TS 1. Launching of Partnership initiatives, including the proposal of an International Decade on Water for Sustainable Development

Time:   09/08/16, 11:00-13:00
Room: Kokhi Somon, Amphitheater

 

Co-organizers:
Tajikistan, Spain and Global Water Partnership

 

Co-chairs

H.E. Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya
United Nations Under Secretary General and High Representative for LDCs, SIDS and LLDCs

H.E. Mr. Virachai Plasai
Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations in New York

 

Moderator

Ms. Josefina Maestu
Water Economic Coordinator, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Spain

 

Keynote speaker

H.E. Mr. Sirodjidin Aslov
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan

 

Speakers

Ms. Khin Ni Ni Thein (video message)
Secretary of the Union Level Advisory Group, National Water Resources Committee, Myanmar

Ms. Jennifer Sara
Acting Senior Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank

Ms. Alice Bouman-Dentener
Vice-chair, Global Water Partnership

Ms. Hajia Salamatu Garba
Founder and Executive Director, Women Farmers Advancement Network

 

Respondents

H.E. Dr. Mamadou Tangara
Permanent Representative of Gambia to the United Nations in New York

H.E. Mr. Csaba Korosi
Director for Environment Sustainability, Office of the President, Hungary

H.E. Mr. Jagdish Koonjul
Permanent Representative of Mauritius to the United Nations in New York

 

Rapporteur

Ms. Tishka Francis
Chargé d’Affaires, Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, Bahamas