Archive | 2017

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 […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Informal interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect  

MEDIA ADVISORY     Informal interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect   United Nations, 1 September 2017 — On 6 September 2017, the President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will convene an informal interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect. Since 2009, the Secretary-General has prepared annual reports on different aspects […]

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at the High-Level Meeting of the New Urban Agenda

As delivered Statement by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at the High-Level Meeting of the New Urban Agenda New York, 5 September 2017 Her Excellency Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Her Excellency Ms. Rosario Robles and Hon. Mr. Mpho Parks Tau Co-Chairs of […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: High Level Meeting on New Urban Agenda and UN-Habitat

MEDIA ADVISORY     High Level Meeting on New Urban Agenda and UN-Habitat   United Nations, 1 September 2017 — On 21 October 2016, UN Member States agreed upon the New Urban Agenda at the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador. This Agenda sets a new global standard for sustainable urban development and will help […]

International Day against nuclear testings

Commemoration of the International Day against Nuclear Tests

As delivered Remarks by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at Commemoration of the International Day against Nuclear Tests 30 August 2017   Your Excellency Mr. Roman Vassilenko, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Your Excellency Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Excellencies, […]

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High-level week on water in Stockholm

As delivered Keynote Address by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly at the High-level week on water: “Freshwater to sea, the resilience of oceans – reflections from the UN Ocean conference” Stockholm, 28 August 2018     Honorable Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great […]

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Keynote Address by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at High Level Luncheon on SDG 14 – Our ocean, our future: call for action

As delivered Keynote Address by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at High Level Luncheon on SDG 14 – “Our ocean, our future: call for action” 16 August 2017 Deputy Commissioner, Ms Tong Xiaoling, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to be back in Hong […]