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Regional Meeting for GC Network Contact Persons in Asia, 16-17th June 2008 - Seoul, Korea

The Regional Meeting for Global Compact Network Contact Persons in Asia was convened directly in advance of the "Changing Landscapes" event on the 16-17 June in Seoul.  Supported by UN ESCAP and the Global Compact Network in Korea, the meeting brought together 30 participants representing 13 GC Local Networks.  It provided Contact Persons with the opportunity to discuss  the key issues and challenges faced by Networks in the region and was a valuable platform for learning and exchange of best practices.  Among the various issues that were discussed was a proposal for network sustainability which was presented by UNESCAP, the regional support center for GC Networks in Asia.  Climate change was also address, with the Global Compact's "Caring for Climate" initiative receiving particular focus during which a call was made to Contact Persons to assist in recruiting new signatories.  The meeting also acted as an opportunity to strengthen new and existing relations between Contact Persons in the region.

Meeting documents:

Final Agenda     Final Participant List           Meeting Report (Draft version)

Network Slides:

Bangladesh     China       India      Indonesia

Japan     Korea     Malaysia     Nepal

Pakistan     Singapore     Sri Lanka     Viet Nam


(Last updated on 3 July 2008)