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  1. Remarks on the 50th anniversary of General Assembly resolution 2758

    I am pleased to join you as we mark 50 years since the General Assembly adopted resolution 2758 deciding to “restore all its ... 76th Session of the UN General Assembly that China will end financing of coal-fired power plants abroad and direct support to green and low ...

    26 October 2021

  2. Secretary-General's video message on the UN Day for South-South Cooperation [scroll down for French version]

    ... Date:  12 September 2021 Watch the video: ... health crisis, reduce poverty and inequality, achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and avert climate catastrophe. That means ... greener and bluer initiatives, and expanding sustainable financing. South-South and triangular cooperation offer concrete solutions ...

    25 October 2021

  3. Remarks on the 50th anniversary of General Assembly resolution 2758

    ... I am pleased to join you as we mark 50 years since the General Assembly adopted resolution 2758 deciding to “restore all its ... 76th Session of the UN General Assembly that China will end financing of coal-fired power plants abroad and direct support to green and low ...

    24 October 2021

  4. Secretary-General's video message to the Finance in Common Summit

    ... Date:  20 October 2021 Watch the video: ... to help ensure a more even recovery — and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. You spearheaded the green bond market – ... is the time to do more to green the balance sheet. Your financing decisions can either entrench developing countries in high-emission, ...

    20 October 2021

  5. Deputy Secretary-General's video message at Roundtable on Access to Finance for a Resilient post-COVID19 Recovery

    ... and Gentlemen, I welcome this opportunity to focus on the needs of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) — who have been ... development finance and debt architecture to allow sustainable and inclusive development.   To attend to large financing needs caused by external shocks, SIDS have had, for so long, to ...

    18 October 2021

  6. Deputy Secretary-General's video message at the 13th Atlanta Business and Human Rights Conference

    ... Forum. Today, we are all navigating unfamiliar waters. The COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, economic uncertainty, rising ... the Sustainable Development Goals, to promote sustainable financing and technology transfer for development, to invest in green and blue ...

    18 October 2021

  7. Secretary-General's remarks to the Second Global Sustainable Transport Conference [as delivered]

    ... Date:  14 October 2021 Welcome to the Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference. I express ... that the target of $100 billion US dollars in climate financing from the developed to the developing world is an under-estimate – ...

    14 October 2021

  8. Remarks to the Second Global Sustainable Transport Conference 

    Welcome to the Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference. I express my profound gratitude to ... that the target of $100 billion US dollars in climate financing from the developed to the developing world is an under-estimate – ...

    14 October 2021

  9. Secretary-General's remarks to the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly [as delivered]

    ... and Gentlemen, I welcome this opportunity to introduce the proposed programme budget for 2022. The context for this presentation ... structural inequalities; and massive shortcomings in financing and global solidarity. But times of crisis can also bring out the ...

    13 October 2021

  10. Secretary-General's remarks to International Monetary Fund Event, "COVID-19 and Fragile States: Promoting Resilient Recovery for the Most Vulnerable Communities" [as delivered]

    ... Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, My thanks to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank for convening today’s ... and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We need financing instruments that are tailored to the unique policy space of fragile ...

    11 October 2021