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LDC5 Side Event | Flip the Script from Potential to Prosperity

By Anu Kumar • March 7, 2023 • 1 minute read

This is a recording of the side event, Flip the Script from Potential to Prosperity: SDG advocacy and campaigning towards the SDG Summit, that took place on March 7, 2023, at The Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5).

The multi-stakeholder session discussed the importance of mobilizing action and momentum towards the SDG Summit in September 2023, building a journey from Doha to New York, and putting the spotlight on key areas, including climate action, sustainable financing, peace, justice, and gender equality.

Ms. Marina Ponti, Director, UN SDG Action Campaign

Ms. Alya Ahmed bin Said Al-Thani, Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations
Ms. Heidi Schroderus-Fox, Director, United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS)

PART 1 Speakers reflect on the challenges and opportunities for change through action to #FlipTheScript for climate action, gender, and youth empowerment.

Mr. Thomas Munthali, Director General for the National Planning Commission, Government of Malawi
Ms. Somaya Faruqi, Education Cannot Wait Global Champion and Women Rights Activist
Mr. Shameran Abed, Executive Director, BRAC International Civil Society

Musical performance by Cill, the Singer and Activist for the SDGs, performs a song entitled “Woman”