Multi-stakeholder SDG Forum 2018
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Grand Serail, Beirut, Lebanon
Global Compact Network Lebanon will host the second edition of its Multi-Stakeholder SDG Forum, under the patronage of Prime Minister Saad El Hariri at the Grand Serail, to discuss and keep up with the latest trends and practices of Sustainable Development.
This forum is a unique opportunity and platform for all the stakeholders, leaders and individuals representing the public and private sector, civil society organizations and local authorities to promote multi-stakeholder dialogues, catalyze collaborations, explore innovative solutions to accelerate the SDGs in Lebanon, and work together towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals and 2030 Agenda.
Open to the public, the Forum’s agenda is packed with impactful presentations and live panel discussions consisting of prominent national and international pioneers to ignite a sense of awareness and urgency towards transforming words into action regarding the 17 SDGs.
GCNL’s goal leaders who are championing the SDGs will deliver speeches about topics such as access to quality education and decent economic growth, to establish a connection and sense of urgency with the audience to reach the 2030 agenda.
The first panel is about sustainable development reforms and public wellness, featuring advisers, directors and representatives from the private and public sectors and NGOS.
The second panel is about power and impact of the private sector in achieving the SDGs, hosting prominent CEOs from top national and international companies.
The third panel is about the role of classical and digital media in mainstreaming the notion of sustainability, featuring TV presenters and astounding media personalities.
Lebanon’s youth will be active participants, where the winners of our National Sustainability Youth competition will attend, along with an audience assorted with young age groups.
Global Compact Network Lebanon (GCNL), the Lebanese national chapter of the UN Global Compact (UNGC), was launched in September 2015 and is hosted at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Global Compact Network Lebanon (GCNL) works closely with the UN Global Compact (UNGC) Headquarters to provide opportunities for learning, policy dialogue, and partnerships on the Ten Principles of responsible conduct and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Encourage participants to mainstream the United Nations Global Compact’s Ten Principles in their daily activities and report on their implementation.
Mobilize businesses, civil society organizations, local authorities and the broader Lebanese society to work together towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UN 2030 Agenda
In order to achieve the above-stated mission, the Global Compact Network Lebanon is a multi-stakeholder initiative that:
- Promotes the UN Global Compact Ten principles and the 17 SDGsthroughout the Lebanese business and non- business community
- Provides signatories with a forum to advance issues of mutual interest and concern
- Supports participants to report on their progress in sustainability and social responsibility through their Communication on – Progress (COP) or Communication on Engagement (COE)
- Hosts events and projects to advance the 17 SDGs and UNGC 10 Principles locally