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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Peacebuilding

Opening remarks by George Conway, Deputy Director of UNDP's Crisis Bureau on behalf of Asako Okai  


Business and human rights, a global priority

Opening remarks delivered by Asako Okai at the virtual event: Business and Human Rights, A Global Priority.  


International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The theme of this year's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - Acting together to achieve social and environment for all - is extremely pertinent in the era of COVID-19.  


Press statement by UN Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner on the World Food Programme’s Nobel Peace Prize

On behalf of the United Nations Development Programme, I would like to congratulate the World Food Programme WFP on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today.  


Scaling up Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

Statement delivered by Haoliang Xu at the first Strategic Advisory Committee meeting to scale-up climate change adaptation in Africa via the 'Africa Adaptation Initiative'.  


Human rights dimensions of COVID-19: role and experiences of National Human Rights Institutions

Statement Delivered by Asako Okai at the opening of the virtual event on ‘The human rights dimensions of COVID-19: the role and experiences of NHRIs’ , co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions to the…  


Business Call to Action (BCtA) 10th Annual Forum

Opening Statement by Haoliang Xu at the 10th Annual Forum of Business Call to Action, 'Reimagining Resilience through Inclusive Business Innovation'.  


Istanbul Mediation Conference

Statement delivered by Asako Okai at the Istanbul Mediation Conference, 'Peace Mediation in the New Normal' #UN75  


Youth2030 Strategy Second Anniversary

Statement delivered by Haoliang Xu on the occasion of the second anniversary of the launch of Youth 2030 Strategy and briefing to UN Member States, co-hosted by Permanent Missions of Slovakia and Sri…  


Urban Development and Future Cities: Towards Building Back a Better Post COVID-19 Kuwait

Statement Delivered by Haoliang Xu at the #UN75 Talks Urban Development and Future Cities: Towards Building Back a Better Post COVID-19 Kuwait  

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