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Thu, Jun 17


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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.

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The United Nations within a global ecosystem: perspectives

Time & Location

Jun 17, 2021, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT

Online, free

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.

Our experts:

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

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