HLPF meeting: Investing in the Future: Digital Innovation for Communities, Countries, and Continents

Welcome remarks from Task Force co-chair Achim Steiner (Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme) and from His Excellency Marc-André Blanchard, Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations; keynote addresses from bestselling author and fintech expert Chris Skinner and from Herve Tourpe, Chief Digital Strategist at the IMF; a presentation on illicit financial flows by Sneha Shah, Managing Director of Task Force knowledge partner Refinitiv; a panel discussion, moderated by Task Force co-chair sherpa Simon Zadek, with Task Force member Phumzile Mlambo-Ngucka (Executive Director of UN Women), Malcolm Johnson, Deputy Secretary-General of the ITU, and Durreen Shahnaz, CEO of Impact Investment Exchange Asia and IIX Foundation; and closing remarks by His Excellency Dr. Perks Master Ligoya, Permanent Representative of Malawi to the United Nations.

100 people including permanent representatives, first secretaries, and other high-ranking dignitaries from more than 10 countries attended.

Welcome remarks from Task Force co-chair Achim Steiner (Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme) and from His Excellency Marc-André Blanchard, Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations; keynote addresses from bestselling author and fintech expert Chris Skinner and from Herve Tourpe, Chief Digital Strategist at the IMF; a presentation on illicit financial flows by Sneha Shah, Managing Director of Task Force knowledge partner Refinitiv; a panel discussion, moderated by Task Force co-chair sherpa Simon Zadek, with Task Force member Phumzile Mlambo-Ngucka (Executive Director of UN Women), Malcolm Johnson, Deputy Secretary-General of the ITU, and Durreen Shahnaz, CEO of Impact Investment Exchange Asia and IIX Foundation; and closing remarks by His Excellency Dr. Perks Master Ligoya, Permanent Representative of Malawi to the United Nations.

100 people including permanent representatives, first secretaries, and other high-ranking dignitaries from more than 10 countries attended.