UNSIF HIGH-LEVEL ADVISORY BOARD
MS. HILDE SCHWAB
Chairperson and Co-Founder Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, Switzerland
Mr. Neil Shen Nan Peng
Founding and Managing Partner, Sequoia Capital China Rotating President and Director, China Entrepreneur Forum Chairman of the Board, Yale Leadership Center in China
H.E. Mr. Marc-André Blanchard
Ambassador Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations
Dr. Jed Emerson
Founder, Blended Value Group, Advisor to the Sterling Group, Hong Kong
H.E. Dr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh
Chairman and Founder, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization, TAG-Org, Kingdom of Jordan
Dr. Charly Kleissner
Co-founder TONIIC, KL Felicitas Foundation and Social-Impact International San Francisco, CA, USA
Dr. Li Zhenxi
Chairman, Baoshang Bank President of Supervisory Board, Asian Financial Cooperation Association Executive Chairman of the Joint Committee on Reputation Risk Management, China Banking Association
H.E. Dr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith
Minister of Finance Government of The People’s Republic of Bangladesh
H.E. Dr. Sahar Nasr
Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Cairo Governorate, Arab Republic of Egypt
Nan Li Collins
Yolanda Jinxin Ma
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BANGKOK — A new fund to boost smart affordable housing options in Bangladesh is one of the first major announcements from the UNDP’s SDG Impact Finance initiative — an enterprise that took UNDP’s David Galipeau four years to convince the U.N. it needed.
Press Release: UNDP announces partnership with top universities to set development yardstick for impact investing
The United Nations Development Programme announced a partnership with nine leading universities to develop a research agenda that will better leverage private investment to finance the Sustainable Development Goals.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the private sector needs to be taken on board to help developing countries plug the gaps in funding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
bdnews24: Bangladesh creating policy vision, facilitating private sector investment in SDGs: Sheikh Hasina
“The private sector in developing countries already account for 60% of GDP, 80% of capital flows and 90% of jobs. It bears logic that partnership with the private sector is actively factored in for financing SDGs,” she said at the meeting on SDGs.