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Oceans: the 13th Sustainable Development Goal? Can we afford to ignore two-thirds of the earth….
On Thursday, June 20th, H.E.
Ambassador Stuart Beck, Permanent Representative of Palau, H.E. Ambassador Gary
Quinlan, Permanent Representative of Australia, Ghislaine Maxwell of the
TerraMar Project, and Amir Dossal, Chairman of the Global Partnership Forum,
hosted an informal meeting at the United Nations, to discuss the best ways to
incorporate issues related to the oceans into the UN’s Sustainable Development
GPF Participates in First Club de Madrid South Caucasus Forum
From May 6-8, 2013 the first Club de Madrid
South Caucasus Forum on Inclusion in Azerbaijan will be held in the Azerbaijan
cities of Ganja and Baku. The Forum will bring together some 30 heads of state,
including the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, 12 Club de
Madrid Members and 12 Nizami Ganjavi International Center Members, as well as over
200 high level experts, stakeholders, scholars and civil society
Global Partnerships Forum Supports the Wharton Innovation Tournament 2021
The Global Partnerships Forum is
delighted to partner with the Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab
Emirates and Arabic Knowledge@Wharton, the MENA edition of the online
research and business analysis journal published by the University of
Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, for the second
edition of the HCT-Wharton
Innovation Tournament 2021, to be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
on May 8 & 9, 2013.
When describing the
summit, CMO Club Founder and former CMO Pete Krainik said: “The CMO Club and
the CMO Innovation and Inspiration Summit are designed to help put CMOs on
the offensive and add more value within their respective organizations. We have
designed this Summit to give CMOs a chance to step back from the daily grind,
think strategically, and grow professionally with the help of their peers who
are experiencing the same pressures.”
Athgo’s E3.0 program at the City University
of New York aims to provide 75 promising young people from CUNY the opportunity
to come together, from startup teams and build constructive business concepts
with guidance and support from inspiring entrepreneurs and prominent mentors. Amir Dossal,
Chairman of the Global Partnerships Forum, gave the keynote speech, in a Davos style conversation. He
will discussed Entrepreneurship and it’s Global Impact on society.
D. Talks: The Changing Corporate Dynamic: Shifting From Charity to Smart Investment
published by the Global Partnerships Forum, Febuary 16, 2013
On February 13, 2013, Amir Dossal, the Founder and Chairman of the Global Partnerships Forum, presented at Dalberg’s New York office as part of D. Talks, a Dalberg series featuring experts and innovators within international development.
GPF Hosts GETHealth Summit at the United Nations to Bring Together Top Health and Technology Innovators from Across the Globe
published by the Global Partnerships Forum, Febuary 15, 2013
On February 6 and 7, The
Global Partnerships Forum, in collaboration with The Johns Hopkins University Center
for Clinical Global Education (headed by Dr. Robert C. Bollinger)
convened the first ever Global, Education, Technology and Health Summit
(GETHealth Summit) at the United Nations in New York City.
which was co-hosted by the Governments of Ethiopia, Norway, Rwanda and
Uganda, and the International Telecommunication Union, with the support of the
UN Office for Partnerships, as well as a number of key US and international
partners. It brought together a global audience of health care providers,
researchers, educators, and administrators in the medical industry, as well as
leaders in the pharmaceutical, business, philanthropic, and technological
fields to generate fresh knowledge, partnerships, and ideas that will more
effectively leverage the three IT domains (infrastructure, devices, software)
to address the critical health workforce gap.
Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Foundation participates in the Youth Assembly at the United Nations, hosted by the GPF
published by the Global Partnerships Forum, Febuary 1, 2013
A delegation from the
Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Foundation travelled to the Youth Assembly at the United
Nations in New York this January. Zahra Thioune, who is responsible for the
Foundation’s international and public relations, participated in the panel on
January 31, 2013: 'MDGS and You - Are we there yet?’
Global leaders in health research, education, and IT will join forces to create solutions for bridging the health workforce gap in developing countries
published by the Global Partnerships Forum, January 15, 2013
NEW YORK, NY – January 7, 2013 ‐‐ Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Clinical Global Health Education, along with the Global Partnerships Forum (http://www.gethealthsummit.org), are hosting the Global Education and Technology (GETHealth) Summit at the United Nations, New York, NY from February 6 ‐ 7, 2013. The Summit is co‐hosted by the Health and IT Ministries of Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Uganda and we are privileged to have Dr. Hamadoun Touré, Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), who will give the opening keynote speech.
SAVE THE DATE: Launch of the Africa 2.0 North America Chapter
published by Global Partnerships Forum, September 15, 2012
On September 20th, 2012 the launch of the Africa 2.0 North America chapter will take
place at the Nexus Summit Centre at New York University. The event will be hosted
by the Africa 2.0 North America Chapter in partnership with the Global Partnership
Forum and Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.
SAVE THE DATE: SPECIAL LUNCH EVENT FOR REYKJADALUR
published by Global Partnerships Forum, September 10, 2012
The Kids Parliament foundation, in association with FKA – the Icelandic Association of Women Entrepreneurs, has organised its first ever event, in Reykjavik.
The Magic Ring Kids project charity luncheon for Reykjadalur will take place on October 20th at HARPA, Reykjavik concert hall and conference centre- in Nordurljos from 13:00 – 15:00. The patron of the event is Amir Dossal from New York, the founder and chairman of the Global Partnerships Forum (GPF) and it will be hosted by Mr. Jakob Frimann Magnusson, Mananging Director at Reykjavik City Center Alliance.
Broad Band Commission for Digital Development launches Annual Report
published by Global Partnerships Forum, September 24, 2012
On September 23, 2012 the Broad Band Commission for Digital Development has launched its first-ever country-by-country snapshot of the state of broadband in the developing world and set out its targets to achieve ‘Digital Inclusion For All’ by 2015.
The empowerment of women in business lies at the heart of a new mobile
phone service in Nigeria that was launched today by a partnership
between Nokia, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and the leading
mobile operator, MTN Nigeria.
Application Opening: CECP 2013 Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy
published by Global Partnerships Forum, Auhust 8, 2012
The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy’s Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy are a powerful platform for sharing the story of outstanding corporate giving programs. Winners join an impressive cadre of exemplary programs.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, July 26, 2012
On July 26th,
2012 the Global Partnerships Forum participated at the inaugural DNA (Decide
Now Act) Summit. The event was held in association with the United Nations
Office for Humanitarian Affairs and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue at the
House of Commons in London.. Connecting the best minds in the world, the DNA
Summit was designed to progress from talk to action, connecting visionaries
from across sectors and encouraging collaboration to help create social change.
Launch of the Digital UN during the Social Innovation Summit Conference
published by Global Partnerships Forum, May 31, 2012
the 30th and 31st of May GPF, along with several other
prominent social entrepreneurs and the United Nations, participated in the
Social Innovation Summit. In lieu of the many goals that the United Nations
seeks to achieve, GPF in collaboration with the United Nations launched a new
initiative: “Foundation for a Digital United Nations”.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, May 25, 2012
On May 25th
GPF participated in a conference entitled “Impact of Public-Private
Partnerships in Education: An Evidence-Based Approach” hosted by UNESCO, UNOP
and the IDP Foundation. The conference was hosted to approach the impending
issue of how the millennium development goal for universal and equal education
can be achieved successfully through the help of public-private partnerships.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, May 22, 2012
marked the 10-year anniversary of the WayuuTaya Foundation for which a grand
gala was organized in New York’s Dream Downtown Hotel on the 21st of
May. Hosted by Founder Patricia Velasquez and Miss UniverseDayana Mendoza and
VikramChatwal. GPF’s Founder Mr. Amir Dossal was given the honor of being a
guest speaker to discuss the very importance of how public-private partnerships
can be helpful to address economic and social challenges in the world. The WayuuTaya
foundation serves as a non-profit organization to help the Wayuu, an indigenous
group of people located in South America.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, May 22, 2012
22nd 2012 CITYarts held its 44th anniversary Gala and
auction for which GPF was cordially invited to. The Gala not only celebrated
the 44th anniversary but also celebrated 10 years of Young Minds
Build Bridges Program in partnership with Allianz. The Gala honored members of
our community like Alberta Arthurs, Bill Baker, Will Barnet, David Finn and
Irwin Jaeger. CITYarts’ projects build bridges
of cultural understanding, giving youth the opportunity to take an active role
in shaping their own future. The projects frequently foster community
revitalization by galvanizing businesses, schools and community organizations
into developing youth programs. As an advocator to youth empowerment, GPF was
happy to participate in engaging conversation and finding out ways to help our
youth to achieve their goals for the future.
GPF to host Reception in Honor of Ambassador Raymond Wolfe Permanent Representative of the Mission of Jamaica to the UN
published by Global Partnerships Forum, March 20, 2012
On 22nd March
2012, the Global Partnerships Forum and Row6.com hosted a Reception in Honor
of H.E. Ambassador Raymond Wolfe, Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the
United Nations and Chair of the Permanent Memorial for the Victims of Slavery
and Transatlantic Slave Trade at the UN.
GPF participates in Royal DSM Sustainability Advisory Board Meeting
published by Global Partnerships Forum, March 20, 2012
(NL) – On March 20th, the Global Partnerships Forum represented through its Founder and
Chairman, Amir Dossal participated at the Royal DSM Sustainability
Advisory Board Meeting, held at Royal DSM Headquarters in the Netherlands.
Workshop on Partnerships Best Practices and their Contributions to Rio+20
published by Global Partnerships Forum, January 15, 2012
On 14 December 2011, GPF Chairman Mr. Amir Dossal was honored to speak
at the "Workshop on Partnerships Best Practices and their Contributions to
Rio+20", held at the United Nations Headquarters. The workshop was organized by the Division for
Sustainable Development under the leadership of its Director, Mr. Nikhil Seth,
and the Senior Sustainable Development Officer, Ms. Patricia Chaves. Other notable speakers at the event
included Mr. Maurice Strong, Secretary General of the 1972 UN Conference on
Human Environment and the 1992 Rio Earth Summit and Ms. Elizabeth Thompson,
Executive Coordinator, UNCSD Secretariat. The workshop sought to clarify
the primary themes to be addressed at the upcoming Partnerships Forum during
Rio+20, taking place 20 - 22 June 2012 in Rio de Janerio. Participants
engaged in an open and interactive discussion on the power of partnerships to
shape the success of initiatives for sustainable development.
GPF Joins UN-OCHA and Row6.com to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell
published by Global Partnerships Forum, December 22, 2011
York, NY (20 December 2011) – On December 20th, the Global Partnerships Forum,
Row6.com, and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian
Affairs (OCHA) visited the NASDAQ MarketSite in Time Square to celebrate OCHA’s
20th Anniversary and the launch of Row6.com. To mark the occasion, Baroness Valerie
Amos, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator rang
the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell alongside: Ms. June Sarpong, Founder,
Row6.com; Ms. Angela Bassett, Actress; Ms. Topaz Green, Philanthropist; Yogi
Cameron, Founder, Sola Yoga; Ms. Lynn Collins, Actress; and Mr. Amir Dossal,
Founder, Global Partnerships Forum.
Global Health and Diplomacy (GHD) Magazine Launches at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
published by Global Partnerships Forum, January 25, 2012
Global Health and Diplomacy (GHD), a publication that provides a forum for communication between heads of state, health ministers, first ladies, civil society leaders, the private sector and global health experts, was launched today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
GPF welcomes Fordham MBA International Business Summit on Ethics in doing Business Internationally
published by Global Partnerships Forum, March 06, 2012
March 2012, Fordham Global Professional Society, the Black and Hispanic MBA
Association and Fordham International Student Association hosted the "Fordham
MBA International Business Summit", held at the Museum of Tolerance in New
published by Global Partnerships Forum, December 16, 2011
Advisor, Mr. Robin van Puyenbroeck, has been appointed the Special
Representative of the Secretary-General of Euclid University (EUCLID). Mr. van Puyenbroeck will utilize his
expertise in building partnerships and expanding networks to help EUCLID
achieve its agenda. EUCLID is one of the world's 5 regional / international
institutions of higher learning listed by the UNESCO-based International
Association of Universities, which publishes the authoritative International
Handbook of Universities and the World Higher Education Database.
Farm Journal Forum 2011: “Securing Global Food with Sustainability”
published by Global Partnerships Forum, December 12, 2011
(11 December 2011) – The 2011 Farm Journal Forum, hosted by the Farm Journal
and Informa Economics, took place on December 5th and 6th,
and focused on the paramount issue of “Securing Global Food with Sustainability.” With the world’s population reaching seven
billion earlier this year and expected to reach nine billion by 2050, the Forum
provided an opportunity for leaders from across sectors to have an honest
dialogue on developing solutions to agricultural challenges. Participants discussed creative measures
to improve food security and promote sustainable agriculture, as well as the
political realities and roadblocks.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, November 29, 2011
Miami, FL (13 November
2011) – On November 7th, 75 ICT experts and decision makers,
including Caribbean Government Ministers, and leaders from regional
organizations, civil society and the private sector, participated in the
Canto-IDB Broadband Forum on “Accelerating Broadband Development in the
Caribbean”. The Forum focused on
identifying key initiatives to drive broadband penetration in the region for
the public good.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, November 4, 2011
Geneva, Switzerland (27 October 2011) - On
October 24th and 25th, the Global Partnership Forum
participated in the Broadband Leadership Summit in Geneva, Switzerland, which
was jointly hosted by the Broadband
Commission for Digital Development and ITU. The Summit focused on the role of
broadband as a driver of economic growth and explored its implications for
IDP Foundation Co-Hosts Education Stakeholders Meeting in Ghana
published by Global Partnerships Forum, October 27, 2011
York, NY (27 October 2011) - On October 18th, the IDP Foundation along with the
United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and
Cultural Organization (UNESCO) co-hosted the Education Stakeholders Meeting in
Accra, Ghana. The summit focused
on public private
partnerships for education in Ghana and methods for effectively evaluating the
performance of schools, with the ultimate aim of fostering innovative ventures
to invest in educational development.
GPF Participates in High-Level Meeting on United Nations Public-Private Partnership on ICT
published by Global Partnerships Forum, October 10, 2011
New York, NY (10 October
2011) – On September 19th, United Nations Secretary-General Ban
Ki-Moon hosted a High-Level Meeting on the United Nations Public-Private
Partnership on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at the United
Nations Headquarters to discuss the development of a partnership to utilize ICT
in support of the United Nations goals, particularly in regards to the
Secretariat and humanitarian programmes.
increasingly plays a crucial role in the United Nations, directly supporting key
initiatives and outreach efforts globally. This high-level dialogue was convened with the active
involvement of the Global Partnerships Forum and consisted of leaders from academia, civil society, foundations, the private
sector and United Nations System.
Participants from the GPF included Amir Dossal and Peter Rajsingh.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, August 23, 2011
New York, NY (23 August 2011) – On 18-19 September,
the Women: Inspiration & Enterprise (WIE) Network will hold its second
annual Symposium in New York City.
Hosted by Sarah Brown, Donna Karan, Arianna Huffington and the White
Ribbon Alliance, the WIE Symposium will center on what it means to be a woman
now and will seek to inspire the next generation of women leaders and
GPF Participates in 9th Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations
published by Global Partnerships Forum, August 4, 2011
New York, NY (4 August 2011) – On August 3rd
2011, the Global Partnerships Forum participated in the 9th Annual
Youth Assembly at the United Nations, which was hosted by the Friendship
Ambassadors Foundation and the International Youth Council. The Summit centered on empowering
global youth leaders to tackle the Millennium Development Goals and other
GPF Participates in The Nexus: Global Youth Summit
published by Global Partnerships Forum, July 29, 2011
New York, NY (29
July 2011) – On Thursday 28th of July, the Global Partnerships Forum
participated in The Nexus: Global Youth Summit on Innovative Philanthropy and
Social Entrepreneurship, which was hosted by the Young Donor Network and Search
for Common Ground. The Summit
focused on empowering young leaders from around the world to address global
challenges through collaborative philanthropy and social investment.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, July 26, 2011
New York, New
York (26 July 2011) – The GPF is privileged to serve as a Strategic Advisor to
Row6, which aims to become an online community where people are free to express
themselves, to discuss real thoughts, feelings and beliefs and to find their
own place in the world by seeing life through the lives of others we connect
with along the way. Row6 believes
that our world is separate enough and we need others in our lives.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, July 18, 2011
New York, NY (12 July 2011) – On July 12th, the
Global Partnerships Forum (GPF) and the Permanent Mission of Maldives to the
United Nations co-hosted a series of roundtables with foundations and the
private sector to highlight the young democracy. At the end of the day, a VIP reception was held for the
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives, His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Naseem. The day’s events were focused on
exploring opportunities for economic growth and social development in Maldives.
GPF Participates in Horasis' 2011 Global India Business Meeting
published by Global Partnerships Forum, June 29, 2011
Italy (27 June, 2011) – From June 26-27, Dr. Peter Rajsingh – Founding Partner
and Board Member of the Global Partnerships Forum (GPF), and Managing Member of
Castellar Partners – and Mr. Charles Moore – GPF Board Member and Executive
Director of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy – were honored to
attend the 2011 Global India Business Meeting, organized by Horasis and
co-hosted by the region of Campania with the Naples Chamber of Commerce, as
well as the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and
the All India Management Association (AIMA).
published by Global Partnerships Forum, June 26, 2011
New York, NY (23 June, 2011)
- In a statement at United Nations Headquarters on June 23, 2011, recognizing
his leadership in addressing the plight of widows on the occasion of the first
International Widows’ Day, the Global Partnerships Forum (GPF) was honored to
announce the appointment of Lord Raj Loomba, Founder of the Loomba Foundation,
as a GPF Global Ambassador.Lord Loomba stands as a central
figure and advocate in the struggle against social stigmatization and economic
deprivations associated with widowhood.
Amir Dossal Participates in the Social Development Forum
published by Global Partnerships Forum, June 18, 2011
June 4-6, the Society of Majid bin Abdulaziz for Development and Social
Services hosted the Social Development Forum (SDF) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia under
the honorary patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Governor
of Makkah Province. SDF 2011
focused on transforming charitable relationships into sustainable, effective
partnerships, with the eventual vision of effecting lasting and impactful
social development, and enhancing the performance of non-profit organizations.
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Roundtable Discussion: Smart Power, Smart Philanthropy
published by Global Partnerships Forum, June 16, 2011
On Tuesday 14th of June, Amir Dossal had the
privilege of leading a roundtable discussion with members of Young
Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP), an innovative non-profit, non-partisan
organization committed to cultivating the next generation of foreign policy
leadership. The roundtable
centered on the concept of “Smart Power, Smart Philanthropy”.
New York Forum 2011 Drives Key Initiatives for Economic Growth
published by Global Partnerships Forum, June 15, 2011
York, NY (14 June, 2011) – This year’s New York Forum (NYF) will take place at
the Grand Hyatt in New York City from June 21st – 22nd,
with more than 500 participants working to find solutions to the most pressing
issues facing the global economy today.
Forum is an initiative of The New York Forum Institute, a non-profit
organization that seeks to help business leaders and companies understand and
shape the business world by sharing knowledge, perceptions, trends and ideas.
The goal of the annual New York Forum is to highlight and debate the
Institute’s findings and work.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, June 13, 2011
York, NY (13 June, 2011) - In a statement at United Nations Headquarters on 8th
June 2011, the Global Partnerships Forum (GPF) was honored to announce the
appointment of the First Lady of Gabon, Madame Sylvia Bongo Ondimba, as GPF
Ambassador, recognizing her leadership as a champion of women's health and
development issues in Gabon and throughout Africa. Her Excellency is committed
to playing an increasingly crucial role in Africa's public health policy and
stands as an important figure in the fight against HIV/AIDS and maternal
CITYarts Honours Irene Pritzker at 43rd Annual CITYarts Benefit
published by Global Partnerships Forum, May 18, 2011
On Tuesday 3rd of May, CITYarts hosted their 43rd
Annual Benefit at the Time Warner Center of New York, and the evening was enthusiastically
regarded as a resounding success.
CITYarts, a New York based non-profit, is dedicated to
empowering youth by bringing them together with professional artists to create
public art that addresses social issues.
The Benefit honoured Irene Pritzker, Co-Founder and President of the IDP
Foundation, with her award being presented by Director of
CITYarts, Tsipi Ben-Haim, and GPF’s Amir Dossal.
Webcast: Fourth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries
published by Global Partnerships Forum, Mai 11, 2011
Watch the latest webcasts of the fourth United Nations Conference on
the Least Developed Countries, with the Global Partnerships Forum
partcipating at the Opening Seesion and High-level interactive thematic debate on 'Good
Ambassador Diarra to lead 4th United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries
published by Global Partnerships Forum, May 4, 2011
New York, NY (April 29th, 2011) -- Ambassador
Cheick Sidi Diarra, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and High
Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing
Countries and Small Island Developing States, will lead 6,000 attendees and 41
Heads of State at the upcoming 4th United Nations Conference on
Least Developed Countries, in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Conference convenes from 9th – 13th May, and mobilises the
entire United Nations System, Member States, governments, international
organisations and key players from the private sector arena.
To download the entire press release, please click here.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, April 26, 2011
In conjunction with LDC-IV, the UN Office of the High
Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing
Countries and Small Island Developing States published a
Report of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Eminent Persons Group on the LDC’s
titled, “Compact for Inclusive Growth and Prosperity.” This brief, yet informative report,
which includes a note from the Secretary-General, addresses social and economic
issues in the LDCs.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, April 26, 2011
On April 9th, Amir Dossal gave the keynote
address at the Columbia Future Leaders Conference, “Building Leaders:
Revolutionizing the Future.” The event included over 120 Columbia University
students and alumni, as well as 40 guest speakers, including Idar Kreutzer, CEO
of Storebrand ASA, and Andrea Taylor, Director of Community Affairs in North
America for Microsoft. The
participants addressed a variety of pressing global issues including health,
technology, economic development and the environment.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, April 26, 2011
The Pearl Initiative held their
first board meeting on April 19th at the American University of
Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. The
Pearl Initiative is a private sector led program promoting transparency and
accountability within business, across the Arabian Gulf. The Initiative is comprised of both private
sector partners, and key leaders in government, working together to improve
corporate governance and achieve better public reporting.
The Global Partnerships Forum and the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy deepen their strategic partnership to broaden the reach of International Corporate Philanthropy Day that will take place on February 28th.
published by Global Partnerships Forum, February 21, 2011
“The Global Partnerships Forum (GPF) is
delighted to be a strategic partner of the Committee
Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), and to
support the pioneering work they are doing”, says Mr. Amir Dossal, Founder and Chairman of the Global Partnerships
The World Youth Peace Summit held
a special reception on Wednesday February 9th, 2011 at the United
Nations in New York, NY. This event introduced the World Youth Peace
Summit to the United Nations community and honored Mr. Amir Dossal,
the acclaimed former Executive Director of the United Nations Office
for Partnerships and Founder and Chairman of the Global Partnerships
the 4th Peace
and Sport International Forum held in Monaco from 1st to
Mr. Amir DOSSAL was appointed Ambassador for Peace
and Sport, L'Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport . To
symbolize his commitment, he was presented with an emblem of a small Golden
Dove by H.S.H.
Prince Albert II of Monaco, Patron of the organization, and by Joël Bouzou, its
President and Founder.
Amir Dossal always kept his cool - and a hint of a smile. He's always
ready to work an effective workable arrangement if you are.
Whether pulling up his sleeves in the field, overlooking projects
round a conference table, or hobnobbing in a black tie, the decent
international civil servant with an Indian background has made his way
up the leadership ladder the old fashioned way: he worked for it; he
In budget matters, and at the Peacekeeping department, he gained the
confidence of often conflicting friends by honestly exploring paths to
Serving for the US Department of State Kris M. Balderston has been announced as Special
Representative for Global Partnerships by
Secretary Clinton. Kris Balderston
serves as the Special Representative for Global Partnerships at the Global Partnership
Initiative at the US Department of State within the Office of the Secretary.
The United Nations Association of New York recently held its sixth
annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner in New York City. This year's theme
was "Partnerships to End Poverty and World Hunger," also celebrating
the 65th Anniversary of the United Nations by honoring Global
Partnerships, a UN Millennium Development Goal. This year Mr. Feike
Sijbesma, Chief Executive Officer of DSM, and Mr. Amir Dossal, Executive
Director of the UN Office for Partnerships were honored for their