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The Global Citizen Forum offers an exclusive opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with global leaders, industry visionaries, entrepreneurs and celebrities. Over the course of two days, participants will learn about the global challenges facing the world today and cultivate the relationships that can lead to answers.
The 2017 edition of the Global Citizen Forum brings together an exceptional list of industry leaders and global thinkers who will share their vision in presentations, panel discussions and breakout sessions. These distinguished thought leaders have decades of expertise in international development, philanthropy, economics and more.
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Hon. Duško Marković
Prime Minister, Montenegro
Hon. Duško Marković is the current Prime Minister of Montenegro, having been elected on 28 November 2016. In 1991, he was elected as the Secretary General of the Government of the Republic of Montenegro, and held that post until 1998. In 1998, he was appointed as the Assistant Minister of the Interior in charge of National Security, and held this post until 2005. From 2005 to 2010 he was director of the National Security Agency.In 2010 he was appointed as the Deputy Prime Minister for Political System, Foreign and Interior Policy and the Minister of Justice. During this period he was the coordinator of national security services.In 2015, he was elected as the Deputy President of the Democratic Party of Socialists. He holds the post of the Chairman of the National Security Council.
Hon. Gaston Browne
Prime Minister, Antigua And Barbuda
Antigua And Barbuda
Hon. Gaston Browne is the prime minister of Antigua And Barbuda. He began his career at the Swiss American Banking Group, where he served as commercial banking manager. His political career began as a parliamentary representative for the constituency of St. John's City West. As a member of parliament he served as minister of planning, trade, industry, commerce and public service affairs. Browne was elected prime minister in 2014.
Mr. Robert De Niro
Actor, Producer, Director
Mr. Robert De Niro is a renowned American actor, considered one of the best of his generation. He has earned numerous awards for his highly acclaimed roles, including Academy Awards for Best Actor in Raging Bull and The Godfather: Part II. He is an outspoken political activist and proponent of the Global Citizen movement.
Ms. Irina Bokova
Director-General of UNESCO
Ms. Irina Bokova is the first woman and the first Eastern European to lead UNESCO. As Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova is actively engaged in international efforts to advance gender equality, quality education for all, and combat terrorist financing. Irina Bokova was Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Ambassador of Bulgaria to France, Monaco and UNESCO and Personal Representative of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria to the "Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie" (OIF). As Secretary of State for European integration and as Foreign Minister, Irina Bokova has always advocated for European integration.
Mr. Armand Arton
Founder, Global Citizen Forum
President, Arton Capital
Mr. Armand Arton is a visionary entrepreneur, philanthropist and a global citizen. He is the founder of Arton Capital, a leading global financial advisory firm specializing in investor programs for residence and citizenship. Arton plays a critical role in advising governments on the design and implementation of programs to attract foreign direct investment. His career began in the wealth management division of BMO Nesbitt Burns. Arton is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a patron of Concordia, and board member of Endeavor and other business, professional and philanthropic organizations around the world.
Grammy-nominated, Multi-platinum Selling Artist, Co-Founder, Akon Lighting Africa
Akon is an American-Senegalese singer and producer. Brought up in a family of musicians, he spent his early childhood in Senegal before leaving at the age of seven to live in the USA in Union City, New Jersey. A Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Akon is one of the world most influential voices in music today. In addition to having two multi-platinum albums, 27 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 and is the first artist to accomplish the feat of holding both the number one and two spots simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 charts twice.
Grammy Award winning multi-platinum artist
Eve is an American rapper and actress from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the inaugural winner of the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2002, for the song "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with American singer Gwen Stefani. Eve was number 48 on VH1's "50 Greatest Women of the Video Era" list. As an actress, Eve is known for her roles as Terri Jones in the films Barbershop, Barbershop 2: Back in Business and Barbershop: The Next Cut, as well as Shelley Williams on the UPN television sitcom Eve. Furthermore, she is a Goodwill Ambassador of Malaika and in 2016 she has inaugurated an e-library in DRC.
H.E. Sara Al Madani
Board member at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Her Excellency Sara Al Madani is a well-known fashion designer, restaurant owner and entrepreneur. In 2014, she was selected by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi as a board member at Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, making her the youngest on the board. Sara was inspired to start her own business at the age of 15. Following her success as a young entrepreneur and business woman, Sara was selected to inspire women in the UAE to be more active and self-confident in order to achieve business success. Recognized for her creativity and hard work, Sara is an honoured speaker in many universities, colleges and institutes.
H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani
Member of the Royal Family of Qatar, Chairman of the Department of Statistics and Community Development, Sharjah, UAE
H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani of Qatar is one of the prominent successful young leaders. Born and raised in Sharjah, UAE his official role is Chairman of the Department of Statistics and Community Development. He is also a successful Entrepreneur, Co-founder of UAE-based travel portal Musafir.com-adventurous traveler- mountaineer- philanthropist sportsman- and photographer. A Goodwill Ambassador of Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), he accomplished his quest to become the first Qatari to climb the Seven highest Summits of the seven continents, a feat accomplished less than 300 people in history.
Mr. Dallas Austin
Grammy award winning producer
Grammy award winning producer Dallas Austin is one of the most sought after producers in the entertainment business. His creativity and innovative style have shaped the sound of today's Pop and R&B music worldwide, and in recent years have created a presence for Dallas in the film industry. Mr. Austin has produced more than 50 hit singles which have debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 list with 17 songs spending numerous weeks in the Top 10 list. He has had multiple Billboard number one hits, including "The Boy is Mine" from Brandy and Monica, and TLC’s "Creep." Additionally, Austin’s work with TLC on the group’s critically acclaimed “Fanmail” album resulted in a Grammy for best R&B album at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards in 1999. He has had the joy of working with the legendary "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin, the "King of Pop," Michael Jackson and one of the biggest selling female artists in history, Madonna.
Prof. Craig Barker
Mr. Craig Barker is dean of the School of Law and Social Sciences at London South Bank University as well as a member of the London Centre of International Law Practice. He is a leading expert on issues relating to diplomatic law and diplomatic immunity. Barker is a generalist public international lawyer with specific interests in jurisdiction and immunities, international criminal law, international responsibility and the relationship between international law and international relations.
Mr. José Manuel Barroso
Non-Executive Chairman, Goldman Sachs International
Former Prime Minister of Portugal (2002-2004), Mr. Barroso was elected President of the PSD political party, which won enough seats to form a coalition government in 2002. In 2004, following his nomination by the European People's Party, José Manuel Barroso became the 11th President of the European Commission, and was re-elected again for a second 5-year mandate in 2009.
Dr. Patrick Basham
Founding Director, Democracy Institute
Dr. Patrick Basham was the only public pollster to predict both Brexit and Donald Trump’s electoral college victory. He directs the Democracy Institute, a politically independent think tank based in Washington DC and London. A best-selling author, political commentator, and lecturer, Basham was previously a Cato Institute senior fellow; prior to Cato, he led the Fraser Institute’s anti-nanny state research program. He is a global consultant on corporate strategy, branding, social media, economic regulation and advertising. He wrote his doctoral dissertation at Cambridge University and appears regularly on American, British, Canadian, and Chinese TV and radio.
Ms. Cherie Blair CBE QC
Founder, Cherie Blair Women’s Foundation
Ms. Cherie Blair is a leading barrister specializing in arbitration, mediation, public law, human rights, employment law and European Community law. She has appeared in a number of leading cases and is a noted speaker on human rights as well as a staunch supporter of women's rights. Blair also serves as the chair of Omnia Strategy, a pioneering, international law firm that provides strategic counsel to governments, corporate and private clients. In 2008 she founded the Cherie Blair Women’s Foundation.
Mr. Octavian Calmâc
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Infrastructure, Moldova
Mr. Octavian Calmâc is the current Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Infrastructure of Moldova. His past roles include deputy negotiator of the Association Agreement between RM and EU, main negotiator of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) with EU, representative of Moldova to the WTO and CEFTA and others. Mr. Calmâc has worked on forecasts of macroeconomic indicators and statistical studies, and is the author of different national strategies, road maps and action plans, in particular the Road Map on increasing the competitiveness of Moldova's economy. Mr. Calmâc is responsible for the implementation of different policies on internal trade and on trade defense measures.
Mr. Joshua Cartu
Ferrari racing driver, Ferrari Club President, Entrepreneur
Mr. Joshua Cartu is a Canadian born entrepreneur, Ferrari racing driver, Ferrari Club President, world rally driver and one of the world's most popular automotive social media personalities. Founder of Sandstorm R&D and AEGIS Labs, he is strongly rooted in bleeding edge technology such as iGaming, big data analysis and artificial intelligence frameworks. He is an active contributor to charities worldwide, dedicated to helping those in need. Mr. Cartu uses his extensive knowledge of social media, sponsorship marketing, and branding to inspire young entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams. When he's not in the office, he's constantly pushing his limits on race tracks and rallies around the world, experiencing breathtaking maneveurs in fighter jets or even flying to the edge of space.
Gen. Wesley K. Clark, (ret.)
Former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, NATO
Gen. Wesley Clark has served 34 years in the U.S. Army, rising to the rank of four-star general and was named director for strategic plans and policy of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He is the recipient of numerous U.S. and foreign military awards, including the Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart. In August 2000, Clark was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.
Mr. Maximillion Cooper
Founder, Gumball 3000 and Serial Entrepreneur
Mr. Cooper is the founder and CEO of The Gumball 3000 Group. Led by his creative direction and audacious approach to business, the Gumball 3000 Group was recently valued at over US$300 million and includes entertainment, apparel and licensing divisions, retailing products in over 20,000 retail stores. Mr. Cooper has acted as guest Creative Director for several brands within the automotive and fashion sectors including Puma, adidas Originals, the Morgan Motor Company and Fiat Abarth. In 2015 he was recognized in The Top 50 Most Influential People in the Automotive Industry, and as one of the Top 10 automotive influencers on social media by Esquire magazine. In 2013, Cooper created The Gumball 3000 Foundation (registered charity), established to utilize the wealth and influence of the Gumball alumni members to support youth based projects in low income communities, giving underprivileged youth opportunities in life through investment into recreation, education and infrastructure.
Ms. Noella Coursaris Musunka
Model, Activist, Founder of the charity Malaika and Ambassador for The Global Fund
Ms. Noella Coursaris Musunka is an international model and philanthropist. In 2007, she founded Malaika, a nonprofit organization that aims to empower Congolese girls through education and health programs. The foundation operates a school and a community center, and participates in infrastructure projects to provide clean drinking water in rural villages. Noella is also an Ambassador for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Alongside other Ambassadors like Bono and Charlize Theron, Noella uses her platform to raise awareness of the need for more investments in education and health. Noella's work with Malaika and The Global Fund has made her a sought-after speaker, presenting at countless venues as far-ranging as UNICEF and Cambridge University, and alongside Princess Caroline of Hanover and President Clinton. She has been featured in various media outlets, including CNN, the BBC, Vanity Fair and Vogue.
Mr. David Evangelista
President, Managing Director of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia
David Evangelista is President and Managing Director of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia. In this role he is responsible for overseeing the growth and development of Special Olympics across 58 countries in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Mr. Evangelista has served a variety of strategic and programmatic capacities with Special Olympics International, most recently serving as Vice President of Global Development and Government Relations, where he was instrumental in forging new and sustained relationships between Special Olympics and the international development community. He has extensive experience in creating and expanding global health programs, national and regional government engagement, and global advocacy platforms.
Ms. Elizabeth Filippouli
Founder & CEO, Global Thinkers Forum
Ms. Elizabeth Filippouli is a serial entrepreneur. She is the Founder & CEO of Global Thinkers Forum (GTF), an international organisation that works as an agent for positive change by connecting international thought leaders and promoting values-based leadership, collaboration and cross-cultural understanding. GTF is a London-based social-purpose organisation with presence in 6 countries: UK, Jordan, Turkey, Greece, UAE, Saudi Arabia and a fast growth rate. In 2016, Elizabeth was named among Oxford University’s Said Business School’s 42 top graduate entrepreneurs.
Ms. Kristalina Georgieva
CEO, World Bank
Ms. Kristalina Georgieva is the current CEO of the World Bank. Previously she served as commissioner for international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response for the EU, managing one of the world’s largest humanitarian budgets. She has also served as the European Commission’s vice president for budget and human resources. Georgieva is an expert in international development and finance and works to support middle-income and underdeveloped countries.
Mr. Matthew Goodwin
Senior Fellow, Chatham House
Mr. Matthew Goodwin is a professor of politics at the University of Kent. He has written extensively on the subjects of European politics, extremism and immigration. In 2015 he won the Paddy Power Political Book of the Year award for Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain, and since 2008 has co-edited a book series on democracy and extremism. Goodwin has also participated in the UK government’s working group on anti-Muslim hatred.
Mr. Patrick Granfield
Journalist and Strategist
Mr. Patrick Granfield has served as a foreign policy strategist, speechwriter, and journalist and at the highest levels of the U.S. State and Defense Departments for the last decade. Ten years ago Patrick helped launch The National Newspaper in Abu Dhabi, where he served as the paper's Opinion Editor. In 2011, he returned to the United States, helping to launch a new Mayor of Chicago and supporting Rahm Emanuel's efforts to put Chicago back on the map as a global city. At the beginning of Barack Obama's second term in the Oval Office the President tapped Patrick as a national security appointee, where he served on Secretary of State John Kerry's policy planning and speechwriting teams, as a special advisor to General John Allen, and later, as senior speechwriter to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and director of strategic communications at U.S. Army headquarters.
Mr. Hamish Hamilton
British Director of The Oscars, The Olympics, The Super Bowl Halftime, MTV VMA’s, U2, Beyoncé and many others
Mr. Hamish Hamilton has an illustrious career as one of the most influential creative luminaries in the world. Having directed the Oscars 2010, 2014 and 2015 as well as the opening and closing of the Olympic Games, Mr. Hamilton most recently directed his 8th Super Bowl Half Time Show featuring Lady Gaga, smashing all-time ratings records to become the most-watched musical event of all time across all platforms and the most-watched Super Bowl halftime performance in history. He is a global authority on live events and a cultural influencer of the highest caliber having achieved major acclaim and industry recognition with numerous awards, and Grammy and Emmy nominations.
Mr. Emile Hokayem
Senior Fellow for Middle East Security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies
Mr. Emile Hokayem is the Senior Fellow for Middle East Security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, based out of its headquarters in London. He specialises in political and conflict analysis, including the wars in Syria, Iraq and Yemen; relations between Iran and its Arab neighbours; the rise of non-state actors and jihadi groups; national security and defense policy in the Arab states; the interests and involvement of external actors in the Middle East. He has lived and traveled throughout the Middle East.
Mr. Roland Iten
Inventor and creator of Mechanical Luxury
Mr. Roland Iten is the founder of the Roland Iten line of mechanical luxury accessories for men. His passion for mechanics and precision engineering has led him to produce exceptional creations. Iten transforms everyday items into mechanically functioning objects.
Mr. Wyclef Jean
Grammy Award-Winning Musician, Record Producer, Actor and Philanthropist
A three-time Grammy Award winner, Wyclef Jean has sold more than 30 million albums throughout his career with The Fugees and later as a solo artist. Wyclef Jean moved with his family from Haiti to Brooklyn, New York when he was nine but has been active supporter of his native country. As a Goodwill Ambassador Wyclef Jean has worked with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and former U.S. President Bill Clinton in an effort to bring worldwide awareness to Haiti. He was actively involved with the US government-funded Clean Streets project, which also saw support from the Jolie-Pitt foundation to clean the streets of the Port-au-Prince area, create jobs and generate a more stable environment in the process. Wyclef Jean wrote the song "Million Voices" for the film Hotel Rwanda among others and has appeared in multiple films and documentaries.
H.E. Jeannette Kagame
First Lady of Rwanda
H.E. Jeannette Kagame became the First Lady of Rwanda when her husband Paul Kagame took office as President in 2000. Mrs. Kagame is the Founder and Chairman of Imbuto Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support the development of a healthy, educated and prosperous society.
Mr. Kim Marsh
Vice President, ICV, Exiger
Kim is the Vice Chairman of Exiger’s Immigration, Citizenship and Visa (ICV) practice. He has a distinguished record of over 40 years of achievement in the areas of compliance, international financial crime and anti-money laundering. Kim joined Exiger from IPSA International, where he was the President until its integration with Exiger in 2017. His expertise includes due diligence, bribery, multi-jurisdictional corruption and anti-money laundering investigations. Prior to joining IPSA, Kim completed 25 years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, retiring as Commander of an international organised crime investigation unit where he was responsible for large-scale covert operations in Europe, Asia and North America.
H.R.H. Prince Michel of Yugoslavia
H.R.H. Prince Michel is the grandson of the last Regent of Yugoslavia and of the last King of Italy. He is a member of the House of Karadjordjevic. Prince Michel is involved in finance, philanthropy and art and resides in Monaco.
Mr. Anthony Monckton
Founding Director, ViennEast Ltd
Mr. Anthony Monckton is a founding director of ViennEast Ltd, a political risk and corporate investigations consultancy and an international partner of Moot Hill, a negotiation and dispute resolution partnership. Anthony spent 36 years in British Government service first in the Army and then as a diplomat specialising in national security issues. He served in Germany and Belize in the Army, and his diplomatic postings took him to Geneva, Zagreb, Banja Luka, Belgrade and Vienna. His areas of expertise are Counter Terrorism, Central and South-Eastern Europe, and leadership development.
Dr. Steven O’Brien
Secretary General G20 Foundation
Dr. Steven O’Brien is an academic, journalist, novelist, and cultural diplomat. He is Secretary General of the G20 Foundation, Advisor to the Vatican’s Institute of Human Dignity and a Peace Ambassador for Iraq. He is also the editor of The London Magazine, Britain’s oldest journal of the arts and literature. For some years he has been active in international affairs with regard to areas of conflict such as the Middle East and Ukraine. Steven is a senior lecturer at the University of Portsmouth and a Visiting Fellow of Writing at University College Chichester.
Ms. Julia Onslow-Cole
Partner, Head of Global Immigration at PwC
Ms. Julia Onslow-Cole is a Partner, Legal Markets Leader and Head of Global Immigration at PwC. In March 2017 Julia was appointed to the Global Leadership Team for PwC's worldwide legal practice covering all lines of service. Julia is responsible for clients and markets within the legal network and leads the largest global immigration network of its kind, with more than 1600 experts in PwC offices in over 174 countries.
Mr. Pavle Radulović
Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism, Montenegro
Mr. Radulović is an economist born in Podgorica in 1975. A lover of sports and music and plays the guitar. He graduated from the University in Belgrade, and started his professional career in Podgorica, working in several international organisations on projects funded by international institutions. He was the Manager of the Capital city of Podgorica and he was also Advisor to the Executive Director and the Commercial Director at AD Jugopetrol, Hellenic Petroleum Group.He managed many development and infrastructure projects.
Ms. Nabila Ramdani
Award-winning Journalist and Broadcaster
Ms. Nabila Ramdani is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster and academic who has studied and taught at the universities of Oxford, Paris VII, Michigan and the London School of Economics. She writes for a wide-range of publications, from the Guardian and Independent to the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Times. Nabila is also a regular on numerous major TV and radio outlets, including the BBC, Al Jazeera and Sky News. She started her career covering the 2007 French presidential election in her home city of Paris, and recent assignments have included interviewing the country’s current head of state, Emmanuel Macron.
Mr. Tim Robinson
Partner, Schillings International LLP
Tim is a partner at Schillings International LLP, based in London. Schillings protects successful people, companies and governments from reputational attack and privacy breaches.Tim joined Schillings after a 25 year career in the British Army, which he concluded as a major general with responsibility for all the Army’s fighting units. He served extensively in conflict areas around the world, including two combat tours in Iraq. He also worked at the highest levels of government, with allies and intelligence agencies. Tim holds an MBA from Cranfield University, a law degree and a masters in international relations. He was the author of the Army’s operational doctrine and in 2015 designed the most fundamental reforms of the Army’s high command for decades.
Dr. Nouriel Roubini
American Economist, Chairman and CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, LLC
Mr. Nouriel Roubini is the Chairman and CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, LLC, a global macroeconomic consultancy firm. Dr. Roubini has extensive policy experience as well as broad academic credentials. From 1998 to 2000, he served as the senior economist for international affairs on the White House Council of Economic Advisors and then the senior advisor to the undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department, helping to resolve the Asian and global financial crises, among other issues. The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and numerous other prominent public and private institutions have drawn upon his consulting expertise.
Mr. Robin Sharma
Best Selling Author, Leadership Speaker
Mr. Robin Sharma is the celebrated author of 15 international bestselling books on leadership, including The Leader Who Had No Title. He serves as CEO of Sharma Leadership International Inc., a leadership development firm that has helped over 4 million people in 50 countries, along with clients such as Nike, FedEx, IBM, GM, Microsoft and Panasonic as well as organizations such as NASA and YPO. Sharma is a former litigation lawyer who holds two law degrees, including a Master of Laws.
Mr. Petar Stoyanov
President of the Republic of Bulgaria, 1997-2002
Mr. Stoyanov served as President of the Republic of Bulgaria in the period 1997-2002. He was the first presidential candidate who placed Bulgaria’s NATO and EU membership in the focus of his election campaign. Mr. Stoyanov’s landmark achievements won him an unprecedented public support. In 2002, he founded the Petar Stoyanov Center for Political Dialogue in Bulgaria. He is member of several different international associations, including the Clinton’s Global Initiative, the Board of Global Fairness Initiative, the Judging Committee of the European Business Awards, the International Advisory Board of the American Bar Association, honorary co-chair of the World Justice Project, and is a member of the European Executive Committee of the Trilateral Commission.
Mr. Matthew Swift
Co-founder, Chairman & CEO, Concordia
Matthew Swift is the Co-Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Concordia. Since Concordia’s inception in 2011, Matthew and his business partner Nicholas Logothetis have grown Concordia into a reputable and impactful nonpartisan organization providing thought leadership to bridge the private, public and nonprofit sectors.
Mr. Oliviero Toscani
Mr. Oliviero Toscani is a photographer best known for his provocative ads for the Italian brand Benetton. His photographs have appeared in the magazines Vogue, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar, among many others. His current project, Razza Umana, is a sociopolitical, cultural and anthropological study of the human race that seeks to observe our peculiarities and our characteristics, and to understand our differences.
Ms. Clare Twelvetrees
Director of Strategy, Knowledge and Learning, Cherie Blair Women’s Foundation
Ms. Clare Twelvetrees is the interim CEO of the Cherie Blair Women’s Foundation, which focuses on empowering women’s businesses in the developing world. She previously served as head of strategic planning of the Fairtrade Foundation, a nonprofit focused on empowering producers in developing countries through fair trade. She has over 10 years of experience in the area of international development, strategy and management.
Mr. Veselin Veljović
Secretary of the National Security Council, Montenegro
In 2014, Mr. Veljovic was appointed the Secretary of the National Security Council by the Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic. Prior to that he has been a Defense and Security Adviser and the Director of the Police Administration of Montenegro.
Ms. Valerie Wolff
Migration and Development, International Centre for Migration Policy Development
Valerie Wolff is an economist specialized in the in the area of migrant entrepreneurship and diaspora direct investments. As part of ICMPD’s Policy, Research and Strategy Directorate, she advises and oversees projects in her field of expertise. Prior to this, she worked as a researcher with the United Nations Development Group and managed projects, including with the UN Kosovo Team, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Ms. Wolff started as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras working on SME development (2002-2004). As she is passionate about making good and impactful business ideas grow, she has been advising and supporting SMEs in Honduras, USA and Austria.
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Government of The United Arab Emirates
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