Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

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Financing Nature-Based Solutions is Path to Holistic and Equitable Recovery from Pandemic

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 13:15

Join us for a virtual side event of the UN ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum. This event is being organized by Sr. Marvie Misolas, NGO Representative of the Maryknoll Sisters at the UN. 

Please register here by April 13:

When: Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 1:15pm Eastern Time

Introduction/Welcome - Marvie L. Misolas, Lead Organizer

Moderator - Ms. Gail Davis-Carter

Keynote Speaker - Ms. Zdenka Piskulich - Executive Director, Costa Rica Por Siempre -


1. H.E. Ambassador Rodrigo A. Carazo, Permanent Representative, Mission of Costa Rica to the UN
2. H. E. Ambassador E. Courtenay Rattray, Permanent Representative, Mission of Jamaica to the UN
3. Glaston White, Director, Half Moon Bay Fishermen’s Cooperative, a Community-based Reef Restoration Initiative in Jamaica
4. Brandon Hay, Science Officer, Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation
5. Paul Smith, Adaptation Finance Team Lead, UNEP Finance Initiative
6. Martina Dorigo - Program Analyst, Adaptation Fund


Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic, Inc. - Marvie L. Misolas
United Religions Initiative - Martha Gallahue
ManUpCampaign - Fred Sullivan
ListenGive Initiative & TheCreators2020UN SDGs Arts & Youth Initiative-Gail Davis-Carter
Global Distribution Advocates, Inc. - Allan Kalish
United Methodist Church - General Board of Church and Society - Quinn Wonderling
Africa Development Interchange Network - Yvonne O’Neal

Co-Sponsoring Organizations:

Misean Cara, Don Bosco Aid Ireland
Salesian Missions, Inc. - Thomas Pallithanam

Virtual event