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23 November 2017

Conference about the role of multinationals and the UN in global sustainable development

CEEweb and nov20the National Society of Conservationists – Friends of the Earth Hungary organised a forum in Budapest on 20 November 2017. The event came after the letter of 15 367 scientists, who warned that the world was heading towards an ecological catastrophy and must change its course. The speakers focused on the role of the UN in the global sustainable development process, the critical analysis of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the role of multinationals in protecting human rights and in the light of tax evasion (see the agenda). More than 60 participants attended the event represneting governmental, non-governmental and academic institutions.

The event was organised in the European campaign on sustainable resource use, co-financed by the European Commission.

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