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SDG 14

High Level Symposium 10 x 20 Initiative on Marine Protected Areas Achieving the Promise to Protect the Oceans and Seas

Special Remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at High Level Symposium 10 x 20 Initiative on Marine Protected Areas: Achieving the Promise to Protect the Oceans and Seas 22 September 2016     Honourable Ministers Excellencies Ladies and Gentleman, I thank the organizers and sponsors for this High level Symposium […]

PGA remarks at Pathways to Zero Hunger event

Remarks at Pathways to Zero Hunger

Opening Remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at Pathways to Zero Hunger 22 September 2016   Mr Secretary General, Honorable Ministers, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen,   It is a pleasure to join you all this afternoon. Let me begin by commending the organizers – the Secretary-General, FAO, IFAD, […]

Remarks at High-Level Segment to commemorate Declaration on Right to Development

High-Level GA Segment to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development

Opening Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson,  President of the 71st session of the General Assembly, at High-Level GA Segment to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development  22 September 2016     Distinguished Heads of State and Government, Your Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-moon Secretary-General of the United Nations Excellencies, Ladies and […]

ASEAN-UN Meeting

ASEAN-UN Ministerial Meeting

Remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at ASEAN-UN Ministerial Meeting (AUMM) 22 September 2016   Distinguished Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you to His Excellency, Saleumxay Kommasith, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lao People’s Democratic Republic, for convening today’s meeting. I congratulate Lao DPR for its successful convening […]

Remarks at G20 Troika Meeting

9th Global Governance Group (3G) Ministerial Meeting with G20 Troika

Remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at 9th Global Governance Group (3G) Ministerial Meeting with G20 Troika and the President of the General Assembly 22 September 2016   H.E. Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Singapore, Honorable Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to […]

Prayer after opening of GA

Prayer Service on the occasion of the Opening of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at Prayer Service on the occasion of the Opening of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly 13 September 2016     Archbishop Wenski, Archbishop Auza, Reverend Fathers, Mr. Secretary-General, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, It is an honor to join […]