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Dominican Gastronomy in New York: The Mofongo is the Main Course of the Tour
October 26, 2018
When the announcement was made regarding the first Dominican Gastro Tour in New York City, everyone thought that the idea was to introduce more delicious Dominican dishes to the city. However, no one imagined that the Mofongo – the delicious dish made with mashed green plantains – would be the protagonist of this innovative tour in U.S. territory.
Dominican Cuisine: Bringing Together the Dominican Diaspora in New York
October 15, 2018
“Dominican cuisine has become a force for bringing together the Dominican community in New York.” This statement was affirmed by the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) New York Director Yamile Eusebio during the opening presentation of the workshop “Food Writing for Foodies,” which took place on Friday, October 12 at the 809 restaurant in New York City.
Sabores Dominicanos Foundation Recognizes DominicanaOnline for Its Contributions to Spread the Dominican Gastronomy
April 8, 2017
For their support in broadcasting information about Dominican gastronomy and for the success of the Third Gastronomic Forum (Foro Gastronómico), the consortium Fundación Sabores Dominicanos (FSD) recognized journalists and media, as well as professors and members of the Pan-American Confederation of Schools for Hospitality, Gastronomy and Tourism ( CONPEHT, for its acronym in Spanish) on April 6. The GFDD Dominicanaonline portal was one of those appreciated “for their support in the
dissemination of contents about Dominican gastronomy.” Arsenia Miranda, from the GFDD team, recieved recognition in Santo Domingo.
The Newly Appointed Executives of ASOVEUSA Meet with GFDD Team in New York
February 23, 2017
The Asociación de Veganos en los Estados Unidos (ASOVEUSA – Association of La Vega Residents in the US) visited GFDD’s New York Office yesterday, to acknowledge the sustained support of the foundation and reaffirm the commitment to continue the collaboration between the institutions.
Colombian Ambassador Urges Global Cooperation to Help Tackle Public Health Issues like the Zika Virus Outbreak
March 2, 2016
For this February edition of the GFDD Global Roundtables, GFDD Executive Director, Natasha Despotovic welcomed H.E. Andrés González Díaz, Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the Organization of American States.
Global Roundtables Welcomes Margaret Myers, Discussion on Chinese-Latin America Relations
December 8, 2015
For this December edition of the GFDD Global Roundtables, GFDD Executive Director, Natasha Despotovic welcomed Margaret Myers, Program Director of the China and Latin America at the Inter-American Dialogue, a reputed D.C- based think tank.
OAS Ambassador for Honduras Explains How Country’s Inclusion in New Partnership Could Provide Access to Improved Infrastructure, New Technology
October 30, 2015
For this October edition of the GFDD Global Roundtables, GFDD Executive Director, Natasha Despotovic welcomed Ambassador Leonidas Rosa Bautista, Permanent Representative of the Mission of Honduras, for a session focused on the outcomes of the 45th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), held on June 15 and 16 June 2015 in Washington, DC. The meeting also considered the OAS Ministerial Meeting organized in Honduras on October 19th and 20th
and the potential inclusion of Honduras to the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement being negotiated by 12 Pacific Rim countries.
Head of the OAS Environmental Law, Policy and Good Governance Program explains how Sustainable Development Policy is Modeled on the Behavior of Civil Society
July 16, 2015
On July 16, the GFDD Global Roundtables welcomed Claudia De Windt, Head of the Environmental Law, Policy and Good Governance Program at the Organization of American States (OAS) Sustainable Development Department, for a session focused on the work of the OAS with regards to sustainable development, and in particular the importance of public participation and engagement with all relevant stakeholders to ensure effective public policy making.
Director of the Global Environment Facility Discusses how the Organization acts as a Trigger for Further Financing of the Green Economy
June 1, 2015
On June 1, the GFDD Global Roundtables welcomed Dr. Gustavo Fonseca, Director of Programs at the Global Environment Facility (GEF), for a session looking at the importance of public sector climate finance and the role of civil society in reducing emissions and helping communities to adapt.
Presentation of Portal Dominicanaonline.org at Santo Domingo International Book Fair
April 23, 2009
With a simple click of the mouse, Dominicananonline.org allows its users to get to know the Dominican Republic not only from a historic and geographic standpoint, but from an economic, political and social standpoint as well.
GFDD and FUNGLODE Launch Dominican Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Environment
December 22, 2008
Today Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Foundation Global Democracies y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), through their website Dominicanaonline.org, launched a new project without precedent, the Dominican Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Environment…
Portal Dominicanaonline.org Launches New Audio Section
May 12, 2008
In this new and modern section of Portal Dominicanaonline.org, readers can access all the information on the site in audio format. With a simple click, the virtual community can access the section of its choosing, and listen, without wasting time, from any location, to relevant and up-to-date information about the country
GFDD and FUNGLODE Will Increase Publications Available Via Dominicanaonline.org’s Virtual Library
May 1, 2008
This Friday, May 2, 2008, Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) will present the literary works by Dominican authors that comprise Portal Dominicanaonline.org’s Virtual Library. The event will occur at 6:30 pm at the GFDD/FUNGLODE pavilion at the XI Santo Domingo International Book Fair, which is currently taking place at the Plaza de la Cultura.
Portal Dominicanaonline.org Launches a Special Section Dedicated to the 2008 Santo Domingo International Book Fair
April 21, 2008
Portal Dominicanaonline.org, an initiative of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), has launched a special section dedicated exclusively to one of the most important cultural events of the Dominican Republic, the Santo Domingo International Book Fair, which will this year celebrate its eleventh edition.
Dominicana Online’s Virtual Library Substantially Increases Access to Dominican Literary Works
February 15, 2008
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) have recently added an impressive list of publications to Dominicanaonline.org’s Virtual Library, which provides the global community access to a wide repertoire of the best Dominican literature in Spanish. The Library currently features 30 literary works.
GFDD and FUNGLODE Launch Portal Dominicanaonline.org’s Virtual Library
August 24, 2007
With the objective of democratizing access to knowledge, Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) have created a Virtual Library.
GFDD and FUNGLODE Launch Dominicanaonline.org in English
August 24, 2007
In order to reach a broader audience, GFDD and FUNGLODE have created the English equivalent of their Spanish Portal, Dominicanaonline.org.
GFDD and FUNGLODE Invite You to Vote for Portal Dominicanaonline.org
August 29, 2006
Portal Dominicanaonline.org is competing for the “Arroba de Oro” award. Between August 22nd and September 18th you have the opportunity to cast your vote to allow it to win in the ARTS category.
GFDD and FUNGLODE at IX International Book Fair in Santo Domingo
April 24, 2006
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and its sister organization in the Dominican Republic Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) are participating in the IX International Book Fair being celebrated in Santo Domingo through May 7th, 2006.
FUNGLODE Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary
November 29, 2005
A gala dinner with almost 1,000 people marked the celebration of the Fifth Anniversary of Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo, FUNGLODE that took place at Hotel Jaragua in Santo Domingo.
Launch of Dominicanaonline.org
November 29, 2005
Dominicanaonline.org, the new portal of the Dominican Republic , was launched in Santo Domingo at the Vth anniversary celebration of Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo, FUNGLODE.