Monday, September 23, 2019

today's un climate summit

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WALK & TALK From history (see 1976 review in The Economist of Entrepreneurial Revolution) we learn .gov is prone to being reactive not leading innovation
UN Agenda ny   video
10.00 Opening Ceremony • Secretary-General, H.E, Mr. António Guterres • Youth dialogue with Secretary-General 10.40 • New Zealand: Prime Minister, H.E. Ms. Jacinda Ardern • Marshall Islands: President, H.E. Dr. Hilda C. Heine • India: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi • Germany: Chancellor, H.E. Mrs. Angela Merkel 10.55 Plans for a Carbon Neutral World Announcements of plans to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 or sooner including by enhancing their Nationally Determined Contributions by 2020 by: • Chile: President, H.E. Sebastián Piñera Echeñique • Finland: President, H.E. Mr. Sauli Niinistö • UN Special Envoy for Climate Action: Mr. Michael Bloomberg • City of Montreal: Mayor, and ICLEI Global Ambassador for Local Biodiversity, Ms. Valérie Plante • Allianz SE: CEO, Mr. Oliver Baete 11.10 Climate Finance • France: President, H.E. Emmanuel Macron • Qatar: Emir, H.H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani • Jamaica: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Andrew Holness 11.20 Powering the Future from Coal to Clean Making the economic and business case for shifting to renewable energy and the health case for phasing out coal by: • Slovakia: President, H.E. Zuzana Čaputová • Clean Air Fund: Executive Director, Ms. Jane Burston • Orsted: CEO, Mr. Henrik Poulsen • Iberdrola: CEO, Mr. Jose Ignacio Sanchez Galan 11.35 • Costa Rica: President. H.E. Carlos Alvarado Quesada • Indonesia: Vice-President, H.E. Mr. M. Jusuf Kalla • China: State Councilor and Special Representative of President Xi Jinping, H.E. Mr. Wang Yi 11.45 Unlocking the Potential of Nature in Climate Action Announcements on the scaling up of Nature-Based Solutions in their Nationally Determined Contributions and Long-Term strategies to increase ambition and concrete actions to protect nature to better fight climate change by: • Norway: Prime Minister, H.E. Ms. Erna Solberg • Democratic Republic of Congo: President, H.E. Mr. Félix Antoine Tshilombo Tshisekedi • Pakistan: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Imran Khan • Republic of Guatemala: President, H.E. Mr. Jimmy Morales • Danone: CEO, Chairman and CEO, Mr. Emmanuel Faber 12:00 • Iceland: Prime Minister, H.E. Ms. Katrin Jakobsdottir • Denmark: Prime Minister, H.E. Ms. Mette Frederiksen • Colombia: President, H.E. Mr. Ivan Duque Marquez 12.10 Towards a Resilient Future Announcements of plans to mainstream climate risk in decision making by: • Fiji: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama • Nigeria: President, H.E. Mr. Muhammadu Buhari • The Netherlands: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Mark Rutte • Bank of England: Governor, Mr. Mark Carney • Willis Towers Watson: CEO and Board Director, Mr. John Haley 12.25 • Morocco: H.R.H Princess Lalla Hasnaa • Portugal: President, H.E. Mr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa • Singapore: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Lee Hsien Loong 12.35 Small Island Developing States Announcements related to the SIDS’ vision for developing along a resilient and carbon neutral pathway, with the support of the international community, by: • Barbados: Prime Minister, H.E, Ms. Mia Mottley • Palau: President, H.E. Mr. Tommy Esang Remengesau Jr. • Saint Lucia: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Allen Michael Chastanet • Maldives: President, H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih • International Renewable Energy Agency: Director General, Mr. Francesco La Camera 13.15-14.45 Climate Action Summit Luncheon with Heads of State and Government, Chief Executives and young entrepreneurs. 15.00 • Ecuador: President, H.E. Mr. Lenin Moreno Garcés • Ireland: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Leo Varadkar • Djibouti: President, H.E. Mr. Ismaël Omar Guelleh • Russian Federation: Deputy Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Alexei Gordeyev 15.10 Live, Work and Move Green Announcements of concrete actions to transition to a decarbonized built environment, sustainable mobility systems, and specifically-tailored financial and technical support for urban transitions by: • Turkey: President, H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan • Kenya: President, H.E. Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta • State of Maine: Governor, Ms. Janet Mills • City of Surabaya: Mayor and President of UCLG Asia Pacific, Ms. Tri Rismaharini • European Investment Bank: President, Mr. Werner Hoyer 15.25 • Belgium: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Charles Michel • Greece: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis • Chad: President, H.E. Mr. Idriss Deby Itno 15.35 Cutting GHG Emissions Now with Cooling and Energy Efficiency Announcements of concrete and transformative actions to deliver climatefriendly and efficient cooling plans and the scaling-up and delivery of energy efficiency in Nationally Determined Contributions and Long-Term Strategies by: • Rwanda: President, H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame • Seychelles: President, H.E. Mr. Danny Faure • City of Copenhagen: Lord Mayor, and Co-Chair of C40, Frank Jensen • Children Investment Fund Foundation: CEO, Kate Hampton • Signify: CEO and Chairman, Mr. Eric Rondolat 15.50 • Monaco: Prince, H.R.H. Albert II • Kingdom of Eswatini: Head of State, H. M. King Mswati III • Republic of Korea: President, H.E. Mr. Moon Jae-in 16.00 Adapting Now: Making People Safer Announcements on concrete regional and global actions to better adapt to climate change and prevent and respond to disasters and specifically-tailored financial and technical support by: • Egypt: President, H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah Al Sissi • Bangladesh: Prime Minister, H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina • Ghana: President, H. E. Mr. Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo • Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation: Trustee and Co-Chair of the Global Commission on Adaptation, Mr. Bill Gates • World Bank Group: President, Mr. David R. Malpass 16.15 • Luxembourg: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Xavier Bettel • Sudan: Prime Minister, H.E. Dr. Abdalla Hamdok • Thailand: Prime Minister, H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha 16.25 Least Developed Countries Announcements related to the LDC’s’ vision for developing along a resilient and carbon neutral pathway, with the support of the international community, by: • Bhutan: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Lotay Tshering • Ethiopia: President, H.E. Mrs. Sahle-Work Zewde • Vanuatu: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Charlot Salwai • Masen: President, Mr. Mustapha Bakkoury • African Development Bank: President, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina 16.40 • European Union: President of the European Council, H.E. Mr. Donald Tusk • Lithuania: President, H.E. Mr. Gitanas Nauseda • Lesotho: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Thomas Motsoahae Thabane 16.50 People Centered Action Now Announcements of people focus climate action - jobs, gender and other social drivers as enablers of greater national and sub-national ambition, by: • Spain: President of the Government, H.E. Mr. Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón • Peru: Prime Minister, H.E. Salvador Del Solar • Engie: CEO, Ms. Isabelle Kocher • International Trade Union Confederation: General Secretary, Ms. Sharan Burrow • Indigenous Peoples Representative, Mr. Tuntiak Katan 17.05 • Hungary: President, H.E. Mr. János Áder • Sierra Leone: President, H.E. Mr. Julius Maada Bio • Switzerland: President, H. E. Mr. Ueli Maurer 17.15 The Economy Moving from Grey to Green Announcements of concrete and ambitious actions to get to carbon neutrality before 2050 by: • Sweden: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Stefan Löfven • Dalmia: CEO, Mr. Mahendra Singhi • SSAB: CEO, Mr. Martin Lindqvist • Port of Antwerp: CEO, Mr. Jacques Vandermeiren • Maersk: Chairman, Mr. Søren Toft 17.30 • Plurinational State of Bolivia: President, H. E. Mr. Evo Morales • Republic of the Congo: President, H.E. Mr. Denis Sassou Nguesso • Italy: President of the Council of Ministers, H.E. Mr. Giuseppe Conte • United Kingdom: Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Boris Johnson 17.40 Closing Remarks from the Secretary-General

tuesday sdg summit


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM



Setting the scene and taking stock of the situation regarding the achievement of the SDGs: progress, challenges and way forward.
  • Opening and Welcome Remarks
    H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad Bande, President of the 74th session of the General Assembly
  • Statement
    H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations
  • Statement
    H.E. Ms. Mona Juul, President of the Economic and Social Council
  • Adoption of the political declaration
  • Fireside Chat on the Global Sustainable Development Report
    • Dr. Joannie Marlene Bewa, Physician, Public Health Researcher, United Nations Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Founder, Young Beninese Leaders Association (YBLA)
    • Mr. Peter Messerli, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland
    • Ms. Endah Murniningtyas, National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS), Republic of Indonesia
    • Ms. Eun Mee Kim, Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    • Mr. David Smith, Institute for Sustainable Development at the University of the West Indies (UWI)
At 15:55, Leaving No One Behind Video Message: Women and Girls will be highlighted.
Dr. Joannie Marlene Bewa
Physician, Public Health Researcher, United Nations Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Founder, Young Beninese Leaders Association (YBLA)
H.E. Mr. António Guterres
Secretary-General, United Nations
H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande
President of the 74th session of the General Assembly
H.E. Ms. Mona Juul
Seventy-fifth President of the Economic and Social Council
Mr. David Smith
Coordinator of the Institute for Sustainable Development at the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University Consortium for Small Island States (UCSIS), and the Caribbean Chair for the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Jamaica
Mr. Peter Messerli
Director of the Center for Development and Environment at the University of Bern, Switzerland (Co-chair of GSDR)
Ms. Endah Murniningtyas
Former Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of National Development Planning of Indonesian (Co-chair of GSDR)

Ms. Eun Mee Kim
Dean of the Graduate School of Ewha Womans University, Kore


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