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Media advisory: Regional consultations on post-2015 development agenda

“Inclusive and Sustainable Development: Post-2015 Perspectives”

Opening Session, 7 November 2013, 10:00 AM, Dedeman İstanbul Hotel

Representatives of governments, civil society organizations, private sector, academia from Europe and CIS region and the UN system  will meet in Istanbul, Turkey, from 6 to 8 November 2013 for a regional consultation titled “Inclusive and Sustainable Development: Post-2015 Perspectives”. Consultations with the civil society will take place on 6 November.

  • Mr. Cevdet Yılmaz, Minister of Development, Republic of Turkey
  • Mr. Sven Alkalaj, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • Ms. Cihan Sultanoğlu, Chair of the United Nations Development Group for Europe and Central Asia Regional Director United Nations Development Programme
  • Ambassador Michael Gerber, Special Representative of Switzerland for Global Sustainable Development, Member of the Opening Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Mr. Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul, Member of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda    
Dedeman İstanbul Hotel
Yıldız Posta Caddesi, 50
Esentepe 34340 İstanbul

7 November – 10:00 AM:  Opening session of the consultation with the governments.

Media Contact

For media inquiries and interview request from UN officials and participants and resolution photos from the event please contact: 
+ 90-533 500 14 97  
+ 90 530 499 25 48

Media Accreditation        
Journalists can obtain their accreditation cards at the press desk of Directorate General of Press and Information  at  the Dedeman Hotel
Phone: + 90 212 512 58 72-512 20 13
Fax: + 90 212 512 89 46

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