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Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

As delivered Statement of Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly at the Plenary Session of the Belt and Road Forum  for International Cooperation 14 May 2017, Beijing   Your Excellencies, All courtesies observed.   It is an immense pleasure to be here in Beijing at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.   […]

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UN President condemns terrorist killings after a weekend of violence

STATEMENT UN President condemns terrorist killings after a weekend of violence UNITED NATIONS, New York, 11 December 2016 — The President of the UN General Assembly H.E. Peter Thomson condemns the acts of terrorism experienced across the world this weekend, killing dozens of people and leaving hundreds injured. “As we approach the end of 2016 […]

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Opening statement at COP22 in Marrakech

Opening statement of H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Marrakech 15 November 2016   Your Majesty, the King of Morocco, Your Excellency, Minister Mezouar, President of COP22, Your Excellency, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General […]

Statement on the passing away of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand 

Statement on the passing away of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand from the President of the UN General Assembly H.E. Peter Thomson UNITED NATIONS, New York, 13 October 2016 — The President of the United Nations General Assembly H.E. Peter Thomson expressed his profound sadness at the passing away of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej […]

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Statement on 5th informal straw poll of the Security Council

Statement of the President of the UN General Assembly on the 5th informal straw poll of the Security Council On behalf of the Security Council, H.E. Ambassador Churkin of Russia, informed me that the fifth informal straw poll of the Security Council for the position of Secretary-General took place earlier today. I thanked him for […]

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Statement on humanitarian situation in Aleppo

Statement of the President of the UN General Assembly on humanitarian situation in Aleppo UNITED NATIONS, New York, 25 September 2016 — The President of the United Nations H.E. Peter Thomson issued the following statement on the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Aleppo, Syria. “I am deeply concerned by the rapid and dramatic deterioration of the situation […]

PGA spoke at UNAOC side-event on countering xenophobia

UNAOC Group of Friends Annual Ministerial Meeting on Countering Xenophobia Through Fostering Inclusive Dialogue

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at UNAOC Group of Friends Annual Ministerial Meeting on Countering Xenophobia Through Fostering Inclusive Dialogue 23 September 2016     H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations H.E.  Mr. José Manuel García-Margallo, Minister of Foreign Office and Cooperation of Spain […]

Peter Thomson, President of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly gives a statement at the Ministerial meeting on Middle Income Countries.

Ministerial Meeting of the Like-Minded Countries Supporters of Middle Income Countries

Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at Ministerial Meeting of the Like-Minded Countries Supporters of Middle Income Countries  23 September 2016 H.E. Mr. Manuel Gonzalez Sanz, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica, Honorable Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,   It is a pleasure to be here […]