This World Leaders Forum program features an address on the World Childhood Foundation and Global Child Forum by HM Queen Silvia of Sweden, followed by a moderated panel discussion about the future and well being of all children and question and answer session with the audience.
Welcome by: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University
Alek Wek, Ambassador for the H&M Conscious Foundation
Richard R. Buery Jr., Deputy Mayor for Strategic Initiatives, New York City
Amina Mohammed, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning
Panel I: Core Priority Areas for Children in the Age of Sustainable Development
Seth Berkley, GAVI Alliance
Christine (Stine) Bosse, Millennium Development Goals Advocates
Dho Young-Shim, Ambassador for the Millennium Development Goals Advocates
Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children
Hirokazu Yoshikawa, New York University
Panel II:Engaging Stakeholders in a Child-Focused Integrated Approach to Sustainable Development
Per Heggenes, IKEA Foundation
Niclas Kjellström-Matseke, Postcode Lottery Sweden
Irwin Redlener, Program on Child Well-Being and Resilience at The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Helena Thybell, H&M Conscious Foundation
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Slide 1: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, welcomes the audience to the World Leaders Forum program titled, “Children in the Age of Sustainable Development,” on September 26, 2014.
Slide 2: Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden delivers the keynote address to Columbia University students, faculty, and staff.
Slide 3: The first panel discussion titled, “Core Priority Areas for Children in the Age of Sustainable Development,” with Joanna Rubinstein, Seth Berkley, Christine (Stine) Bosse, Ambassador Dho Young-Shim, Marta Santos Pais, and Hirokazu Yoshikawa.
Slide 4: The second panel discussion titled, “Engaging Stakeholders in a Child-Focused Integrated Approach to Sustainable Development,” with Per Heggenes, Georg Kell, Niclas Kjellstrom-Matseke, Irwin Redlener and Helena Thybell.