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Ministerial Luncheon and Dialogue on Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

As delivered Remarks by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at the Ministerial Luncheon & Dialogue on Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals: Year 2 and Looking Ahead Delegates Dining Room 19 July 2017 President of ECOSOC, Secretary-General, Distinguished Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, First, thank you to Ambassador Shava, the […]

SDG Business Forum

SDG Business Forum 2017

As delivered Statement of H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at SDG Business Forum 2017 – High Level Lunch “Collaboration for Transformational Change, with a focus on the role of the private sector” 18 July 2017    Secretary-General Guterres, Ministers, President of ECOSOC Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It […]

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World Youth Skills Day 2017

As delivered Statement by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly at World Youth Skills Day 2017: Skills for the future of work 17 July 2017      All protocols observed Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Happy World Youth Skills Day! I would like to thank Portugal and Sri Lanka for organizing this event and for their […]

Partnership Exchange

Keynote at 2017 Partnership Exchange

As delivered Keynote address by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st session of the General Assembly, at Opening Segment of 2017 Partnership Exchange 17 July 2017    Madam Chair, Mr Wu Hongbo, Under Secretary General of UN DESA, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentleman,     Good morning to you all.   I would like to begin […]

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Opening of the Ministerial Segment of HLPF

As delivered Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st session of the General Assembly, at Opening of the Ministerial Segment of ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 17 July 2017     President of ECOSOC, Distinguished Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentleman,   It is an honor to join you all today at the […]

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Bringing Awareness and Action on the SDGs to the Classroom

As delivered Statement by his H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly for the 71st Session, at Bringing Awareness and Action on the SDGs to the Classroom: A Presentation of Students’ Experience with the World’s Largest Lesson 14 July 2017      Your Excellency, Mr. Estanislao Zawels of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of […]

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Keynote Address at High Level Political Forum Session 12: Review of SDGs Implementation: SDG 14

As delivered Keynote Address by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at High Level Political Forum Session 12: Review of SDGs Implementation: SDG 14 13 July 2017, New York Mr. President Ambassador Skoog of Sweden, Ambassador Daunivalu of Fiji, Under-Secretary-General Wu, Under-Secretary-General Soares, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen I welcome […]

Human security and its contribution to Agenda 2030

Statement at High-Level Event on Human Security and its Contribution to Agenda 2030

As delivered Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at High-Level Event on Human Security and its Contribution to Agenda 2030 7 July 2017, New York   Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Yukio Takasu, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Human Security, H.E. […]