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Post-2015 Development Orientation and Briefing Programme VIII New York

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New York City, United States
19 May 2014
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1 Days
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Monday 19 May 13.15-14.30  CR 8 (NLB)

Given the complexity and number of processes that will contribute to the development of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is organizing a series of interactive technical briefings for members of delegations and other government officials at the United Nations in New York, and later in Geneva. The overall objective of the briefings is to strengthen knowledge for evidence-based decision making in the formulation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda to be agreed by Member States in September 2015. 
The series will feature around 15 different sessions, and will
v      Assist participants to access the most up-to-date and essential information coming from the numerous processes that will contribute to the Post-2015 agenda, and key outcomes of ongoing Member States’ discussions in various fora, as well as allowing newly arrived delegates to ‘catch up’;
v      Provide a dynamic and interactive space where delegates can exchange views on the Post-2015 development agenda and have a more in-depth discussion, as needed.

The briefings will be facilitated by prominent experts and involve peer-to-peer learning and active involvement of members of delegations. An online resource platform will also be available to support the learning experience. 


v      Peaceful and inclusive societies
v      Rule of law
v      Governance and capable institutions
v      Discussion
Invited experts
v   Mr. Henk-Jan Brinkman, Chief, Policy, Planning and Application Branch, Peacebuilding Support Office, United Nations
v   Mr. Edric Selous, Director, Rule of Law Unit, Executive Office of the Secretary-General
v   Ms. Shelley Inglis, Policy Advisor and Team Leader of Rule of Law: Access to Justice and Security, Democratic Governance, UNDP
v   Mr. Serge Kapto, Policy Specialist, E-governance and Access to Information, Democratic Governance Group, Bureau for Development Policy, UNDP
Members of Delegations and other government representatives at the United Nations who would like to improve their knowledge of and access to the most-up-to-date information of the intergovernmental process.



The event is free and open to the delegates to the United Nations, however online or onsite registration is required.
v      Onsite registration: from 13:00 on 19 May 2014 in the Conference Room 8 (NLB), United Nations Headquarters in New York

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