IAAIpost2015sideevent21Jan2015 panel 2

IAAI/GloCha Side Event to the First Meeting of the post2015 Negotiations Process

Towards a Transformative post2015 Agenda –
Integrating Global Citizens and their Resources into post2015 Agenda Means of Implementation Design

IAAIpost2015sideevent21Jan2015 panel 2

Date and Time:     21st January 2015, 1.15-2.30 PM
Venue:                   Conference Room B, UN Headquarters New York

Organizer:
International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges IAAI www.glocha.info

in cooperation with WorldWeWant 2015 http://www.worldwewant2015.org/

Event description and potential contribution to Post 2015 process:

This side event aims to inspire intergovernmental post2015 negotiations with concrete concepts, tools and campaigns for integration of resources (finance, knowledge, workforce, social energy) of global citizens and local communities in post2015 agenda Means of Implementation design. (Goal 17 “Means of Implementation”, Target 17.16 “Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships”)

At the side event there shall be presented the Global Challenges (GloCha) Action Network (which has been elaborated by Rio+20 Issues Cluster on Innovation http://uncsd2012.org/index.php?page=view&nr=866&type=230&menu=39), its vision and initiatives.

In addition to GloCha concepts, tools and campaigns there shall be highlighted innovative youth focused post2015 agenda engagement activities of UN Millennium Campaign, the WorldWeWant2015 online consultation and knowledge management platform http://www.worldwewant2015.org/ and youth perspectives related to existing and needed engagement opportunities.

Moderator:
Christina Stevens, Award Winning Author, Member: Board of Directors, Captain Planet Foundation; Special Projects Committee, Directors Guild of America, UN representative of IAAI at UN HQ in NY @flyingtigress

Panelists

· Mitchell Toomey, director of UN Millennium Campaign/UNDP @ mtoomeyUN
· Onano Vivian, global youth leader from Kenya @vivianonano
· Miroslav Polzer, secretary general of IAAI, coordinator of GloCha System (#GloCha) @glocha_mp
· Arrey Obenson, Deputy Secretary General, JCI – Junior Chamber International @aobenson
· Ravi Karkara, co-chair WorldWeWant2015, Global Adviser on Strategic Partnerships and Youth UNMC/UN Habitat, vice president of IAAI @ravikarkara

Video-on-demand: https://www.youtube.com/user/iaaiglocha/videos

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