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Stockholm-based Global Child Forum announced today the launch of their newest program, The Business Academy, designed to be a children’s rights and business accelerator helping companies focus on their children’s rights risks and opportunities, supported with peer-to-peer learning.
Fredrik Franke has been appointed as Head of External Relations and Engagement at Global Child Forum, tasked with strengthening the organization’s strategic collaborations and partnerships. He assumed his role on 10 September.
Filippa Bergin has been appointed new Head of Research and Business Development at Global Child Forum, charged with leading on the organization’s work to strengthen the understanding and relationship between corporate profitability and children’s rights. She assumed her role on January 9.
STOCKHOLM 14 November – Software that can find, and stop grooming directed towards children, in real-time; A program that can analyse and categorize millions of photos, including child sexual abuse material, within minutes; A tool that can take what seems to be incomprehensible background noise and extract conversations and transcribe them into text in order to identify and rescue the children in the video.
STOCKHOLM 14 November – Global Child Forum, a Stockholm-based non-profit foundation founded by the Swedish Royal Family to promote children’s rights, today announced the results of its 2019 global benchmark study, The State of Children’s Rights and Business: From Promise to Practice, showing that companies worldwide are making incremental positive changes to protect children’s rights, but need to significantly accelerate the pace, as risks continue to outpace progress.
STOCKHOLM den 14 november – Global Child Forum, en Stockholmsbaserad ideell stiftelse som grundades av den svenska kungafamiljen med syftet att främja barns rättigheter, publicerade idag resultaten från sin globala benchmarkstudie 2019, The State of Children’s Rights and Business: From Promise to Practice, som visar att företag världen över har tagit steg i rätt riktning för att skydda barns rättigheter, men att de fortfarande har lång väg att gå för att motverka riskerna.
BANGKOK 16 September – Global Child Forum, a Stockholm-based leader in children’s rights and business, is bringing together actors from business and civil society to take action on children’s rights at the CSR Asia Summit – the region’s foremost annual sustainability event being held on September 18 - 19. This is the third time Global Child Forum has participated in this summit, underscoring their commitment to placing child rights on the corporate social responsibility agenda in the region.
Global Child Forum is the proud recipient of an IKEA Foundation grant totalling 38.5 million SEK, fortifying the organization’s efforts to ensure that children’s rights are supported and advanced among the corporate sector.
On Wednesday, April 11th, the Global Child Forum, a leading forum for children's rights and business, will bring together global leaders to demonstrate that business has the power to solve some of the most pressing issues facing children today.
Global Child Forum and UNICEF signed a Memorandum of Understanding today reinforcing the two organizations’ continued collaboration working to promote the rights and well-being of every child.
Global Child Forum is pleased to announce the appointment of Ulrika Nilsson as Managing Director.
A new Global Child Forum study reveals that the region’s businesses can do more to protect children. The study, Children’s Rights and the Corporate Sector in South America, reports on how well business integrates and report on children’s rights.
On 4 April 2017, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden will inaugurate the Global Child Forum on South America in São Paulo, Brazil. Organized in collaboration with UNICEF and Childhood Brasil, the one-day event, under the theme “Investing in Every Child”, encourages business leaders to respect and support children’s rights and highlights the important link with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in promoting social and economic advancement within the region.
On 4 April, the Global Child Forum will take place in São Paulo, Brazil under the theme ‘investing in every child’. The Forum will highlight how business, by supporting children’s rights, can drive economic and social advancement in the region. The Forum is organized in collaboration with UNICEF and Childhood Brasil and will bring together over 300 leaders and decision-makers from business, government, civil society and academia.
Global Child Forum, together with over 250 leaders and decision-makers from governments, business, civil society and academia is set to showcase how leading corporations address children’s rights as part of their sustainability agenda on the 5th of May.
First of its kind regional benchmark study lead by Global Child Forum, conducted by Boston Consulting Group, will be presented to define the challenges and opportunities of children’s rights in 9 industry sectors across 6 countries in the region.
The Global Child Forum, an international independent platform for research, dialogue, information and action which was initiated by Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, will make its international debut in Dubai under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, and Chairperson of Dubai Healthcare City Authority and Chairperson of International Humanitarian City Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Four hundred chosen leaders from the United Nations, child welfare organizations, multi-national corporations, financial institutions and academia are now targeting their focus on children's rights at the Global Child Forum. In its fourth year, the Global Child Forum will again be held at the Royal Palace in the presence of the King and Queen.
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