By Our Reporter
In pursuance of the commitment of the Federal Government and the United Nations (UN) to sustainable development, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos and the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC), are organizing a Private Sector Engagement Workshop on Sustainable Industrial Development in Nigeria.
The workshop seeks to engage the Organised Private Sector (OPS) in discussing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a view to stimulating strategic alignment between private sector business plans and the SDGs. This workshop, contributes to the UN’s Goal 9: ‘Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.’
The workshop is expected to be addressed by the Senior Special Adviser to the President on SDGs, Hon. (Mrs.) Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire and the Resident Coordinator of the UN system in Nigeria, Ms Fatma Samoura, and it is scheduled to hold on Wednesday 13th April, 2016 at the Conference Hall of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) House, 77, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja Lagos.
It will be recalled that the UN Information Centre (UNIC) had an engagement with the Civil Society partners on the Sustainable Development Goals in February.