Meridian Joins with the U.S. Department of State in Celebrating Global Partnerships Week

Global Partnerships WeekMeridian International Center is pleased to join with the U.S. Department of State in celebrating Global Partnerships Week (GPW), from March 7-13, 2016.

With a theme of “Leveraging Innovation in Partnerships”, the Department of State has organized this year’s Global Partnerships Week (GPW) celebration, in recognition of the critical role public-private partnerships play in promoting diplomacy and development worldwide.

As a premier global leadership organization, Meridian partners with the U.S. Department of State, as well as private and public sector organizations to promote mutual understanding between countries around the world and the U.S.; to address critical challenges facing business and countries around the world; and to develop the next generation of effective global leaders. Meridian is also a trusted partner of the world’s leading multi-national corporations and the diplomatic corps – both count on Meridian to design programs that connect them with a valuable network of public and private sector leaders.

During Global Partnerships Week 2016, Meridian will highlight its work in the public-private partnerships arena through a range of activities and initiatives, including a dynamic Women in Science Virtual Panel Series; forums with young entrepreneurs from around the world; and a feature interview with Andrew O’Brien, Special Representative for Global Partnerships in the U.S. Department of State. In a dynamic conversation with Meridian’s President and CEO, Ambassador Stuart Holliday, Mr. O’Brien discusses the role of public-private partnerships in the sustainable growth of businesses and communities; what makes a successful public-private partnership; and how the Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships collaborates with organizations around the world to develop winning partnerships.

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