Monday, 16 September 2013

Post 2015: Stability & Peace

In case you're one of the many attending the various events around the United Nations General Assembly meetings later next week, the event below is well worth attending. If you do, you'll gain perspectives from North, South, the rising powers in the form of China and civil society from the grass roots of some of the most challenging and complex environments in which to "do" development. I hope to see some of you there.
Stability and Peace:
Finding the Heart of Sustainable Development

15.00-18.00 Monday 23 September 2013
Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue New York, NY  10016
15.00 Introductions
·         Andrew Tomlinson, Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO)
15.15 Keynote speakers
·         HE Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance,  the Federal Republic of Nigeria
·         Ms Ann Sofie Nilsson, Director General of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
15.45 Discussants
·         Mr Theophilus Ekpon, National Peace Summit Group, Nigeria
·         Dr Zhang Chun, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS), China
·         Ms Carolyne Zoduah, AGENDA, Liberia
16.15 Open discussion
17.00 Drinks reception
·         Hosted Mr Jay Naidoo, Chair of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), South Africa

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