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Ruggie Addresses Gathering of UN Resident Coordinators


John Ruggie, Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on the Global Compact and former Assistant Secretary-General, addressed the meeting of United Nations resident coordinators at UN Headquarters in New York today. In his remarks, Ruggie encouraged resident coordinators to work actively with the Global Compact in UN offices around the world. His speech also showcased how business, civil society and other actors can work together in support of UN goals, even in circumstances where effective government-backed frameworks are weak or do not exist.

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