Global Partnerships Week 2016

March 7-13, 2016

From March 7-13, 2016, The Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Global Development Lab at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Concordia, and PeaceTech Lab organized its annual Global Partnerships Week (GPW) celebration, under the theme “Leveraging Innovation in Partnerships” in recognition of the critical role public-private partnerships play in promoting diplomacy and development worldwide. During one week each March, GPW inspires public and private organizations everywhere
through self-organized local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as shared value collaborators. 

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 07:  CIA Director John Brennan speaks on stage during the 2016 Global Partnership Practitioners Forum at the United States Institute of Peace on March 7, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Concordia)

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 07:  CIA Director John Brennan speaks on stage during the 2016 Global Partnership Practitioners Forum at the United States Institute of Peace on March 7, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Concordia)

Kickoff Event—Innovators, Changemakers, and Disruptors:
New Ideas in the Partnerships Landscape

GPW launched the second annual gathering of partnership builders from all sectors for a one-day conference at the U.S. Institute of Peace on March 7. This event brought together partnership practitioners and leaders to engage in discussion on common challenges and best practices, identify new partnership opportunities, and coordinate on collaborative solutions.

WATCH THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM GPW 2016

FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
JOHN O. BRENNAN,
DIRECTOR OF THE CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

GPW 2016 EVENTS


GPW COVERAGE


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