Development

Development

13 July 2018
SG/SM/19134-DEV/3346

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

13 July 2018
DSG/SM/1196-DEV/3345

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the final round of negotiations towards a Global Compact for Migration, in New York today:

3 July 2018
DSG/SM/1189-DEV/3344

Following is UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s briefing, as prepared for delivery, to Member States on the status of the implementation plan for the inception of the reinvigorated the Resident Coordinator system, in New York, on 27 June:

26 June 2018
SG/A/1812*-BIO/5097*-DEV/3342

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Robert Piper of Australia as the Head of the United Nations Development System Transition Team, established to provide strategic leadership and oversight to all aspects of the repositioning of the United Nations development system.

11 June 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the high‑level event “Financing for Sustainable Development Goals — Breaking the Bottlenecks of Investment, from Policy to Impact”, in New York today:

11 June 2018
DSG/SM/1186-DEV/3341-ECO/284

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the lunch for the event titled “Invest for Sustaining Peace:  Financing the Fragile and Conflict‑Affected Countries”, in New York today:

8 June 2018
SG/SM/19078-DEV/3339

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on the first anniversary of the India‑United Nations Development Partnership Fund, in New York today:

6 June 2018
SG/A/1810-BIO/5095-DEV/3336

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ahunna Eziakonwa of Nigeria as Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

6 June 2018
DSG/SM/1181-ECOSOC/6927-DEV/3332

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks the 2018 high-level meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum of the Economic and Social Council, in New York on 21 May:

6 June 2018
DSG/SM/1182-DEV/3337-EN/324

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the High-level Panel on Transformational Energy Access in Least Developed Countries, in Geneva today:

6 June 2018
SG/A/1807-BIO/5092-DEV/3333

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Luis F. López‑Calva of Mexico as Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

6 June 2018
SG/A/1808-BIO/5093-DEV/3334

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ulrika Modéer of Sweden as Director of the Bureau for External Relations and Advocacy, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

6 June 2018
SG/A/1809-BIO/5094-DEV/3335

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Asako Okai of Japan as Assistant Administrator and Director of the Crisis Response Unit, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

5 June 2018
DSG/SM/1180-DEV/3331-WOM/2149

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the opening of the European Development Days, in Brussels today:

4 June 2018
DSG/SM/1179-DEV/3330

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the inauguration of the Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries, in Gebze, Turkey, today:

31 May 2018
SG/SM/19060-DEV/3329-GA/12021

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly at the adoption of the resolution on repositioning the United Nations development system, in New York today:

31 May 2018
GA/12020

To a burst of applause, the General Assembly adopted today a landmark consensus resolution on repositioning the United Nations development system, hailed by Secretary‑General António Guterres as ushering in the most ambitious and comprehensive transformation of those activities in decades.

24 May 2018
PA/25-DEV/3328

OSLO, 23 May (Office of Counter-Terrorism) — The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Oslo Governance Centre started a two-day meeting today on preventing violent extremism titled “Assessing Progress Made, and the Future of Development Approaches to Preventing Violent Extremism”, in partnership with Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Oslo.  The sessions will include discussions on lessons learned on the role of the media, women and youth in preventing violent extremism, as well as effective reintegration of disengaged terrorist fighters.

22 May 2018
ECOSOC/6917

All countries must uphold a spirit of international cooperation, support multilateral institutions and work together to tackle development challenges, participants stressed today, as the Economic and Social Council’s annual Development Cooperation Forum concluded.

21 May 2018
ECOSOC/6915

Hard‑won development gains were being threatened by numerous challenges, including inequality, migration, climate change, the rise of violent extremism, populism and the shrinking of civic space, speakers warned today, as the Economic and Social Council’s annual high-level meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum got under way.