• Sustainable Oceans Alliance

    Sustainable Oceans Alliance

    The Sustainable Oceans Alliance is a global initiative to focus attention of the international community on the Oceans and Seas, particularly in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals. It encourages sustainability and their preservation for a cleaner and better world for future generations.

  • GPF Entrepreneurship Clinic

    GPF Entrepreneurship Clinic

    The GPF Entrepreneurship Clinic is our signature program for students and young leaders. Learn how to convert ideas into sound business models and gain an understanding on the workings of the United Nations, and its potential links to business.

  • A Network of Like-minded Thinkers and Practitioners

    A Network of Like-minded Thinkers and Practitioners

    Join our unique platform to build strategic partnerships and advocate your causes at leading global and regional events.

  • Health Impact Forum

    Global Health Impact Forum

    Global Health Impact Forum is a unique event series for leading family investment offices and foundations from around the world focused on identifying well-conceived, pro-social impact investment and philanthropy opportunities within health and the life sciences.


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.

Moving the needle from talk to action - GPF supported events in 2014

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.

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 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.



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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, is the mission of Ideapod.

Walking With the Wounded

Walking With the Wounded

Walking With The Wounded is a UK based charity which funds both the re-training and re-education of wounded servicemen and women with the aim of helping them find long term employment after they have left the Armed Forces.

Happy Hearts Fund

Happy Hearts Fund

Happy Hearts Fund is a non-profit foundation dedicated to rebuilding schools and restoring hope and opportunity in the lives of children after natural disasters. Since inception its programs have benefited more than 45,000 children and 490,000 community members, while 84 schools and kindergartens have been rebuilt.

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