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Events

Opening of the High-level Segment of ECOSOC / Ministerial Segment of HLPF

Tue 14 Jul 2020, 9.00 am — Wed 03 Feb 2021, 9.00 am
Virtually (held New York time)

Background

Chair:

  • H.E. Ms. Mona Juul, President of Economic and Social Council

Opening remarks:

  • H.E. Ms. Mona Juul, President of Economic and Social Council (Video)
  • Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations (Video)
  • H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the General Assembly(Video)

Keynote Speaker:

  • H.E. Ms. Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland (Video)

Youth representatives (statement on behalf of youth):

  • Ms. Farai Lwandile Mubaiwa, Co-Founder of Afrika Matters Initiative (AMI) and Lead at Youth Employment Service (YES), South Africa (Video)
  • Ms. Tina Hocevar, Vice President of the European Youth Forum (Video)