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Special Event commemorating World Oceans Day 2017 Event includes talks from world-renowned ocean experts and explorers, representatives from coastal communities, and voices from current and future generations

World Ocean Day

As delivered Remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly,  at World Ocean Day 8 June 2017    The Honourable Prime Minister of Fiji, Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Her Excellency Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Under Secretary-General Serpa-Soares, Excellencies, Distinguished guests Ladies and Gentlemen,   Welcome all to this morning’s celebration […]

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UN CELEBRATES FIRST EVER WORLD TUNA DAY

STATEMENT         UN CELEBRATES FIRST EVER WORLD TUNA DAY   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 2 May 2017 – The celebration for the first time by the United Nations of World Tuna Day on 2 May is an important step in recognizing the critical role of tuna to sustainable development, food security, economic […]

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Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Ocean Conference

As delivered Remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly,at High Level Segment of Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Ocean Conference 17 March 2017   Your Excellencies the Heads of State and Government present, Honourable Ministers, Ambassadors Ladies and Gentlemen It is a great pleasure to be back here in […]

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Lecture at University of the South Pacific

As delivered Lecture by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at University of the South Pacific 16 March 2017   Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to be here today in my hometown of Suva, and to have this opportunity to address the University of the South Pacific. I […]

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North Atlantic Seafood Forum

Video Message by Peter Thomson, the President of the General Assembly at North Atlantic Seafood Forum in Bergen, Norway 7 – 9 March 2017     H.E Mr Per Sandberg, Minister of Fisheries Norway Honorable Ministers Distinguished participants Director General Li Yong, UNIDO Ladies and Gentleman   Greetings from New York! Thank you to the North […]