Synergies in action (II): Promoting cross-sectoral integrated response for a just transition (Leave no one behind)
Monday, 1 April 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
UN City Copenhagen

Official meeting

Discussions and interactive dialogues on how the principle of “no one left behind” is being mainstreamed into national development plans, institutional structures and coordination mechanisms related to SDGs, NDCs and Sendai framework.

Moderator:
  • Ms. Hannah Janetschek, German Development Institute
Presentation
  • Mr. Adis Dzebo, Research fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute
  • Ms. Joan Carling, Co-Convenor, Indigenous Peoples Major Group for Sustainable Development
Panel / Round table discussion
  • Mr. Frederik Moch, German Coal Commission
  • Ms. Andrea Hurtado-Epstein, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico
  • Ms. Karen Holm Olsen, Technical University of Denmark

  • Mr. Benjamin Schachter, Climate Change and the Environment, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Mr. Prabhat Uphadyaya, WWF South Africa (video message)
Background material
Biographies
Mr. Adis Dzebo
Research fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute
Mr. Adis Dzebo

Research fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute

Mr. Benjamin Schachter
Climate Change and the Environment, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Mr. Benjamin Schachter

Climate Change and the Environment, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Mr. Frederik Moch
Head of Department for Structural Policy, Industry and Services, The German Trade Union Confederation
Mr. Frederik Moch

Head of Department for Structural Policy, Industry and Services, The German Trade Union Confederation

Mr. Prabhat Uphadyaya
Senior Policy Analyst, WWF South Africa
Mr. Prabhat Uphadyaya

Senior Policy Analyst, WWF South Africa

Ms. Andrea Hurtado-Epstein
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico
Ms. Andrea Hurtado-Epstein

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico

Ms. Hannah Janetschek
Researcher, German Development Institute
Ms. Hannah Janetschek

Researcher, German Development Institute

Ms. Joan Carling
Secretary General of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact
Ms. Joan Carling

Secretary General of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact

Joan Carling is an indigenous activist from the Cordillera, Philippines. She has been working on indigenous issues at the grassroots to international levels for more than 20 years. Her field of expertise includes human rights, sustainable development, environment, and climate change. She has been also been actively engaging in international bodies, processes and mechanisms such as the Agenda 203 on sustainable development, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), UN mechanisms relating to human rights among others in advancing the issues and concerns of indigenous peoples in Asia. Joan Carling is the Secretary General of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) representing its 47 member-organisations in 13 countries. She is also an expert member of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Ms. Karen Holm Olsen
Senior Researcher, UNEP DTU Partnership
Ms. Karen Holm Olsen

Senior Researcher, UNEP DTU Partnership

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