UN Hosted 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.
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.
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.
February 2nd, 2010
Co-sponsored by NGO Sustainability and the Mission of Slovakia to the UN; Speaker: Dr. Christ Martenson - Think Tank.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.