Countries back ‘ambitious and comprehensive’ reform of UN development system

Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the 91st meeting of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly regarding a draft resolution on the repositioning of the United Nations Development System. Also pictured are (left to right) Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed; Miroslav Lajčák, President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly; and Catherine Pollard, Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly Affairs and Conference Management. Picture: UN News

NEW YORK – The UN Secretary-General said the reform package paved the way for a new era of “national ownership” of development, supported by the whole UN system, in a tailored fashion, allowing countries to pursue sustainable economic and social development. “It sets the foundations to reposition sustainable development at the heart of the United […]

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