Statements

5 May 2021

Closing Remarks on Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum)

26 April 2021

Opening Remarks on High-level Round Table on Major Forest-related Developments Sixteenth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests

23 April 2021

Statement on the Special Virtual Meeting of SIDS, LDCs, and LLDCs

16 April 2021

Closing Statement at Special High-level Meeting on “A Vaccine for all”

16 April 2021

Opening Statement at Special High-level Meeting on “A Vaccine for all”

15 April 2021

Closing Remarks at the Financing for Development Forum

7 April 2021

Opening Statement at ECOSOC Youth Forum 2021 – commemorating its 10th Anniversary

17 March 2021

Opening Statement at the 5th session of the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region

16 March 2021

Statement on Fourth meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development

22 February 2021

Statement at 23rd session of the Committee for Development Policy

22 February 2021

Statement at the Virtual Plenary of the 5th session of UNEA

18 February 2021

Statement on Reimagining Equality: Eliminating racism, xenophobia and discrimination for all in the Decade of Action for the SDGs

10 February 2021

Statement on World Pulses Day

9 February 2021

Welcoming Remarks at Economic and Social Council Side Event: Women’s human rights and environment sustainability: challenges and opportunities

8 February 2021

Statement at Opening Session of Commission for Social Development,Priority Theme: “Socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of digital technologies on social development and well-being of all”

27 Januray 2021

Statement at the Fourth Session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development: Session 5: Towards a more coherent and consistent multilateral system: Priority policy proposals

23 Januray 2021

Statement on the Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the UN Economic and Social Council

10 December 2020

Statement on the High-level Virtual Panel “AU Silencing the Guns initiative – the role of illicit financial flows in fuelling instability in Africa”

7 December 2020

Statement on the World Soil Day

3 December 2020

Statement on Special Session of the General Assembly in response to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

2 December 2020

Statement on Transforming Agrifood systems and fostering inclusive rural development in the context of COVID-19 to end rural poverty

1 December 2020

Statement at the Joint High-Level Informal meeting of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council to Commemorate the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the World Summit for Social Development (WSSD)

24 November 2020

Statement on IDLO Assembly of Parties Meeting

19 November 2020

Statement on Joint Meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC)

13 November 2020

Statement on “A Universal Vision for a Global Threat” Virtual Ministerial Event Commemorating 20 Years of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its Protocols

9 November 2020

Statement on 15th Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

3 November 2020

Remarks on Security Council Debate: Contemporary Drivers of Conflict

2 November 2020

Statement on UN Civil Society Meeting of Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

29 October 2020

Remarks on Global Online Dialogue Series ‘Technological and Science-based Solutions to the COVID-19 Challenge’

26 October 2020

Statement at the Observance Ceremony in Commemoration of the United Nations Day (delivered by Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council, H.E. Ambassador Collen Vixen Kelapile (Botswana) on behalf of the President of the Council)

16 October 2020

Statement on World Food Day 2020

14 October 2020

Statement on Joint meeting of the Second Committee of the General Assembly at its 75th session and the Economic and Social Council

30 September 2020

Statement on Opening of the United Nations Summit on  Biodiversity

29 September 2020

Statement for High-Level Event on Financing for Development in the ERA of COVID-19 and Beyond

28 September 2020

Statement at the Webinar “Forest at the heart of a green recovery from COVID-19”

28 September 2020

Statement on Virtual Dialogue with CARICOM countries

24 September 2020

Closing Remarks on Launch of the Interim Report of the High-Level Panel on International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrityfor Achieving the 2030 Agenda

22 September 2020

Briefing to the UN Human Rights Council on the UN High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development and the 2030 Agenda

21 September 2020

Statement at the HL meeting to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the UN

18 September 2020

Statement at the SDG Moment

17 September 2020

Statement at the Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Friends of the LDC

16 September 2020

Statement at Virtual Symposium, “Multilateralism Matters to Business”

11 September 2020

Statement at Virtual Interactive Dialogue between the President of the ECOSOC and Permanent Representatives of the PSIDS (Pacific Small Island Developing States)

10 September 2020

Statement at the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

23 July 2020

Inaugural Speech at ECOSOC President Handover Ceremony