AFRICA WEEK 2016 HIGH-LEVEL EVENT: AFRICA IS THE HOPE OF THE FUTURE
AFRICA WEEK 2016 HIGH-LEVEL EVENT |
AFRICA IS THE HOPE OF THE FUTURE
"Leveraging Partnerships for the Effective Implementation and Monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2063 in Africa"
United Nations Head Quarters
Conference Room# 11
October 13, 2016 | 3:00pm to 6:00pm.
Ms. Cristina GALLACH, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Department of Public Information
OPENING REMARKS BY
Mr. MAGED ABDELAZIZ, Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser on Africa
H.E Mr. Frederic Makamure SHAVA, President of the ECOSOC and Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe to the U.N.
H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Assane MAYAKI, Chief Executive Officer, NEPAD Agency
H.E. MR. GEIR O. PEDERSEN, Permanent Reprentative of Norway to the U.N.
H.E. Mr. Syed AKBARUDDIN, Permanent Representative of India to the U.N.
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Khaled KHIARI, Permanent Representative of Tunisia to the U.N.
H.E. Mr. Yoshifumi OKAMURA, Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the U.N.
Mr. Marcos BONTURI, Special Representative of the OECD to the U.N.
This United Nations' High-level event on “Leveraging Partnerships for the Effective Implementation and Monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2063 in Africa” (co-organized by the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), the Department of Public Information (DPI), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union)
Africa Week 2016 took place in the context of the first year of implementation of both the historic 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union’s Agenda 2063. The two agendas underscore the criticality and importance of partnerships and synergies at all levels and across all sectors for the realization of all aspirations, goals, priority actions and targets. In this regard, this year’s Africa Week was celebrated under the theme “Strengthening Partnerships for Inclusive Sustainable Development, Good Governance, Peace and Stability in Africa”.
Sources: UN Jornal (10/13/2016) and Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) http://www.un.org/en/africa/osaa/
Full session of the above High-Level Event is available in the following link via WebTV.UN.Org: http://webtv.un.org/search/leveraging-partnerships-for-the-effective-implementation-and-monitoring-of-the-sustainable-development-goals-and-agenda-2063-in-africa-africa-week-2016/5170385604001?term=Africa%20Week#full-text
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