Thu, Jun 17|
The United Nations within a global ecosystem: perspectives
The United Nations Association in Canada is proud to present a new panel. The United Nations within a global ecosystem: perspectives.
Time & Location
Jun 17, 2021, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT
About the Event
The goal of this panel is to have participants learn about the intricacies of the UN system and its relations to several stakeholders (governments, non-governmental organizations and private sector). Why is t important for countries to have a seat at the Security Council? How the implementation of corporate social responsibility is influenced by the Sustainable Development Goals? What is the role of NGOs during the Universal Period Review? Those are just a few questions that will be discussed during the panel.
• Guillermo Rishchynski, Former Canada’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Former Executive Director for Canada at the Inter-American Development Bank
• Matthew Pringle, Director of International at the Native Women Association of Canada
• Valerie Chort, VP Corporate Citizenship and Sustainabilty at RBC and Executive Director at the RBC Foundation