Deputy Secretary-General Calls for ‘Stronger and Fairer’ Revenue Base,Progressive Policies amid COVID-19, Opening Nigeria Tax Dialogue

21 Jan

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s message on the importance of domestic resource mobilization for the Sustainable Development Goals, at the opening of Nigeria’s tax dialogue, held today:

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

15 Dec

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayeh and Acting Humanitarian Coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory Lucia Elmi launched a $417 million Humanitarian Response Plan to help 1.8 million people over the coming year. The latest assessment found that 2.45 million Palestinians - 47 per cent of the population - need aid.

Huge Economic Relief Key to Avert Financial Ruin in Developing Countries amid COVID-19, Secretary-General Tells Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

28 Oct

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message to the virtual ministerial-level meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Council, held on 28 and 29 October: