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Closing remarks at 4th Peacebuilding Commission Annual Session

As delivered Closing remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at 4th Peacebuilding Commission Annual Session 30 June 2017      Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen,   First, thank you to the Peacebuilding Commission for inviting me to make a few remarks during this Annual Session, […]

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Session on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly delivered by Vice-President at Session on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace 20 April 2017   Excellencies, distinguished delegates, I have the honor to deliver this statement on behalf of His Excellency Mr Peter Thomson who is unable to attend today’s meeting due to commitments at […]

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Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace

As delivered Statement by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace 1 April 2017   Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen I would like to begin by thanking the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Egyptian […]

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Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations 3 March 2017 Chair of the Working Group of the Whole, Ambassador Michael Grant, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, It is an honor to address the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations. I would like to begin today […]

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ECOSOC Operational activities for development segment

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the UN Economic and Social Council Operational activities for development segment 2 March 2017 H.E. Mr. Cristián Barros, Vice-President of the ECOSOC, Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here this morning, and to address the Economic […]

H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly, speaks during the High-Level-Segment of the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council. UN Photo / Elma Okic

Annual high-level panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the Annual high-level panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming:  The contribution of human rights to peacebuilding through the enhancement of dialogue and international cooperation for the promotion of human rights 27 February 2017 Your Excellency, the President of the Human Rights […]

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Informal briefing convened by the President of the General Assembly on the series of “High-level SDG Action Events”

Check against delivery Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the informal briefing on the series of “High-level SDG Action Events”, as well as on his recent SDG-related official travels 20 February 2017 Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, When I took Office, I committed to the upholding […]

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Closing Remarks at High Level Dialogue on Building Sustainable Peace for All

As delivered Closing Remarks of H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at High Level Dialogue on Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace 25 January   Honorable Ministers and High-level Dignitaries, Excellencies, Ladies & gentlemen I would like to thank […]

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Opening of High Level Dialogue on Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace

As delivered Statement by the Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at Opening of High Level Dialogue on Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace 24 January 2017   Honorable Ministers and High-level Dignitaries, Secretary-General, Excellencies, Ladies & Gentlemen   Thank you everyone for attending […]