Ambitious Action to Get World Back on Track Can Secure Better Tomorrow for All, Says Deputy Secretary-General, in Virtual University Lecture

20 Oct

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s virtual lecture — “Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Realizing Youth Aspirations in a Disrupted World” — as prepared for delivery, to Sophia University, Tokyo, today:

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:

Building Resilient Societies Critical Step towards Achieving 2030 Agenda, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Resident Coordinators

1 Oct

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the United Nations Common Guidance on Helping Build Resilient Societies, for the United Nations Resident Coordinators Office Learning Path and the Learning Package on the United Nations Resilience Guidance, today:

Deputy Secretary-General, at First Global Parliamentary Meeting for Sustainable Development, Praises Government Action to Protect Public Health amid COVID-19

28 Sep

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the First Global Parliamentary Meeting on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):  “Turning the challenges of the COVID‑19 pandemic into opportunities for parliaments to achieve the SDGs”, today:

Deputy Secretary-General, at Third Africa Industrial Development Decade Event, Urges Solutions to Strengthen Continent’s Health Systems, Self-Reliance on Pharmaceuticals

28 Sep

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the fourth High‑level Event on the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA III) “Strengthening Africa’s Pharmaceutical Industry – learning the lessons from COVID-19”, today: