The quarterly Sustainability Knowledge Hub organised by the Global Compact Network Ceylon will feature former Vice President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Judge Christopher G. Weeramantry as the keynote speaker, to be held on May 11 in Colombo.
Global Compact Sustainability Knowledge Hub events aim to “Drive Economic Growth Sustainably” by equipping the Sri Lankan corporate sector with the necessary knowledge and skills required to practise corporate sustainability. The forum is organised by Global Compact Network Ceylon, the local network of the world’s largest corporate citizenship initiative, the Global Compact, according to a press release issued by the Colombo chapter.
Judge Weeramantry in the course of his professional career of over six decades as lawyer, legal educator, domestic judge, international judge, author, lecturer, has touched on a wide variety of topics essential to international rule of law, cross cultural understanding and peace education. He has written over 250 articles which has been published in various international journals and is the author of over 20 books and lectured extensively on these topics and related subjects in over 50 countries.
The Weeramantry International Centre for Peace Education and Research (WICPER) founded by him in 2001, has a vast corpus of research and writing as an information base from which to develop it programmes.
The forum is open for senior management, sustainability champions, the corporate and public sector.