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11 May 2011 - 13 May 2011
New York

CSD-19 High-level Segment
11 May 2011 (Wednesday) High-Level Segment - Day 1
10:00 to 13:00 hrs Opening Session General Assembly Hall
  • Opening remarks by the Chair of CSD-19
  • Welcoming remarks by the Mr. Sha Zukang, USG/DESA representing Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Speeches by keynote speakers
  • Statements by political groups and other stakeholders
13:15 to 14:45 hrs
Side events
15:00 to 18:00 hrs Room: 4 Multi-stakeholder dialogue on policy options, practical measures and the way forward (Governments, UN system organizations, heads of governing bodies of the UN system, and Major groups)
18:15 to 19:45 hrs
Reception to be hosted by the European Union (by invitation only)

Side events
12 May 2011 (Thursday) High-Level Segment - Day 2
8:30 to 9:45 hrs Room: 4 Straight Talk 1: Ministerial interactive dialogue on "ensuring implementation of CSD decisions" (closed meeting of Ministers including heads of the governing bodies of the UN system)
10:00 to 13:00 hrs
Ministerial Roundtable 1 Room: 4 Developing programmes and a framework to accelerate the shift towards SCP
Ministerial Roundtable 2 Room: 2 Enhancing access to sustainable urban and rural transport
13:15 to 14:45 hrs
Ministerial lunch on mining to be hosted by Australia (by invitation only)

Side events
15:00 to 18:00 hrs
Ministerial Roundtable 3 Room: 4 Moving towards zero waste and sound management of chemicals
Ministerial Roundtable 4 Room: 2 Creating an enabling environment for sustainable mining
18:15 to 19:45 hrs
Reception to be hosted by the Chair of CSD-19 (by invitation only)

Side events
13 May 2011 (Friday) High-Level Segment - Day 3
8:45 to 9:45 hrs Room: 4 Straight Talk 2: Ministerial interactive dialogue on "strengthening major groups participation in implementation" (Closed meeting of Ministers and heads of delegations with the major groups)
10:00 to 13:00 hrs Room: 4 Ministerial dialogue on "moving towards sustainable development: expectations from Rio+20" Opening remarks by the Secretary-General of the United Nations
13:15 to 14:45 hrs
Side events
18:15 to 19:45 hrs
Side events
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