Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information

Programme

Thu, 28 Sep
10:00 to 10:30

Opening Ceremony

  • Ms. Irina Bokova
    Director-General UNESCO 
  • Ms. Albana Shala
    Chair of UNESCO's International Programme for Development of Communication
  • Mr. Lionel Veer
    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to UNESCO
  • Ms. Irena Vaisvilaite  
    Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to UNESCO
10:30 to 13:00

Morning Session: Access to Information & UN Sustainable Development Goals

10.30 - 10.40: Talk 1 - SDG 1 End Poverty

10.50 - 11.00: Talk 2 - SDG 9 Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure

11.10 - 11.20: Talk 3 - SDG 5 Gender Equality

11:30 - 11.40: Talk 4 - SDG 7 Clean & Affordable Energy

11.50 - 12.00: Talk 5 - SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities  

15:00 to 16:45

Afternoon Session: Access to Information & Good Governance

15.00 - 15.10: Talk 6 - Access to Information (SDG 4 Quality Education)  

15.20 - 15.30: Talk 7 - SDG 16 Peace, Justice & Strong institutions

15.40 - 15.50: Talk 8 - Access to Information

16.00 - 16.10: Talk 9 - Access to Information

  • Ms. Amy Goodman
    (One of USA's leading investigative journalists and host of "Democracy Now!")

16.20 - 16.30: Talk 10 -  Access to Information 

16:45 to 17:15

Closing Ceremony

 

  • Mr. Pekka Puustinen
    Ambassador of Finland to UNESCO
  • Ms. Dorothy Gordon
    Vice-chair of UNESCO’s Information For All Programme
  • Mr. Frank La Rue
    Assistant Director-General of UNESCO’s Communication and Information Sector