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Remarks at Retreat on Security Council Reform

As delivered Remarks by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the Retreat on Security Council Reform 14 January 2017 Your Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   First, thank you to the Government of […]

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Handover Ceremony of the Chairmanship of the G77 and China

Message of H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, delivered by H.E. Mr. Durga P. Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of Nepal, at Handover Ceremony of the Chairmanship of the G77 and China 13 January 2017   H.E. Mr. Rafael Correa Delgado, President of the Republic of Ecuador, H.E. Mr. Guillaume Long, […]

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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly to visit Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and the World Economic Forum

President of the UN General Assembly to visit Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and the World Economic Forum 12 January 2017 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 12 January 2017  – The President of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will travel to Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Switzerland, from 13 to […]

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Briefing on STI Forum

As delivered Opening Remarks by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at briefing on STI Forum 12 January 2017   H.E. Ambassador Shava, President of ECOSOSC H.E. Under-Secretary-General Wu H.E. Ambassador Kamau, Permanent Representative of Kenya Dr. Vaughan Turekian, Science and Technology Adviser to the US Secretary of State Ms. Mara Murillo, Senior Programme Officer, […]