Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin will attend the Fourth meeting of the United Nations’ High Level Panel scheduled in Bali, aimed at collecting proposals for the new post-2015 global development agenda.
The event, which opened today and closes on Wednesday will focus on global alliances for cooperation, implementation strategies and sponsorship opportunities, the foreign ministry emphasized here to the media.
The Colombian foreign minister, who is part of the Panel along with leading figures and specialists from 30 countries, will highlight some of the key elements in the definition of the Agenda.
The Colombian position, according to the Foreign Ministry, seeks to consolidate a single unified, universal and equitable agenda that will allow for moving towards deep structural transformations, with comprehensive and multidisciplinary approaches.
The High Level Panel is chaired by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, the President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang, and Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
It is composed of leading figures and experts from Germany, Brazil, Benin, Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Russia, France, India, Netherlands, Latvia and Sweden, among others, as well as government officials, a representative of the UN Secretary General, representatives of civil society and the private and academic sector.
The first meeting was held on September 25, 2012 in New York, the second on November 1 of that year in London, and the third on January 31, 2013 in Monrovia.