June 17th Workshop SDG 16 as a cross-cutting goal to address health, climate change, energy and food security

 


SDG 16 as a cross-cutting goal to address health, climate change, energy and food security.

Programme for Friends of Governance Workshop

June 17th- 8:45- 1:00pm New York time (EDT)

Virtual Meeting

Register in advance for this webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BKCxQ9fHS8e4DG-GTHF5dw

 

Hosted by the government of Indonesia on behalf of the

Friends of Governance for Sustainable Development (Friends of Governance for Sustainable Development )

in cooperation with the

UN-DESA Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development

 

 

8:45-9:00: Welcome

Moderator and welcome:     Yvonne Mewengkang, Counsellor Permanent Mission of the Republic of

Indonesia

·       Felix Dodds, Adjunct Professor in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina.  

·       Marion Barthelemy, Director, Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development, UN-DESA

 

9:00-10:00      Session 1 Sustainable Development Goal 16

Moderator: Sarah Lister, Head of Governance UNDP

Presenters:

o   Outcomes Roadmap from the SDG 16 Conference – Transforming Governance for a more Peaceful Just and Inclusive Future –Lorenzo Morini, First Counsellor Permanent Mission of Italy

o   State of SDG 16 presentation by UN Statistics - Stefan Schweinfest Director UN Statistics Division

o   African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Baseline Study on the implementation of CEPA Principles in Africa - Ms. Sara Tawfik Hamouda, Agenda 2063 and SDGs Expert, African Peer Review Mechanism

Respondents:

o   David Banisar, Head of Transparency, ARTICLE 19

o   Dr. Felix Addo- Yobo, Director, Development Policy Division, National Development Planning Commission of Ghana

 

 

10:00-10:55    Session 2: Good Health and Wellbeing (SDG3) and governance

Moderator:     Cristina Popescu, Diplomatic Counsellor Permanent Mission of Romania to the United Nations

Presenters:

o   What can be done to strengthen international health governance to make it stronger and more resilient for future pandemics? Ms. Nata Menabde, Executive Director of the WHO Office at UN

o   How countries need to report in a VNR to increase transparency for pandemics? Oli Henman Global Coordinator Action for Sustainable Development

o   What are the governance lessons that can be learnt from the GAVI partnership for other health partnerships? Tania Paratian, Head, Health Advocacy at GAVI

 

Respondents:

o   Marianne Haslegrave, Director, Commonwealth Medical Trust

o   David Karorero, Regional Focal Point SDG3 Major Group for Children and Youth – Global Refugees Advocate

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10:55-11:00 Virtual Coffee break

11:00- 11:55   Session 3: - Climate Change (SDG13) and a Green Energy Transition (SDG7) and Governance

Moderator: Sandra Carter, First Secretary at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations

Presenters:

o   How is Africa addressing Climate Change (SDG13) a Green Energy Transition (SDG7) and Governance? Albert Butare (PhD) (Former Minister of State Incharge of Energy, Communication and Water in the Republic of Rwanda)

o   If Glasgow Climate Summit and the preparatory process is going to be a hybrid conference what needs to be done to ensure that stakeholders can engage? Felix Dodds, Adjunct Professor University of North Carolina  

o   What lessons can be learnt from the REN21 global renewable energy community of actors from science, governments, NGOs and industry? Lea Ranalder, Renewable energy transformation in cities at REN21

 

Respondents:

    • Leticia Zamora, Minister Counsellor Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations
    • Dr Michael Dorsey, Club of Rome and Limited Partner at Ibersun

 

11:55-12:50    Session 4 Food System Security (SDG2) and governance

Moderator: Mr. Jamie Morrison, FAO Director of the Food Systems and Food Safety Division,

 

Presenters:

o   Food system Summit Dialogues – lessons to date, Zak Bleicher, Senior programme officer UN Secretary Generals’ Office for the 2021 UN Food System Summits

o   Food System Summit Action Track 4 Advance equitable livelihoods Christine Campeau – CARE AT4 for Vice-Chair

o   Food System Summit Track 2: Shift to Sustainable Consumption Patterns: building a broad, multistakeholder coalition around this key challenge and opportunity. Dr. Gunhild Stordalen, EAT Founder and Executive Chair Track 4

Respondents:

o   Ayoup Zaid Elrashdi, African Union Mission to the UN

o   Hinse Boonstra, Policy Advocacy Manager Bayer Crop Science Division

12:50-1:00                        Session 5: Final Reflections and Way Forward

Moderator:  Yvonne Mewengkang, Counsellor Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia

 

·       UN-DESA

·       Felix Dodds, Adjunct Professor in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina.

 

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