The Ocean Conference, June 5-9, 2017

The Ocean Conference will be held at UN Headquarters in New York on 5-9 June 2017, seeking to spur action to ensure the continued health of the world’s oceans. The conference will comprise of plenary meetings, partnership dialogues and a special event commemorating World Oceans Day. To prepare for this major event, the President of the General Assembly will be organizing a two-day preparatory meeting on 15-16 February in New York. The preparatory meeting will consider the elements of the … [Read more...]

International Corporate Philanthropy Day – Celebrated on FEB 27

Monday, February 27, 2012 Each year on the fourth Monday in February, the corporate giving community, led by CECP, observes International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), an international advocacy day intended to build awareness of corporate-community partnerships and to inspire businesses around the world to engage further. On this day, CECP holds the annual Board of Boards CEO Conference in New York, along with a host of media-friendly opportunities to draw attention to the important role … [Read more...]

One Year On: UN Women Widens Donor Base, Strengthens Partnerships

  One Year On: UN Women Widens Donor Base, Strengthens Partnerships UN Women commemorates its first anniversary this month with some 114 governments contributing to core funds in 2011, resulting in a 73 percent increase in core funding compared to the combined budget of its former four predecessors the year prior. The entity’s total income target for 2012-13 is set for US$700 million. “[The budget] pushes us to strengthen partnerships across the board — with governments, … [Read more...]

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