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Agenda

9 May
09:00 - 10:30

Achieving sustainable development goals: Plenary

Type: Plenary session
Co-convenors: African Union Commission

With the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, governments from around the world have sent a clear signal to decision-makers and civil society.

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9 May
11:30 - 13:00

Visions for an interconnected world: Plenary

Type: Plenary session
Co-convenors: GEIDCO

The ways in which low-carbon, reliable and sustainable energy will be provided in the future are being designed today.

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9 May
13:00 - 14:00

Special lunch presentation: INGA

Type: Interval
Co-convenors: ADPI-RDC

ADPI is the Agency for the Development and Promotion of the Grand Inga site.

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9 May
14:30 - 16:00

Water security for all: Plenary

Type: Plenary session

Freshwater management is a major challenge for society, especially in developing economies, and is becoming increasingly challenging by the impacts of climate change.

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9 May
16:30 - 18:00

Hydropower preparation support facility: Plenary

Type: Plenary session
Co-convenors: World Bank Group

Properly planned hydro projects can provide grid stability, energy storage and flexibility for balancing more variable renewable energy sources.

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