The 2013 Oslo Business for Peace Honourees
Oslo and Doha, 24 April 2013— The Oslo Business for Peace Award is the highest form of recognition given to individual business leaders for fostering peace and stability through creating shared value between business and society. The world wide search for the 2013 Honourees is a joint effort by ICC, UNDP and the Oslo based Business for Peace Foundation. The five Honourees were announced simultaneously in Oslo, and during the X session of the 8th World Chambers Congress in Doha. The Honourees are selected by an independent committee consisting of Nobel Prize winners in peace and in economics. The Award will be presented to the Honourees at the Business for Peace Summit on May 14 in Oslo City Hall.
The 2013 Honourees come from Brasil, Denmark, Pakistan, USA and Yemen.
The 2013 Business for Peace Summit & Award are livestreamed at this link: https://new.livestream.com/vizart/bfpa.
You can follow the Keynote address by Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish, as well as the debate that follows, moderated by Executive Editor Alison Smale of the International Herald Tribune. The naming of the 2013 Business for Peace Honourees follows.
2013 Oslo Business for Peace Award Summit – “Business in fragile environments”
The 2013 Oslo Business for Peace Award Summit will take place on May 14th, at Oslo City Hall. This year’s list of nominees is based upon proposals from both the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The Business for Peace Foundation has entered into formal agreements with both organizations. (See the program here).
Mr. Erik Belfrage, Chair of the ICC Commission for Social Responsibility and Anti-Corruption, Heba El-Kholy, Director of UNDP’s Oslo Governance Centre, Governing Mayor Stian Berger Røsland and Per Saxegaard of the Business for Peace Foundation. Together at Oslo City Hall to mark their collaboration on behalf of the Foundation.