Haoliang Xu: Speech at the CSR Asia Summit 2016
Sep 27, 2016
Achieving the SDGs is a historic undertaking. According to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), between $3.3 trillion and $4.5 trillion a year in government spending, private investments and aid will be needed to meet the targets.
Haoliang Xu: Keynote Address at the Symposium on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ‘Leave No One Behind’
Sep 22, 2016
The main purpose of the Symposium is to bring together key government officials, leading think tanks, development practitioners and partners from diverse backgrounds to share ideas and knowledge on how to move forward effectively in the ASEAN region to address the twin principles and challenges of ‘Leaving No One Behind’ (2030 Agenda) and ‘People-Centered’ development (Vision 2025).
Nicholas Rosellini: Speech On the occasion of the Special Event designating the Thailand Institute of Justice as an Institute of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme Network
Jun 29, 2016
I am delighted to be able to take this opportunity to congratulate the Thailand Institute of Justice on its designation as an Institute of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme Network.
Haoliang Xu: Speech at the Launch of the Asia Pacific Human Development Report 2016
Apr 26, 2016
Asia and the Pacific is at a crossroads. The population in the region tripled in the past 65 years to 4 billion. They are forming the largest working population the world has ever seen. There are now more working-aged people and fewer dependents than at any point in history, providing a springboard for growth. To be exact, 68 percent of people are of working age and only 32 percent are dependents. This is an opportunity.
Haoliang Xu: Public lecture on Sustainable Development Goals and Youth
Apr 22, 2016
Sharing Japan’s experience of escaping the Middle-Income Trap has been a tremendous service to global development. It has been a source of policy strategies and planning for governments the world over that aspire to grow and ascent into the high-income as well as high human development categories.
Helen Clark: Statement on International Women’s Day 2016
Mar 8, 2016
This International Women’s Day, the world stands well positioned to move forward on gender equality. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the UN General Assembly last year, asserts that gender equality is not only as a human right, but also a necessary foundation for a peaceful and inclusive world.
Haoliang Xu: Remarks at “The 2030 Agenda Implementation in Asia and the Pacific” event at Georgetown University
Feb 3, 2016
I am delighted to be at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University as a speaker at this important discussion on implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific.
Helen Clark: Public Lecture on The Sustainable Development Goals: Key Considerations for a People-Centred ASEAN delivered at the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations
Oct 19, 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Helen Clark: Speech at Opening of UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia-Pacific Meeting on UNDP’s role in supporting implementation of the new global agendas in the Asia-Pacific
Oct 18, 2015
It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the Regional Management Meeting of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Asia-Pacific (RBAP).
Haoliang Xu: The Future of Development Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific
Oct 5, 2015
This event takes place at an important time. As you all know, development cooperation has been the focus of considerable attention in recent weeks in New York and across the world, as we adopt the called “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” In my presentation this afternoon, I will touch upon three issues: • Key development challenges in Asia and the Pacific • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development • Implementation of the 2030 Agenda and UNDP’s role in Asia and the Pacific