D. Talks - Global Development Speaker Series, sponsored by Dalberg
"The Changing Corporate Dynamic: Shifting From Charity to Smart Investment"
Spotlight Speaker: Amir Dossal, Founder and Chairman of the Global Partnerships Forum
We invite you to join us on Wednesday, February 13th at Dalberg's New York office for "D. Talks," an evening of drinks, networking and discussion about Global Development.
For our first event of 2013, we are pleased to welcome Amir Dossal, the Founder and Chairman of the Global Partnerships Forum, an international platform to address economic and social challenges through innovative partnerships. Mr. Dossal is the Co-Initiator of the Pearl Initiative, a CEO-led program, promoting transparency and accountability in the Gulf Region. In addition, he is Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union for Global Partnerships and serves as Commissioner of the Broadband Commission. He is also Special Adviser to the Chief Information Technology Officer of the United Nations.
Amir is a 25 year veteran of the United Nations, and prior to creating the Global Partnerships Forum, he was Executive Director of the UN Office for Partnerships, and served as the UN’s Chief Liaison for Partnerships and focal point for the partnership with media mogul Ted Turner to manage a $1 billion gift to the UN. In that capacity, he forged strategic alliances with governments, corporations, foundations, and philanthropists uniting these partners for a common purpose: to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
Mr. Dossal's discussion is entitled, "The Changing Corporate Dynamic: Shifting From Charity to Smart Investment."
Wednedsay, February 13th, 2013:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Guests are encouraged to mingle after the speaker presents.
Dalberg office, 99 Madison Avenue, 17th floor, New York, NY 10016
Drinks and light snacks will be served.
Places are limited. Please register by February 11th at:
About D. Talks:
D. Talks is a forum that brings together the development community in each city where Dalberg is located. D. Talks aims to drive dialogue and critical thinking on global development issues and provide networking opportunities within the community. A summary of previous D. Talks is available at:
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Dalberg Global Development Advisors
Dalberg is a strategic advisory firm that works to raise living standards in developing countries and address global challenges