Programme

RUSSIA’S PRESIDENCY IN G20: THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN FORMING THE AGENDA

Realizing Russia’s Potential
Pavilion 5, Business Breakfast Hall 5.4

Moderator:
Alena Peryshkina , Head of Secretary, G8/G20 Russian NGOs working group

Panellists
Nancy Alexander , Director, Economic Governance Program, Heinrich Boell Foundation
Ariane McCabe , Senior Programme Funding Officer, GAVI Alliance
Dr. Jean-Elie Malkin , Regional Director, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
Gabriela Ramos , Chief of Staff, OECD; Sherpa to the G20
Alexey Repik , President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)
Xu Haoliang , Deputy Director, UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS
Vladimir Chernigov , Director, Social and Industrial Foodservice Institute

Key moments

We believe that the G20 can be very effective in helping to raise public finance through financial transactions. That’s another means to tackle not only the problem[s] of food security [and] climate change, but also the challenge of the Millennium Development Goals.
Nancy Alexander
Russia actually has already established a very effective institutional arrangement for involving civil society.
Xu Haoliang