CIFAL Atlanta hosted the CIFAL Global Network Annual Meeting at Kennesaw State University from November 8-9, 2013. KSU’s Institute of Global Initiatives and KSU’s Coles College of Business co-hosted this meeting as well. The United Nations Assistant Secretary General and UNITAR Executive Director Sally Fegan-Wyles attended the meetings. The two days held sessions on the [...]
CIFAL Atlanta and Airports Council International hosted the Airports Assistance Program for the Asia Pacific Region in Guam. The seminar took place October 6-8, 2013. This program was titled “Economics for Small and Regional Airports.” Over twenty participants from the USA, Cambodia, Guam, Micronesia, Tonga and Sri Lanka participated in this fruitful seminar.
Congratulations to this year’s America Award winners. They were honored at the Americas Awards Ceremony on October 3 in Panama City, Panama. The Americas Award is an annual initiative of CIFAL Atlanta and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to honor remarkable government officials from countries in the Western Hemisphere who have [...]
This year, over six hundred delegates from across the Western Hemisphere participated in the Americas Competitiveness Forum (ACF) VII. This year’s forum was hosted by H.E. Ricardo Martinelli, President of the Republic of Panama, under the theme of “Infrastructure and Technology Shaping Countries Today”. It took place at the Hotel Westin Playa Bonita, Panama City, [...]
DNA Assistance Program: Airport Economics and the Importance of Non-Aeronautical Revenues Over fifty delegates from approximately twenty countries in the Latin American and Caribbean region participated in this DNA Assistance Program in the Dominican Republic. The seminar took place in August 2013.
Nov 26, 2013
CNN produced a video for the CIFAL Network and UNITAR, which will be aired throughout December on CNN en Español.This video acknowledges UNITAR’s 50 years of contributions, as this year marks the Institute’s 50th anniversary. Click here to watch the video. (Spanish version)
Nov 19, 2013
UN Assistant Secretary General Speaks About Gender Equality By Tracey Cordle November 12, 2013 Published in Kennesaw State University’s Student Newspaper, The Sentinel The Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations delivered a keynote address at KSU Friday as part of a two-day CIFAL meeting. The CIFAL (International Training Center for Local Actors) Network [...]
Jun 17, 2013
In 2012, we were able to successfully complete eight training events, reaching over 3,000 leaders worldwide in 78 countries, further reinforcing dialogue and consensus, partnerships, and city-to-city cooperation. Following is just a glimpse of our programming highlight statistics. Click here to read CIFAL Atlanta’s 2012 Annual Report online.
Mar 29, 2013
CIFAL Atlanta congratulates and is proud to highlight Santo Domingo Airport as the recipient of the 2012 Airports Service Quality (ASQ) Awards for Best Improvement in Latin America-Caribbean category: Las Américas International Airport (SDQ). Every year since 2006, ACI recognizes and rewards the world’s best airports based on ASQ rigorous passenger satisfactions surveys. The results [...]