United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Navid Hanif of Pakistan as Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the launch of the Integrated Financing Frameworks Facility, a Financing for Development Forum side event, in New York today:
The Economic and Social Council concluded its annual financing for development forum today with the adoption of an outcome document highlighting the critical need for resources to deliver on the central promise of the United Nations framework for achieving a better, more sustainable future for all by 2030.
Inequalities in financial space and an unfair international corporate tax architecture urgently require reform to foster recovery and growth in developing countries — with private finance and investment key factors — speakers told the Economic and Social Council today as it continued its annual forum on financing for development follow-up with three panel discussions.
Note: Following is a partial summary of today's meetings of the Economic and Social Council forum on financing for development follow-up. A complete summary of today's meetings of the forum will be available by COB Wednesday, 27 April.
Note: Following is a partial summary of the first day of the Economic and Social Council forum on financing for development follow-up. A complete summary of the first day of the forum will be available by COB Tuesday, 26 April.
Following is the transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference with UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), to launch the report on “Global Impact of War in Ukraine on Food, Energy and Finance Systems”, in New York today:
Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the Pacific Regional Debt Conference, held online today at 13:00 Fiji time: