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Monday, 17 July

Ministerial Segment at the HLPF - 44 Voluntary National Reviews UNHQ | New York

Forty-four countries will present their Voluntary National Reviews on implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs. For more information on the event, please click here.

For opportunities to participate, please contact Javier Cortes at hlpf@unglobalcompact.org.

2017 Partnership Exchange Conference Room 1, UNHQ | New York

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP), is organizing the Partnership Exchange to enhance global partnerships for sustainable development. The event focuses on reviewing the work of multi-stakeholder partnerships and other voluntary initiatives in driving implementation of SDGs 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 14 and 17. The Partnership Exchange is open to all HLPF participants. For more information, click here.

Contact Lilian Liu (liul@unglobalcompact.org) for more information.

Global Compact Local Network US 2017 Symposium: Making Global Goals Local Business (For US academics and students only) (8:00am-6:00pm) Pfizer HQ | New York

Global Compact Network USA will host its annual Symposium on July 17th at Pfizer HQ in New York City. This full-day event will feature powerful discussions about corporate leadership and how business can work with the United Nations and civil society to take action on the SDGs. For the full Symposium agenda and speakers list, please visit: https://www.symposium17.org/.

Network USA has waived the registration fee for PRME members and attendees of the 2017 Global Forum for Responsible Management Education. Please register using this link (limited tickets available).

Please direct all questions to Ryan Brandenburg at ryan@globalcompactusa.org.

The Role of Business at the Local Level: Innovation and Multi-Stakeholder Action UNHQ | New York

Co-hosted by the UN Global Compact and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, this session will explore how action is being catalyzed at the local level via an integrated global-local framework for multi-stakeholder action. The session will include examples from Argentina, Denmark, Kenya and India followed by a discussion on how business can create innovative and sustainable models that help achieve the SDGs.

Contact Javier Cortes (cortes@unglobalcompact.org) for more information.

Tuesday, 18 July

SDG Business Forum Conference Room 1, UNHQ | New York

Co-hosted by the ICC, UN DESA and the UN Global Compact in collaboration with the Global Business Alliance for 2030, this full day event will bring together leaders from business, finance and government, heads of United Nations agencies, key international organizations and civil society groups. The forum will be an opportunity for business to report on key achievements and activities undertaken during this past year of SDG implementation and look at the role of business in catalyzing sustainable growth and development from innovative approaches to financing through to reporting progress and new partnerships.

For more information, please click here, or contact Moramay Navarro Perez (navarroperez@unglobalcompact.org). Register here [Deadline to register: 7 July 2017].

Wednesday, 19 July

Business and the SDGs - Moving from Aspiration to Action: Insights from Chief Sustainability Officers & Sustainability Champions Conference Room 11, UNHQ | New York

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) will convene this event to give Chief Sustainability Officers and other sustainability champions the opportunity to exchange information, catalyze collaboration, share lessons on the business implications of the SDGs and how companies are working to scale up efforts to realize the SDGs.

For more information, contact Lotta Tahtinen (tahtinen@un.org).

Thursday, 20 July

1st PRME Anti-Corruption Conference (Fordham University Lincoln Center | New York)

The PRME Working Group on Anti-Corruption, in cooperation with the Humanistic Management Network and HEC Paris in Qatar, are organizing a conference in conjunction with the 2017 PRME Global Forum in New York with the focus theme: Behavior Risks and Anti-Corruption Mainstreaming for Respecified Executive and Management Education.

For more information, click here.

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