Sustainable Development goals and Paris Agreement 2015
3:00AM to 05:00pm
38, Street No: 86 Embassy Road,G-6/3, Islamabad Pakistan
Prof Dr Tariq Banuri, Department of City and Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah, is an expert on sustainable development policy. He served most recently as the Director, UN Division for Sustainable Development. Earlier, he had been instrumental in the design of a number of institutions and networks on sustainable development, including the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), the Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP), the Asia Centre of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), the UN Office of Sustainable Development (UNOSD) in Inchon, South Korea, the Ring Alliance, the Sustainable Mekong Research Network, the Human Development Foundation of North America, and the Great Transition Initiative.
He has provided policy advice to the Government of Pakistan as well as several international institutions including the United Nations, the World Bank, ADB, Sida, EU, SAARC, USAID, and DfID. He has served on national as well as international forums for policy and research, including as Coordinating Lead Author on the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), member of the United Nations’ Committee on Development Policy (CDP), member of the Pakistan Environmental Protection Council, member of the board of governors of Pakistan’s central bank, member/secretary of the Presidential Committee on Higher Education, and Chair of IUCN’s Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy (CEESP).
Chair by: Mr Zahid Hamid | Federal Minister for Climate Change
Moderated by: Dr Abid Q Suleri | Executive Director SDPI
Speaker: Shafqat Kakakhel | Chairmen BOG SDPI