Amir Dossal

 Amir Dossal is Founder and Chairman of the Global Partnerships Forum, a non-profit working to address economic and social challenges through partnerships, which he established in 2010. The GPF serves as a knowledge platform, providing change-makers with the tools to build innovative partnerships. Dossal is co-Founder of the Pearl Initiative, a CEO-led program, promoting transparency and accountability in the Middle East. He is a 25-year veteran of the United Nations, and was the UN’s Chief Liaison for Partnerships. As Executive Director of the UN Office for Partnerships, he managed the $1 billion gift by media mogul Ted Turner; and forged strategic alliances to address the Millennium Development Goals. In 2005, Dossal established and managed the UN Democracy Fund, whose core mission was to strengthen institutions around the world, and enhance democratic go