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Concordia pays tribute to President Piñera

Concordia is shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Sebastián Piñera, Former President of Chile and Former Concordia Leadership Council Member, this week.  “We are deeply saddened by the sudden and tragic death of former Chilean President Sebastián Piñera. President Piñera first joined Concordia’s Leadership Council in 2016 following a successful intervention at… Read More

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Nazanin Ash, Aliko Dangote, and President Zelenskyy announced recipients of 2023 Concordia Leadership Award

Concordia and its Leadership Council are pleased to announce the three recipients of the 2023 Leadership Award: Nazanin Ash, CEO of Welcome.US, for the nonprofit sector; Aliko Dangote, Founder, Chairman & CEO of the Dangote Group, for the private sector; and, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, for the public sector. All three recipients were selected… Read More

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Leveraging Sports Mega Events to Enhance Social Impact of Sport for Development and Peace

Concordia is pleased to share the following report published by Generation Amazing, a Concordia Global Patron Member, in September 2023. The roundtable cited in the report was hosted by Generation Amazing and Laureus Sport for Good at the 2022 Concordia Annual Summit. Please note, the report findings reflect the opinions and takeaways of the roundtable… Read More

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Ambassador Culvahouse appointed to the Concordia Leadership Council

Bringing decades of experience leading an international legal practice, coupled with a storied and highly-praised career at the heights of the U.S. Government, Concordia is pleased to welcome Ambassador Arthur B. Culvahouse Jr. to its Leadership Council.  During his over 40-year career at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Ambassador Culvahouse has demonstrated his distinguished leadership in… Read More

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Concordia’s statement on the October 2023 Hamas attack on Israel

Concordia condemns in no uncertain terms Hamas’s devastating attacks on Israel and stands against any form of terrorism. Concordia was founded on the 10th anniversary of September 11 to transform dialogue between the public and private sectors in the global fight against extremism and terrorism. This week, we have been reminded of the role of… Read More

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Christiana Figueres Appointed to the Concordia Leadership Council

Concordia is pleased to announce the appointment of former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Christiana Figueres, to the Concordia Leadership Council. During her tenure, Ms. Figueres brought together national and sub-national governments, corporations and activists, women’s groups, scientists and spiritual communities, financial institutions, and NGOs to jointly deliver… Read More

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Horizon Therapeutics Announces Finalists for 2023 Horizon Prize

Horizon Therapeutics, Patron Programming Sponsor of the 2023 Concordia Annual Summit, has unveiled the five finalists for the prestigious Horizon Prize, powered by MITSolve. This esteemed global award recognizes technology-based solutions that prioritize environmental sustainability and rare disease treatment, shortening diagnostic timelines, decreasing carbon emissions, and allowing research funding to go further for the 10%… Read More

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Kimahli Powell, CEO of Rainbow Railroad, joins the Concordia Leadership Council

Concordia is pleased to announce the joining of Kimahli Powell to the Leadership Council, a wonderful addition to our esteemed panel of advisory experts. As a senior leader in the INGO field with a focus on international development, law and policy, HIV/AIDS, and internally displaced persons, Kimahli Powell is an invaluable expert on community building… Read More

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Concordia Announces Key Appointments within its Board of Directors

Concordia is pleased to share some important developments to its Board of Directors. Caroline Scullin has been appointed Vice Chair of the Board, Adriana Henriquez is Chair of the Audit & Finance Committee, Gurdip Paintal is Board Treasurer, and Benjamin Plumer is Board Secretary. The full Board of Directors can be found here.   Concordia’s… Read More

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CONCORDIA WELCOMES DR. GITHINJI GITAHI, GROUP CEO OF AMREF HEALTH AFRICA, TO LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

The Concordia leadership team is delighted to reveal the addition of Dr. Githinji Gitahi to the esteemed Leadership Council. Dr. Githinji Gitahi is a vocal advocate for pro-poor Universal Health Coverage and leads the largest thought leadership convening on the African health agenda. Dr. Gitahi joined Amref Health Africa (Amref) in 2015 as CEO and… Read More

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Concordia Pays Tribute to Marianna Vardinoyannis

It is with great sadness that Concordia learns of the passing of Marianna Vardinoyannis, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and Concordia Leadership Council Member.  Through her foundation, Marianna Vardinoyannis helped and enriched the lives of many through providing medical assistance, vaccines, personal hygiene items, and food to refugee children in refugee camps in Greece. She supported… Read More