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Look back on the 2018 Summit

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Were you unable to join us in Oslo for this year’s Business for Peace Summit? You can  still be #businessworthy and catch up on events from the Summit below. Watch the recordings from the landmarks events of the 2018 Summit below:

 

Launch of the Oslo Climate Leadership Declaration 

May 15, 08:00-10:00  CET

Rococo Banquet Room at Grand Hotel

 

Business for Peace Lecture with Jamie Oliver and Dr Sandro Demaio

May 15, 14:00-15:00 CET

University Aula, University of Oslo

 

The Business for Peace Roundtable

Building Trust: Accelerating Climate Leadership

May 16, 11:00-15:00 CET

Sentralen

 

 

2018 Award Ceremony

Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony

May 16, 17:00-18:30 CET

Oslo City Hall

 

 

Also, look back through the live coverage of events provided across our Social Media platforms. We look forward to seeing you at next year’s Summit.

 

 

H.E. Ms. Amina J Mohammed of United Nations to give address at 2018 Award Ceremony

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We are pleased to share that our 2018 Award Ceremony will now feature an address from the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, H.E. Ms. Amina J Mohammed.

In addition to her esteemed presence, the award ceremony will feature other special guests, a curated programme of live musical performances, an interactive installation prior to the ceremony, and the annual State of the Union address, given this year by Nobel Peace Laureate, Ms. Leymah Gbowee. Join us as we recognise this year’s Business for Peace Award Honourees at Oslo City Hall, Wednesday May 16.

Were you unable to join us in Oslo? Watch the recording of the Award Ceremony here.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon to attend this year’s Award Ceremony

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Photo: Jørgen Gomnæs / The Royal Court

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Business for Peace is proud to announce that His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will attend this year’s Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony on May 16 at Oslo City Hall. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon has previously attended Business for Peace events and we are honoured to welcome him back again this year.

The Award Ceremony is the highlight of the annual Business for Peace Summit, celebrating the Oslo Business for Peace Award Honourees. This year’s Oslo Business for Peace Award Honourees are: Lori Blaker, CEO of TTi Global, Edgar Montenegro, Founder and CEO of Corpocampo, and Martin Naughton, Founder of Glen Dimplex Group.

Leymah Gbowee, Peace Activist and winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, will give the annual State of the Union Address on the relationship between business and society. Shirin Ebadi, Human Rights Advocate and winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize, will join Ms Gbowee to hand out the prize. Both are members of the Oslo Business for Peace Award Committee that selects the Honourees for the annual Award.

The Award Ceremony will take place on May 16 at 17:00 in Oslo City Hall. The public is invited to attend but advance registration is required as space is limited.

Leymah Gbowee to be Keynote Speaker at 2018 Award Ceremony

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We’re pleased to announce that Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate and activist, will give the annual State of the Union keynote address on the relationship between business and society at our Award Ceremony on May 16.

 

Currently, Ms. Gbowee is the Executive Director of the Women Peace and Security Network Africa and a founding member and former Coordinator of the Women in Peacebuilding Program/West African Network for Peacebuilding. Commended for her efforts as a peace activist in Liberia, she led a women’s movement that was pivotal in ending the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003. Having won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011, Ms. Gbowee continues her inspiring work, including her efforts to speak on behalf of women and girls around the world.

 

Learn more about Ms. Gbowee’s story and her activism from this short documentary, produced by The New York Times.

 


 

The 2018 Award Ceremony is the highlight of the Business for Peace Summit. Join us as we hear from Ms. Gbowee and celebrate this year’s HonoureesLori Blaker, CEO of TTi Global, Edgar Montenegro, Founder and CEO of Corpocampo, and Martin Naughton, Founder of Glen Dimplex Group.

 

The Award will be presented by Award Committee members Ms. Gbowee and Shirin Ebadi, Human Rights Advocate and winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize.

 

 

Dr. Alessandro Demaio in conversation with Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver and Sandro Demaio

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Join Us!

 

Last month we announced that chef and business leader Jamie Oliver would be giving the annual Business for Peace lecture this May. Now, we’re pleased to share that Alessandro Demaio, the new CEO of EAT Foundation, will be joining him on stage.

 

It’s sure to be an engaging conversation about nutrition, trust, and how businesses can take the lead.

 

Business for Peace Lecture with Jamie Oliver & Dr. Alessandro Demaio
May 15, 14:00
Aula at the University of Oslo

 

 

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