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1st Meeting, 70th Session of the Commission (UNECE…

1st Meeting, 70th Session of the Commission (UNECE)
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Digital and Green Transformations for Sustainable Development in the region of the Economic Commission for Europe
10.00 - 10.20: Opening and adoption of the agenda
  • H.E. Désirée Schweitzer, Chair of the Commission
  • Ms. Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary, ECE
  • Ms. Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Secretary-General, ITUMs. Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General, UNOG
10.20 - 13.00: High level segment: Digital and green transformations for sustainable development in the region of the Economic Commission for Europe
  • High-level dialogue
  • Keynote address - N.N.
  • Interventions by Heads of delegation
  • Presentation by the Executive Secretary
The high-level dialogue will focus on policy initiatives to foster the digital transformation and maximize its beneficial impacts for sustainable development and initiatives aimed at accelerating the green transformation and a shift to a circular economy and the sustainable use of natural resources, the role of international cooperation in accelerating progress, and the contributions that ECE can make in related areas. Heads of delegation are also invited to consider action taken by governments and other stakeholders to promote the adoption of digital technologies to address environmental challenges, enhance inclusion and increase prosperity for all. Member States are invited to contribute 3-minute statements to this dialogue before an exchange of views. Pre-recorded messages can be submitted.