CANCELLED: FCCC Briefing by the President of the UN General Assembly’s 71st session, H.E. Peter Thomson
Please note, this event has been cancelled. The Office of the President of the UN General Assembly’s 71st session apologises for any inconvenience caused.
The President of the United Nations General Assembly for the 71st session is in town this week to visit the MoFA and also the FCCC. His mission for the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, which begins on 13 September, is to lead action on and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. He will also be co-chairing the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September 2016 and hosting a UN Conference on Oceans (5-9 June 2017).
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Born in Suva, the Fijian diplomat Peter Thomson began his career as a development worker digging latrines and building sea walls. He served as the Government’s Permanent Secretary of Information, and was a member of the boards of Fiji TV and the Fiji Broadcasting Commission. He has served as Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations since February 2010.