London 2018

The role of the private sector and the diaspora in achieving the 2030 SDGs

Monday 5th February 2018 (18:00-20:30)
UNICEF UK, London, United Kingdom

Target audience: Private sector, business, SMEs, academics, researchers, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholders and all those who are interested in UNICEF’s priorities/mandate (children, child survival i.e. health, nutrition, water, sanitation, hygiene, as well as education and child protection)

Focus: Global, Public-Private-Partnership, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

During the event, the UN JIU Inspector Dr. Petru Dumitriu, coordinator of the project entitled “United Nations -private sector partnership arrangements in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” will share the conclusions of the review recently completed by JIU. He will invite the views from businesses on ways to strengthen to partnership between UN and the private sector. Private sectors across the world will learn how to become engaged with the UN system and explore the opportunities to participate in the 16th International Conference of the World Association of Sustainable Development, co-organized and hosted by the United Nations Joint Inspection Unit (JIU), Geneva, Palais de Nations, 10-12 April 2018. The discussion will also include the role of Diaspora in PPPs for the implementation of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development.

PROGRAM

18:15-18:30   Networking
18:30-20:30  Session 
Chair: Allam AHMED, Founding President WASD and Sudan Knowledge

Welcome and overview
Anna KETTLEY, Director of Programmes, Unicef UK

Conclusions from the United Nations review of private sector partnership arrangements in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Petru DUMITRIU, Coordinator, UN Review on PPPs, Joint Inspection Unit, United Nations Office at Geneva

WASD/UN international conference on PPPs and Agenda 2030
Salma HASSAN, Director for Communication and Marketing, WASD, UK
Promo Video

2030-count down for children in Sudan: the role of the Diaspora 
Abdullah FADIL, Representative, UNICEF Sudan, Sudan

Opportunities for health in business: the role of the private sector in improving health and wellbeing
Muna ABDEL AZIZDirector of Public Health, Warrington, UK and Former Deputy Director of Public Health Institute, Sudan

Challenges and opportunities for the private sector participation in health sector in Africa 
Hania Morsi FADL, OBE and Founder of Khartoum Breast Care Centre, Sudan

Q/A (including livestreaming) Discussion

Concluding remarks
Siraj SAIT, Director for Research, University of East London, UK

Hosts:
World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD)
Unicef UK
United Nations Joint Inspection Unit (JIU)
Centre for Islamic Finance Law and Communities (CIFLAC), University of East London, UK
Sudan Knowledge

Venue: UNICEF UK, Unicef House, 30a Great Sutton Street, London, EC1V 0DU

Registration: Please complete the form below to pre-book your place.  REGISTERATION