Fourth South Asian Speakers’ Summit on Achieving the SDGs

Fourth South Asian Speakers’ Summit on Achieving the SDGs
1 - 2 Sep 2019 - Malè, Maldives
Sunday, 01 September 2019
  • 08:00 - 18:00
    Registration desk
  • 10:00 - 11:00
    Opening Ceremony / Group photo
  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Tea break
  • 11:30 - 13:00
    Plenary session: Follow up to the Colombo Declaration Speakers will be invited to present and discuss what their parliaments have done to advance the work on the SDGs and the issues identified in the Colombo Declaration adopted by the South Asian Speakers in 2018
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Bilaterals
  • 15:00 - 16:15
    Session I: Promoting equality at work including equal remuneration and creating jobs for young people
  • 16:15 - 17:30
    Session II: Achieving SDGs 2 and 3 – Nutrition and food security as drivers of maternal, child and adolescent health in the Asia-Pacific region
  • 19:00
    Dinner hosted by H.E. Mohamed Nasheed, Speaker of the People's Majlis
Monday, 02 September 2019
  • 09:00 - 10:15
    Session III: Catalyzing the global agenda on climate change – overcoming challenges and utilizing opportunities to strengthen the regional agenda for delivering on the Paris Agreement
  • 10:15 - 10:30
    Tea break
  • 10:30 - 12:00
    Roundtable for Speakers of Parliaments (closed meeting) This session will give Speakers the opportunity to further exchange on the issues that have been addressed during the Summit and share possible comments on the Malé Declaration before its adoption.
  • 12:00 - 13:30
    Adoption of the Malé Declaration - End of the Summit (plenary)
  • 12:30 - 13:30
    Lunch
  • 13:30
    Field visit