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SDG Live Day 2
SDG Live

United Nations Member States and leaders from civil society, business, UN System, specialized agencies, academia and other stakeholders are convening in New York from 10 to 19 July 2017 for the annual High-level Political Forum (HLPF) to review progress made towards the Sustainable Development Goals. The Forum is the central UN platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, its theme this year is “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”. Several HLPF participants will take part in short #SDGLive interviews broadcast live from the UNTV studio on 13 and 18 July from 11am – 12:15pm to discuss some of the key questions raised at the Forum. Follow the discussions at http://webtv.un.org/

11:00 - 11:15am Year 2 of the 2030 Agenda

Moderator

  • Ms. Claire Baumann, Senior Editor, United Nations Foundation

Guest

  • Ms. Yongyi Min, Chief, SDG Monitoring Unit, Statistics Division, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs

11:20 - 11:35am Breaking silos and creating effective national mechanisms for implementation. (Session conducted in French)

Moderator

  • Ms. Marion Barthélemy, Director of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Guest

  • H.E. Mr. Serge Telle, Head of Government of Monaco

11:40 - 11:55am Private sector initiatives that promote the SDGs

Moderator

  • Mr. Matthias Klettermayer, Division for Sustainable Development, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Guests

  • Mr. Thorsten Pinkepank, Director Sustainability Relations at BASF
  • Ms. Maria Luiza Pinto e Paiva, Director of Sustainability of Fibria
  • Ms. Rebecca Stevens, Head of Access Partnerships and Public Affairs, Novartis Social Business

12:00 - 12:15pm How can we achieve gender equality?

Moderator

  • Ms. Lucia Berro, Every Woman Every Child Youth Advocate

Guests

  • Ms. Alaa Murabit, SDG Advoctae, The Voice of Libyan Women
  • Ms. Chavanne Hanson, Deputy Head of Global Public Affairs, Nestle