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ECOSOC World Youth Forum: Statement by Ambassador Thoms at side event entitled “Skilled for excellence and development”

Jun 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as prepared for delivery:)   "Excellencies, distinguished delegates, dear Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honor and pleasure to welcome all of you to the German House. The German Mission is hostin...

ECOSOC Integration Segment: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on Sustainable Urbanization

May 29, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Mr. Vice-President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Like many of you, Germany strongly believes in the huge potential of cities. Without their active participation we will not be able to se...

Joint Press Release: Federal Chancellor Merkel, OECD, IMF, World Bank, ILO and WTO on international economic policy cooperation

May 13, 2014 | GermanyUN

Joint press release by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, ILO Director-General Guy...

Side Event: Statement by Ambassador Thoms at the presentation of the report “World in transition – governing the marine heritage”

Apr 23, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a privilege for me to welcome you all here at the German House.   Oceans and seas are the source of all life on our planet. They cover...