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Opening Plenary Of The 2008 Skoll World Forum

Opening Plenary Of The 2008 Skoll World Forum


Stephan Chambers shares closing remarks at the 2008 Skoll World Forum opening plenary




Wed, March 26, 2008; 16:30 - 18:30

The 2008 Skoll World Forum kicked off with a warm welcome from Stephan Chambers, Chairman of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, and Jeff Skoll.

Lord Anthony Giddens of the House of Lords talked about the politics of climate change.

The opening panel was “The dynamics of working cross culturally – experienced voices from the field.Pat Mitchell, president of the Paley Center for Media is the moderator, Panelists included Nafis Sadik, MD, UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific; Karen Tse, founder and CEO of International Bridges to Justice, and Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Nobel Women’s Initiative

Phil Hope, MP, parliamentary secretary, Minister for the Third Sector, spoke on Culture, Context and Policy Innovation.

Stephan Chambers gave closing remarks.




Lord Anthony Giddens

House of Lords

Author and Speaker

Andy Thornton



Jody Williams

Nobel Women’s Initiative


Phil Hope

Minister for the Third Sector

Author and Speaker

Karen Tse

Founder and CEO
International Bridges to Justice


Pat Mitchell

President and CEO
Paley Center for Media


Stephan Chambers

Chairman, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship; MBA Director, SAID Business School
Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Author and Speaker

Jeff Skoll

Jeff Skoll Group


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