Urban Challenges from the Perspective of Small Island States

March 31, 2016 - Urban Breakfasts

New York - United States of America
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  Organized by the Habitat III Secretariat in collaboration with Ford Foundation March 31, 2016

Ford Foundation building, 320 E 43rd Street, New York

Small Island States: urban challenges and sustainable development


8:00 am Registration

8:15–8:45 am
Breakfast 8:45 am Introduction by the Habitat III Secretariat and the Ford Foundation

8:50 am

Presentations by

Ambassador Ronny Jumeau, Seychelles Roving Ambassador for Climate Change and Small Island Developing States Issues Speakers:

  • Ambassador Gyan Chandra Acharya, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS)
  • Helen Beck, Chargé d’affaires and Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of Solomon Islands to the United Nations
  • Kate Brown, Global Island Partnership (GLISPA)

9:20 am Discussion and questions from the audience

9:45 am Closing remarks by the Habitat III Secretariat and Ford Foundation

9:50 am End of the breakfast