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Capacity Building for Global Action to Achieve Agenda 2030

Date: 23 Nov 2015


Capacity Building for Global Action to Achieve Agenda 2030


In September 2015, heads of state adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an ambitious set of goals that will change the global approach to development. If all our planet's inhabitants are to be able to enjoy the dividends of the Sustainable Development Goals, everyone will have to contribute, participate and adapt their behaviour. But many countries and stakeholders will need to increase their capacity before they can engage effectively.

At this event, organized by the UNOG Library, UNRISD Director Paul Ladd will speak on a panel of UN experts in training and research, and member state representatives, discussing what capacity is needed to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and what the UN is planning to do to research and design tools to help countries generate this capacity.


Speakers

Nikhil Seth, Executive Director, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

H.E. Mr. Alexandre Fasel, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva

H.E. Mrs. Nazhat Shameem Khan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva

Paul Ladd, Director, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)