Public exchange of ideas, giving experts and audience members the opportunity to discuss a particular topic of importance to the national and international community.
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GFDD carries out research on issues related to the sustainable socio-economic and cultural development.
An innovative way to promote dialogue and the exchange of knowledge and experience.
International internships, research fellowships and academic exchange programs create impact locally and globally, while promoting collaboration and intercultural understanding.
GFDD is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the advancement of global collaboration and exchange relevant to Dominican professionals, general audiences and institutions in the homeland and abroad. The Foundation conducts research, enhances public understanding, designs public policies, devises strategies, and offers capacity-building in areas crucial to social, economic, democratic and cultural sustainable development.
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Articles by Dr. Leonel Fernández
“Johnny Ventura: In the Heart of the People”, an article by Dr. Leonel Fernández
As the first news about the death of Johnny Ventura spread like wildfire, we were reluctant to believe it. The day before, through a mutual friend – a Dominican pastor in the state of Pennsylvania – we spoke over the phone. I hoped that it was a rumor that was going around, and that the […]
Portal Dominican Community in the US Facing Covid19
The purpose of the Project is to gather and present pertinent and relevant information for the Dominican community residing in the United States regarding the process of the Covid19 pandemic and to report on the current and future repercussions at a socioeconomic, psychological, environmental and cultural level.