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UN Conference at the Highest Level on the World
Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development, 24-26 June 2009

Conference statements

Statements made prior to the Conference  

24 June 2009

1st plenary meeting (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
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H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon

Opening of the Conference
H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General of the United Nations

H.E. Mr. Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann

Opening of the Conference
H.E. Mr. Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann
President of the General Assembly

H.E. Aja Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy

H.E. Aja Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy
Vice President and Minister of Women's Affairs of the Republic of the Gambia

H.E. Mr. Arístides Mejía Carranza

H.E. Mr. Arístides Mejía Carranza
Vice President of the Republic of Honduras

H.E. The Honourable Joyce Mujuru

H.E. The Honourable Joyce Mujuru
Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe

H.E. The Honourable Dean Barrow

H.E. The Honourable Dean Barrow
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Belize

H.E. Mr. Mirko Cvetkovi

H.E. Mr. Mirko Cvetković
Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia

H.E. Nicola Špirić

H.E. Nicola Špirić
Chairman of the Council of Ministries of Bosnia and Herzegovina

H.E. The Honourable Tillman Thomas

H.E. The Honourable Tillman Thomas
Prime Minister and Minister for National Security and Legal Affairs and Public Administration and Information of Grenada

H.E. Mr. Alexey Kudrin

H.E. Mr. Alexey Kudrin
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation

H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith

H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

H.E. Mrs. Susan Rice

H.E. Ambassador Susan Rice
Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations

Her Excellency Helena Bambasova

H.E. Helena Bambasova
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Czech Republic (on behalf of the European Union)

H.E. Ms. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

H.E. Ms. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Managing Director of the World Bank

2nd plenary meeting (3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.)
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H.E. Bert Koenders

H.E. Bert Koenders
Minister for Development Cooperation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

H.E. The Honourable Dr. Kenneth Baugh

H.E. The Honourable Dr. Kenneth Baugh
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica

H.E. Mr. José Luis Guterres

H.E. Mr. José Luis Guterres
Deputy Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Timor-Leste

H.E. Mr. Ernesto Cordero Arroyo

H.E. Mr. Ernesto Cordero Arroyo
Minister of Social Development of Mexico (on behalf of the Rio Group)

H.E. Dr. Dipu Moni

H.E. Dr. Dipu Moni
Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh (on behalf of the Least Developed Countries)

H.E. Mrs. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

H.E. Mrs. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa

H.E. Mr. Steve Abana

H.E. Mr. Steve Abana
Minister for National Planning and Aid Coordination of Solomon Islands

H.E. Mr. Le Duc Thuy

H.E. Mr. Le Duc Thuy
Head of the delegation of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

H.E. Mr. Carlos Morales Troncoso

H.E. Mr. Carlos Morales Troncoso
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic

H.E. Mr. Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz

H.E. Mr. Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz
Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of the Republic of Cuba

H.E. Mr. Yang Jiechi

H.E. Mr. Yang Jiechi
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China

H.E. Mr. Zhivargo Laing

H.E. Mr. Zhivargo Laing
Minister of State for Finance of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas

H.E. Dr. Ashni Singh

H.E. Dr. Ashni Singh
Minister of Finance of the Republic of Guyana

H.E. Lord Mark Malloch Brown

H.E. Lord Mark Malloch Brown
Minister of State for Africa, Asia and the United Nations of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

H.E. Mr. João Gomes Cravinho

H.E. Mr. João Gomes Cravinho
Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Portugal

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