a) Provide universal access to safe drinking water at home and in schools, health centres and refugee camps b) End open defecation and ensure universal access to sanitation at school and work, and increase access to sanitation at home by x% c) Bring freshwater withdrawals in line with supply and increase water efficiency in agriculture…

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Kara Alaimo is Head of Communications for the High Level Panel on the Post 2015 Development Agenda. Previously, as a political appointee in U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration, Kara served as Spokesperson for International Affairs at the U.S. Treasury.

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a) Provide free and universal legal identity, such as birth registrations b) Ensure that people enjoy freedom of speech, association, peaceful protest and access to independent media and information c) Increase public participation in political processes and civic engagement at all levels d) Guarantee the public’s right to information and access to government data e)…

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a) Reduce violent deaths per 100,000 by x and eliminate all forms of violence against childrenb) Ensure justice institutions are accessible, independent, well-resourced and respect due-process rights c) Stem the external stressors that lead to conflict, including those related to organised crime d) Enhance the capacity, professionalism and accountability of the security forces, police and…

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Yingfan Wang China Mr. Wang is a current member of the Secretary-General’s MDG Advocacy Group, a group of eminent personalities who have shown outstanding leadership in promoting the implementation of the MDGs. He is a career diplomat. In 1995, he served as Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs until the year 2000, when he became the Permanent…

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Kadir Topbas Turkey Mr. Topbas is the current Mayor of Istanbul and President of United Cities and Local Governments, and an expert in urban rehabilitation, social transformation and the management of the urban challenges faced by fast-growing cities.

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Izabella Teixeira Brazil Ms. Teixeira is currently the Minister of Environment of Brazil. She has been a civil servant at the Brazilian Environmental Agency since 1984 and has occupied different management positions at the Agency, as well as positions at the Ministry of the Environment and at the State Government of Rio de Janeiro.

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Jean-Michel Severino France Mr. Severino was the Director General of the French Development Agency. He worked for the French Ministry of Finance and Economy in several capacities, including adviser of the Minister for Development, leader of the Development Ministry’s geographical coordination, and Director of the Ministry’s Development Programs. In the period 1996 – 2000 he…

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H.M. Queen Rania of Jordan Jordan Queen Rania Al Abdullah is the wife of H.M. King Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. An advocate and a humanitarian, Queen Rania serves as an Eminent Advocate for UNICEF and Honorary Chairperson for the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI). The Jordan River Foundation (JRF) is Queen…

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John Podesta United States of America Mr. Podesta is Chair of the Center for American Progress. He previously served as Co-Chair of the Obama-Biden Transition and as White House Chief of Staff to President William J. Clinton. He served in the president’s cabinet and as a principal on the National Security Council.

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