Dr. Juan José Daboub addresses faculty, cadets and students at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, as well as members of the World Affairs Council of Charleston on February 4, 2015.Read More
Dr. Juan José Daboub attended the 2015 Antigua Forum. As an appointed board member, Dr. Daboub attended sessions throughout the three-day forum with other reformers and entrepreneurs from around the world. Dr. Juan José Daboub pictured at the Antigua Forum. View other participants at the forum by clicking HERE.Read More
Energy is key for development. The Atlantic Basin Initiative held its Energy Forum in Cancun Mexico on November 8 and 9. In addition to convening former Heads of State, Current Political Leaders, and representatives from the Private Sector and Civil Society, the Energy Forum will discuss finding better ways of enhancing more efficient and better accesss to energy for all, as well as creative solutions and geopolitical perspectives.Read More
Dr. Juan Jose Daboub, Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index Advisory Board Member and GAIN Founding CEO, attended Nov. 5 in Washington, D.C., the 2014 Annual Meeting of ND-GAIN. The 2014 release of the Index showed that Norway has led in the country ranking for the past 20 years.
On Nov. 5, ND-GAIN distributed the following press release:
Norway is the best prepared country for climate change, and has been so for almost 20 years, according to data released Wednesday (Nov. 5) by the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN).Read More
Dr. Daboub was recently appointed for a three-year term as Member of the Advisory Board of the Antigua Forum.
"The Antigua Forum focuses on stories of success that have changed the lives of people by implementing proven public policies that work. Public policies that give people the opportunity to take destiny into their own hands," Dr. Daboub said is the reason that he accepted the invitation to join the Antigua Forum. “I look forward to working with key players in the think tank, the academia and private sector world who understand that economic and political freedom are essential ingredients to economic growth and social stability,” he added.
Dr. Juan José Daboub presented on a Heritage Foundation panel about the economic future in El Salvador following the 2014 elections. His presentation, titled "From Zero to Hero and back to……..? El Salvador’s Presidential Elections 2014 and its implications for the Salvadoran people, Central America and the United States", covered the elections and the future of economic freedom in the country. Other panelists included: Jose Cardenas, Vision Americas; Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council of Foreign Relations; and Michael Braun, Managing Partner at SGI Global Solutions.Read More
Eminent Persons from the public and private sectors in Africa, Europe, North and South America met in Veracruz to chart new paths for pan-Atlantic cooperation. The Eminent Persons were welcomed by Javier Duarte de Ochoa, Governor of the state of Veracruz, and Vanessa Rubio Marquez, Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Mexico, at the invitation of the Center for Transatlantic Relations (CTR) at Johns Hopkins University SAIS, particularly CTR Distinguished Fellow and former President of the Government of Spain José Maria Aznar and CTR Executive Director Prof. Daniel Hamilton.Read More
Dr. Juan Jose Daboub, participated in the Africa-Latin America Dialogue in Tswalu Kahari Reserve, South Africa.
As member of The Eminent Persons of the Atlantic Basin Initiative, Dr. Daboub contributed to from the African and Latin American public and private sectors met at to compare ''affinities of experience'' and to consider ways to advance further cooperation. The title of the event was "A New Atlantic Community: Generating Growth, Human Development and Security in the Atlantic Hemisphere."Read More
On November 7, 2013, Dr. Juan José Daboub, Chairman and CEO of The Daboub Partnership, presented at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS). The event was titled, "Elections in El Salvador: What's at Stake?".
"On February 2, 2014, El Salvadorans will vote in the first round of next year's presidential elections. Three primary candidates are vying to be the next president: Salvador Sánchez Cerén, representing the current ruling party of the FMLN; Norman Quijano, from ARENA and currently mayor of San Salvador; and Antonio Saca, former president and representing the Unidad coalition. With Sánchez Cerén and Quijano running neck-and-neck in polls - and Saca trailing - a March run-off is expected. What are the platforms of the leading candidates, and how will they address some of El Salvador's more pressing issues, from government corruption to reigniting the Salvadoran economy?"Read More
La juventud en México está en una buena posición para hacer que las cosas sucedan. Viven en un país que ha mejorado en el Índice de ND-GAIN en forma consistente", dijo el Dr. Daboub durante la primera cumbre "Un Millón de Jóvenes por México", que tuvo lugar esta semana en Querétaro, México.Read More
Dr. Juan José Daboub, The Daboub Partnership Chairman and CEO, was recently named to the board of directors of Signalhorn, a leading global provider of managed end-to-end communications solutions and services.
Signalhorn has over 40 years of unmatched experience and knowledge in the design and operation of large and complex networks employing satellite and terrestrial technologies, delivering solutions over converged technology platforms that provide the most robust and reliable always-on communication networks. Signalhorn customers include local to international organizations, varying in degrees of complexity in their network requirements.Read More
High-ranking members of the European Union and the Americas are meeting in Porto, Portugal, June 27-29, at an event organized by the European Ideas Network (EIN) to discuss an Atlantic project of growth and prosperity.
Dr. Juan José Daboub, The Daboub Partnership Chairman and CEO, is a panelist at the round table "Geopolitics: EU - Central and South Americas: A New Balance of Power in a Globalized World." The chair of the panel is Mario David MEP, Member of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, Chairman of the EP Delegation for relation with the Mashred Countries, Member of the EP Committees on 'Foreign Affairs' and 'Security and Defence'. The guest speaker is José María Aznar, former president of Spain and chairman of FAES Foundation.Read More
Dr. Juan José Daboub, The Daboub Partnership Chairman and CEO, recently participated in the Atlantic Basin Initiative group of eminent people event in Luanda, Angola.
At the gathering, Dr. Daboub was tasked with working on finance structuring for infrastructure projects in the Atlantic region. Participants at the event included former Presidents José María Aznar of Spain, Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria, Jorge Quiroga of Bolivia and Miguel Ángel Rodríguez of Costa Rica, as well as former United States Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson.Read More
Otros de los factores que también identifican como riesgos son la suspensión de energía y la vulnerabilidad que tienen a los cambios de precios.
En México el riesgo más alto que identifican las pymes en este momento para invertir, es la falta de reglas claras y de legislación, indicador que supera al tema de la inseguridad.
Otros de los factores que también identifican como riesgos son la suspensión de energía y la vulnerabilidad que tienen a los cambios de precios.Read More
The Global Adaptation Index (GAIN)—the world’s leading Index showing which countries are best prepared to deal with the droughts, super-storms and other natural disasters that climate change can cause—is moving to the University of Notre Dame. GAIN, which ranks countries annually based on how vulnerable they are to climate change and how prepared they are to adapt, was formerly housed in the Global Adaptation Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit.
GAIN is being given to the University by the Global Adaptation Institute with full support of its primary founding sponsor, NGP Energy Capital Management, a $13-billion investment fund based outside Dallas. To help draw attention to the importance of climate change adaptation, the chairman of the Global Adaptation Institute, and NGP’s CEO and founder, Ken Hersh said, “the era of climate change denial is over, the world is getting warmer, and numerous countries are not ready for the chaos that climate change will bring.” The gift includes a $2-million donation from the Natural Gas Partners Foundation.Read More
Founding GAIN CEO, Dr. Juan José Daboub participated in the launch of the book, “Un Millón de Jóvenes Por México” (Million Youth for Mexico), at Georgetown University on April 2. Invited by the Georgetown Latin American Student Association, Dr. Daboub discussed the progress made and reforms needed in Mexico based on his years in government in El Salvador, experience in the private sector across Latin America and as Managing Director of the World Bank.Read More
The financial crisis, the increase in food prices and the lack of new jobs being created around the world will negatively impact people’s ability to take destiny in their hands for the foreseeable future. However, new poles of growth and a renewed interest to accelerate reforms can enable the environment for some countries to lead the way.Read More
The task of creating more resilient societies will be front and center during the 2013 World Economic Forum (Forum) Annual Meeting taking place in Davos, Switzerland this week. From January 22 to 26, CEOs of the world’s largest corporations, preeminent scientists and leaders of governments and international NGOs will meet to address the world’s most pressing issues.
This years’ agenda covers three pillars: Leading through Adversity, Strengthening Societal Resilience and Restoring Economic Dynamism. Dr. Juan José Daboub, Founding CEO of the Global Adaptation Institute, is attending events throughout the week and will offer remarks at a private dinner, “Climate Change: The Way Forward?,” and host a roundtable during the World Food Programme’s “Envisaging Sustainable Development Goals.”Read More
Global Adaptation Institute (GAIN) Founding CEO Dr. Juan Jose Daboub was recently appointed Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Climate Change of the World Economic Forum (WEF). In the past week, other new council members have been incorporated including Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM, and Richard Saines, Partner and Head of North American Environmental Markets and Climate Change Practice at Baker & McKenzie.
Dr. Juan Jose Daboub, GAIN Founding CEO:
GAC on Climate Change Chair
Dr. Daboub served as Managing Director of World Bank Group from 2006-2010 and prior to that as the Finance Minister and Technical Secretary of the President of El Salvador.Read More
Juan José Daboub, Managing Director of the World Bank, highlighted the importance of inclusivity. The G20 includes countries responsible for 80 percent of the world's GDP, but for the sake of equality, sustainability, development and innovation, the other 168 countries of the World Bank Group must be part of the dialogue and decision making processes. The greatest challenge facing the G20 is striking a balance between inclusiveness and effectiveness/efficiency.Read More