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Second Committee (8th meeting) and ECOSOC (2017 session) Joint Meeting - 71st General Assembly
7 Oct 2016 -  Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee, 8th meeting) and Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC, 2017 session) Joint Meeting.

Joint meeting on the topic “The changing political economy of globalization: multilateral institutions and the 2030 Agenda”
Opening remarks by the Co-Chairs
His Excellency Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava, President of the Economic and Social Council and Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe to the United Nations
His Excellency Dian Triansyah Djani, Chair of the Second Committee and Permanent Representative of Indonesia to the United Nations

Keynote address
- Mr. Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author
- Ms. Pamela Falk, Foreign Affairs Analyst, CBS News
- Ms. Anu Madgavkar, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute
- Mr. Michael G.. Plummer, Director and Eni Professor of International Economics, School of Advanced International Studies (Europe), John Hopkins University
- Ms. Mariama Williams, Senior Programme Officer, Global Governance for Development Programme, South Center
Presentations followed by an interactive discussion

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