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First Geneva Dialogue on post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda
29 November 2013
10:00-13:00 hrs., Room XXVI, Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

Key Issues

HL-094_small.jpgUNCTAD is convening an informal, open and inclusive, multi-stakeholder dialogue with member States, international organizations, private sector and civil society.

This First Geneva Dialogue on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda will be steered by Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD , and features an address by Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning.

Participants will include Inter-governmental organisations, member states, civil society and private sector among others.

The objective of this dialogue is to address the role of trade and development in the post-2015 agenda, as an input to the processes in New York. It also aims at shedding light on the question: how UNCTAD can contribute to the elaboration of the goals as well as to the final achievement of the goals.

Issues to be addressed:

  1. The post-2015 development agenda

    The opening remarks will highlight firstly the process and issues relating to the formulation of the post-2015 development agenda, and secondly the contribution of international trade and the interrelated issues of finance, technology, investment and sustainable development to poverty eradication and sustainable development within the post-2015 development agenda framework.

  2. Perspectives from the private sector and civil society

    This session will highlight the views of the private sector and civil society regarding key goals that could feature in the post-2015 development agenda, and the contribution towards achieving such goals that can be made by international trade and the interrelated issues of finance, technology, investment and sustainable development.

  3. Perspectives from international organizations

    This session will highlight the views of international organizations regarding key goals that could feature in the post-2015 development agenda, and the contribution towards achieving such goals that can be made by international trade and the interrelated issues of finance, technology, investment and sustainable development.

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