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Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

As delivered Statement of Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly at the Plenary Session of the Belt and Road Forum  for International Cooperation 14 May 2017, Beijing   Your Excellencies, All courtesies observed.   It is an immense pleasure to be here in Beijing at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.   […]

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PRESS RELEASE: President of the UN General Assembly to visit Beijing

PRESS RELEASE President of the UN General Assembly to visit Beijing UNITED NATIONS, New York, 11 May 2017 – The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, will visit Beijing this week to participate in China’s Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. While in Beijing he will meet with high-level officials […]

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Permanent Representatives Committee in Nairobi

As delivered H.E. Mr Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly, at Permanent Representatives Committee 8 May 2017, Nairobi, Kenya   Your Excellency Mr James Kimonyo, Chair of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to UN Habitat and Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the United Nations, Nairobi Your Excellency Ms. Julia Pataki, Chair of […]

Adressing the 26th session of the Governing Council of UN-HABITAT

26th Session of the Governing Council of UN-Habitat

As delivered Statement by Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, at the 26th Session  of the Governing Council of UN-Habitat  8 May 2017, Nairobi, Kenya     His Excellency, President Kenyatta, Honorable Ministers, All other protocol being observed.   It is my great pleasure to be here in Nairobi to address the 26th Session of the […]

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President of the UN General Assembly attends the launch of the “Laudato Si’ Challenge” at the Vatican

Rome: President of the UN General Assembly attends the launch of the “Laudato Si’ Challenge” inspired by Pope Francis at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 May 2017 – As part of his mission to push for momentum on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the President […]