Tag Archives | Summit on Refugees and Migrants

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Opening Session of High-level Plenary Meeting to address large Movement of Refugees and Migrants

Opening remarks of H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the United Nations General Assembly at Opening Session of High-level Plenary Meeting to address large Movement of Refugees and Migrants  19 September 2016   Distinguished Heads of State and Government, Secretary-General Ban-ki Moon, Mogens Lykketoft, President of the Seventieth Session, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, We are witnessing […]

The President of the UN General Assembly met with Director General of the International Organization for Migration, Mr. William Lacy Swing

Meeting with the Director General of IOM

The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson met today with the Director General of the International Organization for Migration, Mr. William Lacy Swing. They exchanged views on the 19 September Summit on Refugees and Migrants and the New York Declaration to be adopted at the Summit. The President of the General Assembly […]

UNHCR #WithRefugees petition handover at UN General Assembly Hall at United Nations on September 16, 2016 in New York City.

UNHCR #WithRefugees Petition Handover

Remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at UNHCR #WithRefugees Petition Handover ahead of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants 16 September      Secretary-General, High Commissioner, Distinguished guests, Friends — Welcome to the General Assembly Hall. On behalf of my predecessor His Excellency Mogens Lykketoft, President of the […]