Welcome & Opening

October 26, 2023 from 8:00 am to 8:15 am

Speaker: Moderators: Jeremy Drake, Dennis Uyat • Speakers: Zeynep Çelikel, Richard Anthony

Times are listed in Pacific Standard Time

Welcome to Day 2 of the National Zero Waste Conference! We will open the conference with remarks from Zeynep Çelikel, Adviser in the Human Rights & Humanitarian Team in the Office of the President of the 77th session of the General Assembly. Zeynep provide insights into the process of establishing the United Nations International Day of Zero Waste and the GA resolution and UN’s role on the path of its implementation.

Moderators: Jeremy Drake and Dennis Uyat, Zero Waste USA

Speakers: Zeynep Çelikel, United Nations General Assembly, Richard Anthony, Zero Waste International Alliance