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Debating UN World Economy Forum, Sustainable Business Investment, and Sustainable Development Goals
Oct 16, 2017
1:50 pm — 3:00 pm
D'Angelo Center, Room 206
October 16, 2017 1:50 pm
Conversations with representatives from the United Nations:
- Marcelo LaFleur is an Economic Affairs Officer in the Development Policy Analysis Division (DPAD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA). He joined the United Nations in 2007 and has since worked in the areas of poverty and sustainable development, preparing publications and leading and conducting capacity development projects in developing countries. As part of the World Economic and Social Survey team, Marcelo works on the issues of poverty, inequality, and adaptation to climate change. He earned a Ph.D. in Economics, as well as a Masters in International Political Economy and Development, from Fordham University, and a BA in Economics from Saint Mary’s College of California. w: www.un.org/desa
- Steven Distante is the CEO and Chairman of Vanderbilt Securities and Impact U, President of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (New York), Co-Founder of Catholic Men’s Ministry, and EO Global UN Ambassador and Liaison for Sustainable Development Goals. He earned his B.S. in Accounting at St. John’s University and Masters.