LOB PhD Student Lorenzo Todorow is an invited participant to the UN Global Compact+15
25 March 2015
LOB PhD student Lorenzo Todorow is an invited participant to the UN Global Compact+15: Business as a Force for Good, 23-25 June in New York.
Marking the United Nations Global Compact’s 15th anniversary, Global Compact+15 organises a three day event at the UN HQ in New York, which will end with a historic 15th Anniversary Celebration Dinner will be held at Cipriani 42nd Street on the evening of 25 June. Participants will celebrate the Global Compact’s progress over 15 years and pay tribute to the leaders that have helped the initiative become a truly global movement, including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and H.E. Mr. Kofi Annan who will join them as honoured guests.
LOB PhD student Lorenzo Todorow is an invited participant to the UN Global Compact+15: Business as a Force for Good, 23-25 June in New York. Lorenzo, is a PhD student whose research on stakeholder dialogues (supervised by Drs K. Akrivou and E. Fenton) involved data collection with the UN GC. In the first two days (23-24 of June) a number of focused meetings – on human rights and labour, children’s rights, climate, peace, anti-corruption, supply chain, UN-business partnerships and Local Networks – will be convened by Global Compact platforms and working groups. Following the two days of smaller meetings, all focused meeting participants will come together in interactive roundtable discussions on 25 June held in in the UN General Assembly Hall. Within this framework Lorenzo acts as facilitator on discussions regarding how to contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Lorenzo’s role will be as an academic expert on multi-stakeholder dialogue which is one of the core activities of the Global Compact. These sessions will be a unique gathering of all participants and special guests who will join together seeking to demonstrate to Governments, the private sector’s critical role in solving our world’s greatest challenges and show how the Global Compact’s work is central to the United Nations agenda.