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Opening of the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women

As delivered Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the Opening of the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women   13 March 2017   Distinguished Chair, President of ECOSOC, Secretary General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, When the United Nations was established 71 years ago, our founding Charter began […]

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UN Women for Peace Association Award

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the 2017 Annual Award Luncheon by UN Women for Peace Association 10 March 2017 Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you to the UN Women for Peace Association for organising today’s event. It is an honour to be here with you […]

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International Women’s Day 2017

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the International Women’s Day 2017 “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030” event 8 March 2017 H.E. Mr. Bjarni Benediktsson, Prime Minister of Iceland, Deputy Secretary-General, Executive Director, UN Women, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and gentleman,   […]

High-level Forum on the occasion of the second International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 February) (co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Malta and the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT))

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

As delivered Opening remarks by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly at International Day of Women and Girls in Science: From Vision to Action on Gender, Science and Sustainable Development – The Impact of Media 10 February 2017   Excellencies Ladies and Gentlemen,   First, thank you to Malta and the Royal Academy of Science […]

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