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New Urban Agenda - PGA

Statement by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at the High-Level Meeting of the New Urban Agenda

As delivered Statement by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at the High-Level Meeting of the New Urban Agenda New York, 5 September 2017 Her Excellency Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Her Excellency Ms. Rosario Robles and Hon. Mr. Mpho Parks Tau Co-Chairs of […]

SDG 11

MEDIA ADVISORY: High Level Meeting on New Urban Agenda and UN-Habitat

MEDIA ADVISORY     High Level Meeting on New Urban Agenda and UN-Habitat   United Nations, 1 September 2017 — On 21 October 2016, UN Member States agreed upon the New Urban Agenda at the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador. This Agenda sets a new global standard for sustainable urban development and will help […]

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Gateway Portals to the City: Infrastructure for Sustainable Urbanization

As delivered Statement by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at the Gateway Portals to the City: Infrastructure for Sustainable Urbanization 19 May 2017     H.E Mr. Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava, President of ECOSOC Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat, Distinguished guests Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you to the organisers […]

Adressing the 26th session of the Governing Council of UN-HABITAT

26th Session of the Governing Council of UN-Habitat

As delivered Statement by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at the 26th Session  of the Governing Council of UN-Habitat  8 May 2017, Nairobi, Kenya     His Excellency, President Kenyatta, Honorable Ministers, All other protocol being observed.   It is my great pleasure to be here in Nairobi to address the 26th Session of the […]

Remarks at World Mayors Assembly

World Mayors Assembly of Habitat III

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at World Mayors Assembly of United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development: Habitat III  16 October 2015 in Quito, Ecuador   The Honorable Mayor of Quito, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Madam Minister, Executive Director Distinguished Mayors of […]