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Launch of Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)’s Asia Headquarters

By SDSN

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Malaysia and Online

Date & time

17 November 2022

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18 November 2022

About this event

Join SDSN this November to celebrate the launch of their newest Secretariat office! The Kuala Lumpur office will serve as SDSN’s Asia Headquarters, working closely with their offices in New York and Paris, as well as regional Networks and partners, to advance SDSN’s global mission, with a particular focus on promoting sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific. The launch of this Asia Headquarters recognizes the importance of engaging the Asia-Pacific region and celebrates the region’s contribution towards advancing the global sustainable development agenda.

This is a hybrid event. The launch ceremony and panel sessions will be livestreamed.

Program

Thursday, November 17, 2022 | 6:30-9:00pm MYT (GMT+8)

LAUNCH CEREMONY

  • YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah AO, Chair of SDSN Malaysia & Chairman of Sunway Group
  • Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

NETWORKING RECEPTION (In-person only)

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 1:30-5:30pm MYT (GMT+8)

MEETING OF REGIONAL NETWORK CHAIRS & MANAGERS (Invitation only)

PANEL SESSIONS

Progress of the SDGs in a Tumultuous World and the Role of the SDSN in the Asia-Pacific

  • Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, President, SDSN
  • Prof. WOO Wing Thye, Vice-President for Asia and Head of the Kuala Lumpur office, SDSN
  • Eve de la Mothe Karoubi, Head of Networks, SDSN
  • Prof. John Thwaites, Chair of SDSN Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

ASEAN Green Future: Mapping Decarbonization Pathways for Southeast Asia

  • Prof. LEONG Yuen Yoong, Program Director, Sustainability Studies, SDSN
  • Other panelists TBC

Advancing Education for Sustainable Development

  • Prof. Patrick Paul Walsh, Vice-President of Education and Director, SDG Academy, SDSN
  • Dr. Radhika Iyengar, Director of Education, Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University, & Secretariat Chair, Mission 4.7
  • Karen Chand, Program Director, Education Studies, SDSN
  • Shannon Kobran, Regional Team Lead for Asia, SDG Academy, SDSN

Science Panel for Rainforests: How Research Can Help Conserve the Amazon and Borneo

  • Prof. Mazlin Bin Mokhtar, Program Director, Ecological Studies, SDSN
  • Emma Torres, Vice-President of the Americas and Head of the New York office, SDSN
  • Prof. LEONG Yuen Yoong, Program Director, Sustainability Studies, SDSN

Program details are still being confirmed and are subject to change.

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