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Spotlight Youth: Empowering the Next Generation, #RotaryUNDay - Rotary Day at the United Nations 2016
12 Nov 2016 -  Featuring: “Rotary Responsible Business Award”. Utilizing revolutionary communications technology, young leaders are harnessing their energy, innovation and idealism to bring change to communities around the world. Providing tools, resources and guidance ensures that the next generation will have a sustainable, positive impact locally and globally. — Moderator: Helen Reisler, Rotary Representative to the United Nations/ New York — UN Expert: (Awaiting confirmation) — Business Expert: Mercantil Banco Universal, “Promoting Socially Responsible Leaders University Program,” Caracas, Venezuela — Rotary Responsible Business Honoree: Juan Silva Beauperthuy, Rotary Club of Chacao, Caracas, Venezuela Given the current international conversation about the need for inclusive economic development, youth outreach, gender equity, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and broader concerns about social stability, Rotary proposes the 2016 program focus on the theme Business and Rotary’s Service to Humanity entitled, Responsible Business, Resilient Societies. Recognizing that no one organization alone can address the challenges of inclusive economic development, Rotary will look toward leaders in the field. Rotary Day at the United Nations thus provides the opportunities for collaboration with the UN Global Compact, UN Development Programme, Business for Peace Foundation, World Economic Forum, Columbia and New York University business schools, and similar globally-minded corporate thought leaders.
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