High-Level Segment

As per the Governing Council decision 27/2, UNEA will conclude with a two-day high-level segment, to be held on Thursday and Friday, 26 and 27 June 2014. The structure and schedule will be as follows:

Thursday, 26 June 2014

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Opening of the UNEA high-level segment
  • Welcome remarks by the representative of the Government of Kenya
  • Remarks by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General
  • Remarks by H.E. Mr. John Ashe, President of the General Assembly
  • Strategic briefing on the state of the environment by Mr. Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Ministerial dialogue on Illegal Trade in Wildlife
Friday, 27 June 2014

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Continuation of the Ministerial plenary on Sustainable Development Goals and the Post-2015 Development Agenda, including Sustainable Consumption and Production
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Adoption of decisions and outcome and the closing of the UNEA high-level segment