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Closing Statement of The Ocean Conference

Statement by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, at the closing of the the United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development 9 June 2017 Distinguished Co-Presidents, Secretary-General of the Conference, Excellencies, ladies and […]

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Opening Statement of The Ocean Conference

Statement by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, at the opening of the the United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development 5 June 2017 Honourable Co-Presidents, Prime Minister Bainimarama of Fiji and Deputy […]

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Public Private Partnerships: Member State initiatives to Ensure the Success of the SDGs

As delivered Statement by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, at the event entitled “Public Private Partnerships: Member State initiatives to Ensure the Success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” 23 May 2017 Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to address this conference on Public-Private Partnerships. I would like […]

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International Day for Biological Diversity

Statement by the President of the UN General Assembly on the International Day for Biological Diversity, observed on 22 May 22 May     UNITED NATIONS, New York, 22 May 2017 – On the occasion of the observance of the International Day for Biological Diversity, the President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. […]

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NEWS STORY: Installation of electric vehicle charging stations in UNHQ Garage

Installation of electric vehicle charging stations in UNHQ Garage   12 April 2017    UNITED NATIONS, New York, 12 April 2017 — The United Nations Headquarters in New York is joining the global green revolution by installing electric vehicle chargers in its car park. Three electric vehicle charging stations in the UN garage under the […]

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Sustainable Energy for All Forum

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the Third Sustainable Energy for All Forum 5 April 2017 Ms. Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to begin by thanking the Forum organizers for giving me the […]