UN Deputy Secretary-General to address pluralism and the SDGs


Amina J. Mohammed to deliver 2019 Annual Pluralism Lecture

The Centre is pleased to announce that Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, will deliver the 2019 Annual Pluralism Lecture, addressing the theme of pluralism and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Ms. Mohammed, formerly the Minister of Environment for Nigeria, was instrumental in bringing about the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the SDGs, in her role as Special Adviser to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Post-2015 Development Planning.

She has served on numerous other international boards and panels, including the Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development, the Global Development Program of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the International Development Research Centre, the African Women’s Millennium Initiative, Girl Effect, 2016 African Union Reform and the ActionAid International Right to Education Project. Ms. Mohammed is also an Adjunct Professor in Development Practice at Columbia University.


The Lecture will take place on June 11 in Lisbon, Portugal.

The event was livestreamed. Videos of the event will be available soon. 

Read the press release.

Amina J. Mohammed