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Raymond Saner

Professor
University of Basel and CSEND, Geneva

Professor Raymond Saner is Titular professor at Basle University (Economics Department) and teaches at Lüneburg University, Germany  (environmental sciences). He is reviewer and partner of research projects and co-founder of CSEND, a Geneva based NGRDO with ECOSOC accreditation and consultative status (since 1993).

Involvement with the 2030 Agenda
Member of Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Global Sustainable Development, 2013; member of  EGM on agenda-setting for the HLPF of Post 2015 Development Agenda, 2014; Moderator, Second HLPF meeting under auspices of ECOSOC, 2015; Author of chapter on science-policy interface, member of EGM on the GSDR Report 2015,  2015; Drafter of Chapter 6 on countries with special focus on LDCs, SIDS and LLDCs, member of EGM for  the Global Sustainable Development Report 2015, Speaker and Discussant of People First PPPs for UNECE 2016, key note speaker at UN conference on financing of SDGs, Jamaica, 2017. http://www.csend.org/publications/agenda-2030

Involvement with PPPs and UNECE
“Implementing the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through effective, people-first Public-Private Partnerships”, 2016, Geneva; PPP Case Studies Demonstrating Good Governance and Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, Discussant and Analyst of PPP Cases, “Implementing the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through effective, people-first Public-Private Partnerships”, Panellist, 2017, Hong Kong;  PPP Working Party on Public-Private Partnerships:  Panelist,  Expert level meeting on People-first Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs): Implementation challenges and actions for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), March 2018, Panelist; “Scaling up: Meeting the challenges of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through people-first Public-Private Partnerships”, May 2018, Speaker, Caribbean Action 2030: Regional Conference on the Sustainable Development, Jamaica,  June, 2017 UNDP, key note speech:  “Financing SDGs through PPPs: need for standards, institutions, and capacity building”.

Publications
Democratizing the PPP standard setting process of the health sector Raymond Saner, 14th
 March 2015, CSEND, Policy Brief, No. 15, Author;
Financing the SDGs in the Caribbean through PPPs requires a good dose of relevant knowledge and wisdom. UNDP-Arube, June 2017, Author
SDG- PPP assessment grid developed by Raymond Saner, CSEND, Geneva, March 2016.

Teaching
Capstone project, Master in Public Affairs, Sciences Po, Paris on “Trade, Development and Public Private Partnerships, an Analysis of PPP in Health Facilities: a way of improving trade in Health Service?, 2012-2013, Instructor-Supervisor