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The high-level meeting marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development. It provides an opportunity for the international community to demonstrate and reaffirm its unequivocal commitment to the effective realization of the right to development. The high-level meeting contributes to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals and increasing awareness among all stakeholders, in particular Member States, relevant bodies, agencies and mechanisms of the United Nations system, the international financial and trade institutions, as well as civil society of the special role of the right to development for advancing effective multilateralism, international solidarity and cooperation.
Opening remarks and statements delivered by the speakers in the meeting can be accessed below:
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