Human Rights Drives Rather than Threatens Business, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Atlanta Conference, Calling for Due Diligence, Responsible Investment

15 Oct

Following is the text of Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohamed’s video message to the Thirteenth Atlanta Business and Human Rights Conference, convened by the International Organization of Employers, the United States Council for International Business and the Coca-Cola Company, today:

International Monetary Fund’s Strategy for Fragile, Conflict Affected States Recovering from Pandemic ‘A Critical Step’, Secretary-General Tells Meeting

11 Oct

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the event hosted by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank on “COVID‑19 and Fragile States — Promoting Resilient Recovery for the Most Vulnerable Communities”, today:

More Funding, Mitigation Key for Averting Climate Disaster, Secretary-General Tells Paris Meeting, Warning Emissions to Rise 16 Per Cent Under Current National Plans

5 Oct

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the 2021 Meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development (OECD) Council at the ministerial level, in Paris today: