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Launch Global Action Program on Food Security and Nutrition for Small Island States

As delivered Opening Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st session of the General Assembly, at Launch Global Action Program on Food Security and Nutrition for Small Island States 4 July 2017, Rome     President Remengesau, Honorable Ministers, Director General of the FAO, Mr Jose Graziano da Silva, Distinguished Participants, ladies and gentlemen.   […]

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Visit of the President of the General Assembly to Rome

Visit of the President of the General Assembly to Rome    New York, 4 July 2017 – The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, visited Rome today. President Thomson addressed the opening session of the international conference “Oceans, caring for a common heritage” at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross […]

PRESS RELEASE: President of the UN General Assembly to visit Rome, Italy

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 July 2017 – On 4 July, the President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, will visit Rome, Italy, to address the opening session of the international conference “Oceans, caring for a common heritage” at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, organized by the Dicastery for […]

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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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General Assembly Briefing on Health Issues

As delivered Statement of the President of the United Nations General Assembly, delivered by the Vice-President, H.E. Mrs. Aksoltan Ataeva, Permanent Representative of Turkmenistan to the Untied Nations at General Assembly Briefing on Health Issues 4 May 2017     I have the honour to deliver the following statement on behalf of the President of the […]

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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 […]

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Informal Meeting at the Food and Agriculture Organization FAO on “The SDGs: Universal push to transform the world”

As delivered Statement of H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at  Informal Meeting at the Food and Agriculture Organization FAO on “The SDGs: Universal push to transform the world” 23 November 2016   H.E. Mr. José Graziano da Silva, Director General of FAO H.E. Ms. Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of […]

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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly travels to European capitals to push for implementation of the SDGs

President of the UN General Assembly travels to European capitals to push for implementation of the SDGs 17 November UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 November 2016 – After engaging in the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech, the President […]