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09 May 2013

An Expert Panel on Intergenerational Solidarity

Event at UN HQ in New York giving a progress report on the work of the Oxford Martin School Commission for Future Generations and panelist presentations to help inform the possible content of the forthcoming Secretary-General’s report on intergenerational solidarity, taking into account the needs of future generations.


3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Conference Room 3, Conference Building
United Nations Headquarters New York

Presentations on Future generations and intergenerational solidarity: conceptual framework and institutional implications by panelists:

Prof. Ian Goldin, Director and Professor of Globalization and Development, OxfordMartinSchool, University of Oxford; Deputy Chair of the Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations

Prof. Edith Brown Weiss, Francis Cabell Brown Professor of International Law, Georgetown University Law Centre

Dr. Martin Evans, Social Policy Specialist, UNICEF; Research Associate, the Center for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics

Ms. Kate Offerdahl, Youth Leadership Coordinator, the Human Impact Institute; Reporter at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

followed by multi-stakeholder discussions: Interventions from Member States, UN System & IGOs and Major Groups representatives. Moderated by: Mr. Nikhil Seth, Director, Division for Sustainable Development, UN DESA


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