(10.00-11.30) Session 1

Welcome Remarks by the conference chairs

  • Petru Dumitriu, Inspector, Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations system
  • Allam Ahmed, President, World Association for Sustainable Development

Keynote Statements

  • Mr. Michael Møller, Under-Secretary General, Director General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
  • Ms. Arancha González, Under-Secretary General, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre 
  • Ms. Olga Algayerova, Under-Secretary General, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe 
  • H.E. Mr. Eko Putro Sandjojo, Minister of Villages, Underdeveloped Regions and Transmigration, Indonesia 
  • Hon. Dr. Gale T. C. Rigobert, Minister of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, Government of Saint Lucia (tbc) 
  • H.E. Ms. Somia I. Okoued, Minister of International Cooperation, Sudan 
  • Mr. Erol Kiresepi, President of the International Organisation of Employers, CEO of Santa Pharma

(11.30-12.00) Session 2
Introduction of flagship documents 
ModeratorUrenthren Pillay, Executive Secretary, Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations system

(12.00-13.00) Lunch break

(13.00-14.30) Session 3
Thematic Panel (Incentivizing the private sector)
Moderator: Professor Beverlee AndersonProfessor Emerita Business Administration, California State University San Marcos, USA
Rapporteur: Dr. Mohammed Nurul Alam, Yorkville University, Canada

  • Dorothea Wehrmann, German Development Institute
  • Christian Pirzer, Poject Manager and Consultant, Endeva
  • Agustìn Delgado, Sustainability Director, Iberdola Group
  • Angus Rennie, Senior Manager, Partnerships, United Nations Global Compact
  • Rajinder Jhol, Sustainable Development Global Partnership Association

(14.30-16.00) Session 4
Thematic Panel (Investing in SDG)
Moderator: Professor Alain Ndedi, Professor of Government, Organisation & Entrepreneurship, Cameron

  • Albena Melin, Head, Multilateral Engagements, International Finance Corporation
  • Philip Moss, Head, Sustainable Development Investment Partnership, World Economic Forum
  • Barbara Adams, Board Chair, Global Policy Forum
  • Phaedon Stamatopoulos, Director, Refining and Banking, Argor-Heraeus SA
  • Carolien de Bruin, Founder & CEO C-Change, the Netherlands

(16.00-17.00) Session 5
Special dialogue (How can blockchain technology help us to finance the SDGs?)
Moderator: Dejan Dincic, International Consultant, Digital Transformation of Organisations

  • Main presentation
    Stefan Brunnhuber, Professor dr., Member of the Club of Rome and European Academy of Science and Arts
  • Discussants:
  • Bernhard Kowatsch, Head of Innovation Accelerator, World Food Programme 
  • Jan Ohnesorge, Associated Researcher, German Development Institute

(17.30) Reception