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After the post-2015 HLP report: responses from around the world

Time (GMT +01) 14:30 16:15
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Amina Mohammed – The Secretary General’s special advisor on post-2015 and ex officio member of the HLP

David Hallam – Deputy Director, Post-2015 Development Goals, British Cabinet Office


Betty Maina – Chief Executive of the Kenyan Association of Manufacturers and member of the HLP



Debapriya Bhattacharya - Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and convener of the Southern Voice on Post-MDGs initiative


Philipp Schönrock, Director of Cepei and academic coordinator of the CSO +2015 National Consultation in Colombia


Claire Melamed – Head of Programme, Growth, Poverty and Inequality, ODI

For enquiries / audience requests relating to events being held in other locations, please contact the relevant office:

Nairobi – Nardos Hagos, UNDP, Email:
[email protected]Tel: +254 (0) 20 7625670

Dhaka – Mahenaw Ummul Wara, SV/CPD, Email: [email protected] Tel: +88029134438

Bogotá – David Olarte, Cepei, Email: [email protected] Tel: +57 1 300 1051


The High-Level Panel, appointed by the UN Secretary General to advise him on the post-2015 agenda, reports on 30th May.  Will the report live up to the hype?  Will its recommendations meet the aspirations of the many groups and individuals who have contributed to the debate around post-2015, and will it chart a politically effective way forward for governments?  This event provides a global audience with a chance to discuss the report with each other and with two key panel members.

The event will be held simultaneously in London, Nairobi, Dhaka and Bogotá. In each location, an audience and speakers will discuss the report with each other and with participants in the other locations, to provide a global response. In Nairobi, Betty Maina, Chief Executive of the Kenyan Association of Manufacturers, and member of the HLP, will present the report and answer questions. In London, Amina Mohammed, the Secretary General’s special advisor on post-2015 and ex officio member of the HLP, will offer her reflections on the report.  

As well as responding to the HLP report, the event will provide an opportunity to consider its implications for the intergovernmental negotiations on post-2015 goals in the Open Working Group, and the lead up to the UN special event on the MDGs and post-2015 in September 2013.