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One of the results of the Ministerial Conference is the “Cape Town Action Pathways Towards 2030” document, which outlines the key policy messages that emerged from discussions and the pathways to support countries in advancing sustainable and inclusive economies. The messages highlight the need to reinvigorate our economies, shifting from linear economic models of production, … Continue reading →Cape Town Action Pathways Towards 2030
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 … Continue reading →2019 PAGE Ministerial Conference brought together over 500 leaders and innovators
Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, will participate in the PAGE Conference. On 9 January at 18:00 Mr. Naidoo will participate in the media debate “What Makes Your Country Wealthy”. On 10 January in the morning Amnesty’s Secretary General will join the Keynote Conversation on Economic and Social Inclusion, together with the Barbados Minister of … Continue reading →Amnesty International Secretary General to participate in the Conference
Has national ‘wealth’ has been miscalculated for decades? Could some countries be wealthier than previously understood because of their natural and social assets? And where will this take business in the 21st century? On the 9th January 2019, Africa’s largest business television network, CNBC, broadcasted a live television debate: What makes your country wealthy. Hosted … Continue reading →Media debate: What makes your country wealthy? CNBC Africa hosts televised debate on the eve of the Conference
Sofia Alroth, Chief Environmental Economist at the World Bank, will give her views on ways to mainstream natural capital and strategies at the PAGE Ministerial Conference in Cape Town. Sofia is a Senior Environmental Economist at the World Bank, and part of the secretariat for WAVES – Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem services. … Continue reading →Word Bank Chief Environmental Economist Sofia Alroth to speak on mainstreaming natural capital in policies and strategies
Kimmo Tiilikainen, Finnish Minster for Housing, Energy and the Environment, has confirmed his participation in the PAGE Ministerial Conference in January 2019. Minister Tiilikainen is invited to speak on the topic of policies and strategies for sustainable consumption and production. Minister Tiilikainen assumed office in 2015. He holds a Master of Forest Science and Agriculture.
UN Assistant Secretary General and Chief Economist Elliott Harris confirms participation in the PAGE Ministerial Conference. Mr. Harris is invited as a keynote speaker on strategies to unlock finance for sustainability. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Elliott Harris of Trinidad and Tobago in March 2018 as Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and Chief Economist … Continue reading →UN Assistant Secretary General and Chief Economist confirms participation in Cape Town
June 14, Port Louis, Mauritius – The budget speech delivered by the Prime Minister of Mauritius last month reveals the key axes on which his government believes will be critical for transforming Mauritius into a high-income country. The 2018-2019 national budget, entitled Pursuing our Transformative Journey, follows a decidedly green economic model; that is, one … Continue reading →Banking on Green Economy in Mauritius
14-16 May 2018, Pretoria, South Africa – The Government of South Africa identified the establishment of a national green economy progress framework as a priority focus area for PAGE’s support.