Tag Archives | drought

Desertification, land degradation, draught

High-Level Event on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought

As delivered Statement of H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the High-Level Event on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought 1 May 2017     H.E. Mr. Einar Gunnarsson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the UN, H.E. Mr. Neville Gertze, Permanent Representative of Namibia to the UN, H.E Ms. […]

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Situational briefing on the Secretary-General’s Call to Action on famine response and prevention

As delivered Opening remarks by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly at Situational briefing on the Secretary-General’s Call to Action on famine response and prevention 13 April 2017   Mr. Anthony Lake, Executive Director of UNICEF Ms. Reena Ghelani, Deputy Director of Operations and Coordination & Officer in Charge, OCHA Excellencies, Ladies and […]