Development

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23 June 2019, Lisbon

Closing remarks at the World Conference for Ministers Responsible for Youth and the Youth Forum “Lisboa+21”

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10 June 2019, General Assembly

Remarks to Informal Meeting of the General Assembly on the Independent High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation

Technology is accelerating, and we, the multilateral system of the digital age, are unprepared and need to catch up. 

22 May 2019, ECOSOC

Remarks to the ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment

I welcome this opportunity to provide an update to these ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment.
 
You have before you my first report to the Council since the landmark General Assembly resolution 72/279 on the repositioning of the UN development system.

The report outlines progress not only in response to direct mandates of the Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review, usually designated as QCPR and General Assembly resolution, but also on all measures I am taking to ensure effective, cohesive and accountable support to the 2030 Agenda.

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