Addressing global challenges requires a collective and concerted effort, involving all actors. Through partnerships and alliances, and by pooling comparative advantages, we increase our chances success."
- Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General

Microsoft CEO Summit - Private Enterprises Addressing Public Issues

15-17 May 2007

On 15-17 May 2007, Chief Executives from Fortune 1000 companies worldwide gathered to explore top business topics and the role of IT at the Microsoft CEO Summit in Seattle. Amir Dossal, Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Partnerships, participated in the Summit to discuss with CEOs strategies for addressing global problems.

The Microsoft CEO Summit brings together the world's leaders in business to discuss emerging social, political, economic, technological and demographic trends. Each year, more than 100 CEOs from the world's top companies meet to explore these trends and discuss how they will shape the future of global business.

On the occasion of the Summit, Amir Dossal, was interviewed by Mr. Lou Gellos about the role of the enterprise in addressing global problems.

For the full interview, please click here.