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27.09.2016  

Conclusion of the General Debate of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly

The General Debate of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly took place from Tuesday, 20 September to Monday, 26 September 2016. The delegation of H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia also included H.E. Mr. Karl Erjavec, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

On Monday, 19 September 2016 President Pahor delivered a statement at the High-Level Meeting on Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants and co-chaired roundtable two titled Addressing drivers of migration, particularly large movements, and highlighting the positive contributions of migrants. On Tuesday, 20 September 2016 President Pahor delivered a statement at the General Debate of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly. On the sidelines of the General Debate President Pahor and Minister Erjavec participated at several high-level side events and held a number of bilateral talks.

More information on the activities of Deputy Prime Minister is available at:

- Minister Erjavec participates in UN GA Summit on Migration

- Minister Erjavec participates in opening of 71st UN General Assembly Session general debate

- Foreign Ministers Erjavec and Lavrov sign 2017 joint consultations programme

Speech of President Pahor at the General Debate of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly is available here.