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Global Forum, the most important international Think Tank was organized in Bucharest, Romania

Global Forum in Romania

Global Forum is an annual international and independent event, a Think Tank dedicated to the Economic, Political and Social issues related to the successful evolution of the Information Society.

Romania has won the competition with US, China and Switzerland to organize this year the 18th edition of the Global Forum.

The event was brought in Romania through a sustained lobby, by Virgiliu Stan, Representative of Global Forum in Eastern Europe. Virgiliu Stan was also nominated as General Manager of the Bucharest edition.

A special role related to the involvement and the support of the event had Marius Bostan, President of the National Foundation of Young Managers (FNTM) and Dorin Marian, Head of the Prime Minister Office.

The event took place on Monday the 19th & Tuesday the 20th, October 2009 at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest. It’s the first time in its 17 years old history when the event took place in an Eastern European country.



Global Forum is a not-for-profit initiative of Items International and the Foundation Sophia Antipolis, with the participation of the European Commission.

Items International
Ministry of Communications and Information Society
National Authority for Regulation in Communications
Sophia Antipolis Foundation

Romanian support

This year, Global Forum is co-organized and supported by the following Romanian organizations

With the support and under the High Patronage of the Romanian Presidency
National Foundation of Young Managers (FNTM)
Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI)
Association of Municipalities in Romania (AMR)
European Commission (CE)
Bucharest Prefecture (IPMB)
American Chamber of Commerce in Romania (AmCHAM)

Top participation and global themes that covered a wide range of topics

Over 500 political leaders, mayors, multinational company leaders, university professors and different association representatives, well-known consulting and law firms have participated at Global Forum 2009 in Romania.

Among the attendees, representatives of the US Administration, the European Commission, and the United Nations Organization, governmental representatives from Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Middle East were present.


Presentation 30.09.2009 (4.5MB)
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Program 30.09.2009 (800Ko)
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