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New Report by UN Secretary-General Highlights UN-Business Cooperation

New York, United States of America

( New York, 5 November 2009 ) – Underscoring the need for sustainable business practices and broader private sector engagement in light of global challenges, the UN Secretary-General’s report on Enhanced cooperation between the United Nations and all relevant partners, in particular the private s...

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Local Networks Unite on MDG Project in Latin America and the Caribbean

Santiago, Chile

(Santiago, 5 November 2009) – Global Compact Local Networks in Latin America and the Caribbean have agreed to develop an assessment of the private-sector contribution to development, to be presented at the 2010 Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York. This was among the outcomes of the Global C...

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Regional Support Center Opens in Latin America with Strong Backing

Bogota, Colombia

( Bogota, 29 October 2009 ) – The Regional Center for the Support of the Global Compact in Latin America and the Caribbean was launched today at an event that drew participation from the private and public sectors throughout the Latin American region. 115 members of the regional business communit...

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New Human Rights Dilemma Workbooks Provide Interactive Learning Experience

New York, United States of America

(New York, 28 October 2009) – The Human Rights Dilemmas Forum is a web-based forum to address and discuss dilemmas confronting business in their efforts to respect and support human rights. The Forum is part of a project funded by the GE Foundation and implemented by Maplecroft for the UN Global ...

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