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7 October: Joint meeting of ECOSOC and the Second Committee on Globalization and MultilateralismA joint meeting of ECOSOC and the GA Second Committee will be held on 7 October 2016 (10:00 to 13:00) in Conference Room 2 (CB) at UN Headquarters in New York. The joint meeting will focus on "The Changing Political Economy of Globalization: Multilateral Institutions and the 2030 Agenda", and will highlight recent trends in globalization that have exposed various fault lines in responses at the national and international levels. The aim of the meeting is to facilitate an interactive discussion to propose actions for a more inclusive globalization and strengthened multilalteralism. A keynote address will be delivered by Mr. Thomas L. Friedman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who focuses on globalization and whose new book Thank You For Being Late: How to Find a Job, Run a Country, and Keep Your Head in an Age of Acceleration will be released in fall 2016. A moderated, interactive discussion of external experts from academia, business and research will follow. Further information about this event can be found here (https://www.un.org/ecosoc/en/events/2016/joint-meeting-ecosoc-and-second-committee-changing-political-economy-globalization)
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