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Commission Final Report Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Chair, Lancet COVID-19 Commission

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Agenda (EDT) 11:00 – 11:05am | Welcome Dr. Jessamy Bagenal, Executive Editor, The Lancet 11:05 – 11:20am | Presentation of Key Findings and Recommendations of the COVID-19 Commission Final Report Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Chair, Lancet COVID-19 Commission 11:20 – 11:40am | Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO 11:40am – 12:00pm | Key impacts and learnings from the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic – Epidemiology of the COVID-19 pandemic: Prof. K. Srinath Reddy, Public Health Foundation of India – Financial and economic implications of pandemic response measures: Dr. Vitor Gaspar, Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF – Socioeconomic and other implications for populations experiencing vulnerability: Ms. Gabriela Cuevas Barron, Honorary President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and Former Senator in the Mexican Congress 12:00 – 12:20pm | Global and national governance for future health threats – Global health governance: Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa, Former President of the UNGA and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense in Ecuador – Achieving the SDGs and ensuring a green and inclusive recovery: Dr. Phoebe Koundouri, Professor in Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business and Denmark Technical University; President, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists – Strengthening national health systems, national preparedness plans, and universal health care: Dr. Miriam Khamadi Were, The Champions for an AIDS-Free Generation, Kenya 12:20 – 12:30pm | Concluding Remarks Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Chair, Lancet COVID-19 Commission — About the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN): The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) was set up in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. SDSN works closely with United Nations agencies, multilateral financing institutions, the private sector, and civil society.