Regional Economic Commissions

Regional Economic Commissions

27 May 2019
SG/SM/19599-REC/278

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the seventy-fifth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, in Bangkok today:

26 March 2019
DSG/SM/1263-REC/277

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the meeting of the Executive Council of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Sustainable Business Network, today in Bangkok:

21 March 2019
DSG/SM/1261-ENV/DEV/1932-REC/276

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the regional forum on sustainable development for the Economic Commission for Europe region, in Geneva today:

21 January 2019
SG/A/1850-BIO/5172-REC/275

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Rola Dashti of Kuwait as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

26 October 2018
GA/EF/3507

Underscoring the need to bolster regional commissions in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers focused on areas ranging from trade and transport to the environment and natural hazards, as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) met with those bodies today.

13 September 2018
SG/A/1834-BIO/5140-REC/274

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana of Indonesia as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

11 May 2018
SG/SM/19029-REC/271

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the seventy‑fourth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in Bangkok today:

11 May 2018
DSG/SM/1173-REC/272

Following is the special statement of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, as prepared for delivery, to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and High-Level Authorities at the thirty-seventh session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Havana, Cuba, today:

11 May 2018
DSG/SM/1174-REC/273

Following are the closing remarks of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, as prepared for delivery, at the closing ceremony of the thirty-seventh session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Havana, Cuba, today:

21 September 2017
SG/SM/18712-REC/270-SOC/4854

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Ministerial Conference on Ageing, in Lisbon on 22 September:

15 May 2017
SG/SM/18520-REC/269

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the seventieth anniversary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and seventy-third session of the Commission, in Bangkok today:

26 April 2017
SG/SM/18502-REC/268

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the seventieth anniversary of the Economic Commission for Europe, in Geneva today:

25 April 2017
DSG/SM/1052-ENV/DEV/1780-REC/267

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region in Geneva today:

13 April 2017
SG/A/1722-BIO/4952-REC/265

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Olga Algayerova of Slovakia as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE).

13 April 2017
SG/A/1723-BIO/4953-REC/266

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Mohamed Ali Alhakim of Iraq as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

13 April 2017
SG/A/1721-BIO/4951-REC/264

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Vera Songwe of Cameroon as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).  She will succeed Carlos Lopes of Guinea-Bissau, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his commitment and dedicated service to the Organization.

24 May 2016
SG/SM/17787-REC/263

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message at the thirty-sixth session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), in Mexico City today:

15 May 2016
SG/SM/17753-REC/262

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message, delivered by Shamshad Akhtar, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), at its seventy-second session, in Bangkok today:

25 May 2015
SG/SM/16786-REC/216

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message to the seventy-first session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in Bangkok today:

3 December 2014
SG/SM/16391-REC/260

Following is an introductory statement by the Secretary-General to a film highlighting the importance of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents, launched at the eighth Conference of the Parties, held in Geneva 3-5 December: