Upcoming Events


201923sep10:00 am8:00 pm14th Annual Golf Tournament in New York10:00 am - 8:00 pm Glen Head Country Club, 240 Glen Cove Road, Glen Head, NY, 11545

Event Details

The Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and its sister organization in the Dominican Republic, la Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (Funglode), will host the 14th Annual Golf Tournament at Glen Head Country Club in Glen Head, New York.

The event will raise funds to ensure the ongoing implementation of GFDD’s projects and activities promoting social, economic and democratic development in the Dominican Republic.

Date: Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Place: Glen Head Country Club, 240 Glen Cove Road, Glen Head, NY, 11545

For more information please contact Kenia Hernández at kenia@globalfoundationdd.org / 212-751-5000

201927sep8:00 am10:00 pmGFDD Joins CREST to Celebrate World Tourism Day8:00 am - 10:00 pm Washington, DC, Washington, DC

Event Details

On September 27, tourism industry and community development leaders will come together in Washington, DC for a World Tourism Day Forum celebrating travel that makes a difference. This day-long event, “Impact Tourism: Giving Time, Talent, & Treasure,” will focus on how tourism businesses, travelers, and organizations are successfully giving back to destination communities around the world. Through interactive presentations and panel discussions, the 2019 World Tourism Day Forum will trace the evolution of what was originally referred to as travelers’ philanthropy into impact tourism, which today represents a broad array of travel giving programs that are recognized as a core component of responsible travel. Designed to generate insights and highlight innovation, the forum will also discuss the future of this growing source of international development assistance. The event is organized by the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) and the Organization of American States (OAS), and GFDD/DREFF are proud partners on this initiative.

When: September 27, 2019
Where: Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C.

More information and tickets: WorldTourismDayForum.com



201915oct(oct 15)12:00 pm17(oct 17)8:00 pmDominican Book Fair in Montreal, Canada12:00 pm - 8:00 pm (17) Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Event Details

Collaborating with the Dominican Embassy in Canada, GFDD will participate in the first Dominican Book Fair in Montreal, showcasing a variety of its publications in several topics. From “All Things Dominican” and “Dominican Republic: New Perspectives”, which show beautiful images of the country, to the Research and Ideas Series, including “Climate Change in the Dominican Republic: Coastal Resources and Communities” and “Analysis of Evangelical Christianity in the Dominican Republic”.

When: October 15-17, 2019
Where: Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

More information: mabreu@globalfoundationdd.org


201912nov(nov 12)10:00 am15(nov 15)8:00 pm7th Edition of the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF)10:00 am - 8:00 pm (15) Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic

Event Details

The Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) will be celebrating its 7th edition on November 12-15, 2019. This year’s festival, “Con pasión por el Planeta” (With Passion for the Planet) will screen in several venues of four cities around the country: Santo Domingo, Santiago, Samaná and Puntacana. Films will include shorts, animations and feature documentaries from many countries as Colombia, Mexico, United States and the Dominican Republic. The full program and special guests will be announced soon!

When: November 12-15, 2019
Where: Dominican Republic

More information: www.dreff.org | mabreu@dreff.org | Twitter and Instagram @MuestraCine | Facebook: @MuestraCineMedioambiental