Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks

by Mr. Haoliang Xu, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director, Regional Bureau for Asia-Pacific

Opening Remarks

by Undersecretary Rosemarie G. Edillon, National Economic and Development Authority, Philippines

 

SESSION I
Taking Stock/Overview of Progress

Taking Stock / Overview of Progress

by Nik Sekhran, Director, Sustainable Development, UNDP

Taking Stock – Making Progress Towards Sustainable Development in Asia Pacific
(Asia Pacific SDG Partnership ADB/ UNESCAP/UNDP) 

by Smita Nakhooda, Senior Policy and Planning Specialist, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Katinka Weinberger, Chief, Environment and Development Policy Section, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Report Back from HLPF 2017

by Shinobu Yamaguchi, Deputy Director, Global Issues Cooperation Division, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

 

 

SESSION II
Integrating the 2030 Agenda into National Strategies – Lessons Learnt and Next Steps

Countries have started to align their national development strategies to the 2030 Agenda and to integrate the SDGs into their national plans and policies. Session II will discuss the lessons learnt so far focusing on the challenge of operationalizing integrated approaches/ policy coherence across sectors, between tiers of government and over time.

Integrating the 2030 Agenda into National Strategies – Lessons Learnt and Next Steps 

by Andrew Parker, Senior Advisor, UNDP Philippines

Integrating the 2030 Agenda into National Strategies – The Experience of the Philippines 

by Undersecretary Rosemarie G. Edillon, National Economic and Development Authority, Philippines

 

Integrating the 2030 Agenda and other Global Frameworks into National Strategies – Lessons from the Pacific

by Peseta Noumea Simi, Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Samoa

SDG Integration in Myanmar: Evidence and Principle-based Approach

by U Than Zaw, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Planning and Finance, Myanmar

MyWorld2030

by Laura Hildebrandt, Campaign Manager, UN SDG Action Campaign

 

SESSION III
Supporting Policy Coherence - 2030 Agenda/ SDG Coordination Mechanisms

Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development – Building Blocks for Policy Coherence

by Ebba Dohlman, Senior Advisor, Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development, Office of the Secretary-General, OECD

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Country Examples and Civil Society Perspective
Supporting Policy Coherence: Indonesia's Experiences

by Amalia Adininggar Widyasanti, Director for Macro Planning and Statistics, BAPPENAS, Indonesia

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Country Examples and Civil Society Perspective

by Zafar Ul Hassan, Chief Poverty and SDGs Section, Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, Pakistan

Civil Society Statement

by Beckie Malay, Co-Chair, Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), Philippines

 

Recap of Day I, Regional Knowledge Exchange

Recap of Day 1, Regional Knowledge Exchange

by Michaela Prokop, Regional Programme Advisor 2030 Agenda, Bangkok Regional Hub, UNDP

 

SESSION V
Integrated Approaches to Support SDG Acceleration

Overview of Integrated Approaches and SDG Accelerators

by Nik Sekhran, Director, Sustainable Development, UNDP

Integrated Approaches

by Annie Sturesson, Stockholm Environment Institute

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Integrated Approaches: Integration of SDGs into national development policies in Mongolia

by Doljinsuren Jambal, Director, Department of Policy and Planning, Mongolia, Integrated Water Sector Pilot

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Integrated Approaches

by Karin Fernando, Centre for Poverty Analysis, Sri Lanka

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SESSION VI A
Localizing the Agenda – From National to Sub-National and Vice Versa

Approaches for SDG Localization

by Sumeeta Banerji, Assistant Country Director & Head Democratic Governance, UNDP India

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Overview of Importance of Localizing SDGs at Sub-National Level while Ensuring Policy Coherence

by Patrick Duong, Regional Programme Advisor, Local Governance and Decentralization, UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

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Functions of Provincial and District Authorities in Delivering the SDGs – Lessons and Tools from Pakistan

by Shakeel Ahmad, Assistant Country Director & Chief, Development Policy Unit, UNDP Pakistan

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SDG Prioritization to Leave No One Behind

by Dr. Celia Reyes, Philippine Institute on Development Studies, with James Gamao, Mayor from Panabo City, Davao del Norte, Philippines

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Localizing the SDGs: The Key Role of Fiscal Transfers

by Roger Shotton, Director, Local Development Associates

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SDG Prioritization to Leave No One Behind

by James Gamao, Mayor from Panabo City, Davao del Norte, Philippines

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SESSION VI B
Localizing the Agenda in Small Island Developing States

Localizing the 2030 Agenda in SIDS: Palau’s Aspirations with the SDGs

by Charlene Mersai, National Environment Coordinator, National Environmental Protection Council, Bureau of Budget and Planning, Ministry of Finance, Palau

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Localizing SDGs for a Dispersed Population

by Nasheeth Thoha, Assistant Resident Representative, UNDP Maldives

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Pacific Civil Society and the SDGs

by Vani Catanasiga, Research and Development Officer, Pacific Islands Association of NGOs (PIANGO)

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Innovation wake-up
Data driven development and SDG platforms – Anjori Pasricha, SocialCops

Data driven development and SDG platforms

by Anjori Pasricha, SocialCops

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SESSION VII
From Short- and Medium-Term to Long Term Planning and Budgeting

Overview of Long-term Thinking and Planning in Singapore – Government Foresight and Scenario Planning

by Dawn Yip, Associate, Civil Service College, Singapore

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From Short- and Medium-Term to Long Term Planning and Budgeting

by Kelvin Chai, Advisor, UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence, Singapore

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SESSION VIII
Integrating 2030 Agenda into Budgets – Linking Planning and Budgeting

Philippines and SDG Budgets: Linking Performance to Results

by Undersecretary Laura M. Pascua, Department of Budget and Management, Philippines

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Developing a Climate Responsive Budget: Lessons from Nepal

Kewal Prasad Bhandari, Joint Secretary and Head of Budget Division, Ministry of Finance, Nepal

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Mainstreaming SDGs into the National Budgeting and Budget Monitoring Process

by K.D. Ruwanchandra, Director General National Budget Department, Sri Lanka

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Risk-informing SDG Investments – Lessons from the Pacific Risk Resilience Project

by Gregoire Nimbtik, Director for Department of Strategic Policy, Planning and Aid Coordination, Vanuatu

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SESSION XI
Leveraging Finance from the Private Sector for 2030 Agenda

The Role of Remittances in Implementing the SDGs

by Selim Raihan, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka and Executive Director of SANEM, Bangladesh

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Potential contribution of Islamic finance to SDGs

by Francine Pickup, Deputy Country Director, UNDP Indonesia

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The Role of the ADB in Mobilising Private Finance for Agenda 2030

by Lars Johannes, Senior Results Management Specialist, Asian Development Bank

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Creating Shared Value: Partnering with the Private Sector

by Nardia Simpson, Counsellor (Economic), Australian Embassy Manila

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Impact Investment and 2030 Agenda

by Richa Natarajan, Vice President, Unitus Capital

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SESSION XIII
Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation

Maximising Effectiveness of Development Co-operation for SDGs Implementation

by Yuko Suzuki, Global Policy Advisor on Effective Development Cooperation, UNDP & UNDP-OECD Joint Support Team for GPEDC and Alejandro Guerrero, Monitoring Team Coordinator, UNDP-OECD Joint Support Team for GPEDC

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