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Regional Preparatory Workshop for Africa Voluntary National Review Countries: Strengthening Integrated and Voluntary National Review and Reporting of the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063

Monday, February 24, 2020, Victoria Falls
Joint session of countries involved in the voluntary national review and major groups and other stakeholders, and closing of the meeting | Monday, 24 February 2020

United Nations Foundation, the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning, DESA and ECA

Moderator: Kavita Desai, UN Foundation

Opening Remarks: Karima Bounemra Ben Soltane, IDEP

•    H.E. Mr. Perks Master Clemency Ligoya, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Malawi to the United Nations 
•    Mr. Moulay Abdeljebbar Salim, Haut-Commissariat du Plan, Morocco 
•    Mr. Magloire Augustin Aguessy, Director SDGs, Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, Benin
•    Dr. Rose Ngugi, Executive Director, The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA)
•    Mr. Amson Sibanda, Chief of the National Strategies and Capacity Building Branch, DSDG, UN DESA

Representatives of the Major Groups and other Stakeholders

•    People: Ms. Juliet Barasa, Project Manager, Girls Advocacy Alliance, Plan international
•    Prosperity: Ms. Marilyn Mbogua, Regional Development Coordinator (East Africa) Global Network of CSO for Disaster Reduction
•    Planet: Mr. Ayouba Sani, National Director, Jeune Volontaires pour l'Environnement
•    Peace: Ms. Hagar Monsif, African Affairs and SDGs Unit Manager
•    Partnership: Dr. Daniel Nyanganyura, Regional Director for Africa International Science Council

Closing Remarks: Tonya Vaturi, UN DESA

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grass Island 2