Keynote Speech for MSME Forum by Ambassador Cho Tae-Yul, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to UN

Monday, February, 17, 2020

Keynote Speech for MSME Forum by Ambassador Cho Tae-Yul, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to UN

Monday, February, 17, 2020

Can MSMEs Serve as the Best Partners for the UN to Reach it’s Goals?

Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,
 
In my speech at this Forum last year, I highlighted the critical importance of the United Nations working together with outside stakeholders, especially the private sector, including entrepreneurs and MSMEs. As emphasized in the UN Secretary-General’s SDG Progress Report and the Global Sustainable Development Report, sustainable development cannot be achieved by the United Nations alone. Unless we join forces with each and every stakeholder and scale-up our joint efforts, we will continue to struggle to achieve the 2030 Agenda.
 
Today, I wish to highlight three points that I believe are important in terms of relations between MSMEs and SDGs at the global level (Read more…).
 
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