From inspiration to action: Multi-stakeholder engagement for implementation
Friday, 15 July 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
In line with paragraph 89 of the 2030 Agenda (A/RES/70/1) and paragraphs 14 and 15 of General Assembly Resolution 67/290 (A/RES/67/290), this session offers major groups and other stakeholders an opportunity to “report on their contribution to the implementation of the Agenda” and speak to the topics of the HLPF. It is organised in collaboration with the HLPF Coordination Mechanism of the major groups and other Stakeholders pursuant to paragraph 16 of General Assembly Resolution 67/290.
The programme will be structured around two focused sessions that will each feature interventions by representatives of Major Groups and other Stakeholders as lead discussants and responses from Member States and other interventions from the floor covering a) experiences of Major Groups and other Stakeholders in implementing the 2030 Agenda in the first year, and b) collaborative approaches that they have adopted at the national level, including the national review processes.
Chair: H.E. Jürg Lauber, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations.
Moderator: Barbara Adams, Global Policy Forum
Lead Discussants: 12 lead discussants (speaking max. 5 minutes each)
Respondents: A number of Member States will be invited as respondents in each session
- 10:00 - 10:05 Opening remarks by the Chair
- 10:05 - 10:10 Welcoming remarks by moderator
- 10:10 - 11:40 “Ensuring that no one is left behind – the implementation of the 2030 Agenda by major groups and other stakeholders”
Possible questions for discussion:
- What activities have been implemented by your organisation towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals?
- What would be one ‘best practice’ approach that you found useful in your setting the implementation of the 2030 Agenda?
- How has your collaborative relationship with the government improved the planning and implementation of the SDGs at the national or local level?
11:40 -12:25 “Multi-stakeholder approaches at the National level – the opportunity to enhance follow up and review by engaging major groups and other stakeholders”:
Possible questions for discussion:
- How can major groups and other stakeholders successfully and meaningfully contribute to the global and national level reviews of SDGs?
- What are the added value of major groups and other stakeholders in the national implementation, follow up and review of the SDGs?
- How can we ensure that Major Groups and other Stakeholders have the resources and capacity to participate effectively at the national level?
- 12:25 – 12:55 pm General Exchange of Views
- 12:55 -13:00 pm Closing Remarks by the Chair
- H.E. Mr. Jürg Lauber, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the UN and Vice President of ECOSOC
- Ms. Barbara Adams, Senior Policy Advisor at the Global Policy Forum
Discussion on “Ensuring that no one is left behind – the implementation of the 2030 Agenda by major groups and other stakeholders”
- H.E. Mr. Macharia Kamau, Permanent Representative of Kenya to the United Nations; Chief Negotiator of the Outcome Document of the Second High-level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation
- Mr. Berry Vbranovic, Mayor of the City of Kitchener
- Ms. Norma Munguia Aldaraca, Director General for Global Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
- Ms. Joan Carling, Secretary General of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact
- Ms. Yvonne Harz-Pitre, Director of Communications and Public Affairs at the International Fertilizer Industry Association
- H.E. Amb. Sarah Mendelson, U.S. Representative on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
- Mr. Marco Marzano de Marinis, Secretary General of the World Farmers’ Organisation
- Mr. Alok Rath, Country Director Uganda and South Sudan of VSO International
- Ms. Frances Zainoeddin, Board Director of Gray Panthers
- H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations
Discussion on “Multistakeholder approaches at the National level – the opportunity to enhance follow up and review by engaging major groups and other stakeholders”
- Ms. Mabel Bianco, President of Fundacion para Estudio e Investigacion de la Mujer
- Ms. Yetnebersh Nigussie, Senior Advocate at Light for the World
- Ms. Harriet Ludwig, Deputy Head of Division, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of the German Federal Government
- Ms. Annisa Tryanti, Focal Point on Disaster Risk Reduction at the UN Major Group on Children and Youth
- Ms. Antonia Wulff, Coordinator at Education International
- H.E. Amb. Carlos Sergio Sobral Duarte, Deputy Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations
- Mr. Guéladio Cissé, Member of the Committee on Freedom and Responsibility in the Conduct of Science of the International Council for Science at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
- Mr. Inge Herman Rydland, Special Representative on the 2030 Agenda, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway