Building Momentum for a Successful Interlinked set of UN Conferences and Events in 2023
Preparations for the major events in 2023 offer the chance to create an interlinked agenda that builds through the year.
This workshop would be a day long and would bring together the thinking around the 2023 UN Water Conference, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Mid-Term Review, the Financing for Development Heads of State Round Tables, the Food System Summit Stock-Take, the Heads of State 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (including the SDGs) Summit and the Global Stocktaking that will lead to COP28.
Session 1: 9:00-9:15 Introduction
Moderator: Charles Nouhan – Chair of Stakeholder Forum
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Session 2: 9:15-10:30 Integrating the COP28 Global Stocktake of the Paris Agreement with the other major events in 2023.
Moderator: Meriem El Hilali – Counsellor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Morocco.
November 30 to 12 Dec: UNFCCC COP28Ambassador Mohamed Khalil – Green Climate Fund
Session 3: 10:30-11:45 Linking the UN Water Conference with the other major events in 2023.
Moderator: Deputy Permanent Representative Mr. Amriyo Bobozoda – Permanent Mission of Tajikistan to the United Nations
March 22 to 24th: UN Water 2023 ConferenceAaron Salzberg – Director of the Water Institute and the Don and Jennifer Holzworth Distinguished Professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering in the Gillings School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Session 4: 11:45- 1:00 Linking the Food System Summit Stocktaking with the other major events in 2023.
Moderator: Counsellor Marco Romiti – Sustainable Development Coordinator at the Permanent Mission of Italy
July 24-28th: 2023 Food Systems Summit Stocktaking MomentKhaled Eltaweel – Coordinator of the United Nations Food Systems Hub. PowerPoint
Session 5: 2:00-3:15 Ensuring that the General Assembly High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development builds on the major events in 2023.
Moderator: Zak Bleicher – Head of the IFAD New York Office.Shari Spiegel – chief, Policy Analysis & Development Branch, Financing for Sustainable Development Office, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). PowerPoint
Session 6: 3:15- 4:30 Ensuring that the major events in 2023 pave the ground for the SDG Summit.
Moderator: Ambassador Cornel Feruţă – Permanent Representative of Romania to the UN.Patti Londono – Vice Minister in the Colombian Foreign Ministry.
Session 7: 4:30- 5:45 Integrating the Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction with the other major events in 2023.
Moderator: Ambassador Carlos Segura, Deputy Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations.Ambassador Liz Thompson with responsibility for Climate Change, Small Island Developing States, and Law of the Sea and Deputy Speaker for the Barbados Senate.