Carnegie Council in Athens: Leadership & Accountability

Carnegie Council in Athens: Leadership & Accountability

As part of our efforts to foster creative and dynamic new approaches to the study of ethics and democratic accountability, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, in partnership with Global Thinkers Forum, London, will co-host an international conference on the topic “How Democratic Societies Foster Shared Values and Hold Leaders to Account.”

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Raha Moharrak: ‘What makes a good leader is the balance of traits’

Raha Moharrak: ‘What makes a good leader is the balance of traits’

Interview with Raha Moharrak, GTF 2014 Award for Excellence in Pioneering Q: How does it feel to have made history? A: I feel so proud and honored to have achieved such a huge accomplishment and represent my country throughout. Although it was a tough experience with a lot of exhaustion, I am so glad to say it has paid off in the end. I never set out to make history, but it’s so gratifying to know my passion for adventure earned me a place in history. Q: How did you come up with the idea to climb? What prompted you? A: My courage,...

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Lucian Hudson: “Unless we take requisite action, the world is heading for recurring crisis”

Lucian Hudson: “Unless we take requisite action, the world is heading for recurring crisis”

Interview with Lucian Hudson – Director of Communications, The Open University and GTF Advisory Board Member   GTF: In your international report to the UK Government, The Enabling State: Collaborating for Success, you discuss the importance of implementing human collaboration alongside the development of regulations and policies. How did your report arise, what was your motivation for writing it, and can you elaborate on the importance of collaboration? LJH: My report is the result of a special assignment for the UK Foreign &...

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Diane Erdei: “With Great Power Comes Greater Responsibility”

Diane Erdei: “With Great Power Comes Greater Responsibility”

Interview with Diane Erdei, Corporate VP Bertelsmann & GTF Advisory Board Member GT: In today’s world how important is the role of human networks and why? DE: By design, we are built to be part of human networks. Early on in our evolution we understood that our survival depended on being part of a group, of a network. As we travelled the world, throughout the ages, we came to interact with others, traded in goods and shared knowledge. We built alliances against common enemies and collaborated to develop new technologies and arts. So...

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Global Thinkers Forum: Timely, Interesting, Successful

Global Thinkers Forum:  Timely, Interesting, Successful

A very timely conversation around leadership in a changing world took place in Athens, Greece in the beginning of December. Global Thinkers Forum organized its annual event and the GTF 2013 Awards for Excellence under the theme ‘Leadership & Collaboration’ convening over 30 leaders and thought leaders from 18 countries to discuss leadership, ethics, collaboration & cross-cultural understanding. The agenda also included topics such as cross-border business, investment & trade opportunities. Among the GTF 2013 speakers in Athens...

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Hani Masri: ‘Developing the Next Generation of a Healthy Society’

Hani Masri: ‘Developing the Next Generation of a Healthy Society’

‘Our Vision for Grassroots Development’ Interview with Hani Masri, President Tomorrow’s Youth Organization GTF: What is the vision behind TYO? Hani Masri: TYO is making a strategic investment in the region’s next generation by providing a modern, holistic, and forward-thinking approach to cognitive and emotional development. Our vision is to provide a model for our beneficiaries, stakeholders, and partners that reflect our cost-effective, efficient, and business-minded strategy when it comes to grassroots development. We know that...

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Nidal Eses: Our World Is Hungry for Change

Nidal Eses: Our World Is Hungry for Change

‘Networking and collaboration is the only way forward’ – Interview with Nidal Y. Eses, Founder and Guardian Eses4 Ventures   GT: In today’s world how important is the role of human networks & why? NYE: Over time the human-race witnessed several revolutions: agricultural, industrial, technological & automation and knowledge. Humanity is currently witnessing the Wisdom & Conscience revolution. Therefore, despite our departure from historical human connectivity and collaboration, it is becoming apparent to all that...

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HRH Princess Rym Ali receives GTF 2012 Award for Excellence in Media

HRH Princess Rym Ali receives GTF 2012 Award for Excellence in Media

The work of HRH Princess Rym Ali at the Jordan Media Institute has been recognised and celebrated in front of an international audience at Global Thinkers Forum Amman. (JMI)’s goal is to become a Centre of Excellence in journalism education in Jordan and the region. JMI provides two pillars of services – a one year practical MA in Journalism and journalism training programmes, in Arabic. JMI offers the Master’s Programme in cooperation with University of Jordan in accordance with the academic agreement between the two...

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Global Thinkers Forum celebrates MENA’s women leaders

Global Thinkers Forum celebrates MENA’s women leaders

Global Thinkers Forum celebrates region’s women leaders Queen Rania attends discussion panel by Areej Abuqudairi | Oct 07, 2012 | 23:34 Her Majesty Queen Rania attends a panel on ‘the new MENA societies’ on the first day of the Global Thinkers Forum on Sunday (Photo by Nasser Ayoub) AMMAN — An international forum celebrating women leaders in the region opened on Sunday under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania. The Global Thinkers Forum (GTF) 2012 celebrates success stories and current roles of female leaders from the Middle...

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‘Our Commitment to Innovation’

‘Our Commitment to Innovation’

The Jordan Oil Shale Company (“JOSCo”) is a Dutch company registered in Jordan for the purposes of exploring and evaluating the commercial potential of the deeper layers of Jordanian oil shale. In the success case JOSCo will use proprietary In situ Conversion Process (“ICP”) technology to produce shale oil and gas that would not otherwise be producible using currently available oil shale technologies. JOSCo is a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc and as such has access to a network of experts world-wide providing...

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