London 2017

The private sector’s strategic partnership for the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development 2030 Agenda

4th December 2017 (14:00-17:00)
London, United Kingdom

Target audience: Private sector, business, SMEs, academics, researchers, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholders

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 JIU intentions and objective related to that project. He will also discuss areas in the work of the United Nations system where JIU counts to make recommendations for action. He will invite the views form businesses on way to strengthen to partnership between UN and the private sector.

PROGRAM

13:15-14:00   Networking/Lunch
14:00-15:15   Session One – Introduction to the UN PPPs and 2030 Agenda for SD
Chair: Steve KENZI, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network UK

United Nations approach to PPP in the context of Agenda 2010
Petru DUMITRIU, Inspector, Joint Inspection Unit, United Nations Office at Geneva

WASD/UN international conference on PPP and Agenda 2030
Allam AHMED, Founding President WASD
Promo Video

Role of UN Global Compact to achieve Agenda 2030 
Steve KENZI, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network UK

15:15-15:30     Coffee/tea break
15:30-17:00    Session Two
Chair: David MITCHELL, Associate Professor, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

What makes a new market attractive to an investor
Derek TAYLOR, Managing Director, Health Systems Development (UK)

Critical success factors for PPPs in developing countries: The implementation of ‘Scaling Solar’ in Zambia
Susann STRITZKEResearch Associate Renewable Energy, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford

Leveraging innovative municipal finance for PPPs and SDGs 
Siraj SAIT, Director for Research, University of East London

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

Venue: Anglo American, 20 Carlton House Terrace, St. James’s, London, SW1Y 5AN

Registration: By invitation ONLY, please complete the form below to pre-book your place.  REGISTERATION

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