António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 15) - Press Conference
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Statement by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on the fifteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 15), at the UNCTAD 15 press conference.
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The fifteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – UNCTAD 15 – presents an opportunity for the development community to align the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development with the global "new normal" created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

As a major United Nations conference of the "decade for action" for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, the ministerial conference must address the massive unmet trade, finance, investment and technology needs of developing countries struggling in the face of the COVID-19 challenge.