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Masterclass UNECE – Centre of Excellence - City University of Hong Kong

Masterclass UNECE – Centre of Excellence - City University of Hong Kong

19 June (10:00) - 21 June (18:00) 2017
Palais des Nations, Geneva Switzerland
Masterclass UNECE-CityU-2017

A three-day Capacity-Building activity hosted by the UNECE International PPP Centre of Excellence at the Palais des Nations to a group of 50 business leaders from China.  

The activity is aimed at sensitising them on the work of UNECE, namely different Instruments, Standards, and Recommendations and how UNECE can support their efforts in the globalising of their business activities, especially in the context of the Belt and Road initiative proposed by China.


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  Programme pdf    
  Programme - Detailed pdf  


Presentations ENG CHN
UNECE Sustainable Transport Division, Ms. Eva Molnar pdf  
Access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy Overcoming the challenges, Mr. Branko Milicevic
Sustainable Energy Division, UNECE
Innovation for Sustainable Development, Mr. Ralph Heinrich, Innovative Policies Development Section, UNECE pdf  
Aarhus Convention and Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers, Ms. Maryna Yanush, UNECE pdf  
UNECE “Espoo” Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context and its Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), Ms. Tea Aulavuo, Secretary to the Espoo Convention and its Protocol, UNECE pdf  
- UNECE Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents, Ms. Claudia Kamke, UNECE pdf  
- Smart Sustainable Cities: Paving the way to urban development, Ms. Domenica Carriero, UNECE pdf  
Guiding Principles on People-first PPPs for the UN SDGs, Geoffrey Hamilton, Cooperation and Partnerships Section, UNECE pdf  
UNECE PPP Standards and Development Work, Mr. Scott Walchak, Cooperation and Partnerships Section, UNECE pdf  
Impact Investment    
Impact Investment of PPPs along Belt and Road, Mr. Felix Sutter, President Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC), PwC AG pdf  
Impact Investment and OBOR, Mr. Xiankun LU, Director, China Competence Centre, St. Gallen University of Switzerland pdf  
Foreign Investment    
- China's outward FDI and the internationalization of Chinese companies, Mr. Yongfu OUYANG, UNCTAD pdf  
- One Belt-One Road (OBOR), Mr. Tony Bonnici, Cooperation and Partnerships Section, UNECE pdf pdf