ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL 2016 INTEGRATION SEGMENT - 2 May 2016

 

 “Implementing the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development through 

policy innovation and integration”
2 – 4 May 2016

DRAFT PROGRAMME
[As of 30 April 2016]

Monday, 2 May


 

10:00 – 13:00
Opening of the Integration Segment
 

Opening remarks by the Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council, His Excellency Mr. Sven Jürgenson (Estonia)

 
 
 
Address by the Secretary-General
 
 
 
Keynote Address
 
His Excellency Mr. Taavi Rõivas, Prime Minister of Estonia
 
Perspectives from the private sector
H.E. Ms. Abze Djigma, Founder and CEO of AbzeSolar S.A.
 
 
 
Panel discussion
 
My Perfect Country – programme produced by the BBC World Service in collaboration with the Institute for Global Prosperity, University College London
 
 
 
Moderators
 
Ms. Fi Glover, Award-winning Broadcaster, Journalist and Writer, BBC World Service
 
Ms. Henrietta Moore, Professor and Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity, University College London
 
 
 
Panellists
 
Mr. Hannes Astok, former Member of Parliament, Director for Development and Strategy, Head of Local e-Government Domain, e-Governance Academy, Estonia 
 
Ms. Monica Araya, Founder and Executive Director, Nivela, Costa Rica
 
Mr. Gerald Abila, Founder and Director, Barefoot Law, Uganda
 
Mr. K.C. Mishra, Co-founder, Svadha, Sanitation Social Business, India
 
 
 
Interactive discussion
 
 
15:00 – 16:30
Towards a paradigm shift in development
 
 
 

Moderator

  Mr. Michael Shank, Head of Communications for the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York University School of Professional Studies’ Center for Global Affairs
 
 
 

Panellists

  H.E. Mr. Rubén Ignacio Zamora Riva, Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations
 

Dr. David Nabarro, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

 
Mr. Uwe Deichmann, Chief Economist and Co-Director of World Development Report 2016, World Bank
 
Ms. Minh-Thu Pham, Executive Director for Policy, United Nations Foundation
 
Ms. Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women’s World Banking, United States of America
 
 
 
Interactive discussion
   
16:30-18:00 General Debate
   
 
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