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General Debate
Chair:
  • H.E. Mr. Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava, Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe to the UN and Vice President of ECOSOC

Introduction of the SG Report on ECOSOC Main Theme and Note by SG on Theme of Thematic Dicscussion:
  • Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs

Presentation of the report of the Committee on Development Policy:
  • Mr. José Antonio Ocampo, Director of the Economic and Political Development Concentration at SIPA, Columbia University, USA and Chair of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP)
Biographies (alphabetical order)
Mr. José Antonio Ocampo
Chair of the UN Committee on Development Policy
Mr. José Antonio Ocampo

Chair of the UN Committee on Development Policy

Mr. Wu Hongbo
UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
Mr. Wu Hongbo

UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs

Mr. Wu Hongbo was appointed United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs on 1 August 2012. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Wu served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Federal Republic of Germany. Among his various diplomatic assignments, Mr. Wu served as China’s Ambassador to the Philippines.

Statements
Statements
Afghanistan
Algeria
Australia
China
Committee for Development Policy (CDP)
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Czech Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ethiopia
Guatemala
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Iran
Israel
Japan
Liberia
Major Group: Business and Industry
Major Group: Children and Youth
Major Group: Women
Mali
New Zealand
Palau
Paraguay
Republic of Korea
Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities
Swaziland