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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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Tenth anniversary of the adoption of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Opening Remarks by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the High-level meeting convened by the President of the General Assembly to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance 17 February 2017 Ms. Chef de Cabinet […]

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Informal Meeting of the General Assembly on Children and Armed Conflict

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the Informal meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the mandate on children and armed conflict 8 February 2017 Ms. Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Ms. Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General […]

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Annual Observance of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, on occasion of the Annual Observance of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust   27 January 2017 Secretary-General Guterres Excellencies, Mr. Noah Klieger Mrs. Marion Wiesel Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen,   Welcome all to the […]

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Video Message: Morocco Forum for Adolescent and Youth Human Rights ‘Driving Sustainable Development’

Video Message by H.E. Peter Thomson, the President of the General Assembly, for Morocco Forum for Adolescent and Youth Human Rights ‘Driving Sustainable Development’ 8-9 December 2016   Greetings from New York! Congratulations to the National Observatory for Children’s Rights and HRH Princess Lalla Meryam for organizing the Morocco Forum for Adolescent and Youth Human Rights in […]

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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly travels to Geneva

President of the UN General Assembly travels to Geneva 6 December 2016 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 6 December 2016 – The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, traveled to Geneva on 5 December 2016 to deliver the keynote address at the 107th meeting of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Council, […]