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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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Statements on Culture of Peace and on Global health and foreign policy

Statement by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, on Agenda Item 14 Culture of Peace, and on Agenda Item 127 Global Health and Foreign Policy   15 December 2016 Excellencies Distinguished delegates Ladies and gentlemen   Renowned poet Maya Angelou once said “Hate – it has caused a lot of […]

General Assembly Seventy-first session, 46th plenary meeting Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields Reports of the Secretary-General (A/71/345 and A/71/534) 1. Notes by the Secretary-General (A/71/177 and A/71/363) 2. Draft resolution (A/71/L.10) Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: report of the Secretary-General (A/71/345 and A/71/534) Strengthening of the United Nations system (a) Strengthening of the United Nations system (b) Central role of the United Nations system in global governance: report of the Secretary-General (A/71/378) United Nations reform: measures and proposals Joint debate

General Assembly plenary on sport for development and peace

Statement by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at UN General Assembly plenary on agenda item 11, sport for development and peace 6 December 2016   Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, The history of sport traces back to ancient civilizations. Our ancestors played sport to impress the gods. They played to mark the arrival […]

Remarks at High-level event on achieving peaceful, just and inclusive societies: converting words into action

Achieving Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies for Sustainable Development: Converting words into action

Closing remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly at “Achieving Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies for Sustainable Development: Converting words into action”, co-organized by Cape Verde, Mexico, Norway, State of Qatar, Sierra Leone and Tunisia 22 September 2016   Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is […]

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