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Business for Peace on the agenda for Nobel laureates

Ambassador Mona Juul talking to Founder BfP Per Saxegaard
Ambassador Mona Juul talking to Founder BfP Per Saxegaard

On February 9th, Nobel laureates Ouided Bouchamaoui, Dr Shirin Ebadi and Finn Kydland gathered at the Norwegian Embassy in London, and were soon joined on telephone by Michael Spence. The laureates constitute the Award Committee for the Oslo Business for Peace Award. The annual prize is awarded to international business leaders who in a responsible and ethical way create value for business as well as society. The committee met in London to select the Business for Peace Honourees for 2017. The prize is established by Business for Peace, an Oslo […]

Nominate your businessworthy candidate for 2017 today!

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Pic - media web

Help us find role models for the business communities around the world. Point at someone, and channel your candidate through an organization connected to one of our nominating partners:  International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), United Nations Development Program (UNDP) or United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). On their web sites you will find links to application forms and more info about procedures. You can also nominate your businessworthy candidate using the direct links below: International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Nations Development Program (UNDP) United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) The deadline […]

Nobel Peace Prize – A recognition and an incentive to the Colombian business leaders who act businessworthy

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endelig medieslider

From left to right: Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia (source: The Guardian) and Juan Andrés Cano, 2015 Business for Peace Honouree The Business for Peace Foundation would like to congratulate the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, and the Colombian people for this important recognition. We are delighted to see that the Nobel Peace Prize is providing a new impetus to their efforts in looking for a negotiated solution to the oldest running armed conflict in Latin America. The Business for Peace Foundation, like many others, strongly believe in […]

All events, Summit 2016 – information for press and media

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Press-Media-image2

The Summit is open for the press to join. For information and to arrange access to the 2016 Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony and Summit, please contact: Bastian Klunde bastian@businessforpeace.org Tel: +47 900 95 694 2. og 3. mai, samles norske og internasjonale toppledere til den tiende Oslo Business for Peace Summit. Presse inviteres til å delta på flere av arrangementene.  Oslo Business for Peace Summit innbyr til diskusjoner om hvordan næringslivet kan gjenoppbygge tillitsforholdet til sivilsamfunnet, finne tilbake til sin rolle som samfunnets problemløser, og å bistå FN […]

Welcome to a breakfast seminar at PRIO

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PRIO-event2

Time: May 4 08:30-10.00 Place: Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Hausmanns gate 3 0186 Oslo This breakfast meeting is jointly hosted by: Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) Oslo Academy of Global Governance (University of Oslo) Moderator: Gregory M. Reichberg (PRIO) Panel: John Elkington (Volans, UK) Selima Ahmad (BWCCI, Bangladesh) With comments from: Torunn Tryggestad (PRIO) Benedicte Bull (SUM, UiO) For registration and more information, please visit PRIOs website. Share

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