November 30, 2020

"TAP Network Conversations"

An Interview with Arelys Bellorini
TAP Partner from World Vision

For the second iteration in the series of “TAP Network Conversations,” we welcome Arleys Bellorini, representing long-time TAP Partner, World Vision. As a United Nations and SDG 16+ expert, Bellorini shares her reflections on the virtual HLPF and UNGA 2020, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how to best respond to new and existing challenges in advancing the 2030 Agenda. She also provides insight into the importance of meaningful participation of civil society at the global level, as well as the need for SDG Accountability to accelerate progress.

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Arelys Bellorini represents World Vision as the Senior United Nations Representative (Child Rights and Sustainable Development) in New York. Most recently, she led World Vision NY-engagement on the post-2015 development agenda. In addition, she manages the organization’s relations and partnerships with key UN agencies, in particular UNICEF as well as the inter-governmental relations and civil society partnerships.

Arelys Bellorini is a sociologist graduated from Columbia University in New York and holds Graduate degrees from New York University and the Nicaraguan National Autonomous University. She has led national programmes and strategies on the promotion and full realization of children rights in Nicaragua and at sub-regional and regional level in Latin America.

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