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  • GREEN ECONOMY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: PROGRESS AND PROSPECTS
     

     

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    Under the Patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice- President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates will host the inaugural Global PAGE Conference which will take place on the 4th and 5th of March 2014, in Dubai. This is aligned with UAE vision 2021 and UAE Green Growth Strategy that was launched in 2012 under the slogan Green Economy for Sustainable Development. The 2014 PAGE Conference will be an opportunity to review international experience and progress related to green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication. The conference will also offer a chance to consider how greener economies can contribute to the emerging post-2015 development agenda. More than 300 participants representing governments, the private sector, civil society and development agencies are expected.

     

    Advanced Conference Agenda [as of 03 March 2014]

    Time Session
    09:00 – 10:00 Registration
    10:00 – 11:00 Opening plenary session: Creating partnerships for action
    11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
    11:30 – 13:00 Second plenary session: Acting on the Rio+20 outcomes
    13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Side event with the Green Growth Best Practice Initiative (up to 100 participants)
    14:30 – 16:00 First parallel sessions: (a)   Green jobs and skills
    (b)  Finance, fiscal policy and investments
    (c) Green industrial policy
    16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
    16:30 – 18:00 Third plenary session: UAE experience with green growth
    19:30 – 21:30 Welcome dinner hosted by UAE

    Time Session
    09:00 – 10:30 Fourth plenary session: Summary of key findings from Day 1 and First Set of Parallel Sessions
    10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
    11:00 – 12:30 Second Parallel sessions: (d) Social inclusion and poverty reduction
    (e)  Trade policies and opportunities
    (f) Metrics and indicators for green economy
    12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Side event with the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (up to 100 participants)
    14:00 – 15:30 Fifth plenary session: Summary of key findings from Second Set of Parallel Sessions
    15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
    16:00 – 17:30 Closing plenary session: Taking green economy and PAGE forward

    • Key insights and take home point from the Conference – how to move from ideas to action?
    • With reflections from Panelists, Participants, PAGE Partners
    • Closing Address by the Chair and Host, H.E. Dr Rashid Ahmed
    • Mohammed Bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, UAE

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