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UN chief appoints Peter Thomson as first UN envoy for oceans
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Tuesday, 12 September 2017
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UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed the outgoing president of the General Assembly as the first special envoy for the oceans, seeking to galvanize efforts to protect the world’s seas. Peter Thomson played a leading role at the first-ever U.N. conference on oceans in June.

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