Secretary-General's Development System Reform Initiative

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted an ambitious and comprehensive transformation of the UN development system. This is the first of a series of reform initiatives being put forward by Secretary-General António Guterres to make the UN fit for purpose in a changing world.

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In this brief interview, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Reforms, Mr. Jens Wandel of Denmark, introduces the three UN reform streams.

United Nations Secretary-General’s Informal Briefing to the General Assembly on the Implementation of the United Nations Reform.

The 2030 Agenda will require bold changes to the UN development system for the emergence of a new generation of country teams, centred on a strategic UN Development Assistance Framework and led by an impartial, independent and empowered resident coordinator.