Sustainable Development Goals
[September 2016 – March 2017]
Sergio Shcherbakov is an Adviser in the Sustainable Development Goals’ Team in the Office of the President of the 71th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Sergio’s portfolio covers matters relating to the Second Committee sustainable development agenda, including the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the implementation and follow-up on Habitat III.
These issues encompass infrastructure development, energy, science and technology, industrialization, cities and urban development, sustainable consumption and production and the strengthening of the role of the United Nations in global economic governance. Sergio’s duties additionally include liaising with related International Organizations, UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes, and with regional commissions and representatives of civil society organizations and think tanks.
Previously, Sergio worked as a diplomat at the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations, where he covered the Second Committee of the General Assembly, Humanitarian Affairs and Executive Boards. He was the chief negotiator for the intergovernmental negotiations on Financing for Development, and supported the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
Sergio has served at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2013. Prior to joining the Ministry, he served in the National Secretariat of Planning and Development and was in charge of the International Relations Department.
Sergio speaks Spanish, English, French and some German, Chinese and Russian.