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Side Event - One UN for SCP. Promoting joint efforts for a 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production
21 Mar 2012 - 21 Mar 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

United Nations Church Center, 2nd floor (corner East 44th Street and 1st Avenue, NYC)

The event programme will include:

-- Launching of The Global Outlook on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Policies,
Ms. Sylvie Lemmet, Director, UNEP-DTIE, and Mr. Timo Makela, Director, International Affairs, LIFE & Eco-innovation, European Commission

-- The key role of UN agencies in supporting SCP worldwide, Henry Tachie-Menson, Permanent Mission of Ghana to the UN

-- Sustainable value chains and SMEs through the Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production programme, Heinz Leuenberger, Director, Environmental Management Branch, UNIDO

-- Promoting sustainable food systems and food security through SCP: the UNEP/FAO Agri-food Task Force, FAO

-- Fostering public investments and markets for SCP: the Sustainable Public Procurement Initiative,
Charles Arden-Clarke, Head of Goods and Services Unit, UNEP-DTIE

-- Other initiatives in support of regional implementation, Hugo-Maria Schally, Head of Unit "Multilateral Environmental Agreements, Processes and Trade Issues", European Commission, DG Environment

-- Q & A

-- Building partnerships and engaging stakeholders for SCP, Facilitator: Ye-Min Wu, Permanent Mission of Singapore to the UN

-- Joint efforts on Sustainable Urban Development, Yamina Djacta, Deputy Director of New York office, UN-Habitat

-- Education and Sustainable Lifestyles: the UNESCO/UNEP YouthXchange Initiative, Ana Persic, PhD, Science Specialist, UNESCO

-- The key role of civil society, Caroline Howe, Youth Coordinator

-- Q & A

-- Conclusions, Sylvie Lemmet, Director, UNEP-DTIE


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