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The Very Reverend Dr. Robert Willis, Dean of Canterbury paid a courtesy call to His Excellency, Mr. Ban Ki–moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations in New York on 27 October 2015. The Dean of Canterbury also met with Mr. Amir Dossal, President and CEO of the Global Partnerships Forum, with aims to develop a strategy to help further the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals. The GPF is honoured to be working with the Canterbury Cathedral to develop a global outreach strategy that will engage faith-based communities in concrete action to achieve the UN’s 2030 Agenda.
UN Women and the Global Partnerships Forum Celebrate SDG 5 in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
As the international community gathered for the historic adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, UN Women and the Global Partnerships Forum hosted a VIP Reception for First Spouses of Heads of State/Government of Member States of the United Nations, on 27th September 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This high-level event took place at the Penthouse of 50 United Nations Plaza.
The Permanent Missions of Ecuador, Spain, and The Philippines co-hosted the World Health Organization (WHO) event, in collaboration with the Global Partnerships Forum and the International Disability Alliance. The VIP Reception: Health and the Sustainable Development Goals: Leaving no one with disability behind took place in the Delegates Dining Room of the United Nations. The objective of the discussion was to raise awareness of Member States’ obligations to leave no one behind – including people with disabilities – in the post-2015 development agenda. WHO made the case that in Goal 3: Health and Well-being for All and All Ages people with disabilities are genuinely included.
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.
Global Partnerships Forum is honored to be a GODAN Partner and the Summit Coordinator for the 2016 GODAN Summit. The September 15-16 event will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown and will be hosted by the governments of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Kenya, and the organizations ONE Campaign and PUSH. Here is the link to the petition to end world hunger: https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/action/open-data-revolution-end-hunger/
Novus hosted its inaugural annual summit at the United Nations on July 17 in partnership wit the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The summit showcased seventeen innovators who bring together technology and humanity.
The Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations and the World Development Foundation organized the UN SDGs for World Development Conference on May 23, 2016 at the United Nations.
On May 17, 2016, UN Women hosted A Call to Action for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in the ECOSOC Chambers in New York. The conference worked towards Sustainable Development Goal 5.
The Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations hosted a special event about fighting climate change and shared a number of technologies from Italy. The conference brought together members of the public and private sectors and involved the United Nations. GPF President Amir Dossal moderated the panel.
The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development hosted its Spring Meeting from March 12-13 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.Among the 27 Commissioners and special guests that attended, H.E. Minister Jean-Philbert Nsengimana, Minister of Youth and ICTs of the Government of Rwanda, Ms. Irina Bokovo, Director-General of UNESCO, and Mr. Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General of ITU, were present.