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UN SDS panel - 'Powered by inclusive and sustainable growth'

September 25th 2015, New York City

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On 25 September 2015, UN-PAGE (Partnership for Action on Green Economy) will be supporting a UNEP, the Government of Germany, and UNDP co-hosted high-level panel discussion at the 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in New York entitled: Powered by inclusive and sustainable growth: Why and how we decided to alter course?

The discussion will be focused on the economic frameworks and investments that trigger a shift towards an inclusive sustainable growth path and opportunities to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through this shift.

At this event, panellists will explore ideas and options for:

  1. Creating opportunities and triggering change for more inclusive and greener growth, especially in the context of the SDGs,
  2. Mobilizing investment and financing at scale,
  3. Ensuring equitable benefits for all from transition to greener and more inclusive economies,
  4. Strengthening advisory mechanisms, networks and partnerships, such as the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) and the Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI), among others, that can support countries in reframing economic policies and practices around sustainability.

Attending panellists include:

  1. H.E. Barbara Hendricks, Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany
  2. H.E. Bomo Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs, South Africa
  3. H.E. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Minister of Environment, Peru
  4. H.E. Tine Sundtoft, Minister for Climate and the Environment, Norway
  5. Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission
  6. Gilbert Houngbo, Deputy Director-General for Field Operations & Partnerships, International Labour Organization
  7. Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme

With Moderator, Magdy Martínez-Solimán, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Development Programme

If you are interested in attending please click here to register, or view the event flyer and webpage for more information.  


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