Conference: Towards 2030 - Status post-Beijing+20 and 2030-development agenda Year One
Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 09:00-12:30

Aalborg University in Copenhagen, A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, 2450 Copenhagen S.V.
Room: Gæstekantinen/Guest Canteen
















Arrival (coffee and tea available)

Welcome remarks and Setting the scene:
Post-Beijing+20, Global Development Goals, GAP-2015 and G4

by Janice G Førde, Chairperson, KULU-Women and Development and 
Margrethe Holm Andersen, Senior Advisor, 
Globelics Secretariat, Department of Business and Management, AAU-Sydhavn

Moderator: Margrethe Holm Andersen, AAU-Sydhaven

Panel 1: The Post-Beijing Platform for Action+20 and the Global Sustainable Development Goals - Status Year One?
How do the BPFA+20 and the 17 global sustainable development goals (SDGs) influence each other? 
How is the BPFA with updates being realized post-2015?
Are women’s/girls’ rights and gender equality at the center of the 17 SDGs? 
What needs to be done?

UN Women, Post-Beijing+20 and the SDGs
by Asger Ryhl, Director, UN Women Nordic Office

African Eyes on Post-Beijing+20 and the Global Sustainable Development Goals
By Mama Koite Doumbia, president MUSONET-Mali 

Latin American Eyes on Post-Beijing+20 and the SDGs
By Marta Benavides, SIGLO XXIII, El Salvador, chair of Feminist Task Force 

African Eyes on SDG 16 and SDG 16.9: 
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels, and 16.9. By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration 
By Bintou Founé Sameké, and WILDAF-Mali president, MUSONET_Mali

The 2030-Development Agenda, BPFA+20, and Denmark’s new development strategy
By Stefan Kovacs, chefkonsulent, Danish Ministery of Foreign Affairs

Open discussion with all (questions and comments from panellist and the floor)

Coffee break

Panel 2 - parliamentarians: The Post-BPfA+20, SDGs, and Danish development strategy 2016?
Is the BPFA+20 being implemented? 
Are women’s/girls’ rights and gender equality at the center of the 17 SDGs? 
What is Denmark doing and what should be done?

Holger K Nielsen, SF, 

Exchange with Panel 1 participants

Open discussion with all (questions and comments from the floor)

Closing remarks 


KULU-Women and Development
(KULU) is a non-partisan women’s rights advocacy and development organisation for 24 women´s organisations, women and equality councils of political parties, development NGOs, trade unions, and other civil society organizations and individual members. KULU was created in connection with the first UN International Women’s Conference in 1975 and officially established in 1976 at the beginning of the UN Decade for Women. KULU has since then been an active contributor to Danish and international development policy and aid discourse and advocacy.
Globelics Secretariat, Department of Business and Management, Aalborg University-Sydhavn in Copenhagen

Hermod Lannungs Fond, Danida Oplysningsbevilling, Ellen Hørups Fond, Social Liberal Party/Radikal Venstre, Socialist Peoples’ Party/Socialistisk Folkeparti


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