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  1. Report of the Secretary-General: A. Promotion of sustained economic growth and sustainable development

    ... This reporting period marked the end of one era in the quest for sustainable development and the beginning of a new and even more promising ... Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction ...

    28 June 2018

  2. Remarks at closing of High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

    ... to our shared pledge to leave no one behind.   For the first time in a decade, the number of people who are undernourished has ... are vast and urgent. We must unlock the large levels of financing necessary to implement the 2030 Agenda, particularly in vulnerable ...

    19 July 2018

  3. Note to Correspondents on the UN Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa

    ... Countries reach historic agreement to generate financing for new sustainable development agenda Countries today agreed on a series ...

    15 July 2015

  4. Deputy Secretary-General’s keynote speech at the Resurge Conference [as delivered]

    ... to be back in Ireland once again.  Ireland is a force for good on the global stage, reflecting the generous, warm and can-do spirit ... the Paris Climate Agreement, and the Addis Ababa Financing Agenda represent a universal roadmap for prosperity and peace on a ...

    10 September 2018

  5. Secretary-General's remarks at the High-Level Meeting on Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda [as delivered]

    ... meeting, and I thank the President of the General Assembly for convening it. I have two simple messages today. First, climate ... Asian Development Bank has signed a new $109 million-dollar financing package for geothermal power generation in western Indonesia ...

    05 July 2018

  6. Remarks at the High-Level Meeting on Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda

    ... meeting, and I thank the President of the General Assembly for convening it. I have two simple messages today. First, climate ... Asian Development Bank has signed a new $109 million-dollar financing package for geothermal power generation in western Indonesia ...

    29 June 2018

  7. The Deputy Secretary-General's remarks at the LDC Ministerial breakfast on maximizing finance for development in LDC: the case for sustainable energy [as prepared for delivery]

    ... shift towards an inclusive, resilient and sustainable future for everyone, everywhere.   One key question is how do we ensure that ... be easy, and will require transformative solutions.   Financing needs are also considerable.   Realizing universal access to ...

    28 June 2018

  8. The Deputy Secretary-General's remarks at the LDC Ministerial breakfast on maximizing finance for development in LDC: the case for sustainable energy [as prepared for delivery]

    ... shift towards an inclusive, resilient and sustainable future for everyone, everywhere.   One key question is how do we ensure that ... be easy, and will require transformative solutions.   Financing needs are also considerable.   Realizing universal access to ...

    28 June 2018

  9. Highlight 7 September 2004

    ... BY MARIE OKABE ASSOCIATE SPOKESWOMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS UN HEADQUARTERS, NEW ... first since he attended the Monterrey Conference on Financing for Development in March 2002, and his third visit to ...

    07 September 2004

  10. Deputy Secretary-General's remarks at Opening of Vienna Energy Forum [as prepared for delivery]

    ... really pleased to be with you.   I was with many of you for the journey that led to the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable ... subsidies.   And we need to continue to innovate in financing for cleaner growth.   The Energy Transitions Commission has ...

    05 July 2018