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UNICEF to lead a system wide initiative for a Global Partnership to end violence against children

At the Financing for Development Conference, a four day conference in Ethiopia, the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence Against Children, Ms. Marta Santos Pais, along with the UNICEF Executive Director, Mr. Tony Lake, hosted an event to announce the creation of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children.  The Associate Director for UNICEF’s Child Protection Programme, Ms. Susan Bissell, has been asked by Mr. Lake to lead the transition team to establish the global partnership to protect children from violence.

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Launches Entrepreneurs for Social Change

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) launched the Entrepreneurs for Social Change, which is aimed at youth aged 18 to 35 from the Euro-Mediterranean region. This exciting initiative is a flagship program of UNAOC, which is run in cooperation with Fondazione CRT.

Fourth in the One Ocean Symposia Series highlights "golden thread" that unites nations

A high-level symposium “One Ocean: Regenerating Fish Stocks, Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 14” was held on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015. The symposium was co-sponsored by The Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the Republic of Poland, and the Republic of Palau, and co-organized by the Ocean Sanctuary Alliance, Global Partnerships Forum, and the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science. Other UN Member States in support of the symposium included the Commonwealth of Australia, the State of Israel, the Italian Republic, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Republic of Maldives, and the Delegation of the European Union.

DSM launches campaign to pay tribute to “caring” scientists: DSM begins debate on the contribution of science to society

Royal DSM wants to pay tribute to the world’s scientists making a positive difference to our society. At the same time we would like to start a conversation about the importance of science with a societal purpose.

Pacific SIDS Conference Discusses Climate Change Solutions

“Genuine and Durable Partnerships: Combating Climate Change.” A high-level symposium hosted by Pacific SIDS, in partnership with the Global Partnerships Forum, the Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

 

Mobility and Connectivity: A Sustainable Development Goals Game Changer

On Day 2 of the Social Innovation Summit 2015 held in Washington, DC, Ford Motor Company, the Institute of Corporate Responsibility (ICR; of George Washington University), Save the Children, World Vision, and the Global Partnership Forum convened to showcase the group’s plans for launching the X-Car Mobility Project.

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media Announces Global Symposiums

The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media announced its 2015 and 2016 global symposiums on female roles in the entertainment business.

GPF hosts luncheon to honor Ms. Mbaranga Gasarabwe

The GPF hosted a luncheon honoring Ms. Mbaranga Gasarabwe, who was recently appointed Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

New York Fund Makes Grant to Palau International Coral Reef Research Centre

Island Times recently featured the Fund for a Sustainable Palau first grant to the Palau International Coral Reef Research Centre, in order to help keep our oceans clean. Below is the full article.

Global Diversity Leadership Exchange – UN 2015 Sustainable Profitability: The Triple Bottom Line

In addition to the Global Diversity Leadership Exchange’s fourth annual summit, this year marked the 25th anniversary of the American Disabilities Act. During a multilateral meeting between members of both the private and public sector, panelists shared views on opportunities for women and people with different abilities, as well as changing technologies and innovations among millennials.

Liechtenstein Foundation for State Governance and Global Partnerships Forum Sign in Strategic Alliance

At a ceremony at the Liechtenstein Residence in New York, the Liechtenstein Foundation for State Governance (LFSG) and the Global Partnerships Form (GPF) signed today a memorandum of understanding setting forth a strategic alliance to provide financial and political development and inclusion through joint initiatives in select countries to be agreed upon between LFSG and GPF, including joint initiatives in furtherance of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture through the prism of the Sustainable Development Goals

New York, Thursday June 4th 2015: The Global Partnerships Forum is honored to report on the panel discussion held at the United Nations regarding Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture through the prism of the Sustainable Development Goals. The event was organized by the Permanent Missions of Ecuador, Georgia, Italy and South Africa, in collaboration with FAO, IFAD, and WFP.

ECOSOC Addresses Global Challenges in Annual Partnerships Forum

The United Nations’ Economic and Social Council hosted its annual Partnerships Forum on Thursday, in order to discuss the role of partnerships in achieving the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

Corporate Social Responsibility: Creating Value Through Sustainable Collaborative Development

We are pleased to highlight the offering of McGill University's Institute for the Study of International Deveolopment's latest CSR courses. This is the highly successful executive education certificate programme, Corporate Social Responsibility: Creating Value Through Collaborative Sustainable Development Program. This intensive 5-day applied program will offer important tools for a wide range of people who are working in CSR or are interested in understanding the dynamic space where private sector interests can create shared value and support sustainable development.

GPF - VPS Healthcare Special Event on Accelerating Health Access

The event highlighted philanthropic opportunities for addressing healthcare gaps, including quality of care issues, in developing countries, through innovative financing and partnerships. The Global Partnerships Forum and VPS Healthcare brought together leaders from the diplomatic community, private sector, civil society, and the UN system, to share perspectives on the role of the private sector and the importance of innovative public-private partnerships, in ensuring healthy lives.

British Television Phenomenon June Sarpong hosts exciting WIE Awards

British television phenomenon and GPF Ambassador, June Sarpong hosted the Women: Inspiration & Enterprise (WIE) Awards honoring “trailblazing” women. The WIE works to celebrate the energy and talent found in women all over the world in order to provide a platform for the women leaders of this generation to inspire and empower the next.

World Malaria Day 2015

During a multilateral meeting between top United Nations officials at the UNHQ, it was declared that continued investment for malaria control and elimination targets are crucial for post-2015 goal platform.

GPF-PwC Entrepreneurship Clinic

This GPF-PwC Entrepreneurship Clinic brought together policy-makers and practitioners who are committed to making a positive impact in society through innovative collaboration, with the aim of moving from talk to action. The focus was on pioneering solutions for addressing social and economic challenges. The audience heard from 6 inspiring speakers who discussed their own high-impact projects that have the potential for large-scale positive effect.

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

April 6th is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. Join the GPF in celebrating the second annual occurrence of this exciting event. The Event is an initiative of the International Organization, Peace and Sport and seeks to encourage the use of sport as a tool for sustainable peace.

Chairman of the Global Partnerships Forum was honoured to be featured as a William J. Clinton Distinguished Lecturer

Amir Dossal, Chairman of the Global Partnerships Forum, was recently invited to speak at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service as a William J. Clinton Distinguished Lecturer. He was asked to pull from his vast experience in facilitating public and private partnerships to discuss the benefits of productive collaboration between state and non-state entities.

Mina's List

The GPF is proud to highlight the incredible work of Mina's List. This important organization seeks to help create equal political representation for women around the world. They provide resources and support to women who desire to run for office, specifically those who seek to make women's rights a focal point in politics.

One Ocean - Achieving Sustainability through Sanctuaries Symposium

Braving a blizzard, 150 scientists, diplomats, and interested citizens attended a symposium at the United Nations on March 5, One Ocean: Achieving Sustainability through Sanctuaries. They heard a strong call for action by the United Nations from the President Palau, with support from representatives of scores of member-states, ranging from the island states of the Pacific to the European Union.

One Ocean High-Level Symposium

The One Ocean: Achieving Sustainability through Sanctuaries High-Level Symposium will take place at the United Nations on 5 March 2015. The Event is being co-hosted by Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the State of Israel, the Italian Republic, the Republic of Palau, and the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, in collaboration with the Ocean Sanctuary Alliance, Global Partnerships Forum, and the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science.

Global Connections Television

Global Connections Television (GCTV), is the only talk show in the world to feature myriad of guests from all walks of life including UN leaders and Messengers of Peace, UN Deputy Secretary General, International Rotary and Lions Presidents, business CEOs, faith-based reps, musicians, public administrators, academics, and journalists.

The GPF is honoured to support the Inaugural World Women’s Health and Development Forum

The event will take place in the ECOSOC Chamber at the United Nations on 11-12 February 2015 and is being organised by Her Royal Highness, Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite, BSc MSc MD PhD and the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT) in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs. Over the two days, the distinguished expert participants will discuss the essential role that a commitment to women’s health around the world will play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

PUSH Hunger Forum and Signing Ceremony

The Global Partnerships Forum is proud to support the Presidents United to Solve Hunger (PUSH) Initiative which links University Presidents together with the common goal of inspiring young people to work towards an end to world hunger. Amir Dossal, Chairman of the GPF, was honoured to participate in the panel at the recent PUSH Event sponsored by Auburn University’s Hunger Solutions Institute. The Hunger Forum and Public Signing Ceremony invited University Presidents, their representatives, students, and Leaders of the fight to solve the issue of world hunger, to discuss possible roads to action and hear from other perspectives.

UNA-UK Releases Second Major Report on Post 2015 Development

The focus of this report is to move from ‘what’ to ‘how’, as the deliberations on the 'what' of the final Post2015 agenda are coming to a close.

With contributions from over 50 experts from the UN system, government, business, and civil society the report is able to focus on all aspects of achievement including; financing, delivering results, data collection, sharing knowledge and widening the participation.

 

GPF Chairman participates in ECOSOC Expert Group Meeting Roundtable

Global Partnerships Forum Chairman, Mr. Amir Dossal, participated in the ECOSOC Expert Group Meeting in Preparation for the 2015 and 2016 ECOSOC Cycles. This high-level event was held on 5 December 2014, at UN Women Headquarters in New York City.

 

Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Enhancing access to and security of ICTs

The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) co-hosted the special event, “Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Enhancing access to and security of ICTs,” on Tuesday, 18 November 2014, in the ECOSOC Chamber at the United Nations in New York

GPF supports Forum on Global Citizenship

The Forum on Global Citizenship will take place next week on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations at 9:00am.

Luncheon in Honour of Baroness Valerie Amos

The Global Partnerships Forum was privileged to host a Luncheon In Honour of Baroness Valerie Amos, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. Guests included leaders of international organizations, businesses, civil society, and the United Nations.

Global Social Compliance Programme General Meeting

The Global Partnerships Forum was pleased to participate in the Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) general meeting that took place on Tuesday, 3 November 2014, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Second International Conference on Nutrition

The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), an inclusive inter-governmental meeting that will address the global challenges of nutrition, is co-organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations. The event will take place from 19-21 November 2014 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy.

GPF Chairman gives Keynote Speech at Atlantic Trust G2G Impact Summit

The Global Partnerships Forum Chairman, Mr. Amir Dossal, was pleased to participate at the Generation to Generation Family Summit (G2G Summit) hosted by Atlantic Trust at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Friday, October 24, 2014.

Geneva Dialogue Workshop on Quality improvement: The Missing Cornerstone Between Health Coverage and Outcome

The Global Partnerships Forum is pleased support the Geneva Dialogue Workshop on "Quality Improvement: The Missing Cornerstone Between Health Coverage and Outcome." The workshop which is organized in collaboration with the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) will promote the idea that quality needs to be a focal point in any discussion on expanding access to healthcare to underserved communities.

 

United Nations Africa Week Events

The Global Partnerships Forum is privileged to report on two significant events held during the United Nations’ Africa Week, by our Partner Organisation, NEPAD, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development. The programmes were coordinated under the astute leadership of Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of NEPAD.

Healthy Oceans & Seas: Paving the Way Towards a Sustainable Development Goal

On the occasion of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly the Permanent Missions of Italy, Monaco and Palau to the United Nations hosted a high-level special event at the UN headquarters on Friday 26 September 2014, which was moderated by GPF Chairman Mr. Amir Dossal.

High-Level Symposium on Coastal Resilience

The First Lady of Japan, Her Excellency Madame Akie Abe gave the keynote address at the High-Level Symposium on Coastal Resilience, on Thursday, September 25th at the Ford Foundation. This special event, held in the margins of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, was hosted by R3ADY Asia-Pacific in collaboration with the US-Japan Council and the Global Partnerships Forum.

Ford Foundation-ILO High level event: "Employment and Decent Work for Inclusive and Sustainable Development"

In the context of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly, this high-level event brought together Heads of State and Government from developed and emerging economies with key actors of the real economy to discuss the role of Employment and Decent Work in the post-2015 development agenda.

GPF Chairman moderates African Heads of State and Government Investment Working Lunch

Africa investor (Ai), The United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Africa and the Global Partnerships Forum will be jointly hosting the 7th African Heads of State and Government Investment Working Lunch at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The event will take place on the 22nd of September 2014, and will be moderated by GPF Chairman Mr. Amir Dossal.

 

 

Gala Dinner and Concert at the United Nations

The Global Partnerships Forum, Global Sustainable Development Foundation and New York Academy of Sciences are delighted to host a Special Event on Monday, 22nd September 2014 at the United Nations on the occasion of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly honouring the leadership role of Hamadoun Touré and Valarie Amos.

Launch of the Global STEM Alliance

Co-hosted by The New York Academy of Sciences and the Global Partnerships Forum, in collaboration with ITU and UNESCO, the Global STEAM Alliance was launched on 22nd September 2014 at the United Nations headquarters in New York, as an official side event of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

5th Women Leaders Forum: Connecting Women’s Health and Girl’s Education for Scalable and Sustainable Development

Co-Hosted by Advanced Development for Africa (ADA) Foundation, the Global Partnerships Forum, and the Permanent Mission of Romania, in collaboration with ITU and UNAIDS, the Zero Mothers Die Initiative and the Geena Davis Institute for Gender in Media, the 5th Women Leaders Forum took place on Monday, September 22, 2014 at the United Nations Headquarters, as an official side event of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

 

CANCC Special Event to Build Coastal Resilience

In the Lead up to the UN Secretary General’s 2014 Climate Summit the "Coalition of Atoll Nations on Climate Change" (CANCC) cordially invites you to the special event „Climate Change: Building Resilience - Frontline Voices” on Sunday, September 21, 2014 in New York.

Launch of the Global Sustainable Development Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Global Sustainable Development Foundation (GSDF) is pleased to announce that the official launch of the GSDF will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Monday, September 22nd, 2014, in parallel to the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.

The Perfect Earth / Azuero Earth Project invites you to 'The Second Biennial Family Picnic an'd Concert

The GPF warmly welcomes 'The Second Biennial Family Picnic and Concert' with Special Guests Roger Waters and Rufus Wainwright, an event in support of The Perfect Earth project, promoting toxin-free lawns and landscapes to protect human health and the environment. To RSVP for this special occasion on Saturday, August 30, 2014 please visit the event website.

Global Ocean Commission Report

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.

Get to Know Your Farmer - Buffett Farms Nebraska.

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.

UN Secretary-General announces World Humanitarian Summit

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.

Global Health Impact Forum - Family Offices and Foundations Inspired for Health

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.

GPF participates in UNA-USA Westchester Annual Meeting

On Sunday May 4, 2014 the GPF will participate in the UNA-USA Westchester Annual Meeting to speak about Corporate Social Responsibility and Partnerships with the United Nations.

GPF recommends: Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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.

 

Pearl Initiative Announces Strategic Partnership with the UN Global Compact

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.

 

 

Women Leaders Forum: Connecting Women’s Health and Girl’s Education for Scalable and Sustainable Development

Organized by Advanced Development for Africa (ADA) Foundation, Global Partnerships Forum and Global Digital He@lth Initiative, in cooperation with the ITU and UNAIDS, the WLF is an official side event of the United Nations General Assembly.

Calling All Global Citizens: Small Actions to Create Big Impact Against Global Poverty

This week we announced that Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys and John Mayer will headline the second annual Global Citizen Festival, September 28, on the Great Lawn of Central Park in New York. Presented by Cotton On Foundation — which has helped build the best performing schools in Uganda, providing education and long lasting change to those most in need — this year’s Festival is about more than amazing music. It is about working together to end extreme poverty. Today, 1.2 billion people survive on less than the equivalent of US$1.25 a day and are deprived of their basic rights and opportunities. This is unjust, and unacceptable. And while we have reduced the number of people living in extreme poverty by half since 1990, there is still much to do.

China Beauty Charity Fund F4D/FIT Scholarship Benefit Gala

Last year, Yue-Sai Kan launched the China Beauty Charity Fund with the aim of bettering the lives of women and children through education, health and cultural programs. During the fund's first China-based event she managed to raise no less than 2.2 million US dollars. The money was directly invested to support Safety for Mother and Child programs in remote, poor regions of China as well as the Shanghai International Film Festival for five female filmmakers to produce micro movies on women and charity issues.

The 2013 Mobiles for Education (mEducation) Alliance International Symposium

The 3rd Annual mEducation Alliance Symposium: Commit Fair for Project Scaling will bring together leading donors, private sector representatives, NGOs, researchers, project innovators, and other key policymakers engaged in the field of mobile technologies[1] and education to leverage current commitments to improve and scale carefully chosen projects from the field. Projects selected for the event will benefit from exposure to potential donors and investors, business and technology partners, and from high visibility with NGOs, policymakers, and the press.

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 Goals.

Ideapod: A New Form of Social Media

On Tuesday, June 18th, the first public screening of a new idea sharing platform, Ideapod, was launched to inspire change by highlighting new ideas from the world's biggest thinkers and encouraging the creation of ideas that will lift our eyes to a better future. The “Ideapod Preview” was launched to showcase examples of thought leaders and organizations creating partnerships and crowd sourcing ideas in addressing some of the world's greatest challenges and opportunities. Amir Dossal, Chairman of the Global Partnership Forum, gave the keynote speech. He discussed the profound ramifications of social media in changing the way we interact and subsequently our personal habits.

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.

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 representatives.

GPF to deliver keynote address at the CMO Club Innovation and Inspiration Summit in New York City on April 11 and 12

GPF will deliver the opening keynote at the CMO Club Innovation and Inspiration Summit in New York City on April 11 and 12 2013.

GPF participated in the keynote at Entrepreneurship Web 3.0 Interactive Innovation Forum

GPF participated in the keynote at Entrepreneurship Web 3.0 Interactive Innovation 2013 held on April 5th and 6th.

Athgo’s E3.0 program at the City University of New York aimed 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.

D. Talks: The Changing Corporate Dynamic: Shifting From Charity to Smart Investment

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. To discuss the changing corporate dynamic, Mr. Dossal drew upon his experience brokering global partnerships that address economic and social challenges and shared tactics to encourage corporations to make smart and socially beneficial investments.

GPF Hosts GETHealth Summit at the United Nations to Bring Together Top Health and Technology Innovators from Across the Globe

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. The summit, 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

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

NEW YORK, NY – January 7, 2013 ‐‐ Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Clinical Global Health Education, along with the Global Partnerships Forum, are hosting the Global Education and Technology (GETHealth) Summit at the United Nations, New York 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.

GPF to call on Ottawa companies to beef up social responsibility

Amir Dossal usually spends his days asking companies and wealthy individuals to help him assist some of the world's most impoverished people.

Broad Band Commission for Digital Development launches Annual Report

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.

Launch of the Africa 2.0 North America Chapter

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.

Special Lunch Event for REYKJADALUR

The Kids Parliament foundation, in association with FKA – the Icelandic Association of Women Entrepreneurs, has organised its first ever event, in Reykjavik.

GPF Welcomes Launch of New Mobile Service Initiative in Nigeria

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.

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