You have been invited to attend a special high-level roundtable session and presentation of the Charter on the role of business, civil society and cross-sector partnerships in the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The event will be held on September 29th from 16:00 to 18:00 at VNO-NCW (Bezuidenhoutseweg 12, The Hague).

It is the start of a unique forward looking initiative focused on the opportunities for business, impact and partnerships offered by the post-2015 development agenda.

The Charter will be presented to Mrs. Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation. Mr. Feike Sijbesma, CEO of Royal DSM, will deliver a key note on multi-stakeholder contribution to development goals through partnerships. This will be followed by a roundtable session that provides an opportunity to share the outcomes of the United Nations General Assembly and discuss the next steps in the new global development agenda for the Netherlands among the signatories and other guests.

There will be opportunity to officially sign the Charter at the end of the session, followed by drinks.

Please find the Charter, an introduction to the Charter and the full programme of the meeting below.

For more information about the project and/or the Worldconnectors, please contact Reinier van Winden (Project Manager Worldconnectors), via [email protected] or 020-368 8732 or Alba Tiley (Sustainability, DSM) at [email protected] or 06 83 64 38 09.


Introduction to Charter