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27 February, 2015 10:00 am -1:00pm ECOSOC Chamber Multi-stakeholder Partnerships: Making them work for the Post-2015 development agenda

27 February, 2015
10:00 am -1:00pm ECOSOC Chamber

Multi-stakeholder Partnerships: Making them work for the Post-2015 development agenda

Multi-stakeholder partnerships will play a key role in the implementation of the new development agenda beyond 2015. The engagement of civil society, business, philanthropy, academia and others will be vital for advancing the deliverability of resources and enhancing the effectiveness of current and future development efforts. 

 As we transition from the MDGs to the SDGs, it is important to consider how multi-stakeholder partnerships could best support the new development agenda as well as the type of sustainable framework and platform for reviewing progress that will be required.  

This special half day event will discuss ways in which multi-stakeholder partnerships could best be aligned to the goals and targets of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, the types of modalities required for effective review, as well as where such a review could take place. It will also look at what makes some partnerships effective and the elements which could be extracted to help define a new partnership framework for the post-2015 era and the means for their implementation. 

I had the pleasure of writing the background paper which can be downloaded here. 

This can be watched live at UNTV here. 

Opening Plenary: 10:00 am10:05 am Welcoming remarks by H.E. Mr. Martin Sajdik, President of ECOSOC

Dialogue I on “Aligning partnerships with the Post -  2015 Development Agenda : how  should it be done  and where  could they be reviewed?

10:05am – 1120 am Moderator: Mr. Michael Shank, Director of Media Strategy, Climate Nexus

Dr.Klaus Leisinger, Founder and President, Global Values Alliance Foundation
Mr. Charles Badenoch, Vice President for Global Advocacy, World Vision
Ms . Hesphina Rukato Founding  Director, Centre  for African Development Solutions (via video link)

Dialogue II on “Partnership models that work: monitoring and review in action”

11:20am -12:55pm Moderator: Mr. Raj Kumar, Co-Founder and President, Devex

Ms. Kathy Calvin,  President and CEO, UN Foundation
Mr. Kandeh Yumkella , Special Representative of the Secretary-General/CEO, Sustainable  Energy for All  
Mr. Gary J. Lawrence, VP and Chief Sustainability Officer, AECOM Technology Corporation
Mr. Michael McGovern,  Rotary  Foundation Vice -Chair and Chairman, Rotary International PolioPlus Committee
Mr. Martin Hiller, Director - General, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)

Closing Plenary: 12:55 am -1:00 pm H.E. Mr. Martin Sajdik, President of ECOSOC


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