22th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: GLOBAL PARTNERS FOR GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

SUSTAINABILITY RISKS

Co-sponsored by the Government of Ukraine

 

Supported by UN DESA

Conference Room 4, Friday, December 2, 2013

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT

United Nations Headquarters, New York City   

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Opening Remarks:  

Dr. Christine K. Durbak, Conference Chair and Founder, WIT 

H.E. Mr. Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN

Mr. Nikhil Seth, Director for Sustainable Development, DESA 

 

Speakers:

 

Sustainable Water: 

Mission of Hungary to the United Nations

Title: Budapest Water Summit

 

Sustainable Energy:

Andrew Sowder, Ph.D., CHP, Project Manager, Electric Power Research Institute.

Title: “Putting Sustainable Energy to the Test”.

 

Sustainable Sanitation:

Neo Beng Mark, Minister Counsellor, Permanent Repres. of Rep. of Singapore to the UN

Title: “Health and Sanitation in in post-2015 UN Development Agenda (initiative of the Republic of Singapore and adoption of the GA Resolution”Sanitation for All”

 

Sustainable Food Security:

FAO (invited)

 

Sustainable Health:

Scott Ratzan, M.D. VP Global Corporate Affairs, Amheuser Busch; Prof., Columbia U School of public Health

Title: “Inspiring Smart Choices for Sustainable Health”

 

Sustainable Development:

Prof. Thomas Tsakalakos, Ph.D., Director, Nanotechnology Center, Rutgers University

Title: “Nanotechnology for Sustainability” Commemorating Holodomor

 

Closing Remarks: 

H.E. Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN

 

Faculty Luncheon – by invitation only 

Speaker: Mr. Diarmaid B. O’Sullivan, Senior Advisor, Hospitality and Tourism Industry  

 

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