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UN Organized Events

Energy Transition Industries: Solution to Achieving the SDGs

December 1st, 2022

Host by NGO Sustainability, the Permanent Mission to the United Nations of Moldova, and Roth MKM. Discussed how renewable energy and sustainable technologies can combat inflation in emerging economies.

The Role of the Oceans on Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

October 8th, 2020

Co-sponsored by NGO Sustainability, and the Permanent Missions to the United Nations of Portugal, Sri Lanka, and Kenya. Supported by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (UNDAOLOS).

Climate Action: Latest Business Technologies for Meeting the SDGs

October 4th, 2019

Sponsored by Roth Capital Partners and co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of Slovenia. Top companies in their fields presented on the measures they are taking to help meet the UN SDGs. Companies include: AquaVenture Holdings Limited, Canadian Solar Inc., EnviroLeach Technologies Inc. and Ormat Technologies Inc.

The Evolution to Fuel Cell Technology

December 5th, 2018

Co-sponsored by The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kenya to the UN and The Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the UN.

Coastline Erosion and Its Contribution to Climate Change

January 20th, 2016

UN event sponsored by NGO Sustainability.

June 12th, 2012

Tour followed by Reception at US Council for International Business; Led by altPower and co-sponsored by NGO Sustainability

February 22-23, 2012

Led by Jefferies and Board Member Jesse Pichel.

November 18th, 2009

Elizabeth Cheney, VP Corporate Support, Shell Exploration and Production, Shell Oil Company.

April 23rd, 2009

James Gustave Speth, Author. Dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

March 5th, 2009

Cary Krosinsky, Vice President and Editor of Trucost.

November 4th, 2008

Kenneth Westrick, CEO, 3TIER.

October 6th, 2008

Anthony Pereira, President and CEO of altPOWER.

May 21st, 2008

Hosted at UN Headquarters. Michael Adlerstein, Executive Director, Capital Master Plan.

October 25th, 2007

Francis Dubois, United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

April 24th, 2007

Charles Barber, Environmental Advisor, Office of Environmental and Science Policy U.S. Agency for International Development. Ricardo Ulate, Advisor, Ministry of Environment of Costa Rica.

Who Killed the Electric Car?

April 12th, 2007

Rhone Resch, President, Solar Energy Industries Association.

Environmental Governance: Key Issues and Perspectives

December 5th, 2006

200 World Summit Outcome Resolution A/60/L.1, Paragraph 169. Peter Maurer, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations.

Furthering Access to Solar Energy Systems

October 11th, 2006

Furthering access to solar energy systems for the two billion people without electricity. Speaker: Scott Sklar, President, The Stella Group.

The Bonn Climate Talks - On the Road from Montreal to Nairobi and Beyond

June 15th, 2006

Speakers: Chris Spence, Deputy Director IISD Reporting Services Earth Negotiations Bulletin. Alice Bisiaux, Writer/Editor Earth Negotiations Bulletin.

Developing Countries - Transitioning to a Renewable Energy Future

May 1st, 2006

CSD 14 Side Event in cooperation with ISES; Speakers:

Dr. Yogi Goswami, Immediate past President of ISES,

Co-Director, Clean Energy, Research Centre, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA.

February 2nd, 2006

Montreal, November - December 2005; Chris Spence, Author, IISD, Earth Negotiations Bulletin.

December 15th, 2006

George Kell, Director, United Nations Global Compact Office.

October 5th, 2005

Anne Patterson, Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations.

Challenges Facing the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), 2005-2010

May 3rd, 2005

Tehmina Aktar, Technical Advisor on Biodiversity, Global Environmental Facility (GEF), Energy and Environmental Group, Bureau for Development Policy. Deflin Ganapin Global Manager, Small Grants Program (SGP) GEF.

Social Development and Sustainable Development : A Contradiction?

April 5th, 2005

Johan Schölvinck, Director Division of Social Policy and Development (DESA).

The International Meeting to Review Implementation of the Program of Action and the Mauritius

February 8th, 2005

Anwarul Karim Chowdhury, High Representative of the UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries (OHRLLS).

New Approaches to the Challenges of HIV/AIDS and Development

May 4th, 2004

Dr. Joseph Annan, Senior Policy Advisor of the HIV/AIDS Group at UNDP, Bureau of Development Policy, New York.

Looking Towards Glasgow

October 8th, 2021

Hosted by NGO Sustainability and Roth MKM with special guests Abdulla Sahid, former UNGA president and H.E. Rodrigo Carazo, ambassador to the UN of Costa Rica. Discussed emerging climate technology and the upcoming COP26.

Race to Zero Carbon

March 6th, 2020

Co-sponsored by Ambassador Rohan Perera, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN and Ambassador Koki Muli Grignon, Deputy Permanent Representative of Kenya to the UN.

Geospatial Indicators for Achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

April 4th, 2018

Co-sponsored by Louis Berger and Becker + Becker

Fashion Show Fundraising Event: Learn Your Label

October 18th, 2016

Co-sponsored by NGO Sustainability, Tesla and Threads 4 Thought Sustainable Apparel.

June 12th, 2012

Speech by Commissioner Dan Esty;

Co-sponsored by NGO Sustainability and Save the Children

June 7th, 2012

Co-sponsored by NGO Sustainability and Sustainability, CUNY.

February 2nd, 2010

Co-sponsored by NGO Sustainability and the Mission of Slovakia to the UN; Speaker: Dr. Christ Martenson - Think Tank.

October 14th, 2009

H.P. Michelet, Executive Chairman of the Board, ERI. G.G. Pique, President and CEO, Energy Recovery Inc.

Behind the Scenes at the United Nations including Humanitarian Affairs

March 25th, 2009

Dr. Dirk Salomons, Director of the Humanitarian Affairs Program. School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.

March 5th, 2009

Cary Krosinsky, Vice President and Editor of Trucost.

October 20th, 2008

Anthony Pereira, President and CEO of altPOWER.

July 8th, 2008

Scott Sklar, President of The Stella Group, Ltd. Andy Kruse, Executive Vice President for Business Development for Southwest Windpower. Stephen Gitonga, Energy Policy Specialist in the UNDP's Sustainable Energy Programme.

November 14th, 2007

Oscar Avalle, Special Representative of the World Bank to the United Nations.

May 3rd, 2007

'CSD 15 Side Event: Scott Sklar, President, The Stella Group Ltd. Ike Yukawa, President, Kyocera Solar Inc. Mark Radka, Energy Program Manager, UNEP.

April 12th, 2007

Rhone Resch, President, Solar Energy Industries Association.

January 18th, 2007

Alistair Fernie, Counselor, Sustainable Development/Human Rights UK Mission to the United Nations. Philipp Schmidt-Thome, Scientific Researcher, Geological Survey of Finland.

Why Go Solar Energy?

October 25th, 2006

Richard Perez, Research Professor, University at Albany Atmospheric Sciences Research Centre.

July 18th, 2006

Speakers: Joe Siegel, Adjunct Professor, Center for Environmental Legal Studies, Pace Law School, Vice Chair, American Bar Association Committee on Sustainability Ecosystems and Climate Change.

Energy and Atmosphere from the Perspective of Children's Health

May 12th, 2006

CSD 14 Side Event in cooperation with World Information Transfer; Speaker: Dr. Claudia Strauss.

Update on UNEP Dubai Meeting

February 23rd, 2006

Strategic Approach to Chemical Management (SAICM) & Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs); Speakers:

Dr. Claudia Strauss, World Information Transfer/World Ecology Report. Werner Obermeyer, Deputy Director, UNEP Office New York. Andrea Fava, Manager Environmental Affairs, Transport and Taxation, USCIB.

January 19th, 2006

Jessica Green, Author.

November 17th, 2005

Mark Bowden, Chief, Policy Development and Studies Branch, Department of Humanitarian Affairs. Dirk Salomons, Director, Humanitarian Affairs Program -SIPA-Columbia Univeristy.

Advancing the UN's Environment Agenda through Partnerships

July 7th, 2005

Will Kennedy, Program Officer for Environment, UN Fund for International Partnerships (UNFIP). Duncan Marsh, Senior Program Officer for Climate Change, UN Foundation.

The Role of Civil Society in Implementing the Mauritius Strategy for the SMALL Island Developing States

April 19th, 2005

Anwarul Karim Chowdhury, Ambassador, High Representative of the UN Office for the Least Developed Countries )OHRLLS). Vanessa Tobin, Chief, Water/Environment Sanitation Section, UNICEF. Gordon Bispham, Caribbean Policy Development Center.

Key Economics Issues before the UN Committee for Development Policy (CDP)

March 1st, 2005

Ian Kinniburgh, Director, Development and Policy Analyses Division (DESA).

Objectives and Challenges of CSD 13

November 3rd, 2004

John Ashe, Ambassador, Chairman, CSD 13 Commission.

NEPAD and the Least Developed Countries, Reality or Illusion?


Anwarul Karin Chowdhury Under-Secretary General, OHRLLS. Ms. Yvette Stevens, Speical Coordinator for Africa and the LDCs.

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