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  • 22 October 2014
    International Trade Policy - Cairns Group Statement UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY - Second Committee Trade Debate Delivered by the Hon Alan Griffin, MP, on behalf of the Cairns Group 22 October 2014   Mr Chair I have the honour today to speak on behalf of the Cairns Group of 20 agricultural exporting countries, namely, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Uruguay and Viet Nam. Read more
  • 21 October 2014
    The Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations Tuesday 21 October 2014   Thank you Madam President, and I thank the Secretary-General for his briefing. Read more
  • 20 October 2014
    Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY - First Committee Joint Statement on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons Delivered by Ambassador John Quinn, Australian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Geneva and Ambassador for Disarmament 20 October 2014   Mr Chairman, I take the floor on behalf of Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, and Spain. Read more


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