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Consejo Económico y Social
High-level political forum on sustainable development

viernes, 26 de junio de 2015 - viernes, 10 de julio de 2015, Nueva York
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49th meeting

15:00 to 17:00                     

High-level segment: Thematic discussion (E/2015/69) [item 5 (d)]

Theme “Strengthening and building institutions for policy integration in the post-2015 era”

Chair and Moderator

His Excellency Vladimir Drobnjak (Croatia), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

Keynote speaker

His Excellency Abdurrahim El-Keib, former Interim Prime Minister of Libya and Member, Club de Madrid

Panellists

Mr. Saber Chowdhury, President, Inter-Parliamentary Union

Ms. Rowena Bethel, Director and Chief Executive Officer, National Insurance Board of the Bahamas and Vice-Chair, United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration

Mr. Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Interactive discussion

17:00 to 18:00                     

Conclusion of the high-level segment

Closing remarks by the Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon

Concluding remarks by the Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council,
His Excellency Oh Joon (Republic of Korea)

  • jul 10 2015
  • 15:00 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo Económico y Social
48th meeting

High-level segment: Annual ministerial review (E/2015/68) [item 5 (c)]

Moderator

Mr. Michael Shank, Director of Media Strategy, Climate Nexus

National voluntary presentations

Her Excellency Damira Niyazalieva, Vice-Prime Minister, Kyrgyzstan (E/2015/62)

Interactive discussion

His Excellency Gantsogt Khurelbaatar, State Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Mongolia (E/2015/61)

Interactive discussion

His Excellency Arsenio Balisacan, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary, Philippines (E/2015/60)

Interactive discussion

His Excellency Christopher Mvunga, Deputy Minsiter of Finance, Zambia (E/2015/63)

Interactive discussion

  • jul 10 2015
  • 9:30 - 13:30
  • Salón del Consejo Económico y Social
47th meeting (parallel) - High-level segment

Trusteeship Council Chamber

15:00 to 18:00

High-level segment [item 5]

Continuation of the general debate

His Excellency Arsenio M. Balisacan, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary of the Philippines

His Excellency Shin Dong-ik, Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea

His Excellency Christopher M. Mvunga, Deputy Minister of Finance of Zambia

Mr. Mario Néstor Oporto, Member of Congress of Argentina

His Excellency Rafael Ramírez, Permanent Representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United Nations

His Excellency Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations

League of Arab States

International Telecommunication Union

United Nations Development Programme

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Major groups

Civil society

  • jul 09 2015
  • 15:00 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo de Administración Fiduciaria
47th meeting (parallel) - High-level segment

Economic and Social Council Chamber

15:00 to 16:30

High-level segment [item 5]                     

Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions on “Managing the transition to the sustainable development goals: what it will take at the regional level”

Chair

His Excellency Vladimir Drobnjak (Croatia), Vice-President of the Council

Moderator

Mr. Juan Somavía, Director, Diplomatic Academy of Chile, and former Director-General, International Labour Organization

Panellists

Ms. Rima Khalaf, Executive Secretary, Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

Ms. Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Ms. Shamshad Akhtar, Executive Secretary, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Mr. Christian Friis Bach, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Europe

Mr. Abdalla Hamdok, Deputy Executive Secretary for Knowledge Generation, Economic Commission for Africa

Interactive discussion

 

16:30 to 18:00

High-level segment [item 5]

Panel discussion on “Implementing a post-2015 development agenda that works for the Least Developed Countries”

Chair

Her Excellency María Emma Mejía Vélez (Colombia), Vice-President of the Council

Keynote speaker

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia

Moderator

Ms. Michèle Montas, Independent Broadcast Journalist, former Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, and former Director-General, Radio Haiti-Inter

Panellists

His Excellency Mohamed Diaré, Minister of Economy and Finance of Guinea

Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States

Mr. Bruce Lehman, Chair and President, of the International Intellectual Property Institute, and Member, Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries

Interactive discussion

 

  • jul 09 2015
  • 15:00 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo Económico y Social
46th meeting - High-level segment

10:00 to 11:30                     

High-level segment:  Annual ministerial review (E/2015/68) [item 5 (c)]

Panel discussion on “Lessons from the Millennium Development Goals for the future”

Chair and Moderator

His Excellency Oh Joon (Republic of Korea), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

Keynote address

His Excellency Zlatko Lagumdžija, former Prime Minister, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Member, Club de Madrid

Panellists

Mr. Magdy Martínez-Solimán, Assistant Administrator and Director, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, United Nations Development Programme

Mr. John W. McArthur, Senior Fellow in Global Economy and Development,
Brookings Institute and Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation

Ms. Vivian Onano, Young Leader, Women Deliver, Education Spokesperson, Moremi Africa, and Member of UN Women Global Civil Society Advisory Group

Interactive discussion

 

11:30 to 13:00                     

High-level segment: High-level policy dialogue with international financial and trade institutions (E/2015/50 and E/2015/73) [item 5 (b)]

Panel discussion on “Headwinds in the global economy”

Chair

His Excellency Oh Joon (Republic of Korea), Vice-President of the Council

Moderator

Mr. Lenni Montiel, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Panellists

Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Mr. Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Mr. Yonov Frederick Agah, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization

Mr. John Panzer, Director, Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Policy, World Bank Group

Lead discussant

Mr. Raymond Torres, Director of Research Department, International Labour Organization

Interactive discussion

 

  • jul 09 2015
  • 10:00 - 13:00
  • Salón del Consejo Económico y Social
45th meeting - High-level segment

1.     High-level segment [item 5]

Adoption of the ministerial declaration of the high-level segment of the 2015 session of the Council (E/2015/L.19–E/HLPF/2015/L.2)

2.     High-level segment: Annual ministerial review [item 5 (c)]

Opening remarks

His Excellency Mohamed Khaled Khiari (Tunisia), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

Keynote addresses

His Excellency Werner Faymann, Chancellor of Austria (to be delivered by Her Excellency Sonja Steßl, State Secretary for Administration and Public Service in the Federal Chancellery of Austria)

Her Excellency Roza Otunbayeva, Founder of The Roza Otunbayeva Initiative, former President of Kyrgyzstan and Member of Club de Madrid

Mr. Jeffrey Sachs, Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals and Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York

Ms. Nanxi Liu, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Enplug, Inc. and Co-Founder and Board Member of Nanoly Bioscience, United States

  • jul 08 2015
  • 16:00 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo de Administración Fiduciaria
44th meeting - High-level segment

Continuation of the general debate (rolling list of speakers)

Her Excellency Damira Niyazalieva, Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan

His Excellency Gagik Beglaryan, Minister of Transport and Communication of Armenia

Her Excellency María Luisa Navarro, Vice-Minister of Multilateral Affairs and Cooperation of Panama

Her Excellency Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety of Germany

His Excellency Kazuyuki Nakane, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan

Mr. Peiman Saadat, Director-General for Environment and Sustainable Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Mr. Tony Pipa, Special Coordinator for the Post-2015 Development Agenda of the United States

His Excellency Rohan Perera, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations

His Excellency Ibrahim Omar Dabbashi, Permanent Representative of Libya to the United Nations

His Excellency Kelbone A. Maope, Permanent Representative of Lesotho to the United Nations

His Excellency Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations

His Excellency Rafael Ramírez, Permanent Representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United Nations

His Excellency Kodjo Menan, Permanent Representative of Togo to the United Nations

His Excellency A.K. Abdul Momen, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations

Her Excellency María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations

His Excellency Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta, Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations

His Excellency Charles T. Ntwaagae, Permanent Representative of Botswana to the United Nations

His Excellency Olof Skoog, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations

His Excellency Ib Petersen, Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations

His Excellency Fernando Carrera Castro, Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the United Nations

Her Excellency Isabelle Picco, Permanent Representative of Monaco to the United Nations

His Excellency Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations

His Excellency François Delattre, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations

Her Excellency Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations

His Excellency Ron Prosor, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations

His Excellency Asoke Kumar Mekerji, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations

His Excellency Wang Min, Deputy Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations

His Excellency Peter Wilson, Deputy Permanent Representative and Chargé d’affaires, of the United Kingdom to the United Nations

His Excellency Guilherme de Aguiar Patriota, Deputy Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations

Australia

International Association of the Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions

League of Arab States

International Telecommunication Union

United Nations Development Programme

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 

  • jul 08 2015
  • 10:00 - 13:00
  • Salón del Consejo Económico y Social
Ministerial meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development (convened under the auspices of the Council) [agenda item 5 (a)]

10:00 to 13:00
Panel discussion

Reviewing and monitoring progress: What have we learned and how can it advance implementation? (E/HLPF/2015/2, E/HLPF/2015/3 and E/HLPF/2015/3/Add.3)

Chair

His Excellency Vladimir Drobnjak (Croatia), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

Keynote speaker

Her Excellency Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia and Chair, Global Partnership for Education

Moderator

Mr. Nikhil Seth, Director, Division for Sustainable Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Panellists

Her Excellency Faeqa Bent Saeed Essaleh, Minister of Social Affairs, Bahrain

His Excellency Mario Néstor Oporto, former Minister of Education and Chair, Communications and Information Technology of the Congress, Argentina

Mr. Josef Moser, Secretary-General, International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions

Lead discussants

His Excellency Kodjo Menan, Permanent Representative of Togo to the United Nations

Mr. John Romano, TAP Network, United States

Interactive discussion

 

14:30 to 15:45 
Panel discussion

Realizing the sustainable development goals: Matching ambitions with commensurate means of implementation – resources, technology and capacities (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair

Her Excellency María Emma Mejía Vélez (Colombia), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

Moderator

Mr. Jos Verbeek, Adviser, Office of the World Bank Group President’s Special Envoy on Post 2015 Development Issues

Panellists

Her Excellency Endah Murniningtyas, Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of National Development Planning, Indonesia

His Excellency Shin Dong-ik, Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea

His Excellency Evgeny P. Velikhov, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Russian Association for Sciences Support and Honourable Secretary of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation

Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Director General, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

Lead discussants

Mr. Aldo Lale-Demoz, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Ms. Megan Arrowsmith Haddock, International Research Projects Manager, Center for Civil Society Studies, Johns Hopkins University, United States

Interactive discussion

 

15:45 to 16:00

Conclusion of the high-level political forum on sustainable development, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council

1.     Keynote address

His Excellency Macharia Kamau, Permanent Representative of Kenya to the United Nations and co-facilitator of the negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

2.     Adoption of the draft ministerial declaration of the high-level political forum on sustainable development (E/2015/L.19­–E/HLPF/2015/L.2) [item 3]

3.     Adoption of the draft report of the high-level political forum on sustainable development for 2015, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (E/HLPF/2015/L.1) [item 4]

4.     Closing remarks

His Excellency Mohamed Khaled Khiari (Tunisia), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

  • jul 08 2015
  • 10:00 - 16:00
  • Salón del Consejo de Administración Fiduciaria
43rd meeting - High-level segment

1. High-level segment (E/2015/56) [item 5]

Introduction of the reports

Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs (E/2015/68 and E/2015/69)

Mr. José Antonio Ocampo, Chair, Committee for Development Policy (E/2015/33)

2.     General debate (rolling list of speakers)

His Excellency Kingsley Mamabolo, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations (on behalf of the Group of 77 and China)

Her Excellency Lisel Alamilla, Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development of Belize (on behalf of the Caribbean Community)

His Excellency Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (on behalf of the European Union)

His Excellency Eugène-Richard Gasana, Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the United Nations (on behalf of the group of African States)

His Excellency Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations (on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States)

Mr. Agustín Fornell, Minister Plenipotentiary, Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations (on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States)

His Excellency Rohan Perera, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations (on behalf of the Group of 15)

Her Excellency Damira Niyazalieva, Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan

His Excellency Alan Kelly, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government of Ireland

His Excellency Maciej Grabowski, Minister of Environment of Poland

Her Excellency Hakima El Haite, Minister of Environment of Morocco

His Excellency Nicos Kouyialis, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment of Cyprus

Her Excellency Faeeqa Bint Saeed AlSaleh, Minister of Social Development of Bahrain

Her Excellency Gratiela Leocardia Gavrilescu, Minister for Environment of Romania

His Excellency Rémi Allah Kouadio, Minister of Environment, Urban Safety and Sustainable Development of Côte d’Ivoire

His Excellency Ricardo Cardona, Minister for Social Development of Honduras

Her Excellency Bibiane Ouedraogo-Boni, Minister for the Advancement of Women and Gender of Burkina Faso

His Excellency Gennady M. Gatilov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Her Excellency Silvia Velo, Underscretary of State, Ministry of Land and Sea of Italy

His Excellency Martin Tlapa, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

His Excellency Joško Klisović, Deputy Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia

Her Excellency Endah Murniningtyas, Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of National Development Planning of Indonesia

Her Excellency Baroness Verma, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

His Excellency Kazuyuki Nakane, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan

Ms. Pornprapai Ganjanarintr, Director-General, Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand

Ms. Riikka Laatu, Deputy Director-General, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Mr. Margus Sarapuu, Head of delegation and Director, Strategy Unit, Government Office of Estonia

Mr. Thando Madzvamuse, Principal Director, Ministry of Economic Planning and Investment Promotion of Zimbabwe

His Excellency Pio Wennubst, Assistant Director-General, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

His Excellency Rohan Perera, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations

His Excellency Christian Wenaweser, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations

His Excellency Mohamed Ali Alhakim, Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations

His Excellency Ibrahim Omar Dabbashi, Permanent Representative of Libya to the United Nations

His Excellency Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations

His Excellency Kelbone A. Maope, Permanent Representative of Lesotho to the United Nations

His Excellency Antonio Patriota, Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations

His Excellency Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations

His Excellency Rafael Ramírez, Permanent Representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United Nations

Her Excellency Marie-Louise Potter, Permanent Representative of Seychelles to the United Nations

His Excellency Kodjo Menan, Permanent Representative of Togo to the United Nations

His Excellency A.K. Abdul Momen, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations

Her Excellency María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations

His Excellency Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta, Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations

His Excellency Charles T. Ntwaagae, Permanent Representative of Botswana to the United Nations

  • jul 07 2015
  • 15:00 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo Económico y Social
Ministerial meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development (convened under the auspices of the Council) [agenda item 5 (a)]

10:00 to 13:00
Panel discussion

Communicating and implementing a universal agenda at home (A/70/75–E/2015/55 and E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair

His Excellency Mohamed Khaled Khiari (Tunisia), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

Moderator

Ms. Laura Trevelyan, Anchor and Correspondent, British Broadcasting Corporation

Panellists

His Excellency Carlos Alvarado Quesada, Minister of Social Development, Costa Rica

His Excellency Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

His Excellency Piotr Otawski, Deputy Minister of Environment, Poland

Mr. Jim Clarken, Executive Director of Oxfam, Ireland

Lead discussants

His Excellency Joško Klisović, Deputy Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Croatia

Mr. Peter Davies, Wales Commissioner for Sustainable Futures

Ms. Brigitte Johanne Trauernicht-Jordan, Vice-President, SOS Children’s Villages International, Austria

Interactive discussion

 

15:00 to 18:00
Panel discussion

Our high-level political forum on sustainable development in the next 15 years (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair and Moderator

His Excellency Oh Joon (Republic of Korea), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

Keynote speaker

Her Excellency Oyun Sanjaasuren, Minister of Environment and Green Development of Mongolia and President, United Nations Environment Assembly, United Nations Environment Programme

Panellists

His Excellency Tun Tun Naing, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development, Myanmar

Mr. M. Riaz Hamidullah, Director General, Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh

Ms. Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Founder and Chair, Women in Parliaments Global Forum, Belgium, and former Member of the European Parliament

Lead discussants

His Excellency Pio Wennubst, Assistant Director-General, Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary-General for Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Mr. Daniel Lang, Head of Worldwide Customer Relations, Sutherland Global Services, Inc., New York

Ms. Naiara Garcia da Costa Chaves, Advocacy Director of Beyond 2015, New York

Interactive discussion

  • jul 07 2015
  • 10:00 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo de Administración Fiduciaria
Ministerial meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development (convened under the auspices of the Council) [agenda item 5 (a)]

11:15 to 13:00
Panel discussion

A transformative integrated agenda: How can governments, societies and the United Nations rise to the challenge?

Chair

His Excellency Oh Joon (Republic of Korea), Vice-President of the Council

Moderator

Mr. Scott Vaughan, President and Chief Executive Officer, International Institute for Sustainable Development, and former Canadian Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

Panellists

His Excellency Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission

His Excellency Salifou Dembélé, Minister for Youth, Professional Training and Employment of Burkina Faso

His Excellency Md. Shahidul Haque, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh
Lead discussants

Her Excellency Baroness Verma, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for International Development of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Joseph Severe, Union des Amis Socio Culturels d’Action en Développement, Haiti


Interactive discussion

 

15:00 to 18:00
Panel discussion

Thinking ahead: Emerging issues that will matter in the future (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair

His Excellency Vladimir Drobnjak (Croatia), Vice-President of the Council
Keynote speaker

His Excellency Kazuyuki Nakane, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan
Moderator

Ms. Irene Khan, Director-General, International Development Law Organization
Panellists

Her Excellency Lisel Alamilla, Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development, Belize

Mr. Abdul Hamid Zakri, Science Adviser to the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Chair of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, and Member of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board

Mr. Alfred Kammer, Deputy Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund

Lead discussants

Her Excellency Rita Schwarzelhür-Sutter, Parliamentary State Secretary for the Environment, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany

Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme
Ms. Risnawati Utami, Christian Blind Mission (CBM), Indonesia

Interactive discussion

  • jul 06 2015
  • 11:15 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo de Administración Fiduciaria
42nd meeting

Opening of the high-level segment of the 2015 session of the Economic and Social Council and the three-day ministerial meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development

1.     High-level segment [item 5]

Opening statement by the Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council, His Excellency Oh Joon (Republic of Korea)

Address by the President of the sixty-ninth session of the General Assembly, His Excellency Sam Kahamba Kutesa (Uganda)

Address by the Deputy Secretary-General, Mr. Jan Eliasson

Statement by Mr. Vladimir Cuk, Executive Director, International Disability Alliance, New York Office

2.     Launch of the Millennium Development Goals Report

Address by the Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon (via video link)

Address by the President of the Republic of Rwanda, His Excellency Paul Kagame (via video link)

Address by the Prime Minister of Norway, Her Excellency Erna Solberg (via video link)

Respondent

Mr. Jeffrey Sachs, Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals, and Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York

3.     Messages from the high-level political forum on sustainable development, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations, His Excellency Courtenay Rattray

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations, His Excellency Paul Seger

Statement by the Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, Ms. Rima Khalaf

  • jul 06 2015
  • 9:30 - 11:15
  • Salón del Consejo de Administración Fiduciaria
High-level political forum on sustainable development (convened under the auspices of the Council) [agenda item 6]

10:00 to 11:30

Panel discussion                                                       

Sustainable consumption and production (A/70/75–E/2015/55, E/2015/56 and E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair and Moderator:

Her Excellency María Emma Mejía Vélez (Colombia), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

Panellists:

Mr. Ulf Jaeckel, Head of Division, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany, and Chair, 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns (10YFP) Board

Ms. Carolina Toha, Mayor of Santiago, Chile

Mr. Laszlo Borbely, President, Committee for Foreign Policy, Romanian Parliament

Lead discussant:

Ms. Swati Shresth, Center for Grassroots Development and the Global Forest Coalition, India

Interactive discussion

 

11:30 to 13:00

Panel discussion 

Investing in the future we want: What will it require? (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair:

His Excellency Mohamed Khaled Khiari (Tunisia), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

Moderator:

Mr. James Zhan, Director of Investment and Enterprise, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Panellists:

Mr. Hazem Fahmy, Secretary-General, Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development

Ms. Hildegard Lingnau, Senior Counsellor, Organisation for Economic
Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Lead discussant:

Mr. Stefano Prato, Society for International Development, Italy

Interactive discussion

 

15:00 to 17:45                     

Panel discussion                                                       

Tracking progress through existing mechanisms (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair:

His Excellency Oh Joon (Republic of Korea), Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council

Moderator:

Mr. Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Panellists:

Her Excellency Gerda Verburg, Chair, Committee on the World Food Security, and Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Rome-based agencies of the United Nations

Ms. Petra Bayr, Member of Parliament, Austria

Mr. Adam Bouloukos, Director, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Mr. Charles Radcliffe, New York Office of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Lead discussants:

His Excellency Caleb Otto, Permanent Representative of Palau to the United Nations and Chair of the Pacific Island Forum

Ms. Louise Kantrow, International Chamber of Commerce, United States

Interactive discussion

 

17:45 to 18:00                     

Wrap-up session 

Remarks by:

His Excellency Martin Sajdik (Austria), President of the Economic and Social Council  

  • jul 02 2015
  • 10:00 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo de Administración Fiduciaria
High-level political forum on sustainable development (convened under the auspices of the Council) [agenda item 6]

10:00 to 13:00

Panel discussion                                                       

SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway: Translating vision to action (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair

His Excellency Martin Sajdik (Austria), President of the Council

Moderator

His Excellency Ronald Jean Jumeau, Ambassador for Climate Change and Small Island Developing States Issues, Seychelles

Panellists

Ms. Azeema Adam, Governor, Maldives Monetary Authority

His Excellency Aliioaiga Feturi Elisaia, Permanent Representative of Samoa to the United Nations

Professor Andrew Downes, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University Office of Planning and Development, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados

Mr. Ben Glass, Chief Executive Officer, Altaeros Energies, Boston, Massachusetts

Lead discussants

Mr. Gustavo Fonseca, Director of Programs, Global Environment Facility, Washington D.C.

Ms. Florence Pignolet-Tardan, Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development, La Réunion, France

Interactive discussion

 

15:00 to 17:00                     

Panel discussion                                                       

Reaching out to the world: Communicating the agenda (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair

His Excellency Oh Joon (Republic of Korea), Vice-President of the Council

Moderator

Ms. Cristina Gallach, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, United Nations

Panellists

His Excellency Francis Lorenzo, Ambassador and Honorary President of South South News, Dominican Republic

Mr. Grammenos Mastrojeni, Coordinator of environmentally sustainable development initiatives, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy

Mr. Mitchell Toomey, Director, United Nations Millennium Campaign

Mr. David Droga, Advertising executive and founder of Droga5, New York

Lead discussants

Ms. Maria Melinda Ando, Programme Manager for Information and Communications, Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women, Philippines

Ms. Mary-Jane Ncube, Executive Director, Transparency International Zimbabwe

Interactive discussion

 

17:00 to 18:00                     

Panel discussion

Reaching out to the world: Training and learning for sustainable development (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair

His Excellency Martin Sajdik (Austria), President of the Council

Moderator

Mr. Jafar Javan, Director, United Nations System Staff College, Turin, Italy

Panellists

His Excellency Hans Winkler, Director, Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Austria

Mr. Romain Murenzi, former Rwandan Science Minister and Executive Director, The World Academy of Sciences, Italy

Ms. Marianne Beisheim, Senior Researcher, Global Issues Division, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Germany

Interactive discussion

  • jul 01 2015
  • 10:00 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo de Administración Fiduciaria
High-level political forum on sustainable development (convened under the auspices of the Council) [agenda item 6]

10:00 to 13:00                     

Panel discussion  

Changing approaches to policy making: the role of the sustainable development goals (A/70/75–E/2015/55, E/HLPF/2015/2, E/HLPF/2015/3 and E/HLPF/2015/3/Add.2)

Chair:
His Excellency Vladimir Drobnjak (Croatia), Vice-President of the Council

Moderator:
Mr. Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue, Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Chair of Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals

Panellists:
 His Excellency Karel J.G. van Oosterom, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations, on behalf of the Chair of the sixty-sixth session of the Economic Commission for Europe

Mr. Joseph Muvawala, Executive Director, National Planning Authority, Ministry of Planning, Finance and Economic Development, Uganda

Ms. Jaroslava Jermanova, Vice-President of the Parliament, Czech Republic

Lead discussants:
Mr. Y.W. Junardy, President Commissioner, PT Rajawali Corpora, and President, Global Compact Network, Indonesia

Ms. Galina Angarova, Tebtebba, United States

Interactive discussion

 

15:00 to 18:00                     

Panel discussion  

Regional support to national action: How can national implementation and review be strengthened through the regional level? (E/HLPF/2015/2, E/HLPF/2015/3, E/HLPF/2015/3/Add.1, E/HLPF/2015/3/Add.2, E/HLPF/2015/3/Add.3, E/HLPF/2015/3/Add.4 and E/HLPF/2015/Add.5)

Chair:
Her Excellency María Emma Mejía Vélez (Colombia), Vice-President of the Council

Moderator:
Ms. Ximena Ponce, Member of Parliament and former Minister for Economic and Social Inclusion, Ecuador

Panellists:
His Excellency Vajra Narampanawa, Secretary, State Ministry of Environment, Sri Lanka, and Vice-Chair, Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development

His Excellency Mohamed Ashraf Rashed, Ambassador and member of the African Peer Review Panel of Eminent Persons

His Excellency Guilherme de Aguiar Patriota, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations

Mr. Christophe Brodhag, Senior Expert, International Organization of la Francophonie, and Director of Research, School of Mines, France

Lead discussant:
Mr. Paul Ladd, Senior Policy Adviser, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, United Nations Development Programme, New York

Interactive discussion

  • jun 30 2015
  • 10:00 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo de Administración Fiduciaria
High-level political forum on sustainable development (convened under the auspices of the Council) [agenda item 6]

08:30 to 09:45

Informal meeting convened by the President of the Economic and Social Council with representatives of social and natural sciences and Member States on the topic, “How science can inform policy making”

 

Morning[1] to 13:00               

Panel discussion                                                       

“Supporting national action through the high-level political forum outcomes” (A/70/75-E/2015/55, E/HLPF/2015/2, E/HLPF/2015/3 and E/HLPF/2015/3/Add.1)

Chair:
Her Excellency María Emma Mejía Vélez (Colombia), Vice-President of the Council

Moderator:
Ms. Aisa Kirabo Kacyira, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, and former Mayor of Kigali, Rwanda

Panellists:
His Excellency Pio Wennubst, Assistant Director General, Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

His Excellency Gustavo Adolfo Meza-Cuadra Veláquez, Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations and Chair, Committee of the Whole, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Mr. Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, World Resources Institute, Washington, D.C.

Lead discussant:
Ms. Evelyn Ugbe, Women Environmental Programme, Nigeria

Interactive discussion

 

15:00 to 17:00                     

Panel discussion                                                       

Presentation by the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs on the Global Sustainable Development Report

“Keeping science involved in sustainable development goals’ implementation” (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair:
His Excellency Martin Sajdik (Austria), President of the Council

Moderator:
Mr. Paul Shrivastava, Executive Director, Future Earth Secretariat, Canada

Panellists:
His Excellency Gabriel Vallejo López, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Colombia

Ms. Lucilla Spini, Head of Science Programmes, International Council for Science, France

Mr. Luiz Augusto Galvão, Head of Special Program on Sustainable Development and Health Equity, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, D.C.

Ms. Maria Ivanova, Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston, and member of the Secretary-General’s Science Advisory Board

Interactive discussion

 

17:00 to 18:00                     

Panel discussion

“The Global Sustainable Development Report as a bridge between the sustainable development goals and the scientific communities” (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair:
His Excellency Mohamed Khaled Khiari (Tunisia), Vice-President of the Council

Moderator:
Mr. Patrick Paul Walsh, Chair of International Development Studies, University College Dublin, Ireland, and Visiting Scholar, Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Earth Institute, Columbia University,
New York

Panellists:
Ms. Lucilla Spini, Head of Science Programmes, International Council for Science, France

Mr. William Colglazier, Visiting Scientist, Center for Science Diplomacy, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C.

Interactive discussion



[1]To be held following the adjournment of the 41st meeting of the Council. 

  • jun 29 2015
  • 8:30 - 18:00
  • Sala de Conferencias 4
High-level political forum on sustainable development (convened under the auspices of the Council) [agenda item 6]

10:00 to 10:45                    

Opening meeting                                                      

1.     Adoption of the provisional agenda (E/HLPF/2015/1)

2.     Opening of the high-level political forum on sustainable development

Opening statement by the President of the Economic and Social Council,
His Excellency Martin Sajdik (Austria)

Opening remarks by the Federal Minister for Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection of Austria, His Excellency Rudolf Hundstorfer

Opening statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Mr. Wu Hongbo

 3.     Statements by major groups and other stakeholders

His Excellency Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul and President of United Cities and Local Governments, Turkey

Ms. Frances Zainoeddin, Gray Panthers, New York

Mr. Hirotaka Koike, Japan Youth Platform for Post-2015

 

10:45 to 13:00                     

Panel dicussion                                                       

“Shaping the world for 2030:  From vision to transformative action” (E/HLPF/2015/2)

Chair:
His Excellency Martin Sajdik (Austria), President of the Council

Keynote speaker:
His Excellency David Donoghue, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations and co-facilitator of the negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda

Moderator:
Mr. Henry Bonsu, International Broadcaster, Ghana

Panellists:
His Excellency Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo, Deputy Foreign Minister for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, Mexico

His Excellency David Donoghue, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations and co-facilitator of the negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda

Mr. Mayacine Camara, Director, Department of Planning and Economic Policies, Ministry of Economy, Finance and Planning of Senegal, and Chair of the African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

Mr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund

Lead discussant:
Mr. Marwan Bishtawi, Associate Coordinator, Pax Romana United Nations Advocacy Team, New York

 Interactive discussion

 

15:00 to 18:00                     

Panel dicussion                                                   

 “The role of business in implementation” (E/HLPF/2015/2, E/HLPF/2015/3 and E/HLPF/2015/3/Add.5)

Chair:
His Excellency Martin Sajdik (Austria), President of the Council

Moderator:
Ms. Amina Mohammed, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning

Panellists:
Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Chair, Foundation for the Global Compact, United States

Mr. Toshio Arima, Director and Executive Advisor to the Board, Fuji Xerox, Japan

Mr. Jeff Seabright, Chief Sustainability Officer, Unilever, United Kingdom

His Excellency Jean-Francis R. Zinsou, Permanent Representative of Benin to the United Nations

Ms. Annika Lindblom, Director for International Sustainable Development, Ministry of the Environment, Finland

Lead discussants:
Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization

Mr. Diego Azzi, International Trade Union Confederation, Brazil

Interactive discussion

  • jun 26 2015
  • 10:00 - 18:00
  • Salón del Consejo de Administración Fiduciaria