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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly to visit Indonesia, Singapore and Switzerland

PRESS RELEASE President of the UN General Assembly to visit Indonesia, Singapore and Switzerland 21 February 2017 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 21 February 2017 – The President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will travel to Indonesia, Singapore and Switzerland, from 20 to 27 February 2017, for high-level meetings and official engagements, with the […]

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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly to visit California

President of the UN General Assembly to visit California 2-4 February   1 February 2017 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 1 February 2017  – The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will be in San Francisco, 2 – 4 February with the purpose of advancing the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals […]

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High Level Meeting on ‘Building the Community of Common Destiny of Mankind’

As delivered Closing Remarks of Peter Thomson, President of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly at High Level Meeting on ‘Building the Community of Common Destiny of Mankind’ 18 January 2017   H.E. President Xi Jinping Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Director-General Michael Moeller Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen   First and foremost, thank you President Xi for your […]

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Keynote Address at Global Action Day of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

As delivered Keynote Address by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at Global Action Day of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 16 January, 2017   H.E. Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, H.E. Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of UNFCCC Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, Let me begin by […]

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Remarks at Closing Ceremony of 7th Assembly of IRENA

As delivered Remarks by Peter Thomson, President of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, at Closing Ceremony of 7th Assembly of IRENA 15 January 2017   Director-General Adnan Amin Ministers Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour to address the seventh session of the Assembly of IRENA. Thank you for inviting me Your […]

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Remarks at Retreat on Security Council Reform

As delivered Remarks by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at the Retreat on Security Council Reform 14 January 2017 Your Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   First, thank you to the Government of […]

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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly to visit Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and the World Economic Forum

President of the UN General Assembly to visit Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and the World Economic Forum 12 January 2017 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 12 January 2017  – The President of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will travel to Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Switzerland, from 13 to […]