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Sustainable Development Goals: Keeping Citizens at the Center

January 29, 2016 | 20:30 ET, 01:30 GMT

The World Bank’s Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) convenes 47 governments and more than 260 civil society and private sector partners to solve governance challenges around the world.  Today, the GPSA seeks to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by helping citizens and governments to address what Amina Mohamed, the UN Secretary-General's Special Adviser on the SDGs, has called “the one knot we haven’t tied”: Accountability.

Speakers

Deputy Director, Debt and Aid Division, Ministry of Finance, Malawi

Advisor to the UK Executive Director, World Bank

Director, Economic and Social Analysis Unit, Vice Ministry of Economic Planning and Development Dominican Republic

Secretary, Local Government Division, Bangladesh

Chair of Board of the Trustees of the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in the Arab World (ANSA-AW)

Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland

Special Advisor to the Chairman, George Soros Open Society Foundations

Vice President, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions

President, InterAction

World Bank Group Senior Vice President for the 2030 Development Agenda, United Nations Relations, and Partnerships.