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Celebrating the Stewardship and Resilience of Indigenous Peoples

Since 1982, the world has celebrated the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on 9 August. This year’s theme -- COVID-19 and Indigenous peoples’ resilience -- offers a somber moment for…  


Project Launch: Business and Human Rights - Towards A Decade of Global Implementation

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a shattering impact on livelihoods and jobs; up to 100 million persons could be pushed into extreme poverty and 400 million people could lose their jobs.  


High-Level meeting on Trends, Options and Strategies in Poverty Eradication Across the World

We are living through the most traumatic socio-economic crisis in modern times, both in terms of amplitude and depth, since the 1929 Great Depression.  


Making Cities for All

Opening remarks at High-Level Side Event during the 74th UN General Assembly  



United Nations Volunteers

Introductory Statement at the Executive Board Annual Session  


United Nations Capital Development Fund

Introductory Statement at the Executive Board Annual Session  


Speech at the 2nd World Youth Forum

Speech at the 2nd World Youth Forum  


Achieving the SDGS: Potential of Islamic Finance through Innovative investors and instruments

Remarks at UNGA side-event hosted by Government of Malaysia, IsDB and UNDP on Achieving the SDGs: Unleashing the Potential of Islamic Finance through Innovative Investors and Instruments  


Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Least Developed Countries

Least Developed Countries  

UNDP Around the world