Explanation of Position for the Adoption of the Promoting Investments for Sustainable Development Resolution

Tom Carnahan
Public Delegate
New York, New York
November 23, 2021



We begin by thanking the Facilitator for his/her leadership on this resolution.

The United States recognizes that foreign direct investment in developing countries is critical to achieving sustainable development and we are pleased to join consensus on this resolution.

Regarding our position on cross-cutting issues, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, and the text concerning trade and the World Trade Organization in PP5, technology and/or knowledge transfer in PP27 and OP30, and disaster risk reduction in OP17 and OP19, we refer you to our General Statement delivered on November 18, 2021, to the 76th General Assembly Second Committee session.