In a time of transformation and global demands for justice, this side event at the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on 12 July 2021, emphasized the high costs of exclusion and deepening inequalities. Panelists also explored effective approaches to building more inclusive societies that respect diversity.
This event was cohosted by the Government of Canada in collaboration with Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, at the NYU Center for International Cooperation.
Speakers included: H.E. Maninder Sidhu, Parliamentay Secretary to the Minister of International Development, Canada; H.E. Epsy Campbell Barr, First Vice President, Republic of Costa Rica; Ms. Hina Jilani, Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan; Co-Chair of the Task Force on Justice; Member of The Elders; Mr. Francisco Calí Tzay, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Dr. Romina Boarini, Director of the Centre on Well-being, Inclusion, Sustainability and Equal Opportunity (WISE), OECD; Dr. Faiza Shaheen, Lead on the Grand Challenge on Inequality and Exclusion, Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, NYU CIC; Moderated by Dr. Liv Tørres, Director of the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies.