UN 75 2020 AND Beyond: Shaping Our Future Together Virtual Dialogue Organized at Chandigarh


Global Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development discussed: APSWDP

Chandigarh, 8th August, 2020: In pursuit of celebrating the 75th Anniversary by igniting people’s debate: UN75, the Secretary General Antonio Guterres has launched a global dialogue, which is perhaps the largest and furthest reaching global conversation ever on building the future we want.

Association of Professional Social Workers and Development Practitioners (APSWDP) is a non-profit making association which has been conferred special consultative status under the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) and has also been affiliated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN DGC). On this occasion, APSWDP has conceived and organized  avirtual dialogue in support of UN75 2020 and Beyond, Shaping Our Future Together on 8th August 2020 (Saturday).  

APSWDP has come forward to corroborate with the United Nation’s global initiative of encouraging people, especially youth and marginalised to put their heads together to define how enhanced international cooperation can help realize a better world by 2045, the UN’s 100th birthday.

The APSWDP UN75 virtual dialogue was inaugurated and chaired by Prof. (Dr.) RajanWelukar, Former Vice Chancellor, Mumbai University. The key panellists were Dr.Sandeep K. Meharwal (Regional Advisor, FHI, Asia Pacific, Thailand), Ms.Dea Andrea Wehrli (Environment Expert, Switzerland), Mr.Bhavesh Swami (The Climate Reality Project India), Ms.Anupriya Singh (Former Consultant UNESCAP), Mr. Ravi Solanki (National Consultant, MIS, Govt. of India), Mx. Kajal Mangalmukhi (Transgender Activist, India), Dr. Antonia Colibasanu (Geo Politics Expert, Romania). The UN 75 Dialogue was moderated by Mr. Hitesh Kumar Gulati and convened by a organizing committee of APSWDP comprising of Mr.VivekTrivedi, Dr.SumitArora, Mr. Rajeev Chaudhary and Dr. Vishal Dhiman.

The virtual dialogue was registered and participated by wide range of participants fromUSA, Canada, Egypt, Nepal, Philippines, Romania, Switzerland representing Civil Society organizations, Youth Networks, Para Legal Volunteers, Research Scholars,Development Practitioners, Representatives of Marginalised Communities (PWDs &Transgenders), Corporates,Learning and DevelopmentProfessionals, Post Graduate University Students of Social Work, Interns and young children.

The UN75 Dialogue was aimed at enabling the participants and panellists to share their ideas on thegrowing crisis situation andavailable solutions.The outcomes will be shared with the office of United Nations for framing a comprehensive global plan of the future we want.



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