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Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea

As delivered Intervention by Peter Thomson, the President of the UN General Assembly, at the 18th meeting of the UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea 15 May 2017   Your Excellencies, the Co-Chairs. All courtesies observed. I’m very happy to be here today to address the eighteenth meeting […]

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Statement on Oceans and the law of the sea

Statement by the President of the U.N. General Assembly on Agenda Item 73: Oceans and the law of the sea 7 December 2016 Excellencies Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, The Ocean is the lifeblood of our planet.  It is a vital and complex ecosystem that billions of people depend on for their livelihoods, food security, cultural […]