HLPF Side Event: South-South and Triangular Cooperation to Tackle the Energy and Climate Crises – Bringing Together Different Technologies to Accelerate the SDGs, 10 July 2023

Jul 5, 2023 | 2023 HLPF Side Events, Events

  • When: 10 July 2023 – 18:30 – 20:00 (EST)
  • Where: Conference Room 3, UN Secretariat Building
  • Livestream: The event recording is available on UN Web TV. To watch, please click here.

On 10 July 2023, on the occasion of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, the Permanent Mission of Tajikistan to the UN, the Permanent Mission of South Africa to the UN, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) co-organized a side event on “South-South and Triangular Cooperation to Tackle the Energy and Climate Crises – Bringing Together Different Technologies to Accelerate The SDGs“.

Objectives

The side event highlighted the critical role played by South-South and Triangular Cooperation mechanisms in transferring technology and building sustainable capacity to ensure access to energy and clean water for all. Member States from different regions of the world and UN Agencies shared experiences to illustrate, with concrete examples, how South-South and Triangular Cooperation mechanisms and approaches can help bringing together complementary sources and technologies to accelerate the advancement towards the sustainable achievement of SDG 6 and SDG 7.

Tentative Agenda Moderator: Ms. Vivian Okeke, Director of IAEA Liaison Office NY, IAEA 1. Opening Remarks
  • Mr. Hua Liu, Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, IAEA
2. Moderated Panel Discussion
  • Mr. Hua Liu, Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, IAEA
  • Ms. Cassie Flynn, Director, Climate Hub, UNDP
  • Ms. Dima Al-Khatib, Director, UNOSSC
  • H.E. Ms. Mathus Joyini, Permanent Representative of South African to the United Nations
  • H.E. Ambassador Jonibek Hikmat, Tajikistan
3. Q&A 4. Wrap up by moderator 5. Closing remarks by UNDP, UNOSSC