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P4G State-of-the-Art Awards and WRI Report Launch: Transformative Partnerships to Accelerate the SDGs

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This event will be held in English and will feature live translation in French, Spanish, and Korean.

Join us for a webinar – featuring speakers like the Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, the First Lady of Colombia, the 8th Secretary General of the UN and more – honoring some of the world’s most innovative cross-sector collaborations for sustainable development and sharing science-based catalysts for achieving a truly transformative partnership.

If you want to learn more about how innovative, out-of-the-box ideas and cross-sector collaboration can help address the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, this webinar is for you.

The first half of the webinar will celebrate the 2020 P4G State-of-the-Art Partnership Award winners, including the 2020 Partnership of the Year. State-of-the-Art Award winners are pioneering green partnerships that deliver inclusive growth, and find innovative, new ways to further progress on the Sustainable Development Goals and climate action.

Speakers

  • His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark
  • María Juliana Ruiz Sandoval, First Lady of Colombia
  • Cho Myung-rae, Minister of Environment, Republic of Korea
  • Sanda Ojiambo, Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact
  • P4G State-of-the-Art Award Partnerships
  • Ian de Cruz, Global Director, P4G
  • Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, WRI (moderator)

The second half of the webinar will feature the global launch of a new WRI report, “A Time for Transformative Partnerships: How Multistakeholder Partnerships Can Accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals.” The report outlines key success factors for transformation that can help partnerships achieve meaningful change. In addition to a breakdown of the report, this half of the webinar will also feature a high-level panel discussion on practical ways stakeholders from all sectors can accelerate partnerships to meet the SDGs and global climate commitments.

Speakers

  • Ban Ki-moon, Chair of GGGI and 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Christiana Figueres, Former Executive Secretary, UNFCCC
  • Tomas Anker Christensen, Climate Ambassador, Denmark
  • Sanda Ojiambo, Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact
  • Gonzalo Muñoz, Co-founder and CEO, TriCiclos, High-Level Champion COP25
  • María Mendiluce, CEO, We Mean Business Coalition
  • Durreen Shahnaz, Founder and CEO Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)
  • Serena Li, Lead Author of Report Team, WRI
  • Erin Gray, Economist and Report Co-Author, WRI
  • Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, WRI (moderator)

Join this spirited discussion, cohosted by WRI, P4G and the Global Green Growth Institute, on how transformative partnerships are developed, and how they can be nurtured to get the biggest return on investment.

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