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Annual Session of the Executive Board 2018

Statement at the Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board  


Innovative financing and regional dialogue are central for a thriving ‘blue economy’

The concept of ‘blue economy’ is gaining momentum. It is all about using ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving ocean and coastal ecosystem health.  


The only way to reduce risk is to understand it

As climate change continues to exacerbate the impact of natural hazards, the importance of valuable and contextually appropriate risk information cannot be overstated. According to Swiss Re’s…  


Plenary on the Region, Brussels

Statement: Plenary on the Region - Syria Conference, Brussels  


The Role of Islamic Finance

Statement on "Innovative Financing for the SDGs: The Role of Islamic Finance"  


Statement at the 97th Meeting of the Development Committee

Statement at the 97th Meeting of the Development Committee  


Statement at the 37th Mtg of the IMFC

Statement at the 37th Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee  


Special Event on 'Leaving No One Behind'

Remarks at the special event marking the 127th birth anniversary year of Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar  


Despite some progress, Marginalized Roma community still most excluded in Western Balkans

More marginalized Roma girls and boys are attending compulsory education in the Western Balkans than ever before. However, when compared to their non-Roma neighbours, Roma people face twice as high…  

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