United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

Opening of High-Level Segment

Tue 02 Apr 2019, 9.15 am — Wed 03 Feb 2021, 9.15 am
UN City Copenhagen


Special Messages:
  • Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations (video-message)
  • H.E. Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa, President, UN General Assembly (video-message)
Opening Remarks:
  • Mr. Liu Zhenmin, Under-Secretary-General, UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs. Read Mr. Liu's speech >>>
  • Mr. Ovais Sarmad, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • H.E. Mr. Kristian Jensen, Minister of Finance, Denmark
Special Addreses
  • Mr. Luis Alfonso de Alba of Mexico, UN SG’s Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit