Thursday, 14 June

  • 11:15 am - 12:45 pm  Sustainable Land Management in the Context of a Green Economy (Lead: AFDB/UNCCD/Global Mechanism), Concept note, Story
  • 13:15 pm - 14:45 pm  Facilitating Green Growth in Africa: Perspectives from the African Development Bank (Lead: AfDB), Concept note, Story, Discussion paper

Sunday, 17 June

  • 11:00 am - 04:00 pm  OECD Consultation on Green Growth and Developing Countries 
    (Lead: OECD Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeir)
  • 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm  Institutional & Strategic Frameworks for Sustainable Development in Africa (Lead: UNECA), Concept note, Agenda, Brief
  • 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm  Achievements of Central Africa Implementing Agenda 21 (Lead: COMIFAC), Brief
  • 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm  Financing Sustainable Development in Africa (Lead: AfDB), Concept note, Brief

Monday, 18 June

  • 09:00 am - 10:30 am   Accelerating Green Growth through Public-Private Partnerships (Lead: Global Green Growth Forum / UN Global Compact Corporate Sustainability Forum), Invitation, Profile
  • 11:30 am - 01:00 pm  Investing in Natural Capital:  1.Securing Food, Water and Energy in the World’s Most Valued Ecoregions  (Lead: WWF/ AfDB, IADB, ADB), Concept note, Agenda, Brief
  • 01:30 pm - 03:00 pm  Promoting Inclusive Green Growth and building a Green Economy as a means to achieve sustainable development: Perspectives on Opportunities and Challenges faced by Africa, Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing States (Lead: UN-OSAA, AUC, NEPAD, AFDB, UNEP…), Concept note, Agenda, Brief
  • 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm  Towards and beyond Rio+20: Sustainable Development Delivery at the Regional level (Lead: Regional Environmental Centre), Concept note, Brief

Tuesday, 19 June

  • 10:55 am - 11:50 am  How to finance energy investment in tough times? (Lead: UNSE4ALL/WB, ADB, AfDB), Concept note, Brief
  • 01:30 pm - 05:00 pm  Africa Day “Accelerating Progress towards Sustainable Development in Africa” (Lead: UNECA), Concept note, Programme, Brief, Story
  • 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm  International Conference on “Financing the Green Economy and Sustainable Development” celebrating the BNDES’ 60th Anniversary (Lead: BNDES Avenida República do Chile 100), Brief
  • 03:15 pm - 04:45 pm  The Green Climate Fund: Financing for Green Growth (Lead: Germany Athletes Park)
  • 03:15 pm - 05:15 pm  Investing in Natural Capital in Africa, Asia and Latin America: 2. Partnerships, Policies and Investments Athlete’s Park
  • 05:15 pm - 08:00 pm  Reception  Athlete’s Park
  • 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm  Nature Based Solutions for the Future We Want (Lead: AfDB/IUCN), Concept note, Brief, Story
  • 05:30 pm - 06:00 pm  Press Conference
  • 06:30 pm  Cocktail Sheraton Barra Hotel All AfDB Delegation

Wednesday, 20 June

  • 09:00 am - 10:30 am  Roundtable: on Public Investment: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development (Lead: Brazilian Ministry of Finance), Brief
  • 10:00 am - 06:00 pm  UNCSD Opening and Plenary Sessions
  • 11:15 am - 02:00 pm  European Commission’s Challenge of Sustainable Energy for All in LCDs and SIDs: How can Innovative Financing Contribute? (Lead: EU Athlete’s Park), Concept note, Agenda, Brief
  • 04:30 pm - 07:00 pm  UNCSD’s High Level Roundtable Looking at the way forward, Concept note

Thursday, 21 June

  • 08:30 am - 09:30 am  Media Breakfast with AfDB President (Lead: AfDB)
  • 09:00 am - 10:30 am   Signing Ceremony MoU on AfDB and BNDES Collaboration
  • 09:00 am - 10:30 am  “Sustainable, Inclusive Growth: The Way Forward from Rio+20 and G20 “ Leading Governments on the Agenda of Sustainable Economic Growth Push for more Structured Private Sector Engagement (Lead: Global Green Growth Forum/GGGI), Story
  • 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm  Recognizing Africa’s Ecological Footprint/ Investing in Natural Capital: Launch of Mozambique Green Growth Road Map (Lead: AFDB,WWF, Senegal Athlete’s Park), Concept note, Agenda, Brief, Story
  • 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm   Private Sector Dialogue in the Context of a Green Economy, Concept note, Brief

Friday, 22 June

  • 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm  OECD High-Level Event on Green Growth and Developing Countries, Concept note, Brief


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