Dominican Week in the US
The Big Apple Overtaken with Dominican Spirit During Showing of Documentary on Dominican History, Culture and Heritage
May 15, 2018
The feature Dominican documentary “Hay un país en el mundo” (There is a Country in the World) was presented in New York City in the Rafael Villalona Theatre of the Dominican Commission of Culture (CODOCUL)) last Friday, May 11, as part of the cultural program organized during the 26th Dominican Week in the United States. The event was organized by the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD), Dominicanos USA, CODOCUL, the
Banco BHD-León and the American Chamber of Commerce–DR (AMCHAM-DR).
We All Have a Role to Play in Promoting the Competitiveness of Dominican Products in the U.S.
May 12, 2017
GFDD hosted a networking lunch for the American Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic (AMCHAMDR) members and participants in the 2017 edition of Semana Dominicana (Dominican Week) in the United States, as well as representatives of the National Supermarket Association (NSA) on Friday May 12th. The event took place at GFDD’s New York Office and was moderated by Yamile Eusebio, Acting Executive Co-Director of the Foundation, who gave the
The Dominican Republic Has a Huge Opportunity to Grasp the NY Market – A Discussion Promoted by GFDD at NYIT, during Dominican Week 2016 in the United States
June 23, 2016
GFDD hosted the event “Innovation and Supply Chain Optimization Based on Production and Market Potentials in the Dominican Republic and the USA”, as part of Dominican Week 2016 (SEMDOMUSA), with the participation of GFDD’s partners National Supermarket Association (NSA) and the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). Within the framework of the annual initiative of AMCHAMDR, that has been supported by GFDD throughout the years, representatives from
AMCHAMDR, NSA, CONEP, and other institutions discussed the main challenge (and great opportunity) that the Dominican business community faces: increasing trade between the Dominican Republic and the United States through innovation and supply chain optimization based on production and market potentials.
GFDD on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability: “Natural environments and communities are essential elements for businesses interested in creating successful sustainable strategies”
May 14, 2015
Promoting sustainable development as well as encouraging exchange for collaboration and progress is an essential part of GFDD’s institutional mission. As part of this mission, the Foundation supports Dominican Week, organized each year by the American Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic (AMCHAMDR). Now in its 23rd year, GFDD has jointly organized two events. The first, which was held on May 12th at GFDD offices in Washington DC, promoted the goal of establishing networks
and fostering partnerships among talented young representatives from international and governmental organizations, universities, private companies, and non-governmental organizations, as well as top Dominican business leaders.
Building Networks and Promoting Alliances between Young Dominican Professionals in the United States and Dominican Businesses
May 13, 2015
Dozens of young Dominican professionals living in the United States, Dominican businesspeople, and representatives from governmental, private, and non-governmental sectors gathered yesterday at the event, organized by the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and the American Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic (AMCHAMDR), as part of Dominican Week XXIII. The lively gathering, held at the GFDD office in Washington D.C., was the perfect atmosphere for
networking and promoting partnerships among these talented young representatives of international and governmental organizations, universities, private companies, non-governmental organizations, and the Dominican entrepreneurs who are part of the delegation currently visiting the United States for Dominican Week 2015.
GFDD’s Participation in Dominican Week Concludes with Collaborative Innovation Panel at the New Jersey Institute of Technology
May 9, 2014
GFDD and FUNGLODE joined the American Chamber of Commerce DR (AMCHAMDR) at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on Friday, May 9, 2014 to conclude Dominican Week 2014 (Semana Dominicana) in the United States with an event entitled “Collaborative Innovation and Its Impact on Business.”
GFDD celebrates Semana Dominicana at the United Nations with a Panel Discussion Focused on Evolving Investment Fund Landscape in DR Capital Markets
May 8, 2014
On Thursday, May 8, 2014, GFDD and FUNGLODE once again teamed up with the Dominican Mission to the UN, the American Chamber of Commerce DR (AMCHAMDR), and Dominicans on Walls Street (DOWS) to celebrate Dominican Week 2014 (Semana Dominicana) at the United Nations.
GFDD and FUNGLODE to Host Presentation on Innovation and Business Competitiveness during Semana Dominicana
May 2, 2014
On May 9, 2014 GFDD and FUNGLODE will partner with New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and the American Chamber of Commerce DR (AMCHAMDR), on a presentation and exchange titled “Collaborative Innovation and its Impact on Business” held in honor of Dominican Week (Semana Dominicana) in the United States.
United Nations Panel Focuses on Evolving Investment Fund Landscape in DR Capital Markets
April 22, 2014
On Thursday, May 8, 2014, the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium is to be the venue to celebrate one of the many cultural and educational activities of Dominican Week 2014 (Semana Dominicana).
GFDD and FUNGLODE Host Panel Discussion at United Nations to Discuss Advances in DR Capital Markets and Opportunities for Growth
May 16, 2013
On Thursday, May 16, the United Nations Dag Hammerskjöld Library Auditorium welcomed New York audiences to celebrate one of the activities of Semana Dominicana 2013 (Dominican Week 2013).
GFDD Participate in the Dominican Week 2013 – the Discussion Panel on the Impact of Higher Education on the Dominican Republic’s Development
May 16, 2013
On Thursday, May 16, in the framework of Semana Dominicana 2013 (Dominican Week 2013), GFDD and its sister organization FUNGLODE collaborating with APEC University, City University of New York (CUNY), Center for Worker Education and International Studies Program in the City College of New York hosted the discussion panel entitled “Higher education’s impact on the Dominican Republic’s development.”
GFDD-FUNGLODE Participate in Dominican Week Activities with Panel on the Impact of Higher Education on DR Development
May 14, 2013
Under the umbrella of Dominican Week, the AmchamDR and GFDD and FUNGLODE are pleased to announce that Ligia Amada Melo, Head of the Secretariat for Higher Education, Science and Technology (SEECyT), will be the lecturer at a discussion panel this Thursday, May 16 entitled: “Higher education’s impact in the Dominican Republic’s development.”
GFDD and FUNGLODE Convene Panel at the UN to Discuss Opportunities for Growth in the DR’s Capital Markets
April 30, 2013
The United Nations Dag Hammerskjöld Library Auditorium has been secured as a venue to celebrate one of the several activities of Semana Dominican 2013 (Dominican Week 2013).
Dominican Get-Together in the Big Apple, in Collaboration with Dominican Week in the United States, Presents Discussion Forum with Director of Listín Diario, Miguel Franjul
October 5, 2012
The senior journalist proposed the adoption of an English-language digital media model created by Dominicans in the United States, which includes a platform in the Dominican Republic for the diaspora community, to broadcast relevant news stories about the Dominican Republic and the Dominican community in the United States to the English-speaking population in the United States.
GFDD and FUNGLODE Host Panel on DR-CAFTA in New York
September 25, 2007
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) organized a panel on the US, Dominican Republic and Central American Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) on September 20, 2007 at the City University of New York (CUNY) as part of Dominican Week in the United States.
Dominican Week in the US 2007
August 10, 2007
The Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), in association with the Semanadom Committee, Grupo Profesionales Dominicanos (GPD) of Washington DC, Goldman Sachs and Universidad APEC (UNAPEC), will be organizing Dominican Week in the United States.
Dominican Week in USA
September 22, 2006
During the third week of September, New York and Washington D.C. will be hosts to “Dominican Week”; a week filled with activities that represent the Dominican community abroad. Some of those activities are panels, conferences, roundtables, fairs, and various cultural events.
GFDD, FUNGLODE, and Dominican Week in USA Sign Agreement of Understanding
July 31, 2006
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Foundació Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) signed an Agreement of Understanding with the Organizing Committee for the “Dominican Week in USA and Puerto Rico”.