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Meeting with Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, during the 2017 edition of the RFK Annual Gala organized by the Association Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Italy that took place on 6thof November and will be hosted by the City of Florence, at Palazzo Vecchio, in the unique Salone dei Cinquecento.

On 25th October Prof. Valerio De Luca participated as Speaker in the World Green Economy Summit (WGES) held in Dubai. The WGES is one of the leading global forums on the green economy, bringing together world-class experts from around the world to directly focus on advancing the global green economy and sustainability agenda.

On 3rd November, Professor De Luca participated at the business and financial news television channel Class CNBC to talk about the geopolitical situation in the Mediterranean area.

Prof. Valerio De Luca will participate as Speaker at the World Green Economy Summit that will be held in Dubai on 23-25 October 2017.

He will intervene in the first plenary session that will provide an overview of how green initiatives, government policies, and the UN’s SDGs are driving the shift towards sustainability. Its aim is to unite prominent policymakers from around the world to discuss the latest challenges impeding the adoption of green initiatives and practical solutions to expedite the transition to a green economy.


On September 30th, 2017 Valerio De Luca will present the book "Talenti d'Italia" by the journalist from "De Telegraah", Maarten van Aalderen. Other high-profile speakers will participate such as, inter alia, Stefano Scalera, Counselor for the Minister for Economic Affairs, Mons. Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Marcello Minenna, Bocconi University, Maria Spilabotte, Senator of the Italian Republic, Enrico Coppotelli, Secretary General CISL and Guido D'Amico, President Confimprese Italy.



On 20th September 2017 Prof. Valerio De Luca will participate in the business and financial news television channel Class CNBC to talk about the UN Assembly General, Brexit and the German election.

On June 5th, 2017, Prof. Valerio De Luca[1], Chairman of the International Academy for Social and Economic Development (AISES)[2] and Director of the G.R.E.E.N. Network[3], in his official visit in Kigali signed a Partnership between the G.R.E.E.N Network and the University of Kigali, Center for Economic Governance and Leadership[4].

Prof. Valerio De Luca has delivered a Lectio Magistralis on the topic “Sustainability, Governance and Innovation” at the University of Kigali. The Lectio Magistrali dealt with the most important issues of our time, focusing on the multidimensional view of Sustainability, the new policies that the international community should adopt and the role of innovations in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

On July 27th 2016, on behalf of Strathmore University, Dr. George Njenga, Dean of Strathmore Business School, was pleased to appoint Prof. Valerio De Luca, AISES President, as Visiting Professor at the Strathmore University Business School, Center for Sustainability Leadership.

This appointment will strengthen the research at Strathmore University and it will provide international exposure to AISES projects and members and to AISES Young – SUFFESA (Strathmore University Finance and Financial Economics Student Association) partnership, which aims at organizing activities such as joint papers and international policy weeks.

De Luca Visiting Professor

On May 11th 2016, Global Sustainability Forum has been officially registered in Rome at the Office of public notary Dr. Vittorio Occorsio.
GSForum is chaired by Khalid Malik, former Director of the Human Development Report to the United Nations Development Programme, who appointed Valerio De Luca, President of AISES Academy, as Executive Director, Jean-Paul Fitoussi, OECD High Level Expert Group on the measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, and Pierpaolo Abet, CEO of Universal Trust, as members of the Executive Board.
GSForum is an high-level initiative that aims at stimulating debate on new ideas and pragmatic solutions in order to address shared global challenges and to develop responsible socio-economic engagements, through the building of an effective bridge among leaders, civil society and young people.
GSForum was announced to Pope Francis during the Audience in Saint Peter Square are.
The first meeting will be held in Rome at the beginning of 2017.
GSForum will bring the World into Rome and Rome to the World.


5/10/2015 - Last week AISES President, Prof. Valerio De Luca, visited South Africa with the South African Ambassador in Rome, Nomatemba Tambo.

The university of Fort Hare represents a centre of excellence in which a Nobel Prize Winner, Nelson Mandela, and several Head of States and members of institutions were educated to a visionary and effective leadership.

Today we are pleased to announce an agreement for education, research and international exchange programme between the International Academy AISES and the University of Fort Hare. More details of the agreement will be provided in subsequent communications.

As the University's motto states, we are "Together in Excellence" to win the challenge of building an intercontinental community of transformative leaders, who inspire and empower young generations and foster social change, economic growth and job creation through institutional reforms, investments in human capital and innovative enterprises