin Chungong, Secretary General of the […]