I wanted to thank you for your participation in the very constructive discussion of (insert the latest topic in the headlines) in (insert any fancy location). I feel we are making real progress as a system on this extremely important issue. Clearly we have a long way to go to realize our full potential, but we are on the right path.
I would also like to take this opportunity to let you know that (Mr. Upstairs), in keeping with his commitment to advance progress on (insert extremely important issue), has decided to set up a small team in his office to support him on these issues. (Insert name of someone with good connections), who you all know, has been appointed as the (insert high rank) of the (insert the one and only issue) team. Please join me in welcoming him in this new role. Should you need to reach him, he will still be available on his current contact information, but we will forward new contact information when it becomes available.
We look forward to ongoing collaboration with all of you as we continue this exciting journey together.
uuurgh.... it just makes me PUKE. and this on Monday morning after a great weekend. sigh. reminds me of that other statement about the UN....
or would for the case above, would it rather be,