PRESS RELEASE: President of the UN General Assembly to visit Paris, France

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 June 2017 – On 19 June, the President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, will visit Paris, France to address the International Energy Agency’s Second Global Conference on Energy Efficiency and the International WCRP/IOC Conference “Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts”. President Thomson will also attend the 29th Session of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Assembly for the adoption of the International Decade on Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030): “Towards the ocean we need for the future we want”.

Travel expenses are covered by contributions to the Trust Fund of the Office of the President of the General Assembly.

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