Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Urban Challenges of the Nexus: Local and Global Perspectives

Chair

Jorge Laguna-Celis, Senior Sustainable Development Advisor to the President of the UN General Assembly

Panelists

Maruxa Cardama, Executive Project Coordinator, Communitas, Coalition for Sustainable Cities and Regions in the new UN Development Agenda slides64x50
Michael Schmitz, Executive Director, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA slides64x50
Nicholas You, Chairman, UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign Steering Committee slides64x50
Yamina Djacta, Director, New York Office, United Nations Human Settlement Programme slides64x50

Financing the Nexus: Policy and Practice

Chair

Farrukh Iqbal Khan, Counselor, Pakistan Mission to the UN

Panelists

Adeline Diab, Head of Responsible Investment Integration, AVIVA Global Investors slides64x50
Andre Laperriere, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Global Environment Facility slides64x50
Walter Howes, Managing Partner, Verdigris Capital, LLC slides64x50

Closing Session

Speakers

Felix Dodds, Associate Fellow, Tellus Institute
Jamie Bartram, Director of The Water Institute at UNC