Ministerial Declarations

Year Title of Ministerial Declaration
2018 “From global to local: supporting sustainable and resilient societies in urban and rural communities”
2017 “Eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges” and “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”
2016 “Implementing the post-2015 development agenda: moving from commitments to results” and "Ensuring that no one is left behind"
2015 "Managing the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals: What it will take" and "Strengthening integration, implementation and review: the high-level political forum on sustainable development after 2015"
2014 Addressing ongoing and emerging challenges for meeting the Millennium Development Goals in 2015 and for sustaining development gains in the future
2013 Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals
2012 Promoting productive capacity, employment and decent work to eradicate poverty in the context of inclusive, sustainable and equitable economic growth at all levels for achieving the Millennium Development Goals)
2011 Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regard to education
2010 Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regard to gender equality and empowerment of women
2009 Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regard to global public health
2008 Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regard to sustainable development
2007 Strengthening efforts to eradicate poverty and hunger, including through the global partnership for development
2006 Creating an environment at the national and international levels conducive to generating full and productive employment and decent work for all, and its impact on sustainable development
2004 Resources mobilization and enabling environment for poverty eradication in the context of the implementation of the Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2001-2010
2003 Promoting an integrated approach to rural development in developing countries for poverty eradication and sustainable development
2002 The contribution of human resources development, including in the areas of health and education, to the process of development
2001 The role of the United Nations in support of the efforts of African countries to achieve sustainable development
2000 Development and international cooperation in the twenty-first century: the role of information technology in the context of a knowledge-based global economy
1999 The role of employment and work in poverty eradication: the empowerment and advancement of women
1998 Market access: developments since the Uruguay Round, implications, opportunities and challenges, in particular for the developing countries and the least developed among them, in the context of globalization and liberalization