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President of the UN General Assembly attends the launch of the “Laudato Si’ Challenge” at the Vatican

Rome: President of the UN General Assembly attends the launch of the “Laudato Si’ Challenge” inspired by Pope Francis at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 May 2017 – As part of his mission to push for momentum on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the President […]

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NEWS STORY: Installation of electric vehicle charging stations in UNHQ Garage

Installation of electric vehicle charging stations in UNHQ Garage   12 April 2017    UNITED NATIONS, New York, 12 April 2017 — The United Nations Headquarters in New York is joining the global green revolution by installing electric vehicle chargers in its car park. Three electric vehicle charging stations in the UN garage under the […]

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Statement on the passing away of Fidel Castro

UNITED NATIONS, 26 November 2016 — The President of the United Nations General Assembly H.E. Peter Thomson today issued the following statement on the death of Fidel Castro, former President of Cuba. “I am deeply saddened by the passing of Fidel Castro and I wish to express my sincere condolences to his family, including his […]

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PRESS STATEMENT: President of UNGA visits Rome

PRESS STATEMENT   President of UNGA visits Rome In a mission to push for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, visited the Rome-based UN Agencies on Wednesday 23 November. The President met bilaterally with H.E. Mr Graziano da Silva, Director General of the […]