Archive for the ‘CMBD Events’ Category

CMBD Events — Highlights of the WTO Public Forum

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

CMBD Webinar
Wednesday, 8 October 2014

The WTO Public Forum from 1 to 3 October 2014 has an overriding theme of “Why Trade Matters to Everyone” and three sub-themes involving the issues of trade and jobs, trade and consumers and trade and Africa. There will be a special half-day devoted to a roadmap of the Doha Development Round. CMBD is participating in a special session on trade in the Post-2015 Development Agenda on 2 October 2014. The webinar will feature highlights and perspectives from participants on all three sub-themes, on the state of the Doha work plan and on the Post-.2015 Development Agenda.

CMBD Events — UN General Assembly Summit Forecasts

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

26 August 2014

High-level summits are planned at the UN General Assembly on climate change (23 Sept 2014), indigenous peoples (22 Sept 2014) and population and development (22 Sept 2014). This webinar will provide an update on reports and programmes for these three summits, with a particular emphasis on the Climate Change Summit. We will also be tracking the progress on the Post-2015 Development Agenda on which the “official” negotiations are scheduled to begin in September 2014.

CMBD Events — Post-2015 Development Agenda: Priorities and Indicators for Trade and Economic Growth

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

22 July 2014

The final meeting (14 to 18 July 2014) of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development at the UN General Assembly in New York will have been completed, as well as the ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum (30 June to 11 July 2014). This webinar will build on the Geneva-based interest in ensuring that trade and economic growth are fully integrated into the setting of priorities and indicators in the Post-2015 Development Agenda. We will provide an update of the process for developing a Post-2015 Development Agenda, the role of the private sector in this process and the receptivity among governments and civil society networks to partnering and engaging with the private sector.

CMBD Events — HRI/CMBD Geneva Seminar

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The next HRI/CMBD Geneva Seminar will take place on 24-25 November 2014.  It will follow a format similar to previous seminars, with these objectives:

  • —To enhance the capacity of business representatives to understand how the United Nations and other major international organizations in Geneva operate
  • —To help business representatives understand how they can effectively engage officials from international organizations on policy deliberations, and
  • —To help business representative learn how to identify partnering opportunities for the advancement of global business strategies that are mutually rewarding.

Additional information and registration materials are available on request.  If you have any additional questions please feel free to contact CMBD.

Members’ Forum

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Climate Change Progress

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

CMBD Events — Food Security and Nutrition

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

CMBD Webinar
26 November 2014

Our annual look at food security issues at the Committee on Global Food Security is normally conducted in October following the annual session of the CFS.  This year, it is being combined with an assessment of the second International Conference on Nutrition in Rome on 19 to 21 November 2014.  The webinar will include analyses of the implications for business of the CFS îssues and ICN2.

WTO Public Policy Forum

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

TBD September 2014

CMBD Events — OECD New Directions

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Report on CMBD Trip to Paris 12 November 2014

An Agenda for Open Markets, Innovation and Sustainable Growth will be the programme for the annual business visit to the OECD, scheduled this year for 6 to 7 November 2014.  CMBD is a co-sponsor of this programme.


UN General Assembly Forecasts

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Tuesday, 26 August 2014