Archive | 6 September 2017

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MEDIA ADVISORY: High Level Forum on Culture of Peace

MEDIA ADVISORY   High Level Forum on Culture of Peace   United Nations, 1 September 2017 — Recognizing the need to further promote a culture of peace and non-violence that benefits humanity, particularly in the current global context and also taking note of the importance of respect and understanding for religious and cultural diversity throughout […]

Mayors' lunch

High-Level luncheon with world mayors

As delivered Remarks by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at High-Level luncheon with world mayors 6 September 2017   Distinguished mayors, Ladies and Gentlemen,   It is a great pleasure to welcome you all to this High-Level Luncheon. I would like to begin by thanking our […]

Responsibility to Protect

Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

As delivered Remarks by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at General Assembly Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect ‘The Responsibility to Protect and Accountability for Prevention’ 6 September 2017   Mr. Secretary-General, Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Welcome to this year’s informal interactive dialogue of the […]