Statements by DESA’s Assistant Secretaries-General

List of statements by DESA’s Assistant Secretaries-General
Date Meeting Location Speaker
20 July 2017 SAI Leadership and Stakeholder Workshop “Auditing Preparedness for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS)” New York Thomas Gass
13 July 2017 Remarks for IFAN Agriculture and Food Day New York Thomas Gass
23 June 2017 Ministerial Conversation of the and Awards Ceremony The Hague, Netherlands Thomas Gass
23 June 2017 Remarks at the 2017 United Nations Public Service Forum The Hague, Netherlands Thomas Gass
22 June 2017 United Nations Public Service Forum and Awards Ceremony The Hague, Netherlands Thomas Gass
1 June 2017 Keynote Speech at the Symposium on Sustainable Development Goals Shiga, Japan Thomas Gass
30 May 2017 Opening remarks: Expert Group Meeting on Strategies to Achieve Gender Equality and Empower all Women and Girls through the Gender-responsive Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development New York Lenni Montiel
16 May 2017 Launch of World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2017 New York Lenni Montiel
16 May 2017 Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum) New York Lenni Montiel
26 April 2017 Statement at the Round table discussion “Identifying and Mitigating Long-term Consequences of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster: Building the Case for Continued International Cooperation” New York Lenni Montiel
20 March 2017 Statement at the 19th Session of the Committee for Development Policy New York Lenni Montiel
24 February 2017 Keynote Speech at the Joint Meeting of the Permanent Council and Inter-American Council for Integral Development of the Organization of American States Washington D.C. Thomas Gass
23 January 2017 Brainstorming session related to disarmament, non-proliferation, sustainable development New York Lenni Montiel
17 January 2017 Launch of World Economic Situation and Prospects 2017 New York Lenni Montiel
7 December 2016 11th Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Opening Remarks Guadalajara, Mexico Lenni Montiel
6 December 2016 11th Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Main Session Guadalajara, Mexico Lenni Montiel
5 December 2016 11th Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Day Zero High-Level Meeting Guadalajara, Mexico Lenni Montiel
2 December 2016 High-Level Panel Meeting organized by the President of the General Assembly in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities New York Lenni Montiel
29 November 2016 Keynote 5th International Forum on Clean Energy Cotai Central, Macao Thomas Gass
21 November 2016 Video Message at Mexico 21 November 2016 Mexico Lenni Montiel
8 November 2016 WTO Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade Geneva Lenni Montiel
27 October 2016 European Research Council Conference Brussels Thomas Gass
21 October 2016 Opening Remarks Side Event: The Platform for Collaboration on Tax New York Lenni Montiel
6 October 2016 Remarks to the Second Committee for the introduction of the Report Update of the Secretary General on the Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review New York Thomas Gass
3 October 2016 Remarks Third Committee Side Event : The imperative of inclusive development: Who is being left behind? New York Lenni Montiel
3 October 2016 Launch of the World Economic and Social Survey 2016 New York Lenni Montiel
27 September 2016 Setting the scene for QCPR 2016 New York Thomas Gass
31 August 2016 Public Symposium on Sustainable and Resilient Regional Development Nagoya, Japan Lenni Montiel
9 August 2016 High-level Symposium on SDG 6 and Targets Dushanbe, Tajikistan Lenni Montiel
22 July 2016 Fifth Biennial High-Level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum New York Thomas Gass
21 July 2016 The Future Measurement and Monitoring Framework for Development Finance in support of the 2030 Agenda – Total Official Support for Sustainable Development (TOSSD) New York Thomas Gass
21 July 2016 ECOSOC’s High-level Segment 2016 Thematic discussion: “Infrastructure for sustainable development for all” New York Thomas Gass
20 July 2016 The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2016 New York Thomas Gass
18 July 2016 Partnership Exchange New York Thomas Gass
18 July 2016 Multi-stakeholder Partnerships and the 2030 Agenda: How to improve and review their contributions New York Thomas Gass
15 July 2016 Launch of the World Youth Report New York Lenni Montiel
13 June 2016 Commitment to Agenda 2030: Partnerships for Innovation and Social Responsibility New York Lenni Montiel
3 June 2016 Roundtable on Preventing and Overcoming Major Technological Accidents: A Case of UN Cooperation on Chernobyl New York Lenni Montiel
1 June 2016 World Economic Situation and Prospects Mid-2016 Update at the ECOSOC New York Lenni Montiel
31 May 2016 National Contributions to SDG 7 and Sustainable Energy for All: EXPO-2017 as an Input from Kazakhstan New York Lenni Montiel
12 May 2016 Launch of World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2016 New York Lenni Montiel
10 May 2016 Expert Group Meeting on Special Needs and Challenges in Developing Countries for Achieving Sustainable Transport New York Lenni Montiel
6 May 2016 Mapping the Vulnerability of Mountain Peoples to Food Insecurity Sharing the results of an FAO global study New York Thomas Gass
21 April 2016 Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on Public-Private Cooperation: Business engagement in the 2030 Agenda New York Thomas Gass
3 February 2016 Briefing on the ILO flagship report World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2016 New York Lenni Montiel
19 January 2016 Expert Group Meeting on Indigenous Languages New York Lenni Montiel
2 November 2015 UNA China China Thomas Gass
19 October 2015 Introduction of Sustainable Development agenda item in the Second Committee New York Lenni Montiel
13 October 2015 European Development Cooperation and the post-2015 Development Agenda New York Thomas Gass
29 July 2015 Meeting on UN Operational Activities in MICs Seychelles Thomas Gass
9 July 2015 High-level Policy Dialogue on the headwinds in the global economy New York Lenni Montiel
10 June 2015 the Coordination and Management Meeting of the Economic and Social Council New York Thomas Gass
10 June 2015 Panel Discussion on Voices of People affected by Leprosy New York Lenni Montiel
21 May 2015 Workshop on Innovative Solutions to Finance Sustainable Development: Role of Social Media Astana, Kazakhstan Lenni Montiel
12 May 2015 2015 International Cooperation Days: Universal Goals, Canadian Challenges Canada Thomas Gass
23 March 2015 17th Session of the Committee for Development Policy New York Lenni Montiel
16 March 2015 Expert Group Meeting on E-Government for Sustainable Development New York Lenni Montiel
25 February 2015 Fourteenth Coordination Meeting on International Migration New York Thomas Gass
26 January 2015 Regions Refocus 2015 Launch New York Thomas Gass
16 January 2015 Opening remarks Stakeholder Preparatory Forum for the Post-2015 Development Agenda Negotiations New York Thomas Gass
1 September 2014 9th Internet Governance Forum Istanbul Thomas Gass
5 May 2014 A Global Health Impact Forum New York Thomas Gass
28 February 2014 Managing the Data Revolution New York Thomas Gass
24 October 2013 Sustainable Development for All Montreux, Switzerland Thomas Gass
23 October 2013 Report of the Secretary-General on Globalization and Interdependence New York Shamshad Akhtar
22 October 2013 Inequality, Growth and the Global Economic Outlook New York Shamshad Akhtar
17 October 2013 SG’s report on Human Resources Development Agenda Item 23 [c] New York Shamshad Akhtar
24 September 2013 Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities New York Shamshad Akhtar
23 September 2013 Inter-Agency Support Group for the CRPD (IASG) New York Shamshad Akhtar
19 September 2013 The MDG Gap Task Force 2013 Report New York Shamshad Akhtar
14 June 2013 Japan-UNDP-ILO-UNDESA Thematic Discussion New York Shamshad Akhtar
14 June 2013 Global Implementation of the System of Economic New York Shamshad Akhtar
11 May 2013 United Nations Sherpa’s Remarks at the G20 Sherpas’ Meeting Saint Petersburg Shamshad Akhtar
23 April 2013 Financing for sustainable development New York Shamshad Akhtar
23 April 2013 Lessons learned from debt crises and ongoing work on sovereign debt New York Shamshad Akhtar
11 April 2013 Sovereign Debt Crises, Restructurings and Resolution Mechanisms New York Shamshad Akhtar
20 March 2013 International Civil Society Organizations Conference Bonn, Germany Shamshad Akhtar
13 March 2013 Global Institution to Support the Post-2015 framework New York Shamshad Akhtar
12 March 2013 Global Institution to Support the Post-2015 framework New York Shamshad Akhtar
7 March 2013 UN Capital Development Fund (UNDCF) Workshop New York Shamshad Akhtar
26 February 2013 High-level Expert Policy Dialogue on Migration in the Post 2015 Development Agenda Stockholm Shamshad Akhtar
11 February 2013 the ECOSOC session on the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2013 Report New York Shamshad Akhtar
29 January 2013 EMG on Indigenous Youth: Identity, Challenges and Hope New York Shamshad Akhtar
18 December 2012 Launch of The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2013 New York Shamshad Akhtar
5 December 2012 Development Financing London Shamshad Akhtar
27 November 2012 Linking Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services to Economic and Human Activity New York Shamshad Akhtar
26 November 2012 Toward a New Generation of Development Goals Guiding Principles and Values New York Shamshad Akhtar
29 October 2012 G20 Sherpa’s Meeting Cancun (Mexico) Shamshad Akhtar
25 October 2012 Sovereign Debt Restructuring New York Shamshad Akhtar
22 October 2012 Introductory Statement on the Report of the Secretary-General : Monterrey Consensus and Doha Declaration on Financing for Development New York Shamshad Akhtar
18 October 2012 Statement to the Second Committee : International migration and development New York Shamshad Akhtar
18 October 2012 Statement to the Second Committee : International challenges for sustainable development New York Shamshad Akhtar
12 October 2012 Opening remarks – Panel Discussion : Facilitating International adjustment through Sovereign Debt Restructuring Tokyo Shamshad Akhtar
24 September 2012 The High Level Panel: Post 2015 Development Agenda New York Shamshad Akhtar
20 September 2012 Press Briefing to Launch the MDG Gap Task Force 2012 Report New York Shamshad Akhtar
20 September 2012 International Development Cooperation Report New York Shamshad Akhtar
27 August 2012 International Financial Crisis and its Implications for Latin America and The Caribbean San Salvador Shamshad Akhtar
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