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Oath of Office Address by the Incoming President

“I solemnly declare that I shall truthfully perform my duties and exercise the functions entrusted to me as President of the General Assembly of the United Nations in all loyalty, discretion and conscience, and that I shall discharge these functions and regulate my conduct with the interest of the United Nations only in view and […]

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Acceptance speech upon election as President

ACCEPTANCE SPEECH BY H.E. MR. PETER THOMSON UPON HIS ELECTION AS PRESIDENT 13 June 2016   Mr. President, Secretary-General, I thank you for your wise leadership and for the excellent example you have forever set us here at the United Nations. I look forward to working with you both over the next three months in […]