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H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly, speaks during the High-Level-Segment of the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council. UN Photo / Elma Okic

Annual high-level panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the Annual high-level panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming:  The contribution of human rights to peacebuilding through the enhancement of dialogue and international cooperation for the promotion of human rights 27 February 2017 Your Excellency, the President of the Human Rights […]

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Opening of the 34th session of the Human Rights Council

Address by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, to the opening of the 34th session of the Human Rights Council 27 February 2017    Your Excellency Joaquín Martelli President of the Human Rights Council, Your Excellency António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Your Excellency Zeid Ra’ad Al […]

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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly to visit Indonesia, Singapore and Switzerland

PRESS RELEASE President of the UN General Assembly to visit Indonesia, Singapore and Switzerland 21 February 2017 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 21 February 2017 – The President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will travel to Indonesia, Singapore and Switzerland, from 20 to 27 February 2017, for high-level meetings and official engagements, with the […]

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Plenary of General Assembly on Report of Human Rights Council

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at Plenary of the General Assembly on Agenda Item 63: “Report of the Human Rights Council” 4 November 2016   Excellencies Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and gentlemen I would like to begin by welcoming to the General Assembly the President of the […]