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2017 speeches


‘Freedom from fear’: Ending violence against women

Joint statement from the Executive Directors of UNFPA & UN Women & the Administrator of UNDP  


International Human Rights Day

Statement on International Human Rights Day, 10 December  


Int'l Volunteer Day (IVD)

Statement on International Volunteer Day - 5 December 2017  


Towards a Pollution-Free Planet

UNEA High-level segment: “Towards a Pollution-Free Planet”  


Int'l Day of Persons with Disabilities

Video Message: International Day of Persons with Disabilities  


World AIDS Day

Administrator’s Statement on World AIDS Day, 1 December  


Special Session of the Executive Board

Speech at the Special Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board  


Elimination of Violence Against Women

Int'l Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the 16 Days of Activism, 25 November  


Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2017

Opening Plenary Address at the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2017  


Building a More Climate-Resilient Community

Statement at CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference on Building a More Climate-Resilient Community  

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