The event was a vehicle for lessons learned and collaborative solutions development towards sustainability priorities. Our aimed objectives were Highlighting the Global Goals and their relevance to all stakeholders, Sharing practical solutions to integrating SDGs and UNGC 10 principles into corporate practice, encourage participation to the UNGC, and Share UAE Local Network Achievements.
With the attendance of the Director Executive Lise Kingo and the team from UNGC HQ from New York, the UNGC UAE Local Network had the honor of hosting the Annual Local Network Forum, The UN Private sector focal point, and the business for peace event to discuss the upcoming strategies and plans.
On May 2015 the UNGC Local Network was launched under the patronage of HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejrn – Director General of Dubai Land Department – the Global Compact Network UAE launch will serve to achieve raising awareness on the UN Global Compact and its Ten Principles, and mobilize companies to engage in the upcoming activities of the Local Network.
January 8th 2017 – The UNGC UAE Local Network has successfully announced in a press conference the fecund partnership with Dubai Business Women Council; the official representative organization for professional businesswomen and women entrepreneurs in Dubai.