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The Director-General

Director-General Addresses Event on Anniversary of Declaration on Right to Development

6 December 2011

The Director-General addressed a panel discussion to mark the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development, under the theme of “The Relevance of the Right to Development in the Context of Global Challenges”. To make the right to development a reality for all, the Director-General called for a focus on empowerment, also of women and youth, for a comprehensive approach, including consideration of the link between disarmament and development, and for inclusive development that favours equality, social justice and sustainability.