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Sixty-fifth session of the Commission

Sixty-fifth session of the Commission

09 - 11 April 2013
Palais des Nations, Geneva Switzerland

Documents

 

Document Title

English

French

Russian

 

Biennial Report (1 April 2011-11 April 2013)

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Decision A(65) - Outcome of the review of the 2005 reform of ECE

PDF

   

 

Chair's summaries of the High-level Segment

PDF

   

 

       

 

Provisional agenda for the sixty-fifth session

E/ECE/1463

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Provisional programme

PDF

   

 

Item 1: Opening and adoption of the agenda

     

 

Item 2: Follow-up to Rio+20 and post-2015 development agenda

     

 

     (a) The future of sustainability: from transition to transformation

     E/ECE/1465

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

     (b) Sustainable development governance: regional implications and perspectives for the post-Rio+20 institutional set-up

     E/ECE/1466

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Item 3: Economic developments and challenges in the ECE region: the role of innovation in creating a dynamic and competitive economy

E/ECE/1467

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Item 4: Outcome of the review of the 2005 reform of ECE

E/ECE/1468

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Item 5: Other issues calling for decision by the Commission (cancelled)

     

 

Item 6: Report on activities of the Executive Committee

E/ECE/1470

     

 

Document Title

English

French

Russian

 

Biennial Report (1 April 2011-11 April 2013)

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Decision A(65) - Outcome of the review of the 2005 reform of ECE

PDF

   

 

Chair's summaries of the High-level Segment

PDF

   

 

       

 

Provisional agenda for the sixty-fifth session

E/ECE/1463

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Provisional programme

PDF

   

 

Item 1: Opening and adoption of the agenda

     

 

Item 2: Follow-up to Rio+20 and post-2015 development agenda

     

 

     (a) The future of sustainability: from transition to transformation

     E/ECE/1465

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

     (b) Sustainable development governance: regional implications and perspectives for the post-Rio+20 institutional set-up

     E/ECE/1466

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Item 3: Economic developments and challenges in the ECE region: the role of innovation in creating a dynamic and competitive economy

E/ECE/1467

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Item 4: Outcome of the review of the 2005 reform of ECE

E/ECE/1468

PDF

PDF

PDF

 

Item 5: Other issues calling for decision by the Commission (cancelled)

     

 

Item 6: Report on activities of the Executive Committee

E/ECE/1470

     

High-level segment, Day 1

Programme

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

High-level segment

Item 1:

Opening and adoption of the agenda

   

10.00-10.15

Opening remarks:

 

 

 

H.E. Mr. Uglješa Ugi Zvekić, Ambassador of Serbia, Chairperson of the Economic Commission for Europe

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Mr. Sven Alkalaj, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Europe

PDF

 
 

Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva

PDF

 

10.15-11.15

Keynote speeches:

   
 

H.E. Mr. Vladan Zdravković, State Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Resources and Environment, Serbia

PDF

 
 

H.E. Mr. Gennadiy M. Gatilov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russia

PDF

PDF

 

H.E. Ms. Elena Dumitru, Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment and Climate Changes, Romania

PDF

 
 

H.E. Mr. Tair Mansurov, Secretary-General of Eurasian Economic Community

PDF

 

Item 2:

Follow-up to Rio+20 and post 2015 development agenda

   

11.15-13.00

Keynote speech:

   
 

Mr. Mark Halle, Executive Director of the European Office of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

   
 

Moderator: Ms. Claire Doole, ClearViewMedia, former BBC correspondent and spokeswoman for UNHCR

   
 

Panel A: The future of sustainability: from transition to transformation

   
 

Panellists:

   
 

Mr. Adnan Amin, Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) (The new energy paradigm)

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Mr. David Stanners, Head of International Cooperation, European Environment Agency (Green and healthy futures: Are we moving in the right direction?)

PDF

 
 

Mr. Tim Campbell, Chairman, Urban Age Institute (Smart and innovative cities)

PDF

PPT

 

Mr. Olivier Cattaneo, Adjunct Professor, SciencesPo Paris, and former G-20 Adviser to the Minister of Agriculture, France  (Enhancing food security through trade)

PDF

 

Interactive discussions among member States, with participation of relevant stakeholders.

Lunch Break

Item 2:

continued

   

15.00-16.00

Panel A (continued)

   

16.00-18.00

Panel B: Sustainable development governance: regional implications and perspectices for the post-Rio+20 isntitutional set up

   
 

Panellists:

   
 

Mr. Nebojša Kaludjerović, Adviser of the Prime Minister of Montenegro for Foreign Affairs

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Mr. Enrico Giovannini, President of Italian National Institute of Statistics and Chair of the Conference of European Statisticians

PDF

 
 

Mr. Vladimir Zakharov, Director, Institute of Sustainable Development, member of Russian Federation Civic Chamber

PDF

 
 

Mr. Jan Dusik, Acting Director and Regional Representative, UNEP Regional Office for Europe

PDF

 

Interactive discussions among member States, with participation of relevant stakeholders

18.00-20.00

Reception for all participants

   

Programme

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

High-level segment

Item 1:

Opening and adoption of the agenda

   

10.00-10.15

Opening remarks:

 

 

 

H.E. Mr. Uglješa Ugi Zvekić, Ambassador of Serbia, Chairperson of the Economic Commission for Europe

PDF

 
 

Mr. Sven Alkalaj, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Europe

PDF

 
 

Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva

PDF

 

10.15-11.15

Keynote speeches:

   
 

H.E. Mr. Vladan Zdravković, State Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Resources and Environment, Serbia

PDF

 
 

H.E. Mr. Gennadiy M. Gatilov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russia

PDF

PDF

 

H.E. Ms. Elena Dumitru, Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment and Climate Changes, Romania

PDF

 
 

H.E. Mr. Tair Mansurov, Secretary-General of Eurasian Economic Community

PDF

 

Item 2:

Follow-up to Rio+20 and post 2015 development agenda

   

11.15-13.00

Keynote speech:

   
 

Mr. Mark Halle, Executive Director of the European Office of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

   
 

Moderator: Ms. Claire Doole, ClearViewMedia, former BBC correspondent and spokeswoman for UNHCR

   
 

Panel A: The future of sustainability: from transition to transformation

   
 

Panellists:

   
 

Mr. Adnan Amin, Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) (The new energy paradigm)

PDF

 
 

Mr. David Stanners, Head of International Cooperation, European Environment Agency (Green and healthy futures: Are we moving in the right direction?)

PDF

 
 

Mr. Tim Campbell, Chairman, Urban Age Institute (Smart and innovative cities)

PDF

PPT

 

Mr. Olivier Cattaneo, Adjunct Professor, SciencesPo Paris, and former G-20 Adviser to the Minister of Agriculture, France  (Enhancing food security through trade)

PDF

 

Interactive discussions among member States, with participation of relevant stakeholders.

Lunch Break

Item 2:

continued

   

15.00-16.00

Panel A (continued)

   

16.00-18.00

Panel B: Sustainable development governance: regional implications and perspectices for the post-Rio+20 isntitutional set up

   
 

Panellists:

   
 

Mr. Nebojša Kaludjerović, Adviser of the Prime Minister of Montenegro for Foreign Affairs

PDF

 
 

Mr. Enrico Giovannini, President of Italian National Institute of Statistics and Chair of the Conference of European Statisticians

PDF

 
 

Mr. Vladimir Zakharov, Director, Institute of Sustainable Development, member of Russian Federation Civic Chamber

PDF

 
 

Mr. Jan Dusik, Acting Director and Regional Representative, UNEP Regional Office for Europe

PDF

 

Interactive discussions among member States, with participation of relevant stakeholders

18.00-20.00

Reception for all participants

   

High-level segment, Day 2

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Item 3:

Economic developments and challenges in the ECE region: the role of innovation in creating a dynamic and competitive economy

   

10.00-13.00

Panel on the role of innovation in creating a dynamic and competitive economy

   
 

Moderator: Mr. Pierre Kladny, Managing Partner ValleyRoad Capital and Chairman of Swiss Private Equity and Corporate Finance (SECA), Swiss French chapter

   
 

Keynote speech: Mr. Néstor Osorio, President of ECOSOC

PDF

 
 

Panellists:

   
 

Mr. Yigal Erlich, Founder & Managing Partner, The Yozma Group, Israel (Creating an innovation ecosystem)

 

PPT

 

Mr. Giovanni Anelli, Chief of CERN Knowledge Transfer Group (Role of research institutions)

PDF

 
 

Mr. Philippe Ramet, Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, France (Innovation for sustainable growth)
 

PDF

 
 

Mr. Pawel Stelmaszczyk, Head of Unit, European Commission, Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (Intelligent transport systems)

   
 

Mr. Stefan Sundman, Vice-President for Corporate Relations and Development, UPM, Finland (Innovation in a forest-based economy)

PDF

PPT

 

Information Paper

   
 

World Customs Organization

PDF

 

Interactive discussions among member States, with participation of relevant stakeholders.

General Segment
 

15.00-17.00

Launch of the ECE Annual Report

   

Item 4:

Outcome of the reviuew of the 2005 reform of ECE

   

Item 5:

Cancelled

   

Item 6:

Report on activities of the Executive Committee

   

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Item 3:

Economic developments and challenges in the ECE region: the role of innovation in creating a dynamic and competitive economy

   

10.00-13.00

Panel on the role of innovation in creating a dynamic and competitive economy

   
 

Moderator: Mr. Pierre Kladny, Managing Partner ValleyRoad Capital and Chairman of Swiss Private Equity and Corporate Finance (SECA), Swiss French chapter

   
 

Keynote speech: Mr. Néstor Osorio, President of ECOSOC

PDF

 
 

Panellists:

   
 

Mr. Yigal Erlich, Founder & Managing Partner, The Yozma Group, Israel (Creating an innovation ecosystem)

 

PPT

 

Mr. Giovanni Anelli, Chief of CERN Knowledge Transfer Group (Role of research institutions)

PDF

 
 

Mr. Philippe Ramet, Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, France (Innovation for sustainable growth)
 

PDF

 
 

Mr. Pawel Stelmaszczyk, Head of Unit, European Commission, Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (Intelligent transport systems)

   
 

Mr. Stefan Sundman, Vice-President for Corporate Relations and Development, UPM, Finland (Innovation in a forest-based economy)

PDF

PPT

 

Information Paper

   
 

World Customs Organization

PDF

 

Interactive discussions among member States, with participation of relevant stakeholders.

General Segment
 

15.00-17.00

Launch of the ECE Annual Report

   

Item 4:

Outcome of the reviuew of the 2005 reform of ECE

   

Item 5:

Cancelled

   

Item 6:

Report on activities of the Executive Committee

   

Side events

UNECE Green Economy Toolbox

9 April, 1.15 p.m., Salle XVIII

UNECE Green Economy Toolbox

9 April, 1.15 p.m., Salle XVIII

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