UN Digest: UN Global Compact

UN Digest: UN Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

UN Digest | Stage 1

As a series of touch points each day, UN leaders will share a thematic digest in short ‘explainer’ videos. UN leaders from across the UN System will share the vision for their organization’s efforts responding to the urgency to accelerate action to deliver the SDGs. These digests will illustrate their priorities, and to explain what is at stake, why you should care and how people everywhere can take action.


Sanda Ojiambo
Executive Director, UN Global Compact

Sanda Ojiambo is the Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact. Ms. Ojiambo brings 20 years of experience to lead the UN Global Compact. She has served as Head of Sustainable Business and Social Impact, Safaricom Plc, Kenya since 2010. Ms. Ojiambo was also the Senior Manager of Safaricom and MPESA Foundations, Kenya from 2008 to 2010, during which she led the implementation of several public-private partnership initiatives between Safaricom and UN organizations.

Mahmoud Mohieldin
United Nations Secretary-General Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Dr. Mohieldin, is an economist with more than 30 years of experience in international finance and development. He is the UN Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Agenda.He was the former Minister of Investment of Egypt from 2004-2010, and most recently, served as the World Bank Group Senior Vice President for the 2030 Development Agenda, United Nations Relations and Partnerships.

His professional experience extends into the academic arena as a Professor of Economics and Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University and as a Visiting Professor at Universities in Egypt, Korea, UAE, UK and USA.

September 24, 12:45
12:45 — 13:00EST(GMT-4) (15′)


Mahmoud Mohieldin (United Nations), Sanda Ojiambo (UN Global Compact)