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Workshop 1, #RotaryUNDay - Rotary Day at the United Nations 2017
11 Nov 2017 -  Workshop 1: “Sustainable Development, Peace, Rights, Well-being”

Host of the workshop: Mr. Walter B. Gyger, Primary Representative of Rotary International to UN Geneva.

Introductory Speaker and Moderator: Ms. Nadia Isler, Director, SDG Lab-Office of Sustainable Development Goals within the United Nations in Geneva.

Panelists:
· Dr. Achim Wennmann, Executive Coordinator, Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, and Senior Researcher at the Graduate Institute’s Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP)
· Ms. Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
· H.E. Mr. Foo Kok Jwee, Ambassador, Head of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Singapore in Geneva
· Ms. Rebecca Tolstoy, Managing Director of Tolstoy Consulting as well as CEO of fintech start-up Tolstoy Systems and Chairwoman of Path of Hope Foundation, Rotarian of the Year – Western Australia 2016
· Mr. Vic Van Vuuren, Director of the Enterprises Department at the International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva

Peace Honorees:
Ms. Safina Rahman, a member of the Rotary Club of Dhaka Mahanagar, Bangladesh who established Emancipation & Empowerment of Girls
Ms. Taylor (Stevenson) Cass Talbott, a graduate of the Rotary Peace Center at the International Christian University in Japan who helped give voice to the marginalized by Pushing for Peace, Sanitation & Dignity for Pune’s Waste Pickers.

Rapporteur: Ms. Lubiana Gosp Server, Member, Rotaract Genève International.
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