Statements by Under-Secretary-General Mr. Sha Zukang

2010

Date Meeting Location
30 March 2010 Statement at the Briefing for Member States on Matters Related to the Continuation of the Internet Governance Forum New York
24 March 2010 Opening Statement to the High-Level Event on South-South Cooperation and Capacity Development Bogota, Colombia
22 March 2010 Statement to the 12th Session of the Committee for Development Policy New York
17 March 2010 Statement to the Joint Ministerial Opening Caribbean Regional Review Meeting St.Georges, Grenada
8 March 2010 Statement to Interactive Session on the MDGS New York
1 March 2010 Statement to the Fifty-Fourth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women New York
23 February 2010 Statement to the 41th Session of the Statistical Commission New York
19 February 2010 Closing Remarks to the 48th Session of the Commission for Social Development New York
3 February 2010 Opening Statement to the 48th Session of the Commission for Social Development New York
2 February 2010 Statement to the Civil Society Forum, "Copenhagen+15: Achieving a Society for All" New York
2 February 2010 Remarks to the International High-Level Forum for Best Practices and Policy Solutions of the 2010 AARP-UN Briefing Series on Global Aging Promoting the Social Integration of Older Persons New York
1 February 2010 Opening Remarks to the Multistakeholder Dialogue on Implementing Sustainable Development New York
29 January 2010 Closing Remarks to the Expert Group Meeting on "Accelerating Implementation through National Voluntary Presentations: Next Steps" New York
29 January 2010 Opening Remarks to the Meeting of the Bureau of the Economic and Social Council with the Chairpersons of the Functional Commissions New York
28 January 2010 Opening Remarks to the Expert Group Meeting on “Accelerating Implementation through National Voluntary Presentations: Next Steps” New York
22 January 2010 Remarks to the G77 Chairmanship Handover Ceremony New York

2009

Date Meeting Location
3 December 2009 Remarks to the Opening of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities New York
18 November 2009 Closing Address to the Internet Governance Forum Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
18 November 2009 Opening Statement to the Stocktaking Session of the Internet Governance Forum Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
18 November 2009 Remarks to the Fourth Internet Governance Forum Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
15 November 2009 Opening Address to the Internet Governance Forum Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
13 November 2009 Closing Remarks to the Vienna High-Level Symposium “Accountable and Transparent Development Cooperation: Towards a more Inclusive Framework” Vienna
12 November 2009 Opening Statement to the Vienna High-Level Symposium “Accountable and Transparent Development Cooperation: Towards a more Inclusive Framework” Vienna
3 November 2009 Welcoming Remarks to the World E-Parliament Conference 2009 Washington D.C.
2 November 2009 Statement to the Second Committee of the General Assembly on the Item “Sustainable Development” New York
26 October 2009 Introductory Remarks at the Launch of the World Survey on the Role of Women in Development New York
23 October 2009 Closing Remarks to the Delhi Conference on Climate Change: Technology Development and Transfer New Delhi
22 October 2009 Opening Remarks to the Delhi Conference on Climate Change: Technology Development and Transfer New Delhi
19 October 2009 Statement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty New York
19 October 2009 Statement to the Third Committee of the General Assembly on the Item “Indigenous Issues” New York
5 October 2009 Statement to the Development Committee Istanbul
5 October 2009 Statement to the Third Committee of the General Assembly New York
5 October 2009 Statement to the Second Committee of the General Assembly New York
4 October 2009 Statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee Istanbul
25 September 2009 Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77 New York
16 September 2009 Remarks at the Launch of the 2009 Report of the MDG Gap Task Force New York
9 September 2009 Statement to Green Korea 2009 Conference Seoul
3 September 2009 Statement to the Global Forum on ICT and Innovation for Education Monterrey, Mexico
2 September 2009 Remarks at the World Summit Awards Winners Conference Monterrey, Mexico
10 August 2009 Statement at the Ninth United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for the Americas New York
10 August 2009 Statement on the 2009 International Day of the World's Indigenous People New York
31 July 2009 Closing of the 2009 ECOSOC Substantive Session Geneva
22 July 2009 Remarks at the Signing Ceremony of the Trust Fund Agreement Between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the United Nations Beijing
15 July 2009 Keynote Address and Introduction to the Reports of the Secretary-General to the ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment Geneva
13 July 2009 Statement to the ECOSOC Coordination Segment Geneva
9 July 2009 Closing Remarks to ECOSOC High-Level Segment Geneva
8 July 2009 Statement to the ECOSOC High-Level Segment Thematic Discussion Geneva
7 July 2009 Statement to the ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review Geneva
6 July 2009 Statement to the High-Level Policy Dialogue of ECOSOC Geneva
4 July 2009 Message to the Civil Society Development Forum 2009 Geneva
30 June 2009 Statement at the Closing of the United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development New York
25 June 2009 Statement to the United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development New York
23 June 2009 Welcoming Remarks to UN Public Service Day and Awards Ceremony New York
17 June 2009 Statement to the United Nations Open-Ended Informal Consultation Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea New York
6 June 2009 Statement to the 2009 Joint Annual Meeting of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and the Economic Commission for Africa Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Cairo
18 May 2009 Statement to the UNCTAD Symposium on the Global Economic Crisis Geneva
5 May 2009 Statement to the Opening Ceremony of the World Civic Forum Seoul, Korea
29 April 2009 Statement to the ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review Regional Ministerial Meeting for Asia and the Pacific on "Promoting Health Literacy" Beijing, China
26 April 2009 Statement to the Development Committee Washington, DC
25 April 2009 Statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee Washington, DC
23 April 2009 Statement to the High-Level Conference on Reliable and Stable Transit of Energy and its Role in Ensuring Sustainable Development and International Cooperation Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
22 April 2009 Statement to the World Telecommunication Policy Forum Lisbon, Portugal
20 April 2009 Opening Remarks to the UNFF8 Panel on the Financial Crisis and Sustainable Forest Management: Threat and Opportunity New York
20 April 2009 Statement to the Opening of the Eighth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests New York
2 April 2009 Statement to the Luncheon Briefing on “Autism: Awareness, Implications, Responses� New York
30 March 2009 Statement to the 42nd Session of the Commission for Population and Development New York
17 March 2009 Statement to the High-Level Expert Panel on Water and Disaster Istanbul, Turkey
17 March 2009 Statement on Financing Water and Sanitation: The Way Forward Istanbul, Turkey
16 March 2009 Statement to Heads of State and Government at the 5th World Water Forum Istanbul, Turkey
16 March 2009 Statement to the Opening of the 5th World Water Forum Istanbul, Turkey
9 March 2009 Statement to the Committee on Development Policy New York
24 February 2009 Statement to the 40th Session of the Statistical Commission New York
23 February 2009 Statement to the ECOSOC Special Event on Philanthropy and the Global Public Health Agenda New York
23 February 2009 Statement to the Opening Session of the Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting for the 17th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development New York
23-25 February 2009 Statement to the G77 Ministerial Forum on Water Muscat, Oman
9-10 February 2009 Concluding Remarks to the High-Level Meeting on African Agriculture in the 21stCentury Windhoek, Namibia
9-10 February 2009 Welcome Remarks to the High-Level Meeting on African Agriculture in the 21stCentury Windhoek, Namibia
4 February 2009 Statement to the 47th Session of the Commission for Social Development New York
3 February 2009 Statement to the Civil Society Forum, "Social Integration: Building a Society for all" New York
23 January 2009 Group of 77 Chairmanship Handover Ceremony New York

2008

Date Meeting Location
2 December 2008 Statement on Behalf of the Secretary-General of the United Nations at the Closing Plenary Session of the Follow-Up International Conference to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus Doha
9 November 2008 Beijing Forum, "Respect for Diversity and Work for Harmony and Prosperity for All" Beijing
7-8 November 2008 Beijing High-Level Conference on Climate Change: Technology Development and Technology Transfer Beijing
3 November 2008 World Urban Forum IV Nanjing, China
27 October 2008 Second Committee of the General Assembly on the Item “Sustainable Development� New York
20 October 2008 Second Committee Side Event on the Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty, 2008-2017 New York
20 October 2008 Third Committee of the General Assembly on the Item "Indigenous Issues" New York
12 October 2008 Development Committee Washington, DC
11 October 2008 International Monetary and Financial Committee Washington, DC
6 October 2008 Third Committee of the General Assembly New York
6 October 2008 Second Committee of the General Assembly New York
30 August 2008 2008 Paralympic Games Beijing
12 August 2008 World Youth Congress 2008 Québec City
25 July 2008 Closing of the 2008 ECOSOC Substantive Session New York
7 July 2008 ECOSOC Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions New York
30 June 2008 High-Level Policy Dialogue of the Economic and Social Council New York
19 June 2008 Committee For Programme And Coordination New York
26-27 May 2008 7th Annual Forum on City Informatization in the Asia-Pacific Region on the Smart Use of ICT for Better Cities Shanghai
22-23 May 2008 National Preparatory Workshop for the 2008 ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review Bagamoyo, Tanzania
21 May 2008 International Forum on Innovation and Brand Building of High-Tech Enterprises Beijing
19 May 2008 UNDESA-GAID Global Forum on Access and Connectivity in Asia-Pacific and on Innovative Financing Mechanisms for ICT for Development Kuala Lumpur
19 May 2008 World Congress on Information Technology Kuala Lumpur
14 May 2008 CSD-16 Ministerial Roundtable on Inter-linkages Among the Thematic Issues, Including Adaptation to Climate Change New York
12 May 2008 Entry into Force of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities New York
12 May 2008 Opening of the Water and Sanitation Review at the 16th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development New York
12 May 2008 SIDS Day Held by the Commission on Sustainable Development New York
5 May 2008 Opening of the 16th Session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development New York
2 May 2008 ECOSOC Special Event on “Achieving the MDGs and Coping with the Challenges of Climate Change� New York
1 May 2008 Seventh Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues New York
28 April 2008 Workshop on the National Voluntary Presentation Chile
24-25 April 2008 Forum on Climate Change and Science and Technology Innovation Beijing
22 April 2008 11th International Energy Forum Rome
17 April 2008 ECOSOC Preparatory meeting New York
17 April 2008 National Preparatory Workshop For The 2008 ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review Astana, Kazakhstan
16 April 2008 7 Th Session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration, 60th Anniversary Commemoration of the UN Programme on Public Administration and Development New York
16 April 2008 OECD-DAC Panel Discussion on Aid Effectiveness New York
13 April 2008 Development Committee Washington, DC
12 April 2008 International Monetary and Financial Committee Washington, DC
8 April 2008 Welcome Workshop on Debt, Finance and Emerging Issues in Financial Integration New York
7 April 2008 Commission on Population and Development New York
4 April 2008 20th ratification of the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities New York
2 April 2008 Panel Discussion on Global Awareness of Autism: Challenges, Responsibilities and Actions New York
25-26 March 2008 Hight-Level Roudtable on International Cooperation for Sustainable Development in Caribbean Small Island Developing States Bridgetown, Barbados
17 March 2008 10th Session of the Committee for Development Policy New York
6 March 2008 Informal Preparatory Meeting for the 2008 ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review New York
26 February 2008 39thSession of the Statistical Commission New York
25 February 2008 52ndSession of the Commission on the Status of Women New York
14 February 2008 Introductory Launch of Substantive Preparations for the Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus New York
6 February 2008 Commission for Social Development New York
5 February 2008 Civil Society Forum New York
22 January 2008 Opening of the International Conference on Combating Desertification Beijing
19 January 2008 Cairo High-Level Symposium Cairo
11 January 2008 Group of 77 Chairmanship Handover Ceremony New York

2007

Date Meeting Location
19 December 2007 High-Level Event on the Fourth United Nations Day For South-South Cooperation New York
18 December 2007 Second Committee New York
17 December 2007 Special Event of the General Assembly's Adoption of the Non-Legally Binding Instrument on all Types of Forests New York
12 December 2007 High-Level Segment of the Bali Climate Change Conference (COP-13/MOP-3) Bali
06 December 2007 General Assembly Dialogue on Development, Presenting the United Nations Development Agenda New York
28 November 2007 Launch of the 2007 Report on the World Social Situation New York
27 November 2007 Conference on the Positive Impact of ICT on the Environment and Climate Change New York
21 November 2007 Launch of the International Year of Sanitation 2008 New York
12 November 2007 Internet Governance Forum Rio de Janeiro
29 October 2007 Connect Africa Summit Kigali
22 October 2007 Third Committee of the General Assembly New York
21 October 2007 Development Committee Washington, DC
20 October 2007 International Monetary and Financial Committee Washington, DC
17 October 2007 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty New York
8 October 2007 Third Committee of the General Assembly New York
8 October 2007 Second Committee of the General Assembly New York
3 October 2007 Global Policy Summit on the Well-being of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, on the Occasion of the Special Olympics World Summer Games Shanghai
9 August 2007 International Day of the World's Indigenous People New York
1 August 2007 General Assembly Thematic Debate on “Climate Change as a Global Challenge� New York
27 July 2007 Closing Session of the Economic and Social Council Geneva
25 July 2007 Lunch Event on Climate Change and Development Hosted by the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations and the United Nations Foundation New York
12 July 2007 Operational Activities Segment of the Economic and Social Council Geneva
10 July 2007 first meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development Brussels
3 July 2007 Report of the Secretary-General on the Annual Ministerial Review Geneva
2 July 2007 High-Level Policy Dialogue of the Economic and Social Council Geneva
2 July 2007 Thematic Discussion of ECOSOC Introducing the Report of the Secretary-General Geneva
30 June 2007 Closing Session of the Civil Society Development Forum “A Platform for Development: Countdown to 2015� Geneva