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Updated On: Tuesday, September 26 2017

General Assembly Endorses Declaration of Ocean Conference (identifer:728/728029)

Content by: President of the General Assembly
The General Assembly endorsed the declaration entitled “Our ocean, our future: call for action”, adopted by the United Nations Ocean Conference, which took place on 5-9 June 2017. The Assembly also confirmed the appointment of Mukhisa Kituyi as Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) for a further four-year term of office, beginning on 1 September 2017 and ending on 31 August 2021.

Peter Thomson (left), President of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly, chairs the meeting. At his side is Kenji Nakano, Chief of the General Assembly Affairs Branch, Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM).


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