Ghida Fakhry is an experienced and versatile moderator who has been facilitating high-level debates and panel discussions on a wide range of subjects -- from international relations, peace and security, human rights, to women's empowerment, sustainable development and renewable energy. She combines a sharp journalistic interviewing style with a distinctive ability to challenge speakers and stimulate discussions on important and timely topics. Ghida's on-stage presence, engaging style and expertise enable her to steer debates skillfully and effectively. She is a frequent moderator of high-level events organized by the United Nations and its Specialized Agencies, the World Bank, the European Union, Governments and NGOs, with a wide range of policy and opinion makers -- Heads of State/Government, academics, business leaders and civil society activists.
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Human Rights Day 2016
Facebook Live Interview with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein
United Nations, Geneva, December 2016
On Human Rights Day, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights launches its 'stand up for someone's rights today' campaign. Ghida Fakhry moderates a Facebook Live event with the High Commissioner and takes questions from participants around the word.
High Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - General Assembly
United Nations, New York, April 2016
Speakers: Forest Whitaker - Actor and SDG Advocate
Mogens Lykketoft - President of the General Assembly
Jeffery Sachs - Economist and Special Advisor to UN Secretary General
High Level Panel - Staying Together Dialogue in the Face of Violent Extremism
United Nations, New York, January 2016
Panelists: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein
Irina Bokova - Director General of UNESCO
Jan Eliasson - Deputy Secretary General of the UN
High-Level Panel on Boosting Opportunities for Higher Education in Emergencies.
Summit for Refugees and Migrants
United Nations, New York, September 2016
With the world's attention on the issue of refugees, who needs to take the lead to make sure that the loss of functioning higher education systems doesn't mean the loss of future generations of leadership? Ghida Fakhry discusses this issue with Keynote speaker Antonio Guterres.
Wildlife Justice Commission - Viet Nam Public Hearing
The Peace Palace, The Hague, November 2016
The Wildlife Justice Commission holds its first public hearing on Wildlife Trafficking in Vietnam and presents evidence from its year-long investigation into the wildlife trafficking hub of Nhi Khe, Vietnam, to an accountability panel during a two-day public hearing at the Peace Palace in The Hague.
Links to more high level events:
High Level Panel on the Value of Hosting Mega Sport Events as a Social, Economic and Environmental Sustainable Development Tool
High Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment 2016
Renewable Energy: Energizing the Future Paris 2015
The Power of Empowered Women 2015
World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium Hiroshima 2015
Building a vision Human Rights Day 2013 - 20 Years Working For Your Rights
The Power of Empowered Women February 26, 2013
5th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations Vienna 2013 - Official Opening
Making Sense of Intercultural Dialogue in our Age UNAOC 5th Global Forum Vienna 2013 - Plenary Session
World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates - Protagonists and themes of the second day in Warsaw