Economic issues

Economic issues

17 July 2018
DSG/SM/1205-ECO/286-ENV/DEV/1870

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Business Forum, in New York today:

9 July 2018
DSG/SM/1191-ECO/285-SOC/4865

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the first meeting of the High-Level Advisory Board on Economic and Social Affairs, in New York today:

18 May 2018
ECOSOC/6913

The only way to ensure sustainable economic development was through taxation, Babatunde Fowler, Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Services of Nigeria, told the Economic and Social Council today as it held its special meeting on international cooperation in tax matters.

27 April 2018
DSG/SM/1171-DEV/3327-ECO/282

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s message, as prepared for delivery, to the high-level symposium:  “Strengthening Multilateralism and Multilateral Trading System in the Age of Globalization”, in New York today:

20 April 2018
SG/A/1801-ECO/281

The Secretary-General is pleased to confirm that Bola Adesola of Nigeria, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Standard Chartered Nigeria, and Paul Polman of the Netherlands, Chief Executive Officer of Unilever, will serve as the two Vice-Chairs of the Board of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

21 March 2018
SG/SM/18947-ECO/280

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

31 January 2018
DSG/SM/1125-ECO/279-ENV/DEV/1832

Following UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the 2018 Investor Summit on Climate Risk:  Capturing the Global Investment Opportunity in the Paris Agreement, in New York today:

31 October 2017
SG/SM/18773-ECO/278-ENV/DEV/1820

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum: “Achieving the SDGS [Sustainable Development Goals] through Entrepreneurship and Innovation”, in Manama, Bahrain, today:

19 September 2017
SG/SM/18695-ECO/276-WOM/2120

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, in New York today:

19 September 2017
SG/SM/18697-ECO/277-ENV/DEV/1808

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Leaders Dialogue on Climate Change, in New York today:

19 January 2017
SG/SM/18411-ECO/275-ENV/DEV/1771

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the special session event titled “Cooperation for Peace:  Tackling the Root Causes of Global Crises”, in Davos, Switzerland, today:

22 December 2016
SG/SM/18393-DEV/3260-ECO/274

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the report of the High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth, in New York today:

27 October 2016
SG/SM/18236-ECO/273

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message to the second regional forum of the Pearl Initiative and United Nations Global Compact, in Dubai today:

10 October 2016
SG/SM/18196-ECO/272-ENV/DEV/1735

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the event on financial solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals, in New York today:

22 September 2016
SG/SM/18122-ECO/271-WOM/2088

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, in New York today:

19 September 2016
SG/SM/18085-ECO/270-ENV/DEV/1708

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the United Nations Private Sector Forum 2016, “Business and the 2030 Agenda:  Securing the Way Forward”, in New York today:

23 June 2016
DSG/SM/987-ECO/268

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s closing remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, in New York on 23 June:

5 April 2016
SG/SM/17649-ECO/266

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message to the nineteenth annual Asian Investment Conference, in Hong Kong today:

24 February 2016
SG/SM/17560-AFR/3331-ECO/265

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s address to the Great Lakes Private Sector Investment Conference, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, today:

23 January 2016
SG/SM/17485-ECO/263

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message for the UNIDO Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit in Davos on 23 January and Abu Dhabi from 10 to 12 October: