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9th meeting, Operational activities for development segment - Economic and Social Council, 2016 session
22 Feb 2016 -  Operational activities for development segment (2016)
Each year, ECOSOC’s Operational Activities for Development Segment reviews UN policies, including the implementation of the General Assembly’s quadrennial comprehensive policy review, that guides the UN family of development funds and programmes. The UN Development Programme, the UN Children’s Fund, WFP, UN Women and many similar entities work directly with countries around the world in making progress on all dimensions of sustainable development.

1. Opening of the segment
Opening statement by His Excellency Alejandro Palma Cerna (Honduras), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council
Opening statement by His Excellency Mogens Lykketoft, President of the seventieth session of the General Assembly
Opening statement by Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economicand Social Affairs
Keynote address by His Excellency Claver Gatete, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Rwanda

2. Operational activities of the United Nations for international development cooperation:
Follow-up to policy recommendations of the General Assembly and the Council (A/71/63–E/2016/8 (to be issued)) [item 7 (a)]