Thursday 6 June, 6.30pm
Old Theatre, Old Building
Professor John Gerard Ruggie, Assistant Secretary-General and Chief Advisor for Strategic Planning to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, 1997-2001, will be speaking on Global Governance: the corporate connection on Thursday 6 June at LSE.
During his time working at the United Nations, Professor's Ruggie's responsibilities included designing and managing Kofi Annan's Global Compact, which promotes human rights, labour standards and environmental principles in global corporate practices. In this lecture, he will reflect on that experience and on similar initiatives to bridge global governance gaps by means of multistakeholder efforts including the corporate sector.
John Gerard Ruggie is the Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. His highly influential academic work deals mainly with the impact of economic globalisation on global rule making and the evolving global political order.
John Ruggie's lecture concludes the Miliband Lectures on Global Economic Governance, which have explored key issues on global economic governance throughout the year.
This event is free and open to all. No ticket is required.
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17 May 2002