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Regional Symposium, 5-8 December 2017

November 27, 2017

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Day 1 - 06 December 2017

OPENING SESSION

Opening remarks:

Mr. Bo-Kyun Shim, Vice Minister of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS), Republic of Korea

Ms. Marion Barthelemy, Director, Division for Public Administration and Development Management, DESA

Welcoming remarks:

Mr. Keewon Hong, Ambassador for International Relations, Incheon Metropolitan City

Keynote Speech:

H.E. Tan Sri Dr. Ali Hamsa, Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia and UN CEPA Member

H.E. Ms. Ismat Ara Sadique, Minister of State, Ministry of Public Administration, Bangladesh

 

Plenary Session I - Organizing, Planning and Mobilizing for Implementing the SDGs : PART1- Getting Institutions Organized for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs): Whole-of-Government and Whole-of-Society Approaches

Plenary Remarks:

Mr. Leonard Tampubolon, Deputy Minister, Ministry of National Development Planning / National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS), Indonesia

Mr. Chae Gun Chung, Head of UN Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), DPADM/UNDESA

Dr. Kamariah Noruddin, Deputy Director General (Macro), Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister¡¯s Department, Malaysia

Mr. Brian Lariche, Boardmember, Asia, Aflatoun International

 

SESSION I: PART 2: Strategic Planning for Implementing the 2030 Agenda

Special Remark:

Ms. Michaela Prokop, Regional Programme Advisor for the SDGs, UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre

Plenary Remarks:

Mr. M. Aslam Alam, Rector, Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), Ministry of Public Administration

Mr. Dasho Karma Tshiteem, Chairman, Royal Civil Service Commission, Bhutan

Mr. Samuel Grundler, Director of Aid, Planning & Aid Division, Ministry of Finance, Government of Nauru

 

SESSION I: PART 3: PARALLEL BREAKAWAY GROUPS

Group 1 - Mobilizing Public Servants and Transforming Mindsets - Advancing a Curriculum on the SDGs:

1st Presentation by Adriana Alberti, Senior Governance and Public Administration Officer, Division for Public Administration and Development Management, DESA

2nd Presentation by Adriana Alberti, Senior Governance and Public Administration Officer, Division for Public Administration and Development Management, DESA

Presentation by Dr. M Aslam Alam, Senior Secretary to the Government and Rector, Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Presentation by Mr. Dasho Karma Tshiteem, Chairman, Royal Civil Service Commission, Bhutan

Presentation by Amb. Young-sam Ma, Director, UNITAR CIFAL Jeju

Presentation by Dr. Lan Xue, Dean, School of Public Policy and Management, Sustainable Development Institute of Tsinghua University, China

Presentation by Mr. Wonkyu Shin, Specialist, Division of Development Research, Korea Development Institute (KDI) 

 

Group 2 - Spearheading Whole-of-Government Approaches and Policy Integration:

Presentation by Mr. Jean D¡¯Aragon, Senior Sustainable Development Expert, UN Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD/UNDESA)

Presentation by Ms. Ma'ata Mafi, Economist, National Planning Division, Prime Minister's Office, Tonga

Presentation by Mr. Mok Khemera, Director, Department of E-Government, General Department of ICT, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Cambodia

 

Group 3 - Engaging All Stakeholders in SDG Implementation:

Presentation by Hon. Noel E Rosal, Mayor of Legazpi City, Philippines

Presentation by Ms. Hee Jae Yoo, Director, Korea ToP Facilitation Center, Korea

 

 

Day 2: 07 December 2017

PLENARY SESSION II-LOCALIZING THE SDGS-ENHANCING COOPERATION BETWEEN CENTRAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND EQUIPPING INSTITUIONS

Keynote Speech by Ms. Durreen Shahnaz, Founder, Impact Investment Exchange and Foundation

Plenary Remarks by Ms. Girlie Grace Casimiro-Igtiben, Chief Economic Development Specialist, National Economic and Development Authority, The Philippines

Plenary Remarks by Mr. Hoiseung Lee, Director General, International Cooperation Bureau, Seoul Metropolitan Government

Plenary Remarks by Mr. Arab Hoballah, Team Leader, EU-GIZ SWITCH-Asia Facility on Sustainable Production and Consumption (SCP)

Plenary Remarks by Dr. Lan Xue, Dean, School of Public Policy and Management, Sustainable Development Institute of Tsinghua University, China

 

PLENARY SESSION II-PARALLEL BREAKAWAY GROUPS

Group 1 - Localizing the SDGs:

Presentation by Hon. Eloy C. Eclar, Mayor of Gerona, Philippines

Presentation by Mr. Chang-Soo Choe, Professor, Cyber Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Presentation by Ms. Eah Antonio, Philippines, 2030 Youth Force (Initiated by UNDP & UNV)

 

Group 2 - Resources Allocation between National and Local Governments:

Presentation by Mr. Syviengxay Oraboune, Acting Director General, Center for Socio-Economic Science and Policy Research, National Institute for Economic Research (NIER) of Lao Government, Lao PDR

Presentation by Hon. Suriya Yeekhun, Mayor of Prik Municipality, Thailand 

Presentation by Mr. Moise Tchankoumi, Former Professor, Public Finance  Consultant, France

Presentation by Mr. David Kasdan, Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, Graduate School of Governance, SungKyunKwan University

 

Group 3 - Making Cities and Human Settlements Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable:

Presentation by Ms. Waltraut Ritter, Founder and Principal, Knowledge Dialogues

Presentation by Mr. Wang Xingquan, Director of Research Center on Innovation, Institute of Information Sciences, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

Key Points by Mr. Wang Xingquan, Director of Research Center on Innovation, Institute of Information Sciences, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

Presentation by Mr. Shaleen Singhal, Professor of Sustainable Cities, TERI University, India

Presentation by Mr. Hi Yong Lee, Director, Technical Operations Division, Incheon Smart City Corporation

Presentation by Mr. Gerald Paragas, Representative of the Governor of Provincial Government of Pangasinan, Philippines

Presentation by Ms. Binita Karki, Nepal, 2030 Youth Force (Initiated by UNDP & UNV)

 

PLENARY SESSION III- IMPROVING PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY AND PROMOTING INCLUSION THROUGH INNOVATION AND ICTS

Keynote Speech by Mr. Liam Maxwell, National Technology Adviser, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, United Kingdom

Plenary Remarks by Ms. Adriana Alberti, Senior Governance and Public Administration Officer, UNDESA/DPADM

Video Presentation by Ms. Anita Gurumurthy, Executive Director, IT for Change, E-Government for Women's Empowerment - UNESCAP & DPADM/UNPOG joint project

Plenary Remarks by Mr. Zheng Lei, Associate Professor, Public Management, Fudan University

Plenary Remarks by Mr. Cheung Moon Cho, Executive Principal Researcher, Korea National Information Society Agency (NIA)

Plenary Remarks by Mr. Redempto Parafina, Executive Director, CheckmySchool.org and Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific (ANSA-EAP)

 

PLENARY SESSION III- PARALLEL BREAKAWAY GROUP

Group 1 - Improved Access to Public Services through National ID Management:

Presentation by Ms. Jennifer Tan, Director, Government Technology Agency, Singapore

Talking Points by Ms. Jennifer Tan, Director, Government Technology Agency, Singapore

Presentation by Dr. Sang-Baek Chris Kang, Director, Department of Global Cooperation, Korea Local Information Research & Development Institute

Talking Points by Dr. Sang-Baek Chris Kang, Director, Department of Global Cooperation, Korea Local Information Research & Development Institute  

Presentation by Mr. Bhagawan Aryal, Director, Department of Civil Registration, Ministry of Local Development and Federal Affairs, Nepal

 

Group 2 - Multichannel Services Delivery - Improving the Delivery of Services for Vulnerable Groups:

Presentation by Ms. Girlie Grace Casimiro-Igtiben, Chief Economic Development Specialist, Social Protection and Integration Division, National Economic and Development Authority, Philippines

Presentation by Mr. Mok Khemera, Director, Department of E-Government, General Department of ICT, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Cambodia

Presentation by Ms. Nora Shikin binti Ismael, Head of SL1M Secretariat, Training Scheme to Empower Vulnerable Groups, Prime Minister¡¯s Economic Planning Unit, Malaysia

Presentation by Mr. Nazrul Islam, Country Director, Bangladesh, Relief International

Presentation by Mr. Il-han Kwon, Department of Global Cooperation / Team Leader, Korea Local Information Research & Development Institute (KLID)

 

Group 3 - Improving Financial Inclusion for Vulnerable Groups:

Presentation by Mr. Sameer Goyal, Program Manager, Seoul Center for Financial Sector Development Finance & Markets Global Practice, World Bank

Presentation by Mr. Praneel Pritesh, Financial Inclusion Specialist, UNCDF/PFIP

Presentation by Mr. Brian Lariche, Board member, Asia, Aflatoun International

Presentation by Ms. Sylvia Okinaly-Paraguya, CEO, National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO)

 

Day 3 - 08 December 2017

PLENARY SESSION IV-REVIEW OF SDG IMPLEMENTATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Keynote Speech by Dr. Agus Joko Pramono, Boardmember, the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia

Presentation by Mr. Saber Chowdhury, Honorary President of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Member of Parliament, Bangladesh

Presentation by Mr. Yeom Tae-Young, Mayor of Suwon City, Republic of Korea 




PLENARY SESSION V-REVIEWING PROGRESS AT THE GLOBAL LEVEL

Keynote Speech by Dr. Agus Joko Pramono, Boardmember, the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia

Presentation by Mr. Saber Chowdhury, Honorary President of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Member of Parliament, Bangladesh

Presentation by Mr. Yeom Tae-Young, Mayor of Suwon City, Republic of Korea 



ACTION POINTS FROM THE BREAKAWAY GROUPS AND WAY FORWARD

Presentation by Dr. Lan Xue, Dean, School of Public Policy Management, Sustainable Development Institute of Tsinghua University, China

Presentation by Ms. Jennifer Tan, Director, Government Technology Agency, Singapore

Presentation by National Information Society Agency (NIA)

Presentation by National Human Resources Development Institute (NHI)

Presentation by United Nations Project Office on Governance, Division for Public Administration and Development Management, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs



CLOSING REMARKS

Remarks by Mr. II-jae Kim, Deputy Minister of the Interior and Safety (MOIS), Republic of Korea

Key Messages from Concluding Comments by Ms. Marion Barthelemy, Director, DPADM/UNDESA


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