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Since 2002, over 2,000 athletes from 53 nations have competed and trained with ATLANTA 1996.
ATLANTA 1996 is a Member of the World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC) and represents the City of Atlanta at the WUOC.
To Discuss 3 Areas of Cooperation Between the 2 Institutions
Atlanta, USA (August 8, 2014)
Dr. Carlton BROWN, CAU President met this afternoon with Dr. Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST, ATLANTA 1996 Co-Chair & CEO to discuss 3 areas of cooperation between the 2 institutions.
Known as ATLANTA 1996 was Created
Atlanta, USA (August 4, 2014)
18 years ago, on August 4th, 1996, Prince Albert II of MONACO and Dr. Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST created the ATLANTA 1996 concept and . . .
Speaks to the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows at Clark Atlanta University
Atlanta, USA (July 22, 2014)
Today, Ambassador Andrew YOUNG, ATLANTA 1996 Co-Chair spoke for an hour to the twenty five 2014 YALI Mandela Washington Fellows in residency for 6 weeks at Clark Atlanta University (CAU).
By Prince Albert II of MONACO & Dr. Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST
Atlanta, USA (August 4, 2013)
17 years ago, on August 4, 1996, both Albert GRIMALDI and Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST created the ATLANTA 1996 concept. The dream turned into reality when on May 6, 2002 Ambassador Andrew YOUNG inaugurated the ATLANTA 1996 with representatives from the 10 founding countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Eritrea, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, and the Seychelles. Since 2002, over 2000 athletes from 53 nations trained and competed with the ATLANTA 1996.
Invites ATLANTA DITC to a High-level Dialogue
Venice, Italy (June 21 - 24, 2009)
The World Health Organization (WHO) invited the ATLANTA DITC to attend a pre G8 Summit (to be held in L'Aquilla, Italy from 8 to 10 July 2009) High-level Dialogue on Maximizing Positive Synergies Between Health Systems and Global Health Initiatives. WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret CHAN gave the opening address. The two day meeting was held in Venice (Italy) attended by some 250 people including Ministers of Health from around the world, 19 African Ministries of Health, the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the World Bank, the Global Fund, GAVI, International NGOs, Universities, global health experts, and civil society.