We champion strategic philanthropy for global change

A welcome from our Founder

“Leaders Need to Listen Twice As Much As They Speak”

Interview with Nikos Koumettis

GTF 2017 in the House of Lords

Panel on Trust-building

"Transformation Can Happen In A Nanosecond"

Interview with Susan Foley Rocco

GTF 2016: Philanthropy & Positive Change

Awards for Excellence 2016

Our achievements. Projects that make a global positive change

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A brighter global future together

Inspirational. Timely. Thought-provoking. Edgy.

This is GTF and this is our goal for every event and programme that we curate! We go beyond traditional initiatives to create holistic experiences and opportunities to explore and address current topics, produce innovative solutions, influence global policy-making, educate, network and grow cross-cultural collaboration.

With every GTF initiative we come closer to achieving accountable leadership, women’s empowerment and youth development.

Join us in our mission to create positive change towards a brighter global future together!

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Our Founding Patron HM Queen Rania Al Abdullah

As a passionate and internationally acclaimed advocate for young people, education, communities and peace, Her Majesty is the perfect voice of support

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“We need to work with organisations such as yourselves. GTF plays a powerful role and you are to be congratulated for the work that you have done”

Tobias Ellwood MP UK Minister for Middle East and Africa

"Talents will flourish in a truly collective research culture where many contributions and innovations feed into each other”

Zaha Hadid CEO, Zaha Hadid Architects (1950-2016)

"I was impressed by the support you offer to the young women of the MENA countries. Very few organisations are giving them something tangible, you do”

Sonja Lokar Executive Director, CEE Network for Gender Issues

"On behalf of the UNAOC,
I recognize the great, international impact GTF has. I applaud your organization’s efforts and I fully support your work"

HE Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser High Representative, The UN Alliance of Civilizations

"There is no point in developing tools for citizenship, if we do not recognise all members of our community as citizens with equal rights to be heard"

HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan President, The Royal Scientific Society

I Am A World Citizen and A Global Soul

Article by Elif Shafak, Author

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“Leaders Need to Listen Twice As Much As They Speak”

Interview with Nikos Koumettis, President, Central & Eastern Europe of the Coca-Cola Company

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“Rebuilding A Human Necessity”

Article by Elizabeth Filippouli, Founder & CEO, Global Thinkers Forum & Global Thinkers Mentors

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Participating Countries