Video: Kapuscinski Development Lecture Series

On September 23, 2015, the ICSD’s Kapuscinski Development Lecture Series included several keynote addresses, a presentation of the Sustainable Development Goals, and a panel discussion on “How We Get Started.”


Introduction: Klaus Rudischhauser, Deputy Director-General International Cooperation and Development, European Commission

Kapuscinski Keynote Lectures

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia

Jeffrey Sachs, Director, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN); Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Special Advisor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Millennium Development Goals

Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCO

Mary Robinson, Former President of the Republic of Ireland; President and Chair of the Board of Trustees, Mary Robinson Foundation

Presentation of the Sustainable Development Goals

Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations

Kapuscinski Keynote Discussants: How We Get Started: Perspectives from the Experts

Amina Mohammed, Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning, United Nations

Savas Alpay, Chief Economist, Islamic Development Bank (IDB)

Stephen P Groff, Vice-President (Operations 2), Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Peter Bakker, President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Pavel Kabat, Director, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Johan Rockström, Director, the Stockholm Resilience Centre

James E. Hansen, Director, Climate Science Awareness and Solutions Program, The Earth Institute, Columbia University