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The Global Goals in action

SEMINAR: The Global Goals in action for business and development

Featuring World Prize Award and Prize Winner Lecture

Participate in a mind-shifting seminar on the realities of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and on how implementation becomes a global win-win.

PROGRAMME
  • 09:00
    Registration and coffee
  • 09:30
    Welcome address
    Carsten Toft Boesen, Managing Director, NIRAS A/S
  • 09:35
    Keynote presentation
    Annemarie Meisling, Director, Sustainability, Chr. Hansen A/S:  The Global Goals – our goals

    Followed by interview on the Global Goals from a business perspective by Lillian Gjerulf Kretz
  • 10:05
    Keynote presentation
    Former Prime Minister of Bhutan (Lyonchon) Jigmi Y. Thinley:  Holistic approach to development - the example from Bhutan

    Followed by Interview on holistic approach to development, the SDGs and government by Lillian Gjerulf Kretz
  • 10:35
    Book prewiev: Sustainable global development - about the 17 Global Goals
    Professor and editor Steen Hildebrandt 
  • 10:55
    Motivation of nomination and IID World Prize for Gapminder Foundation
    Professor, Dr. Lindsay Falvey
  • 11:05
    Prize winner presentation by co-founder Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Gapminder Fondation.
    Gapminder is founded by Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund
  • 11:45
    Closing of the seminar and the way forward
    Thomas Bustrup, Director, DI
  • 12:00
    Light lunch and networking
  • The speakers

    Annemarie Meisling is Sustainability Director at Chr. Hansen, a leading company in food and health ingredients. She has more than 12 years of sustainability expertise from Novo Nordisk, COWI, the World Bank, DI, the US Congress and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    Mr. Jigmi Yoser Thinley became in March 2008, Bhutan's first ever elected Prime Minister. Mr. Jigmi Thinley stressed the need to focus on the Bhutanese notion of gross national happiness, i.e. to base government policy on national happiness rather than purely economic considerations.

    Amongst the various awards received by him, Jigmi Y.Thinley was conferred the Druk Thuksey Medal, which is the highest civilian decoration, by His Majesty the Fifth King of Bhutan in 2009. In the same year Pennsylvania State University awarded him the Distinguished Alumni Award, which is the highest honor that the university confers on its most outstanding alumnus. In 2010, he was awarded the Global Human Resource Excellence Award at the World HRD Congress held in Mumbai.

    Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels.

    Gapminder is a modern “museum” that helps making the world understandable, using the Internet.

    Gapminder was founded in Stockholm by Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund and Hans Rosling on February 25, 2005.

  • The World's Best News

    The seminar will be part of the launch of the World's Best News 2016.

MODERATOR
Line Gjerulf Kretz
Practical information

Time:

9 September 2016
09:00 - 12:00

Venue:

DI - Confederation of Danish Industry
H.C. Andersens Boulevard 18
1553 København V

Registration:

Please register with Mette Nellemose on mene@di.dk. 

The registration is subject to confirmation due to a limited number of seats available.

Organizers
Moderator
Lillian Gjerulf Kretz will be moderating the seminar
Contact
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PUBLICERET: 16-08-2016 OPDATERET: 07-09-2016