Statements

7 July 2020

Statement at 2020 High-Level Political Forum, under the auspices of ECOSOC, Transformative pathways to realize the 2030 Agenda: whole of society approach taking into account the impact of COVID-19

7 July 2020

Opening Statement at High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

30 June 2020

Statement at High-level Meeting on Poverty Eradication

26 June 2020

Remarks on Commemoration of the UN Charter Day

11 June 2020

Briefing on the 2020 HLPF and the High-Level Segment of ECOSOC 

4 June 2020

Statement at Global Launch: Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report & SDG7 Policy Briefs, Advancing SDG7 in the time of COVID-19

2 June 2020

Opening Statement at the Virtual Meeting of the FfD Forum on Financing and policy solutions to respond to COVID-19

29 May 2020

Statement on General Assembly and ECOSOC Virtual Informal Townhall Meeting on the high-level week of UNGA75, the high-level segment of ECOSOC and HLPF

19 May 2020

Statement on Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Operational Activities Segment

11 May 2020

Presidential Statement – ECOSOC Informal Briefing “Joining Forces: Effective Policy Solutions for Covid-19 Response”

11 May 2020

Opening Remarks on ECOSOC Informal Briefing "Joining Forces: Effective Policy Solutions for Covid-19 Response"

24 April 2020

Statement on International Day of Multilateralism

23 April 2020

Closing Statement on Financing Sustainable Development in the Context of COVID-19

23 April 2020

Opening Statement on Financing Sustainable Development in the Context of COVID-19

27 March 2020

Statement at the Joint Virtual Briefing on COVID-19

21 March 2020

Statement on Forests and Biodiversity 2020 celebration of the International Day of Forests

18 March 2020

Statement on the impact of COVID-19

10 March 2020

Statement on the impact of COVID19

9 March 2020

Statement on opening of the sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women

6 March 2020

Statement on Observance of International Women's Day

24 February 2020

Statement on 22nd session of the Committee for Development Policy

7 February 2020

Message from the Presidents of the General Assembly and ECOSOC

31 January 2020

Closing Remarks on Meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Chairs of the Functional Commissions and Expert Bodies

31 January 2020

Opening Remarks on Meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Chairs of the Functional Commissions and Expert Bodies

28 January 2020

Remarks on the Joint Briefing by PGA and President of ECOSOC

24 January 2020

Message on the International Day of Education 2020

3 December 2019

Address to the UN Human Rights Council Intersessional Meeting for Dialogue and Cooperation on Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

3 December 2019

Closing Statement on Joint Meeting of the Economic and Social Council and the Peacebuilding Commission on the Impact of Cross-border Transhumance on Sustainable Peace and Development in West Africa and the Sahel

3 December 2019

Opening Statement on Joint Meeting of the Economic and Social Council and the Peacebuilding Commission on the Impact of Cross-border Transhumance on Sustainable Peace and Development in West Africa and the Sahel

20 November 2019

Statement on Second Annual Global Meeting for Resident Coordinators Interaction with Member States

19-20 November 2019

Video message on First Global Workshop for countries conducting Voluntary National Reviews at the 2020 HLPF, Oslo, Norway

30 October 2019

Video Message for 36th session of the Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (ISAR), Geneva

29 October 2019

Statement on the occasion of the Security Council’s Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

15 October 2019

Statement for the Interactive Dinner on “The Work of the United Nations on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace” Greentree Estate

15 October 2019

Closing Statement at Joint Meeting of the Economic and Social Council and the Second Committee of the General Assembly ‘Ecosystem Approaches for shifting the world onto a sustainable pathway’

15 October 2019

Opening Statement at Joint Meeting of the Economic and Social Council and the Second Committee of the General Assembly ‘Ecosystem Approaches for shifting the world onto a sustainable pathway’

15 October 2019

Statement to the Security Council’s Open Debate on Haiti

2 October 2019

Statement at International Day of Non-Violence “Climate Action - Gandhian Ways”

26 September 2019

Closing remarks at General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development

26September 2019

Remarks at Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Least Developed Countries

24 September 2019

Statement at the Opening of the SDG Summit UN High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development under the auspices of the General Assembly

13 September 2019

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

10 September 2019

Statement at the High-Level Dialogue on Reaffirming the Commitment to Multilateralism through the Strengthening of International System and Institutions on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations

25 July 2019

Statement at ECOSOC President Handover Ceremony