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Past events

Webinar | Keeping up with the SDGs

03 Oct
2019


8:30 am - 9:30 am

Event Details

Join Corinne Schoch, Senior Advisor of the Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA), and Andrew Petersen, CEO of the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSDA), as they discuss their insights from the upcoming UN Global Summits on Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals, to be facilitated by Kylie Porter, Executive Director of the GCNA.

Three key international events – the Climate Summit (23 September), the first UN Summit dedicated to the Sustainable Development Goals (24-25 September) since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015, and a High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development (26 September) – are being held during the upcoming United Nations 74th Session of the General Assembly.

This international gathering is being convened to provide an opportunity to reinvigorate international commitment to the Paris Agreement and SDGs and offer space for various actors, including business, to highlight their contribution to SDG implementation. Corinne and Andrew will both be attending these international events, to bring the voice of Australian business into the international sphere and collaborate to advance sustainable development.

You will hear about the:

• Key outcomes from each of the Summits;

• Discussion of innovative solutions and partnerships to accelerate sustainable development convened during UN Global Compact Leaders Week; and

• Initiatives and commitments announced by organisations including the UN Global Compact, Climate Group, the WBCSD, and We Mean Business Coalition.

Speakers

  • Corinne Schoch, Senior Advisor, Global Compact Network Australia
  • Andrew Petersen, CEO, Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia
  • Kylie Porter, Executive Director, Global Compact Network Australia

*If you cannot attend the webinar please note that it will be available for download on the Global Compact Network Australia website.

 

Registration Information

Registration for the webinar is a two-step process.

Step 1: Register your attendance via Eventbrite here.

Step 2: In order to access the webinar itself you will need to complete registration through our Zoom Webinar platform. Within 24 hours of the start of the webinar, a link will be sent to you to complete your Zoom registration. AFTER registering to Zoom you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar room.

Please note: If your organisation has firewalls that prevent the use of Zoom, we suggest downloading the Zoom app which can be found here: https://zoom.us/support/download

If you have any questions please email us: secretariat@unglobalcompact.org.au

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