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Global awareness of the tragedies of irregular migrants in the Mediterranean basin, with specific emphasis on Syrian asylum seekers

As delivered Opening remarks delivered by H.E. Mr. Elliston Rahming, the Ambassador of The Bahamas, the Vice-President on behalf of Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at plenary meeting of the General Assembly on agenda item 131 titled “Global awareness of the tragedies of irregular migrants in the Mediterranean basin, with specific […]

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Statement on the humanitarian situation in Syria

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the U.N. General Assembly, on the humanitarian situation in Syria 14 December 2016 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 14 December 2016 – Less than a week after the United Nations General Assembly met to discuss the devastating humanitarian situation in Syria, the President of the U.N. General Assembly today called […]

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Closing remarks at informal briefing on the situation in Syria

Check against delivery Closing Remarks by Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at  Informal briefing on the situation in Syria 20 October 2016   I’d like to close by thanking the Secretary-General, and Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura, for your harrowing briefings today. The gravity of the humanitarian situation […]

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Informal briefing on the situation in Syria

Check against delivery Opening Remarks by Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at informal briefing on the situation in Syria 20 October 2016   Your Excellency, Mr. Secretary-General, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   The deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic is of grave concern to all Member […]

Plenary meeting of the General Assembly on the situation of

UN Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Ban Kimoon, and his Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura, wil provide a briefing on the situation of Syria, followed by an interactive discussion with Member States. This informal meeting will take place on 20 October 2016 from 3.00 – 5.OOp.m.

The venue will be
communicated in the journal.

There will be no list of speakers for this
occasion.

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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 […]