Upcoming: International Conference on Transformative Global Governance: China & the United Nations

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International Conference : Transformative Global Governance: China & the United Nations

Time : 13 – 14 January, 2014.

Venue:China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong (CELAP)

Conference Agenda

Session 1:

Challenges in global governance: Reforming the United Nations

Session 2:

Public-private partnerships: New global partnerships and cooperation for building universal sustainable futures for all

Session 3:

Tracking the Clean Energy Agenda: Tools, targets and indicators for sustainable energy and development

Session 4:

Global food security and development: The task of providing for a growing population in a sustainable way

Session 5:

Transforming North-South dialogue in the 21st century: Considering new actors and relations in global economic, social and diplomatic relations to work together towards universal goals

Session 6:

Transforming South-South cooperation in the 21st Century: Lessons learnt and challenges ahead

Session 7:

Shaping the post-2015 framework: Tools, targets and indicators for sustainable development

Session 8:

Changing Global Governance: The leadership role of China and the United Nations

Confirmed Speakers

Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs

Ms. Alice Hecht, Former Chief of Protocol for the Secretary General’s Office

Mr. Marcel A. Boisard, Former United Nations Assistant-Secretary-General

Mr. Martin Khor, Executive Director of the South Centre

Dr. Bruce Jenks, Former Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Partnerships Bureau, United Nations Development Program

Professor Richard Black, Pro-Director,SchoolofOrientaland African Studies,UniversityofLondon

Dr. Kilaparti Ramakrishna, Director, Sub-regional Office for East andNorth-East Asia, UNESCAP

Mr. Miguel R. Bautista, Chief, Group Liaison Unit, Intergovernmental Support Service, UNCTAD

Ms. Masoumeh Sahami, Chief Intergovernmental Support Service (ISS), Secretary, the Trade and Development Board, UNCTAD

Ms. Inyang Ebong-Harstrup, Deputy Director of the Special Unit for South-South Cooperation, UNDP

Mr. XU Haoliang, Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau forAsiaand the Pacific at UNDP

Ambassador Idriss Jazaïry, Former Permanent Representative ofAlgeriato UN Geneva

Dr. Edward Luck, Dean of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies,UniversityofSan Diego(Not officially confirmed yet)

Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning

H.E. Mr. Ali Al Sadig, Ambassador, Director of Training and Capacity building Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of theSudan

Ms. Renfei Liu, Programme officer, Global governance, UNDP

Annika Söder, Executive Director, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation

Former Assistant Director General, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Ms. Irene Giner-Reichl, Austrian Ambassador toChinaandMongoliaand President of the Global Forum on Sustainable Energy

Mr. Xueming Liu, Senior Investment Support Officer,InvestmentCenterDivision, FAO

Mr. B. Lynn Pascoe, Former Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs

Dr. Shenggen Fan, Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Mr. Sergio balibrea, Consultant, Office of the Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization

Dr. Dan Hamza-Goodacre, Chief Operating Officer, The Climate and Development Knowledge Network

Mr. Joseph Williams, Regional energy sector expert

Mr. Mohand Cherifi, Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of UNITAR

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