Explanation of Position on a Second Committee Resolution on Promoting Investments for Sustainable Development

Jenni Kennedy
U.S. Adviser to the Second Committee
New York, New York
November 22, 2022


Madam Chair, we begin by thanking the facilitator for his 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.

We refer you to our General Statement delivered on November 21 for our full position on cross-cutting issues, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, and the text concerning technology and/or knowledge transfer in PP8, PP29, PP34, and OP32, and disaster risk reduction in OP18 and OP20.