[Update] Mr Dejan Dincic, Senior Lecturer at DiploFoundation, will participate in the conference and moderate a session on 'How can blockchain technology help us finance the SDGs', on Tuesday, 10th April.
An international conference on 'Public private partnerships for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development' will be held on 10–13 April 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland. The event is co-organised by the Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations System (JIU) and the World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD).
The conference will offer participants – UN entities, the private sector, academia, think tanks and civil society – an opportunity to take part in debates on how to improve the contribution of public and private actors in achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Topics to be discussed will include, among others, coalescing the energies of small and medium-sized enterprises, how to communicate with the private sector about SDGs, investing in SDGs, incentivising the private sector, training for partnerships, and innovation partnerships. The JIU report on the 'United Nations – private sector partnership arrangements' will also form part of the discussions.
Expected outcomes of the event include:
For more information, visit the event webpage.