2023 Operational Activities for Development Segment

2023 Operational Activities for Development Segment

The 2023 ECOSOC operational activities for development segment was held from 23 to 25 May 2023.

2023 ECOSOC Operational Activities for Development Segment Vice President's Summary 

Segment Programme

Pre-Segment Briefings

Side Events

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Substantive Documentation


1- Opening and Dialogue with the Secretary-General

2 - Report of the UNSDG Chair on DCO

3 - Financing the SDGs: Working with financial institutions and beyond

  • LDCs
  • Brazil, Colombia, Denmark

4 - Dialogue with host Governments, Resident Coordinators and United nations country teams

  • Australia; Canada; Germany; Japan; Lao; Latvia; Netherlands; Norway; State of Palestine; Switzerland; Thailand; USA

5 - Boosting tailored United Nations responses to diverse country contexts

6 - Funding the United Nations Development System

  • Presentation by Mr. Oscar Fernández-Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Development Coordination Office
  • African Group
  • Brazil; Canada; Denmark; Mexico; Norway; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; UK; USA; Uruguay; Zambia; Zimbabwe

7 - Deploying regional assets of the UN development system to support countries to address cross-border issues  

  • Statement by Mr. José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)   
  • Statement by Mr. Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, Special Coordinator for development in the Sahel   
  • Canada; Laos; Switzerland 

8 - Dialogue with Executive Heads

  • Canada; Denmark; Kazakhstan; Mexico; Netherlands; Sweden; Switzerland; UK; US 

9 - Supporting just transitions towards the SDGs at the country level   

  • Canada; Indonesia; Madagascar; Portugal 

10 - Strengthening accountability on system-wide performance and results  

  • Statement by H.E. Ms. Lachezara Stoeva, Permanent Representative of Bulgaria to the United Nations, President of the Economic and Social Council   
  • Statement by H.E. Ms. Maritza Chan Valverde, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations and Vice President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Population Fund and the United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Brazil; Colombia; Denmark; Netherlands; Sweden; Ukraine 

11 - Closing  

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