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Recognizing the importance of local knowledge and ownership of issues related to peace, Business for Peace has adopted a locally-driven approach with Global Compact Local Networks playing a central role.
As the first UN Global Compact platform that Local Networks can join through a public commitment, Business for Peace invites companies to work alongside participating Local Networks to advance peace in the following countries: Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Ukraine.
Local Networks advance the Business for Peace agenda through learning exchanges,
information sharing, working groups, and by facilitating partnerships and dialogues that tackle issues specific to local contexts. There is a range of engagement opportunities and events available to companies worldwide.
Local B4P Events and Projects
Empowering Female Refugees pilot project
- Concept note
- FAQ (in Portuguese)
- Private Sector and Refugees in Brazil: Debate and Engagement – 30 June 2016
The Business for Peace Working Table in Colombia was launched in December 2013 with the support of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá as a member of the technical secretariat. This space seeks the build a scenario of collective participation and learning through three main lines of work. For more information please click here.
National Roundtable – 10 December 2013
National Launch – 30 October 2013
Business engagement for the integration of refugees – Exchange of experiences and possibilities for action – 13 April 2016
National Launch – 14 February 2014
National Launch – 27 February 2014
Private Sector Leaders Roundtable at the Sixth Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations – 29 August 2014
National Launch – 19 May 2015
National Launch – 25 September 2014
National Launch – 17-18 November 2014
Regional Launch – 1 April 2014
National Launch – 27 August 2014
National Launch – 24 June 2014