GLOBAL PEACE ECONOMIC FORUM 2017
March 1 Global Peace Economic Forum I:- Economic Freedom Index: Roadmap for Economic Dynamism and Prosperity
The Asia Pacific region represents a community of diverse cultures and economies that range from the fastest growing to the most isolated. Produced by the Heritage Foundation, the Index has documented the factors that lead to expanded economic opportunity and growth
The Philippines ranking for 2017 will be officially announced in detail at this session.
- Amb. Youngmok Kim, Former President, Korea International Cooperation Agency
- Anthony Kim, Editor Economic Freedom Index, Heritage Foundation
- Dr. Juan Francisco Facetti, IDPPS Board, former Minister of Environment of the Republic of Paraguay
- Guillermo M. Luz, co-chairman of the National Competitiveness Council
- Moderator: Thomas Field, Director, IDPPS Think Tank, Latin America Regional Representative, Global Peace Foundation
March 1 Global Peace Economic Forum II: Asia/ASEAN Emerging Economies: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power for Peace and Co-Prosperity (Diplomatic Hall)
Universal principles and shared values advanced by innovative political, civic and business leaders must undergird a nation’s policies and direction to support vibrant economic growth and prosperity. National economic policies in the region should promote and protect such values, while strengthening an environment to ensure growth and broad access to resources and opportunities for an expanding array of new entrepreneurs. Speakers will present how these principles affect national transformation and unlock market capital, while fostering peace and stability.
- H.E. Nicolas Ardito Barletta Vallarino, Former President, Republic of Panama, Former Vice- President, World Bank for Latin America and the Caribbean
- Kartikeya Sharma, Managing Director, iTV Media
- Young-Hoi Lee, Former Managing Director General, Asian Development Bank
- Dr. Hyun Jin Moon, Founder and Chairman, Global Peace Foundation
- Moderator: Jose Luis Yulo, President, Chamber of Commerce of the Philippine Islands
March 1 CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY LUNCHEON: Partnering for Impact 2030
The panel will explore the perspectives of corporations committed to employee volunteerism on how they are driving progress on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy. The discussion themes will include, expanding cross-sector partnerships, corporate volunteering for community change, and mapping SDGs for collective impact.