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Small Nations, Big Ambitions: Future Generations and Gender Equality - CSW65 Side Event
4 Mar 2021 -  Wales in the only nation to have translated the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into law through its Well-being of Future Generations Act.
Ireland was at the centre of the intergovernmental negotiations for the 2030 Agenda.
Both Irish and Welsh Governments are placing gender equality at the heart of their well-being and sustainability strategies to achieve the UN SDGs.
Join Ambassadors James Roscoe, Brian Flynn and invited speakers, as we explore and highlight the progress small nations can make in achieving Agenda 2030 through addressing gender equality and women’s participation in politics.
Speakers:
Ambassador James Roscoe, UK Deputy Permanent Representative to UN
Ambassador Brian Flynn, Deputy Permanent Representative of Ireland to UN
Lopa Banerjee, Director Civil Society Division, UN Women
Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales
Joanne Rowe, Corporate Risk Officer, Intercontinental Exchange
Moderated by: Jane O’Brien, BBC Correspondent & Presenter
A side event in advance of the 65th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women hosted by the United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations, Government of Ireland, The Welsh Government & Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.
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