Peter Thomson

UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Ocean and Co-Chair, Friends of Ocean Action

1972-87, civil servant in the government of Fiji, working in the fields of rural development and foreign affairs. 1978, joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Suva; postings included Japan, Australia and Fiji; in Fiji, served as Permanent Secretary of Information and Permanent Secretary to the Governor-General; 1987, resigned from the civil service; 2010, resumed diplomatic duties. Formerly: Fiji’s permanent representative to the United Nations in New York; 2013, chaired the United Nations’ largest negotiating bloc, the Group of 77 and China; 2014, served as President of the Executive Board of the UN Development Programme/UN Population Fund/UN Office for Programme Support; President of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly. October 2017, appointed UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean.

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Virtual Ocean Dialogues 2021

COP26が、海の力で気候変動を緩和する好機となる理由

海洋環境の悪化を食い止めるために活動するグローバルコミュニティは、今年11月に、英国グラスゴーで開催予定のCOP26(国連気候変動枠組条約第26回締約国会議)に期待をかけています。気候変動の緩和と適応のために海洋が担う重要な貢献が必須検討事項となること、そして海洋と気候の関係が示す課題への取り組みを強化しリソースを拡大することが、COP26の結論に盛り込まれます。

26 may 2021

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