🗓️ Thursday, December 2 

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Morning programme

10:30 – 11:30


Registration and networking

11:30 – 11:45

Opening Remarks

  • Ambassador Christian Frutiger, Head of Global Cooperation at Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
  • Agi Veres, Director, UNDP Geneva

11:45 – 12:45

High Level Panel: Accelerating the transition to sustainable finance for the SDGs

The High-Level Panel of the SDG Finance Geneva Summit will focus on how to redirect at scale mainstream private capital to where it matters most to achieve the SDGs in developing countries (with a special focus on LICs), leveraging UNDP Finance Sector Hub leadership while taking stock of the discussions taking place to frame the Building Bridges Week Summit.

  • Moderator: Karen Wilson, Senior Advisor, OECD


  • Agi Veres, Director, UNDP Geneva
  • Krisztina Tora, Chief Market Development Officer, The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG)
  • Veronica Scotti, Chairperson Public Sector Solutions, Swiss Re
  • Erick Yong, CEO, Greentec Capital Partners

12:45 – 13:30

Networking lunch.

Afternoon programme

13:30 – 13:45

High Level Keynote: Financing Sustainable Development post COVID-19 – experience of Colombia

  • Agi Veres, Director, UNDP Geneva
  • Alejandra Botero, Director, National Planning Department, Government of Colombia (online)
  • Alejandro Pacheco, Deputy Resident Representative, UNDP Colombia (online)

13.45 – 14.30

In conversation: Investment opportunities for sustainable development in Colombia

The afternoon will be dedicated to showcase the experience of Colombia in mobilizing private sector and financing for the SDGs. The country-focused programme seeks to promote a better understanding of the policy and institutional issues, among others, arising for developing countries when seeking to mobilize and align investment and other private financial flows towards the SDGs. The session will facilitate an exchange on the concrete actions and initiatives taken by developing countries to address systemic issues towards accessing and aligning finance to the SDGs.

  • Moderator: Agi Veres, Director, UNDP Geneva


  • Cipriano López, Vice-president of Innovation and Sustainability. Bancolombia (online)
  • Tim Radjy, CEO, AlphaMundi Group
  • Cédric Lombard, Chairman, Impact Finance Management
  • Cristina Velez, Business Expert and Consultant. Designated EAFIT Business School Dean (online)

The impact investment ecosystem in Colombia - Video

  • Francisco Noguera, President of iNNpulsa, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Government of Colombia



14.30 – 15.00



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