12 Jan 2019

2019 PAGE Ministerial Conference brought together over 500 leaders and innovators

The 3rd PAGE Ministerial Conference took place on 10-11 January 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Over 500 leaders and innovators from the government, private and the civil society sectors from more than 50 countries- met to discuss on the Policies and Strategies to advance Inclusive and Sustainable Economies.

The week in Cape Town featured a series of global events around Green Economy. It opened on 8 January with the Green Economy Coalition Global Meeting where delegates debated and made policy recommendations to achieve equitable, inclusive, and people-focused economies. The meeting was then followed by a lively debate entitled what makes your country wealthy? organized by the Green Economy Coalition and the Green Growth Knowledge Platform in partnership with CNBC Africa.

It was an inspiring week as we saw thoughtful leaders and committed delegates reflecting, discussing and working to solve the urgent challenges of collective concern. This blog post by Steven Stone offers an insightful reflection on the key take-home messages from Cape Town. The first unedited photos of the event can be found here and in the app of the event, available for android and iPhone.

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