Development

Development

31 December 2018
SG/A/1847*-BIO/5168*-DEV/3385*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Robert Piper of Australia as Assistant Secretary-General of the newly transformed United Nations Development Coordination Office.

19 December 2018
SG/SM/19416-GA/12114-DEV/3384

The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today:

17 December 2018
DSG/SM/1248-DEV/3383

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the plenary meeting of the funding dialogues, in New York today:

16 December 2018
SG/SM/19410-DEV/3381

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ keynote address at the closing of the Doha Forum, in Doha today:

16 December 2018
SG/SM/19411-DEV/3382-ENV/DEV/1917

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ lecture at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, in Doha today:

14 December 2018
SG/SM/19407-DEV/3380-OBV/1853

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for International Migrants Day, observed on 18 December:

11 December 2018
DEV/3379

MARRAKECH, Morocco, 11 December — With a far-reaching Global Compact on Migration now adopted by a majority of countries, it is up to Governments — in partnership with civil society groups, business leaders and migrants themselves — to push back against the distorted narratives dominating the global news cycle, stressed participants during an interactive dialogue today.

11 December 2018
DEV/3378

MARRAKECH, Morocco, 11 December – The two-day Intergovernmental Conference that adopted the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration concluded today with robust appeals for the achievement of its 23 sweeping objectives in ways that can better the lives of the world’s 258 million people on the move.

10 December 2018
DEV/3375

MARRAKECH, Morocco, 10 December — World leaders adopted the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration today, laying out the first-ever global cooperation framework for sharing responsibility to protect the world’s 258 million people on the move — 3.4 per cent of its population — and supporting the host communities working to accommodate them.

10 December 2018
DEV/3377

MARRAKECH, Morocco, 10 December — Adopting the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, the United Nations today held an interactive dialogue where Member States, civil society and regional organizations shared their views on how best to implement the objectives outlined in the new agreement.

10 December 2018
SG/SM/19401-DEV/3376

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration as delivered, in Marrakech, Morocco today:

9 December 2018
SG/SM/19400-DEV/3374

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on the United Nations Network on Migration, as delivered in Marrakech, Morocco today:

6 December 2018
DEV/3373

Heads of State and Governments, ministers and other senior leaders, civil society representatives and representatives of the private and public sectors will gather in Marrakesh at a high-level conference from 10 to 11 December to formally adopt the first-ever Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.

30 November 2018
DSG/SM/1240-DEV/3371

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the dinner with the Presidency and the Thembekile Mandela Foundation to launch the “Leading Like Mandela Leadership Development Programme”, in Johannesburg, South Africa, today:

30 November 2018
SG/SM/19378-DEV/3372-OBV/1845

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development, observed on 5 December:

5 November 2018
DEV/3369-SAG/500

Some 19 countries pledged a total of $425.69 million at today’s 2018 United Nations Pledging Conference for Development Activities, reflecting an increase from the 2017 amount of $398.98 million.

29 October 2018
SG/SM/19324-DEV/3368

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the International Metropolis Conference on Global Migration in Turbulent Times, in Sydney today:

22 October 2018
DSG/SM/1232-DEV/3366-SOC/4871

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks to the United Nations World Data Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, today:

22 October 2018
DSG/SM/1233-DEV/3367-SOC/4872

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks at the Data Talks in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, today:

17 October 2018
SG/SM/19308-DEV/3365-OBV/1831

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, in New York today: