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Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Room 12, UNHQ
Category:

Urban Humanitarian Crises: Providing quality, accessible health care to women, children and adolescents

This is the second panel of the Every Woman Every Child Everywhere series on Urban Humanitarian Crises: Providing quality, accessible health care to women, children and adolescents. Realizing the visions of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants and Habitat III.

 

When: 29 November 2016, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: Conference Room 12, UN Headquarters, Floor 1B

The Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates and Norway to the United Nations, in partnership with Every Woman Every Child, are convening a panel discussion among key actors to identify implementation steps for Habitat III’s New Urban Agenda and the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants. The Panel will discuss– through a local-level lens – how these commitments can drive achievement of Agenda 2030’s imperatives on health, gender, youth, and children everywhere.

Opening Remarks

  • H.E. Mrs. Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations
  • H.E. Mr. Geir O. Pedersen, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations
  • Dr. David Nabarro, Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Panel Discussion

  • Moderator: H.R.H. Princess Sarah Zeid, Co-Chair, Every Woman Every Child Everywhere H.E.
  • Ms. Sima Bahous, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations
  • Ms. Ugochi Daniels, Chief of Humanitarian Response, UNFPA
  • Mr. Philip Spoerri, Head of Delegation to the United Nations, ICRC
  • Mr. Hamish Young, Chief of Humanitarian Action and Transitions Section, UNICEF
  • Ms. Ninette Kelley, Director, UNHCR NY Office
  • Mr. Werner Obermeyer, Deputy Executive Director, WHO NY Office

Question and answer session with guests.

Concluding Remarks

  • Mr. Filiep Decorte, Deputy Director and Secretariat lead for Global Alliance for Urban Crises, UN-Habitat NY

This is an open event. For further inquiries, please contact Ms. Silje Eggestad: silje.eggestad@mfa.no.


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