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Remarks on Election of the 2nd Committee Chairmanship by the Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Sven Jürgenson, 31 May 2017

31.05.2017

First of all, I would like to congratulate H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák on his election as the President of the 72nd session of the General Assembly. I am looking forward to working closely with him as well as with other main Committee Chairs.

I would also like to take this opportunity to express my deep appreciation to Ambassador Djani and his bureau members for their excellent work in the 71st session of the 2nd Committee.

I am honored to serve as the Chair of the 2nd Committee in its 72nd session and am committed to building on the achievements of the last session. In doing so I would ask for your support, assistance and co-operation. After all, it is in all of our interest to make sure that the 2nd Committee will do its part in tackling the many global challenges that fall under its remit. Because of the increasing number and severity of challenges the world is facing, it is my hope and wish that we can all come together to make it a successful session of the 2nd Committee.

Thank You.

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