(09.30-11.00) Session 11
Thematic Panel (Repositioning the United Nations system)
Moderator: Dr. Petru Dumitriu, Inspector, Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations system

  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (tbc)
  • UNICEF (tbc)
  • Marina Skuric-Prodanovic, Officer-in-Charge, System-wide Approaches and Practices Section, United Nations Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Aid
  • Virpi Stucki, Business Partnership Officer, United Nations Industrial Development Organization

(11.00-12.30) Session 12
SDG I7 (Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development)
Moderator: TBC
Rapporteur: TBC

  • Public private partnerships (PPPs) in history, theory and practice
    Bhabani Shankar Nayak, Coventry University, UK
  • Contract-type public private partnerships in services
    Ronald McQuaid, University of Stirling, UK
  • Public-Private Partnerships and their relationship with sustainable development in Brazil
    Danilo de Oliveira Sampaio, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
  • Public-Private Partnerships for sustainable development: how customers, employees and investors can inform the selection process
    Beverlee B. Anderson, California State University San Marcos, USA
  • How to make PPPs work for sustainability development? a case study of bicycle-sharing service in China
    Huanming Wang, Dalian University of Technology, China
    Wei Xiong, Tongji University, China

(12.30-13.30) Lunch break

(13.30-15.00) Session 13
Goals 7/11/13/16 (Affordable and clean energy/Sustainable cities and communities/Climate action/Justice & Strong Institutions)
Moderator: Professor Njidda M. Gadzama, Professor Emeritus of Zoology & Environmental Science, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria
Rapporteur: Dr. Elisiana MalleResearch Fellow London Centre of International Law Practice, UK

  • Renewable energy for sustainable development and the impact on the global economic system
    Shawqi Al Dallal, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Learning lessons and policy implications from energy PPPs in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Susann Stritzke, University of Oxford, UK
  • Ecological vulnerability evaluation in west China: evaluate vulnerability and its synergy degree with government performance
    Yan Li, Dalian University of Technology, China
  • Understanding the attitude of generation Y towards transport apps: the case of Dubai
    Ghassan Abu-Lebdeh, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Sustainable economic development in post-conflict Colombia
    Vilma Dahiana Bedoya Bahamón, University of Tolima, Colombia

(15.00-16.30) Session 14
SDG 4/8/9 (Industry, innovation and infrastructure)
Moderator: Dr. Adil Dafa’AllaSpecialist, Aero Data for Loads, Airbus UK Ltd Group, UK

  • Innovation platforms fostering communities of practice in a low carbon economy towards 2030
    Cristian Matti, Climate-KIC, Belgium and Utrecht University, the Netherlands
  • Individual factors affecting administrative innovation
    Hala Abou Arraj, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Promote sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation through a PPP in Africa
    Abdelkader Djeflat, University of Lille, France
  • Impact of corporate entrepreneurship on organisational culture
    Siham El-Kafafi, ICL Education Group, New Zealand
  • Demystifying China’s environmental governance system 1973-2016: role of law, position of actor and linkage of policy
    Rui Mu, Dalian University of Technology, China

(16.30-17.00) Session 15
Reflections and remarks

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