The President of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, His Excellency Sam Kahamba Kutesa has invited civil society representatives to a special interactive dialogue on strengthening Sustainable Development reports NaijaAgroNet.
The event scheduled at United Nations Headquarters in New York, NaijaAgroNet gathered would could at the Trusteeship Council Chamber on 16 January 2015 between 1:15pm and 2:45pm.
NaijaAgroNet also gathered that this interactive dialogue will take place in advance of the five high-level thematic debates and events that the General Assembly President will host in 2015 as a contribution to delivering on and implementing a transformative post-2015 development agenda.
The five high-level thematic NaijaAgroNet reports include debates on “Means of Implementation for a Transformative Post-2015 development agenda (9-10 February 2015)” while on March 6, 2015, the second high-level thematic debate on Advancing Gender equality and empowerment of Women would hold.
Further, NaijaAgroNet reports that a high-level thematic debate on Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation would hold on 6 April, 2015 just as another session on Strengthening Cooperation between the UN and regional and sub-regional organizations has been slated for 15 May 2015.
NaijaAgroNet equally reports that the last in the first six months of the year 2015 has been been slated for June 29, on Climate Change.
The primary objective of the briefing as gathered by NaijaAgroNet will be to inform and encourage the contributions of civil society and other relevant stakeholders in the events.
The sessions, NaijaAgroNet gathered, will include a general briefing on the five events, followed by an open and interactive question and answer with representatives of civil society organizations, major groups and other relevant stakeholders who will have the opportunity to focus their interventions on key issues that they would like to see reflected in the framework of the President of the General Assembly’s events.
The interventions have the potential to contribute to the substantive background papers that will be prepared for the five events.
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