Karachi, December 18, 2020: Global Compact Network Pakistan organized “Online Training program on writing COPs & COEs”. This training was specially arranged to help business and non-business in preparing and submitting their Communication on progress and Communication on Engagement. The training session was Conducted by Salman Zakir, Corporate trainer & Head of Corporate Communication, Pak-Arab Refinery Company Limited(PARCO), Fasihul Karim Siddiqi, Executive Director Global Compact Network Pakistan(GCNP).
Ms. Nuzhat Jahan, Secretary GCNP, who later moderated the session, welcomed the Participants, and explained the objective and purpose of organizing this complimentary training program especially for UNGC Signatories.
Salman Zakir, Corporate trainer & Head of Corporate Communication PARCO, explained the importance of COP and trained the participants in the art and skills of writing COP. He also presented some good examples of COP Documentation and updated the participants on the process of preparing and uploading the COP online.
Fasihul Karim Siddiqi, Executive Director GCNP, stated that the importance of submitting COE for non-business participants and explained the process of writing and uploading the COEs in the system. He mentioned the participants that submitting COPs by email does not meet the requirement and it must be uploaded to the web portal through their company profile already provided by UNGC.
The Participants actively participated during the training session and showed their interest in running and meeting their commitment by sending their COP/COE as per UNGC requirement.
Zubair Bawany, Deputy Director GCNP also made a presentation on upcoming events and activities by the Network from January 2021 onwards which will include Webinars, Podcast, SDG Road Shows, SDG Lounge and also the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Global Compact Network Pakistan celebrating its 15th anniversary.
The Participants actively participated throughout the session and showed their keen interest in the upcoming activities of the Network. Nida Ahmed Siddique, Coordinator Global Compact Network Pakistan facilitated the event.