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Dialogue with World Bank Group: Sustainable Development Financing in Action

Opening remarks by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at Sustainable Development Financing in Action: Dialogue with World Bank Group Vice President for Development Finance 26 January 2017   Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome to today’s dialogue with Mr. Axel van Trotsenburg, World Bank Group Vice President for Development Finance. I thank […]

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Green Digital Finance Alliance

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson,  President of the 71st session of the General Assembly at Green Digital Finance Alliance 19 January 2016   Her Excellency, Ms. Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland, Mr. Erik Solheim, Executive-Director of UNEP, Mr. Eric Jing, CEO of ANT Financial, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour to be here this evening […]

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Informal briefing on Sustainable Finance

Statement by the President of the U.N. General Assembly on Sustainable Finance   7 December 2016   Excellencies,   Today’s briefing is part of the ongoing efforts of my Office throughout the 71st Session to drive implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. It intends to stimulate discussion on sustainable finance, and means of implementation of […]

18 November 2016-Peter Thomson, President of the United Nations General Assembly at OECD. left/right Peter Thomson, President of the United Nations General Assembly. OECD, Paris, France

Meeting with the Council of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Statement by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at Meeting with the Council of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 18 November 2016, OECD Headquarters, Paris France   Secretary General Gurria, Excellencies, Thank you Secretary-General for inviting me to speak to the Council today. The United Nations […]

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COP22: High Level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Finance

Keynote Address by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson,  President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at High Level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Finance 16 November 2019, COP22     Your Excellency, Minster Mezouar Ministers; Excellencies; Ladies and gentlemen, The international community has put in place a clear path for humanity to achieve sustainability. The Paris Agreement, […]

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