History of the GKP Foundation

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In History
  • GK97 Toronto, Canada

    GK97 Toronto, Canada
    Photos From GKP97
    In June 1997, development stakeholders from 144 countries came together for the first Global Knowledge Conference (GK97) in Canada. Hosted by the World Bank and the Government of Canada, and supported by a large group of public and private organisations, this was the first conf ref: http://www.genderawards.net/the_awards/about_gkp.htm
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  • GKP Created New York

    GKP Created New York
  • GKII Malaysia

    GKII Malaysia
    Building on the success of GK97, the Government of Malaysia hosted the second Global Knowledge Conference (GKII) in 2000, which saw a 75 per cent representation from developing countries. GKII effectively brought the voices of these nations to the attention of the development community, and areas for collective action were identified. ref: http://www.genderawards.net/the_awards/about_gkp.htm
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  • GKP moves to Malaysia

    GKP moves to Malaysia
    In 2001, the GKP Secretariat moved from the World Bank Institute to Kuala Lumpur under a new EXCOMM chaired by the Government of Switzerland, represented by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. ref: http://www.genderawards.net/the_awards/about_gkp.htm
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  • GKP moves to Spain

    GKP moves to Spain
    The GKP Secretariat is moved to Spain and becomes a Foundation.