Archive | March, 2017

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African Union Permanent Representatives Committee

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the African Union Permanent Representatives Committee 30 March 2017 H.E. Excellency, Mrs. Sidibe Fatoumata Kaba, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Guinea to the African Union, Ambassador to Ethiopia, and Chairperson of the Permanent Representatives Committee; H.E. Excellency, Mr. Thomas Kwesi […]

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Global Outlook Conference 2017 in Olso- Norwegian Ship-owners Association

As delivered Ambassador Macharia Kamau, Special Envoy of the UN General Assembly President on behalf of H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly, at Global Outlook Conference 2017 in Olso – Norwegian Ship-owners Association 28 March 2017   His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon, Prime Minister Solberg, Honourable Ministers, President and CEO of the […]

Acting PGA addresses the Opening of the Conference on Legally Binding Instrument Leading towards Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination

Statement on behalf of H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, delivered by H.E. Mr. Masud Bin Momen, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations and Acting Vice-President of the UN General Assembly, at United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total […]

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ECOSOC Special Meeting on “Innovations for Infrastructure Development and Sustainable Industrialization”

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the 2017 ECOSOC Special Meeting on “Innovations for Infrastructure Development and Sustainable Industrialization”   26 March 2017, Dakar   Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,   I would like to thank the President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council, H.E. […]

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Luncheon on Sustainable Consumption and Production

As delivered Statement by Peter Thomson, the President of the General Assembly, at Luncheon on Sustainable Consumption and Production 23 March 2017   Honourable Ministers, Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, welcome. I am very glad that you could join this luncheon. I think almost all of you have participated this morning in our Climate […]