What’s Next to Deliver the SDG Agenda?

Join this discussion with champions of sustainable development to take stock and outline an effective road map for action as the second Sustainable Development Impact Summit comes to a close. · Jerry Brown Jr, Governor of California, USA · Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York · Feike Sybesma, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Managing Board, Royal DSM, Netherlands · Bruktawit Tigabu, Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director, Whiz Kids Workshop, USA Chaired by · Børge Brende, President; Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum http://www.weforum.org/

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How can Digital Intelligence be Raised?

Each year, billions of dollars are invested globally in developing digital literacy and digital skills, collectively known as “digital intelligence”. These efforts, however, are not well coordinated, with many companies, governments and organizations running their respective programmes under their own frameworks. The Coalition for Digital Intelligence works to institutionalize a common understanding of digital intelligence in both the technology and education sectors, curate multistakeholder groups working to implement this common understanding, and manage a common monitoring tool that will track the development of digital intelligence globally. Speakers: · Karen McCabe, Senior Director, Technology Policy and International Affairs, IEEE, USA. …

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Beyond Bags Bottles and Straws New Partnership to Tackle Whole Supply Chain of Plastic

Business and governments announce a new partnership to stop growth in global plastic pollution before 2025. Speakers: · Jon Banner, Executive Vice-President Communications and President of Pepsico Foundation, PepsiCo, USA. · Thérèse Coffey, Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for the Environment of the United Kingdom. · Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Canada. …

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Embracing Digital Trade

Digital trade accounts for 12% of international trade, while data flows have increased ninefold in the past 10 years and are predicted to increase another fivefold by 2022. What is needed to overcome the remaining barriers to reach seamless global digital trade? Dimensions to be addressed: – Reliable and verified digital payments systems for global value chains – Channels for data flows across borders – Mobile platforms as a tool for social and financial inclusion Speakers: – Yasushi Akahoshi, President, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan. – Jorge Arbache, Secretary for International Affairs, Ministry of Planning, Development and Management of Brazil. …

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Opening Press Conference

Co-Chairs: · Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Bharti Enterprises, India. · Barbara Novick, Vice-Chairman, BlackRock, USA. · Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark. Speaker: · Bruktawit Tigabu, Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director, Whiz Kids Workshop, USA.. …

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Environmental Stewardship in the Sprint to 2020

How can leaders propel action to secure the global commons now? Speakers: · Luis Alfonso de Alba Góngora, Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit, United Nations, New York. · Al Gore, Vice-President of the United States (1993-2001); Chairman and Co-Founder, Generation Investment Management, USA; Member of the Board of Trustees, World Economic Forum. · Naoko Ishii, Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility, USA. · Leanne Kemp, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Everledger, United Kingdom…

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