“Changing World: Addressing Multi-Dimensions of Poverty and Inequalities”

26 July, 2017

2nd meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development – Economic and Social Council, 2017 session

The theme of the United Nations’ High Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development this year is eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions. On July 10 a session on multidimensions of poverty and inequalities took place.

Colombia’s Director of Economic, Social and Environmental Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Claudia Vazquez and Executive Director of UNICEF Anthony Lake joined Director of OPHI Sabina Alkire on the panel. High Commissioner of India to Canada and noted novelist Vikas Swarup was the moderator for the session.

Laura Stachel, founder of WeShareSolar and WeCareSolar, and Emem Omokaro, Executive Director of The Dave Omokaro Foundation and LEADS Scholar, National Universities Commission, were the lead discussants. Presiding Officer of the session was Nabeel Munir, Deputy Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations and Vice-President of Economic and Social Council.


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