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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.