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18 November 2016-Peter Thomson, President of the United Nations General Assembly at OECD. left/right Peter Thomson, President of the United Nations General Assembly. OECD, Paris, France

Meeting with the Council of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Statement by H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at Meeting with the Council of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 18 November 2016, OECD Headquarters, Paris France   Secretary General Gurria, Excellencies, Thank you Secretary-General for inviting me to speak to the Council today. The United Nations […]

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Press Release: President of the UN General Assembly travels to European capitals to push for implementation of the SDGs

President of the UN General Assembly travels to European capitals to push for implementation of the SDGs 17 November UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 November 2016 – After engaging in the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech, the President […]

PGA gives lecture at university in Marrakech

Lecture at Université Cadi Ayyad Marrakech

As delivered Lecture by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at Université Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech  17 November 2016   President Abdellatif Miraoui, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here today, with my Special Adviser, Ambassador Dessima Williams, to discuss two of the most […]

Moroccan security at the end of a long day at the conference

COP 22/CMP 12: High-Level Meeting on Climate Change | UN Global Compact Meeting

Remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at COP 22/CMP 12: High-Level Meeting on Climate Change | UN Global Compact Meeting 16 November 2016     His Excellency, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Morocco and President of COP 22; His Excellency, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, […]

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Oceans Action Day at COP22

Statement by Ambassador Dessima Williams, Special Adviser on SDGs, on behalf of H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly at GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION – Oceans Action Day at COP22 12 November 2016 2016     Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen It is an honour to deliver this statement on behalf of the President of […]

Remarks at opening plenary

Opening plenary of Habitat III

Opening remarks by H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of UN General Assembly, at Opening at Plenary Meeting of United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development: Habitat III 17 October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador     H.E. Mr. Rafael Correa Delgado, President of the Republic of Ecuador, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, […]