Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to a joint thematic event of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council on least developed countries, on the theme “Diversifying the financing toolbox to enhance investment in least developed countries”, today:
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s closing remarks to the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, today:
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) high-level event titled, “Strategic Vision for Africa 2030: Investing in a Transformative Approach to Promote Peace, Security and Development”, held today:
Note: Owing to the liquidity crisis and the current COVID-19 pandemic impacting our Organization, only a partial summary of today’s meetings of the Preparatory Committee for the fifth Conference on Least Developed Countries is available at this time. The complete summary will be issued later as Press Release DEV/3441.
The world’s poorest nations need international support to build their digital infrastructure and reskill their workforce so that they can better integrate into the sprawling global value chain, speakers told the Preparatory Committee for the fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries today.