The Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York will host a special event at the UN to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, on April 13th.
The event will be organized in association with the Kalpana Saroj Foundation and Foundation of Human Horizon, according to a press release.
The landmark 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes that combating inequality within and among countries, creating sustained, inclusive and sustainable growth and fostering inclusion are interdependent. The vision of Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution, to achieve social justice and equality also finds resonance in the core message of the 2030 Agenda, said the release.
To highlight the above, a panel discussion will be held on the theme ‘Combating inequalities for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals’ with the objective of raising awareness on the importance of addressing all forms of inequality for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and as per the visionary message of Ambedkar.
Helen Clark, Chair of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will be the keynote speaker. Prof. Stan Kachnowski and Associate Professor Anupama Rao from Colombia University and Christopher Queen of Harvard University, will be among the panelists.
The event will be attended by some political leaders, senior UN officials, and diplomats, from India and the US, and other parts of the world.
Source – The American Bazaar