Event information

16 October 2015, 12:30-14:30

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

Event

17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development seeks to achieve a world free of poverty, hunger, disease and want. Adopting the Agenda is one thing; delivering it will be another. We debate how to achieve the level of monitoring, shared responsibility and mutual accountability needed to ensure that the Agenda achieves its ambition of inclusive, sustainable growth and the full realisation of human rights for all.

Welcome remarks

Gilles Carbonnier, Professor of Development Economics and Director of Studies, The Graduate Institute

Hubert René Schillinger, Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Geneva

Moderator

Felix Kirchmeier, Manager of Policy Studies, Geneva Academy

Panelists

Joachim Rücker, Ambassador of Germany and President of the Human Rights Council

Thomas Pogge, Director of the Global Justice Program, Yale University

Irene Khan, Director-General, International Development Law Organization

Bianca Pomeranzi, Senior Advisor on Gender and Development, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Member of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

Gilles Carbonnier, Professor of Development Economics and Director of Studies, The Graduate Institute

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Location

Auditorium Pictet A I Maison de la paix, Geneva

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