John Holmes Acknowledges Contribution of Fordham’s IIHA to Humanitarian Innovation

Former under secretary-general at the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and patron of Enhanced Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance.

John Holmes

“What all this means is a unique opportunity for local and international entrepreneurs and investors to become partners in the humanitarian effort. Governments such as the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Denmark and Australia have already said they will join the global alliance initiative, together with relevant U.N. agencies and nongovernmental organizations. We now want more private sector and academic partners to add to those such as Philips and Microsof and Fordham and Leiden universities. I am sure from my experience that the will and enthusiasm are there if we can provide the right platform.”

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by | May 27, 2016 · 5:28 pm

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