Past Event

International Conference on Sustainable Development

September 18, 2017 - September 19, 2017
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Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Our theme for this year is The World in 2050: Looking Ahead for Sustainable Development. Confirmed speakers include: - H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana - H.E. Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia - Kathy Calvin, President and CEO, United Nations Foundation - Fiona Dawson, Global President, Mars Food, Drinks, and Multisales - Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers - Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President & CEO, Women's World Banking - Dr. Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director and CEO, LADOL - Gail Klintworth, Director, Business Transformation, Business & Sustainable Development Commission; Partner, SYSTEMIQ - Stefano Manservisi, Director-General, European Commission, International Cooperation & Development (DEVCO) - Dr. Alaa Murabit, UN Sustainable Development Goal Global Advocate - General Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Republic of Indonesia - Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Sustainable Development Solutions Network - John Thwaites, Chair, ClimateWorks Australia; Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute - Patrick Paul Walsh, Professor of International Development Studies, University College Dublin Please also note that we will have additional side events on September 20, 2017! One will focus on sustainable development of the Amazon region of South America, a second on the Global Pact for the Environment, and a third on technological solutions to support the transition to low-emission economies. For more information and to register, please visit