Mexico

29 March 2021, Mexico

Secretary-General's remarks at Generation Equality Forum, Mexico [Spanish, as delivered; scroll down for English version]

Agradezco al Presidente López Obrador la puesta en marcha de este Foro Generación Igualdad en la Ciudad de México y, por medios virtuales, en todo el mundo. 
 
Vaya mi agradecimiento también a los Gobiernos de Francia y México y a todos los demás participantes. 
 
Queridas amigas y queridos amigos, 
 
Hace 26 años, feministas, activistas y jóvenes centraron la acción colectiva en la consecución de la igualdad de género a través de la histórica Declaración y Plataforma de Acción de Beijing.  
 

Carlos Ruiz Massieu Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Colombia and Head of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia

Carlos Ruiz Massieu

Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Colombia and Head of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia

SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS Carlos Ruiz MASSIEU of MEXICO
as SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE, HEAD OF THE UNITED NATIONS VERIFICATION MISSION IN COLOMBIA
 
 
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced on 10 December the appointment of Carlos Ruiz Massieu of Mexico as his Special Representative for Colombia and Head of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.
 

Patricia  Espinosa Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Patricia Espinosa

Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

On 18 May 2016, the United Nations Secretary-General appointed Patricia Espinosa Cantellano of Mexico as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.  The appointment has been made after consultation with the Conference of Parties through its Bureau.

Luis Felipe López-Calva Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (RBLAC)

Luis Felipe López-Calva

Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (RBLAC)

On 6 June 2018 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced 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).

Mr. López‑Calva succeeds Jessica Faieta of Ecuador who has taken the post of Deputy Special Representative for Colombia and Deputy Head of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.  The Secretary‑General is grateful to Ms. Faieta for her dedication and commitment to the Organization during her term with UNDP.

24 May 2017, Cancun, Mexico

Deputy Secretary-General's remarks to the media following the conclusion of the Leaders Forum

Good evening, Ladies and Gentlemen,
 
I am pleased to be here, and I thank President Peña Nieto for his government’s hospitality in hosting this conference.
 
We have just had a most productive Leaders’ Forum.
 
The objective was to identify and commit to practical measures for reducing economic losses due to disasters and to increase the resilience of people exposed to them.
 
We had a particular focus on infrastructure and housing, since that one person in seven lives in poor quality overcrowded conditions.
 

06 December 2016, Jalisco, Mexico

Secretary-General's message to the 11th Session of the Internet Governance Forum

[Delivered by Mr. Lenni Montiel, Assistant-Secretary-General for Economic Development]

I send my warm greetings to Internet Governance Forum.
 
I thank the Government of Mexico for hosting the Forum and for its leadership in advancing the Forum’s objectives.
 
This year’s gathering is the first since its 10-year renewal by the General Assembly, which reaffirmed the importance of the IGF multi-stakeholder platform for public policy dialogue.
 
Your efforts have made profound impacts as we strive together to create an equitable, human rights-based knowledge society.
 

15 April 2014, Mexico City

Remarks at the opening ceremony of the first High-level meeting of the Global Partnership for effective development cooperation

(Scroll down for Spanish)

It is a great honour to be here.

I thank President Peña Nieto and the Government and people of Mexico for hosting this important meeting.

Two years ago, many of us met in Busan and expressed a strong collective commitment to work better together to reduce poverty and meet the Millennium Development Goals.

Since then, we have made important progress. But we have not done enough.

11 December 2010, Cancun

Statement on the outcome of the climate change negotiations in Cancun, Mexico

The UN climate change negotiations in Cancun, Mexico, have delivered important success for a world much in need of it. Governments came together in common cause, for the common good, and agreed on a way forward to meet the defining challenge of our time.