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PRESS RELEASE: President of the United Nations General Assembly completes visit to Hong Kong in Follow-up to The Ocean Conference

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 16 August 2017– The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson completed his visit to Hong Kong today. While in Hong Kong, President Thomson met with Government officials, diplomats, professors of Ocean science and environmental actors to discuss follow-up action from The Ocean Conference held at the UN […]

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Keynote Address at High Level Political Forum Session 12: Review of SDGs Implementation: SDG 14

As delivered Keynote Address by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at High Level Political Forum Session 12: Review of SDGs Implementation: SDG 14 13 July 2017, New York Mr. President Ambassador Skoog of Sweden, Ambassador Daunivalu of Fiji, Under-Secretary-General Wu, Under-Secretary-General Soares, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen I welcome […]

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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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Development of an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

Statement by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the Preparatory Committee established by General Assembly resolution 69/292: Development of an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national […]