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Important notice: This Blog will be continued under

November 10, 2011


Dear readers and subscribers, I have realized that it is not that practical at all to maintain 2 different blogs and maybe even start another one each year the GFMD takes place. For this reason I will be continuing this blog as GFMD-BLOG under which links to the address of the “original” blog All […]

Who would have guessed? Mauritius will host 2012 GFMD

September 19, 2011


After the June meeting of the “Friends of the Forum” went by without any announcements made regarding the GFMD chair for 2012, many observers were speculating about the host of next years’ meeting. Now it has been revealed: Mauritius offered to welcome the Global Forum and named three major incentives to do so:

New GFMD Platform for Partnerships is online

March 18, 2011


Just a short note to let you know that the relaunched Platform for Partnerships (PfP) has gone online. Obviously, it is not packed with information as of yet, but one can get an impression of what to expect in the future. While registration is limited to representatives of governments and international organisations

The Global Forum decentralized – news on the GFMD 2011 in Switzerland (and elsewhere…)

February 23, 2011


There has been intense speculation on the future of the GFMD. Now, the first Draft Concept Paper by the Swiss Chair shines some light on the format of the Forum in 2011 (and maybe the following year as well). The Chair wants to promote “the organization of a series of smaller thematic meetings (workshops, seminars, […]