Statements

19 May 2022

Closing Remarks at The Operational Activities for Development Segment

17 May 2022

Opening Remarks at The Operational Activities for Development Segment

9 May 2022

Statement at High-Level Round Table on “UNFF Response to, Role in, and Expectations from Forest-Related Multilateral Developments” Seventeenth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests

6 May 2022

Closing Remarks at the 7th Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

5 May 2022

Opening Remarks at the 7th Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

28 April 2022

Statement at a High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly to Assess Progress on the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda

27 April 2022

Statement at a High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding Financing

26 April 2022

Statement at the Special High-Level Meeting with Bretton Woods Institutions, WTO and UNCTAD Held Under the Theme “Securing an Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery”

25 April 2022

Statement at the 21st Session of The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Held Under the Theme “Indigenous Peoples, Business, Autonomy and the Human Rights Principles of Due Diligence, Including Free, Prior and Informed Consent”

25 April 2022

Opening Remarks at the 2022 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Follow-Up

21 April 2022

Closing Remarks at the ECOSOC Special Meeting on “Sustainable Urbanization and the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda”

21 April 2022

Opening Remarks at the ECOSOC Special Meeting on “Sustainable Urbanization and the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda”

19 April 2022

Opening Remarks at the ECOSOC Youth Forum under Theme of “Covid-19 Recovery: Youth Taking Action for a Sustainable Future”

13 April 2022

Closing Remarks at the Second Global Webinar for 2022 VNR Countries

11 April 2022

Opening Remarks at the Second Global Webinar for 2022 VNR Countries

4 April 2022

Statement at 21st Session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration

28 March - 1 April 2022

Statement on Twenty-fifth session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD)

28 March 2022

Opening Statement on AU capacity-building workshop on Africa's Voluntary National Reviews for the HLPF 2022 and domestication of Agenda 2063

22 March 2022

Statement on the occasion of the International Day of Nowruz

21 March 2022

Remarks on 2022 Celebration of the International Day of Forests

14 March 2022

Remarks on 65th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) Opening Segment

10 March 2022

Statement on the Occasion of the Commemoration of the International Day of Women Judges

3 March 2022

Opening Statement on Eighth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development - “Building forward better: a green, inclusive and resilient Africa poised to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063”

3 March 2022

Statement at Special Session on UNEP@50 Nairobi, Kenya

1-2 March 2022

Opening Statement at the Regional preparatory workshop for African voluntary national reviews and voluntary local reviews: strengthening integration and reporting on the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063, Eighth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

25 February 2022

Statement on UN event on “Galvanizing Momentum for Universal Vaccination”

21 February 2022

Statement on 24th Session of the Committee for Development Policy

18 February 2022

Remarks on the Occasion of the Side Event: @From Commitment to Action – Presenting AI Solutions for the SDGs

7 February 2022

Opening Remarks on Commission for Social Development Opening Session

3 February 2022

Opening Statement during the 2022 Coordination Segment

2 February 2022

Opening Statement during the 2022 ECOSOC Partnership Forum: “Building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development”

28 January 2022

Remarks on the Occasion of the Launching of the ECOSOC Handbook; “Strengthening The ECOSOC: From Practical Tools to Innovation”

26 January 2022

Statement on UNITAR Virtual Orientation Course on the Economic and Social Council

20 January 2022

Remarks for the Joint briefing of the President of the General Assembly and President of ECOSOC

12 January 2022

Remarks on World Youth Forum 2022 (Egypt) - “The future of employment and entrepreneurship during the pandemic and beyond”

15 December 2021

Closing Remarks at Joint Meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) on “Promoting Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in the Context of Recovery from COVID-19”

15 December 2021

Opening Remarks at Joint Meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) on “Promoting Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in the Context of Recovery from COVID-19”

15 December 2021

Opening Remarks at Expert Group Meeting of the Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group on the 2022 ECOSOC Partnership Forum

14 December 2021

Closing Remarks at ECOSOC Briefing on the Outcomes of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)

14 December 2021

Opening Remarks at ECOSOC Briefing on the Outcomes of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)

7 December 2021

Statement at World Soil Day “Halt Soil Salinization, Boost Soil Productivity”

30 November 2021

Statement at Informal Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on “End Inequalities. End Aids. End Pandemics”

29 December 2021

Statement at Annual General Assembly of the Conference of NGOs with Consultative Relations with the United Nations (CoNGO)

18 November 2021

Statement at 132nd Session of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)

16 November 2021

Statement on Security Council Signature Event “Peace and Security Through Preventive Diplomacy: A Common Objective to All UN Principal Organs”

2 November 2021

Statement on 26th Plenary Meeting of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly - Introduction of the Report of the Economic and Social Council

28 October 2021

Statement at an Event on “Raising Awareness of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) for Successful Application of Existing Solutions and Beyond”

26 October 2021

Statement at Delivering Climate Action – For People, Planet and Prosperity

25 October 2021

Statement at the First Global Webinar for The Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) to be Presented at 2022 United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development (HLPF)

20 October 2021

Closing Statement at the Joint Meeting of The General Assembly Second Committee and The Economic and Social Council

20 October 2021

Opening Statement at the Joint Meeting of The General Assembly Second Committee and The Economic and Social Council

15 October 2021

Statement on the United Nations Security Council Arria Formula Meeting on Haiti, Titled “Beyond the Inconvenient Truths about Underdevelopment in Haiti: Seeking Pan-African Solutions/Pathways and Supporting National Dialogue and Reconciliation”

15 October 2021

Statement on the Occassion to Commemorate World Food Day

7 October 2021

Statement at the Panel Discussion and Launch Event on  “Advancing A Tax and SDG Approach that Builds Trust and Fuels Transformation: Present and Possible Future Contributions by the UN Tax Committee”

30 September 2021

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Achieving Food Security in the Post Covid-19 Era: Investing in a Safe, Nutritious and Climate-Resilient Food Systems

24 September 2021

Keynote Remarks at the Fci High-Level Roundtable Co-Hosted by The Mcgill Centre For The Convergence Of Health And Economics (Mcche) And The Global Partnerships Forum on the Occasion of the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit

22 September 2021

Statement at the Forty-Eighth Session of the Human Rights Council

20 September 2021

Statement at 2021 SDG Moment

17 September 2021

Statement at the Annual Ministerial Meeting of The Group of Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

12 August 2021

Message of the President of ECOSOC on the Occasion of the International Youth Day

23 July 2021

Inaugural Speech at ECOSOC President Handover Ceremony