Commissioners issue historic report on state of the Oceans. The GPF welcomes the pioneering work of the Global Ocean Commission to protect our Oceans & Seas. One of the main messages is that "we cannot do it alone," we must engage all the actors. We applaud the leadership role of the Commission in highlighting the opportunities and the challenges for creating healthy oceans.
The Global Partnerships Forum advises its partners on curated discussions with leaders from civil society, government and the private sector. To learn more about upcoming events the Global Partnership Forum is engaged in see our 2014 listing.
GPF Board Member Howard Buffett has produced a wonderful video about their family's efforts to create a culture of sustainable farming. The Howard G. Buffett Foundation's has set-up the first ever Center for No-Till Agriculture to increase crop efficiency and to protect the land.
Today the UN Secretary-General announced that he will convene a global humanitarian summit in Istanbul in 2016, and the goal of this summit is to find new ways to tackle humanitarian needs in our fast-changing world.
On Monday, May 5th and Tuesday, May 6th the Global Partnerships Forum together with Cavendish Global, The New York Academy of Sciences and International Telecommunication Union will host the Global Health Impact Forum at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Thousands of miles away from civilization, Midway Atoll is in one of the most remote places on earth. And yet its become ground zero for The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, syphoning plastics from three distant continents.
GPF Moderates Panel at UNGA/ECOSOC Event: The Role of Partnerships in the Implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda
On April 10th the GPF will moderate a panel on "Scaling up partnership opportunities in food and nutritional security and marine resources" at a joint event of the General Assembly & ECOSCO on the role of partnerships in the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
Former President of the United Nations General Assembly, Dr. Srgjan Kerim, receives the life achievement award.
New York, October 11, 2013: The Global Partnerships Forum congratulates His Excellency Dr. Srgjan Kerim, President of the 62nd Session of the General Assembly, on receiving the 2013 lifetime achievement award in the field of science and education.
On September 19, 2013 Badr Jafar, co-founder, Pearl Initiative and CEO, Crescent Enterprises and Georg Kell, Executive Director, UN Global Compact announced a Strategic Partnership between the Pearl Initiative and the UN Global Compact.