Who is Coming?

 

Eminent personalities have confirmed their participation, including:

 


United Nations

H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General

H.E. Mr. John W. Ashe

President of General Assembly

H.E. Mr. Carlos Enrique García González

Vice President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Mr. Wu Hongbo

UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs

Mr. Thomas Gass

Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Ms. Amina J. Mohammed

Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning

Ms. Helen Clark

UNDP Administrator

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi

Secretary-General of UNCTAD

Ms. Maria Helena Semedo

Deputy Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization

Ms. Lakshmi Puri

Deputy Executive Director of UN Women

Ms. Sahle-Work Zewde

Director-General, United Nations Office at Nairobi

 

Governments

HSH Prince Albert II

Sovereign Prince of Monaco

H.E. Csaba Kőrösi

Co-Chair of Open Working Group on SDGs

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN in New York

H.E. Mr. Macharia Kamau

Co-Chair of Open Working Group on SDGs

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Kenya to the UN in New York

H.E. Mr. Ghulam Mohd Malikyar

Deputy Minister/DDG, National Environmental Protection Agency, Afghanistan

H.E. Mr. Huseyngulu Bagirov

Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources, Azerbaijan

Dr. Mohamed Mubarak Bin Daina

Undersecretary, Chief Executive,

Supreme Council for the Environment, Bahrain

Abdullah Al Islam Jacob

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Bangladesh

H.E. Dr. Denis Lowe

Minister of Environment and Drainage, Barbados

H.E. Ms. Lisel Alamilla

Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development, Belize

H.E. Mr. Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji

Minister of Agriculture & Forests and Vice Chair of the National Environment Commission, Bhutan

H.E. Mr. Roberto Ingemar Salvatierra

Vice Minister of Environment, Bolivia

Mr. Neil P. Fitt

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Botswana

H.E. Ms. Izabella Mônica Vieira Teixeira

Minister of the Environment, Brazil

H.E. Mr. Atanas Kostadinov

Deputy Minister of Environment and Water, Bulgaria

H.E. Mr. Salifou Ouedraogo

Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Burkina Faso

H.E. Jean Claude Nduwayo

Minister of Water, Environment, Land Management and Urban Planning, Burundi

H.E. Prof. Dr. Sabo Ojano

Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia

H.E. Mr. Hele Pierre

Minister of Environment and Protection of Nature, Cameroon

H.E. Mr. Dan McDougall

Assistant Deputy Minister for International Affairs and Environment, Canada

H.E. Mr. Pablo Badenier

Minister of Environment, Chile

H.E. Mr. Zhou Shengxian

Minister of Environmental Protection (MEP), China

H.E. Ms. Luz Elena Sarmiento

Ministra de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible, Colombia

H.E. Mr. Pablo Viera

Vice Minister of Environment, Colombia

H.E. Mr. Josué Rodigue Ngounimba

Minister of Tourism and Environment, Congo

H.E. Mr. Henri Djombo

Minister of Sustainable Development and Forest Economy, Congo

H.E. Dr. Edgar Gutiérrez Espeleta

Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica

H.E. Dr. Remi Allah-Kouadio

Minister of Environment, Urban Safety and Sustainable Development, Cote d’Ivoire

H.E. Ms. Elba Rosa Perez Montoya

Minister of Science Technology, Cuba

H.E. Mr. Nicos Kouyialis

Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment, Cyprus

H.E. Mr. Richard Brabec

Minister of the Environment, Czech Republic

H.E. Mr. Bavon N'Sa Mputu

Minister of Environment, Democratic Republic of the Congo

H.E. Ms. Kirsten Brosbøl

Minister of Environment, Denmark

H.E. Mr. Dini Abdallah Omar

Secretary General of the Ministry of Habitat and Environment, Djibouti

H.E. Dr. Bautista Rojas Gómez

Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Dominican Republic

H.E. Ms. Lorena Tapia

Minister of the Environment, Ecuador

H.E. Ambassador Mahmoud Samy

Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister, Egypt

H.E. Lina Dolores Pohl Alfaro

Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, El Salvador

H.E. Mr. Simon Osa Adugu

Secretary of State,

Government of Equatorial Guinea

H.E. Mr. Tesfai Ghebreselassie

Minister of Land, Water and Environment, Eritrea

H. E. Mr. Belete Tafere Desta

Minister of Environment and Forest, Ethiopia

H.E. Mr. Samuela Newa Namosimalua

Permanent Secretary for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing & Environment, Fiji

H.E. Ms. Katariina Poskiparta

State Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Finland

H.E. Ms. Ségolène Royal

Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, France

H.E. Ms. Khatuna Gogaladze

Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection, Georgia

H.E. Dr. Barbar Hendricks

German Federal Environment Minister

Hon. Bernice Heloo

Deputy Minister of Environment, Science and Technology and Innovation, Ghana

H.E. Dr. Ioannis Maniatis

Minister of Environment, Energy & Climate Change,

Greece

H.E. Mr. Roland Bhola

Minister of Agriculture, Grenada

H.E. Mr. Sergio Ruano

Vice Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Guatemala

H.E. Dr. Souleymane Camara

Secretary General, Ministry of Environment, Water & Forests, Guinea

H.E. Mr. Agostinho Da Costa

Minister of Environment and Tourism, Guinea Bisau

H.E. Jean-Francois Thomas

Minister of Environment, Haiti

H.E. Mr. Carlos Pineda

Vice Minister of Environment and Mines, Honduras

H.E. Mr. Prakash Javadekar

Minister of State (Independent Charge) Environment & Forests, Government of India

Prof. Dr. Mr. Balthasar Kambuaya

Minister of State for Environment, Indonesia

H.E. Mrs. Masoumeh Ebtekar

Vice President of Islamic Republic of Iran and Head of Department of Environment

H.E. Mr. Sargon Lazar Slewa

Minister of Environment, Iraq

H.E. Dr. Ali Abdul-Zahra Zebon Al-Lami

Deputy Minister of Environment, Iraq

H.E. Mr. Gian Luca Galletti

Minister of Environment, Italy

H.E. Mr. Robert D. Pickersgill

Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Jamaica

Mr. Tomokatsu Kitagawa

Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister

Ministry of Environment, Japan

H.E. Dr. Ryutaro Yatsu

Vice-Minister, Ministry of Environment, Japan

H.E. Dr. Taher Shakhashir

Minister of Environment, Jordan

H.E. Prof. Judy Wakhungu

Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Kenya

H.E. Mr. Tiarite George Kwong

Minister of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development, Kiribati

H.E. Mr. Ramparany Ramanana Anthelme

Minister of Environment, Ecology and Forest, Madagascar

Dr. Yanira Ntupanyama

Principal Secretary,

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Management, Malawi

H.E. Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim

Minister of Environment and Energy, Maldives

 

Hon. Mr. Wilbur Heine

Minister in Assistance to the President

Office of the President, Marshall Islands

H.E. Mr. Amedi Camara

Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Mauritania

H.E. Mr. Devanand Virahsawmy

Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development GOSK, Mauritius

H.E. Mr. Juan José Guerra Abud

Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Mexico

H.E. Ms. Oyun Sanjaasuren

Minister of Environment and Green Development, Mongolia

H.E. Madam Hakima El Haite

Minister of Environment, Morocco

H.E. Ms. Ana Chichava

Deputy Minister of Environment, Mozambique

H.E. Mr. Aaeron Cook

Minister of Commerce, Industry and Environment, Nauru

H.E Dr. Krishna Chandra Poudel

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Nepal

H.E. Mrs. Laurentia.L. Mallam

Minister of Environment, Nigeria

H.E. Ms. Tine Sundtoft

Minister of Climate and Environment, Norway

H.E. Ms. Maria Cristina Morales Palarea

Minister, Executive Secretary, Environment Ministry, Paraguay

Hon. Ms. Sheila Abed

Minister of Justice and Labor, Paraguay

H.E. Mr. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal

Minister of Environment, Peru

H.E. Mr. Ramon J.P. Paje

Minister/Secretary

Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines

H.E. Mr. Marcin Korolec

Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment, Poland

H.E. Mr. Jeong Yeon Man

Vice Minister, Republic of Korea

H.E. Mr. Attila Korodi

Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Romania

H.E. Mr. Sergey Donskoy

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Russian Federation

H.E. Mr. Gennadiy Gatilov

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation

Hon. Stanislas Kamanzi

Minister of Natural Resources, Rwanda

H.E. Mr. James Fletcher

Minister of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology, Saint Lucia

Hon. Clifton Clayton Burgin

Minister of Health, Wellness and Environment, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

H.E. Prof. Rolph Payet

Minister of Environment and Energy, Seychelles

H.E. Mr. Peter Žiga

Minister of Environment, Slovakia

H.E. Ms. Edna Molewa

Minister of Environmental Affairs, South Africa

Hon. Deng Deng Hoc

Minister of Environment, South Sudan

H.E. Mr. Ramos Federico

Secretary of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Spain

Hon. A.R.M. Abdul Cader

Deputy Minister of Environment and Renewable Energy, Sri Lanka

H.E. Hassan Abdelgadir Hilal

Minister of Environment, Forestry and Physical Development, Sudan

H.E. Kamal Ismael Saeed

State Minister

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sudan

Mr. Uiterloo Henna

Permanent Secretary Environment

Ministry of Labour, Technological Development and Environment, Suriname

Hon. Jabulane C. Mabuza MP

Minister of Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Swaziland

H.E. Mr. Anders Flanking

State Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Sweden

H.E. Mr. Bruno Oberle

State Secretary, Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland

H.E. Mr. Abdilaqim Ademi

Minister of Environment and Physical Planning, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

H.E. Mr. Essiomle Kossivi Uwolowudu

Secretary General, Ministry of Environment and Forest Resources, Togo

H.E. Mr. Pasuna Tuaga

Assistant Secretary of Environment, Tuvalu

Hon. Ephraim Kamuntu

Minister of Water and Environment, Uganda

Hon. Maria Mutagamba

Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Uganda

Hon. Flavia M. Nabugere

Minister of State for Environment, Uganda

Hon. Betty Bigombe

Minister of State for Water, Uganda

H.E. Dr. Rashid Bin Fahad

Minister of Environment and Water, United Arab Emirates

H.E. Mr.Dan Rogerson

Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, United Kingdom of Great Britain &

Northern Ireland

Hon. Dr. Binilith Mahenge

Minister of State, Vice President's Office Environment and President of AMCEN, United Republic of Tanzania

Hon. Mr. Francisco Beltrame

Minister of Environment, Uruguay

H.E. Mr. Abdo Razaz Saleh Khaled

Minister of Water and Environment, Yemen

Dr. Mutaba Mwali

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environment, Zambia

H.E. Mr. Saviour Kasukuwere

Minister of Environment, Water and Climate

(MP), Zimbabwe

Mr. Janez Potočnik

European Commissioner for Environment

H.E. Mrs. Adalah Atteereh

Chairwoman, Environment Quality Authority,  State of Palestine


From the Legal Community

Hon. Chief Justice Md. Muzammel Hossain

Chief Justice of Bangladesh

Hon. Chief Justice Mr. Ousmane Batoko

Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court, Benin

Hon. Antonio Benjamin

High Court of Brazil

Mr. Andres Chalas

Attorney General for the Environment, Dominican Republic

Hon.  Justice Harold Reginald Nsekela

President of the East African Court of Justice

Hon.  Chief Justice Dr. Willy Mutunga

Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya

Hon. Mr.  Githu Muigai

Attorney General, Kenya

Hon. Chief Justice Mr. Ibrahim Auta

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Nigeria

Hon. Chief Justice Mr. Fredrick Egonda-Ntende

Chief Justice of Seychelles

Mr. Antonio Noguera

Attorney General, Spain

Hon. Chief Justice Mr. Mohan Pieris

Chief Justice Supreme Court of Sri Lanka

Hon. Anders Bengtsson

Senior Judge, Sweden

Mr. John C. Cruden

President, Environmental Law Institute And nominated Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, Department of Justice, USA

Ms. Anna Chifungula

Auditor General, Zambia

 

From the Finance and Private Sectors

Mr. Anthony Ruschpler

Senior Treasury Officer, African Development Bank

Mr. Mark Burrows,

Global Vice Chairman Investment Banking Credit Suisse

Ms. Evelyn Hartwick

Head, Socially Responsible Bond Programme, IFC

Mr. Jingdong Wang

Executive Vice President, Industrial and Commercial Bank China

Mr. Joshua Oigara

CEO, Kenya Commercial Bank

Mr. David Pitt-Watson

UNEP FI Co-Chair

Ms. Madeleine Ronquest

Co-Chair, UNEP Finance Initiative and Head of Environmental and Social Risk, Climate Change at First Rand Bank, South Africa

 

NGOs/IGOs

Mr. Yvo de Boer

Director General, Global Green Growth Institute

Mr.  Scott Vaughan

President and CEO, IISD

Mr. Durwood Zaelke

Director, INECE

Ms. Julia Marton-Lefèvre

Director General, IUCN

Mr. Cletus Springer

Director, Department of Sustainable Development, Organization of American States

Mr. Erik Solheim

Chair, OECD Development Assistance Committee