Yasmin Batliwala, A4ID Chief Executive, speaks at the International Bar Association’s 2016 Annual Conference in Washington D.C. on the importance of proactive participation of the global legal community in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs).
Chief Executive Yasmin Batliwala discusses the Sustainable Development Goals and calls on the legal industry to assist in achieving these in The Times Law Brief.
A4ID have joined the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The UN Global Compact is the platform for business to act on global goals to advance the SDGs through their operations, innovations and partnerships.
In honour of Human Rights Day, A4ID CEO Yasmin Batliwala said:
Following stellar feedback from participants at last year’s Law and Development Training Programme, a new session of thought-provoking seminars and discussions on the relationship between the legal and development sectors is now underway.
After a great summer in Canary Wharf, thanks to our warm hosts Clifford Chance, A4ID is moving.
Following the formal introduction of the Sustainable Development Goals at the UN Sustainable Development Summit, Yasmin Batliwala, CEO of Advocates for International Development (A4ID) said:
Autumn Adeigbo told A4ID about the inspiration behind MAKOKO and described what it took to make her dream a reality…
A4ID has written to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urging him to include a goal focussed on promoting good governance and the Rule of Law in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Our CEO Yasmin Batliwala received Woman of Achievement 2014 Category Award for Public Sector from the prestigious Women in the City.