Development

Development

23 November 2020
SG/SM/20442

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the forty-eighth session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Industrial Development Board, held today:

13 November 2020
SG/A/1991

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Khalida Bouzar of Algeria as the next Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). 

13 November 2020

A series of tropical cyclones have devastated areas in the Philippines, Viet Nam, Cambodia and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic since early October, United Nations humanitarian officials report, noting that the Organization and partners are seeking $95 million to help nearly 675,000 displaced people.

2 November 2020
SG/SM/20390

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to civil society on financing for development in the era of COVID-19 and beyond, today:

28 October 2020
SG/SM/20374

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message to the virtual ministerial-level meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Council, held on 28 and 29 October:

28 October 2020
SG/SM/20375

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ keynote video message to the high-level dialogue on sustainable development at the Global Sustainable Technology & Innovation Community, in Brussels today:

14 October 2020
DSG/SM/1483

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s key messages, as prepared for delivery, at the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data board meeting, held today:

13 October 2020
SG/SM/20338

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2020, observed on 17 October:

9 October 2020
SG/SM/20323

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the “Mobilizing with Africa II” high‑level event at the World Bank‑International Monetary Fund annual meetings, today:

8 October 2020
SG/SM/20319

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the ministerial meeting on universal health coverage:  “Measuring Progress, Challenges and Opportunities in the Context of COVID-19”, in Japan today:

7 October 2020
SG/SM/20318

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message launching the policy brief “COVID and Universal Health Coverage”, in New York today:

7 October 2020
DSG/SM/1475

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the occasion of the Global Maritime Forum’s virtual high‑level meeting, today:

7 October 2020
DSG/SM/1476

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s video message on the occasion of the opening of the GLOBSEC 2020 Bratislava Forum, held on 7‑8 October:

6 October 2020
DSG/SM/1474

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Joint Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Fund United Nations General Assembly side event titled “Investing in the SDGs:  From Rhetoric to Reality”, today:

5 October 2020
SG/SM/20308

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the Bridge for Cities 2020 event, held today:

5 October 2020
DSG/SM/1472

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the briefing on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of the United Nations operational system to the Second Committee (Economic and Financial), today:

29 September 2020
SG/SM/20288

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ opening remarks to the High-Level Meeting on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond, held today:

29 September 2020
SG/SM/20296

Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference with Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau of Canada and Andrew Holness of Jamaica on the high-level event on financing for development in the era of COVID‑19 and beyond, in New York today:

29 September 2020
DSG/SM/1464

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks to the high-level meeting on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond, held today:

26 September 2020
DSG/SM/1463

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the conference “Towards a Shared Future for Developing Countries:  Promoting Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development through Deepened South-South Cooperation”, today: