Intergovernmental Institution for the Use of Micro-Algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition

Intergovernmental Observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Council Under ECOSOC Resolution 2003/212 Dated 5th of March 2003.
Designated by the United Nations Economic & Social Council Under Rule 79 of the Council’s Rules and Procedures.

IN SUPPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM FOR A BETTER WORLD AND THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015 - 2030

The U.S. Gems Foundation for IIMSAM, a 501(C) 3 nonprofit, was founded to support the work of the mandate of IIMSAM (Intergovernmental Institution for the use of Micro-algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition a (UN ECOSOC Observer) by raising funds for its programmes and increasing awareness of the challenges facing the world’s malnourished children and adults. We are part of a global effort to save, protect and improve children’s lives. (Tax Deductibility for U.S. Citizens Only.)

Mission

The Mission of The GEMS Foundation can be described in three points:

  • Raising vital resources necessary to secure the Global Eradication of Malnutrition and Starvation on behalf of IIMSAM
  • Advocating and raising awareness about the aspirations of the United Nations MDGs especially to ameliorate the plight of the malnourished
  • Complementing the mandate of IIMSAM by financial planning, resource management and allocation, and other best practices

GEMS Description

The Global Eradication of Malnutrition and Starvation Foundation (GEMS Fund) is an organization started by Ambassador H.E. Mr. Remigio M. Maradona and the late Mr. Anthony Angiulli to raise resources necessary for and provide financial oversight and support to the implement the mandate of IIMSAM (Intergovernmental Institution for the use of Micro-algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition) the developing and the least developed countries. The GEMS Fund was formed by Mr. Angiulli, at the request of Ambassador Maradona in an effort to include best practices and provide transparency to manage and allocate the donated funds. Donors will be able to view published financial data on how their collective contributions will be applied to IIMSAM’s approved projects.

MAKE YOUR TAX DEDUCTBLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO:

GEMS
245 PARK AVENUE, 39TH FLOOR
NEW YORK,N.Y. 10167
Attn: Mr. Lewis Spitz, Chairman

Your life saving contribution will be distributed in order of priorities where is needed most at present time.

Friends of IIMSAM Foundation AKA: GEMS Official Board of Directors

Mr. Lewis J. Spitz, Attorney at LawMr. Lewis J. Spitz, Attorney at Law

Lewis Spitz is an attorney in Clifton, New Jersey, and was admitted to the Bar in 1967. He maintains a general practice concentrating on the areas of commercial, municipal court, criminal, family, real estate, and land use law as well as associated litigation. Currently Mr. Spitz is Chairman of the Board of GEMS Foundation, a nonprofit corporation whose goal is the Global Eradication of Malnutrition and Starvation.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Ms. Rosemary AlitoMs. Rosemary Alito

Ms. Alito is an experienced litigator in trials and appeals in both state and federal courts. Ms. Alito represents management with regard to employment law and employee benefit law issues. She defends employers in litigation including employment discrimination, wage and hour, whistle blowing, harassment and employee benefit plan terminations. She provides counsel on workplace issues, policies and compliance.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Victor M. RichelVictor M. Richel

Victor M. Richel, Chairman, President and CEO of Richel Family Foundation, was Vice Chairman of the Board of Independence Community Bank Corp., prior to its sale to Sovereign Bank in June of 2006. Mr. Richel serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Union County College and is also a member of the Board of Governors at the College, as well as serving on many other civic boards and foundations.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Senator Emeritus Mr. Edward L. MarcusSenator Emeritus Mr. Edward L. Marcus

Senator Emeritus Mr. Edward L. Marcus, former Senate Majority Leader for the State of Connecticut, is the Founder of Marcus Law Firm. He is currently a practicing attorney in New Haven, specializing in real estate, corporate, banking and construction law. [ READ FULL BIO ]

Mr. Michael M. HornMr. Michael M. Horn

Mr. Horn is a graduate of Harvard Law School and partner in Newark Practice Group. Mr. Horn represents financial institutions in both regulatory, corporate governance and litigation matters and is co-chair of the firm's Subprime Mortgage Team. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, and also serves as Chair of its Audit Committee.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Ms. Beth YinglingMs. Beth Yingling

Beth Yingling is partner with the law firm of McCarter & English, LLP in Newark, New Jersey. She is a member of the Firm's Tax and Employee Benefits Practice Group. Ms. Yingling is expert in federal tax exemption matters, state tax exemption and nonprofit corporation issues, and she has extensive experience in working with nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations.[ READ FULL BIO ]

H.E. Ambassador Mr. Remigio Martin MaradonaH.E. Ambassador Mr. Remigio Martin Maradona

H.E. Amb. Maradona became the Secretary-General of the Intergovernmental Institution for the use of Micro-algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition, IIMSAM, in the year 2007. He was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador/Special Adviser to the United Nations by the Republic of Vanuatu in 2005, and was conferred with "2006 Global Human Rights Protection Award" by the Indian Institute of Human Rights at the 8th World Human Rights Congress.[ READ FULL BIO ]

H.E. Dr. Sheikh Tarik Khalaf Al AbdullahH.E. Dr. Sheikh Tarik Khalaf Al Abdullah

H. E. Dr. Tarik Khalaf Al Abdullah is an eminent citizen of the Republic of Iraq and a Naturalized Jordanian who has an MSc degree in Civil Engineering and a PhD in Business Development. Dr. Abdullah has a profound experience in a variety of business activities and is the chairman of the famous Al Dahir Group that has a transnational presence in many countries.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Hannah Bible, Esq.Hannah Bible, Esq.

Hannah Bible Esq., has worked as an advisor to the Asian-African legal Consultative Organization at the United Nations speaking in the General Assembly, scripting legal language for various UN resolutions, and acting as a general advisor within the 6th committee on various legal matters and the 3rd committee regarding economic/ financial issues.[ READ FULL BIO ]
Photo of hungry child helped by IIMSAM "THERE ARE PEOPLE IN THE WORLD SO HUNGRY THAT GOD CANNOT APPEAR TO THEM EXCEPT IN THE FORM OF BREAD."

-Mahatma Gandhi

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