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 & SocialCouncil (ECOSOC) Under Rule 79 of the Rules Procedure for continuing participation in the deliberations of the council on questions within the Scope of their Activities

IN SUPPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS & THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

IIMSAM Secretary General’s International Facilitators/Advisory Council on Institutional Development and Programme Support

UNITED STATES

H.E. Dr. Rubar S. SandiH.E. Dr. Rubar S. Sandi
Ambassador At Large
SOUTH-AMERICA MERCOSUR/COUNTRIES

Dr. Raúl Benítez-AlíasDr. Raúl Benítez-Alías
Legal Adviser
Dr. Raúl Benítez-Alías is a lawyer and expert on international affairs, business negotiations and an e-business consultant. For more than 20 years he has been trained and worked within the United Nations system on International Affairs on issues related to Justice and Development and International Education.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Mr. Yoiseif BaumgartenMr. Yoiseif Baumgarten
Adviser on CampMARADONA and Liaison To Boca Jr. Football Club
Mr. Yoiseif Baumgarten, Advisor and Facilitator for the Global Sports for Peace Initiative, joins IIMSAM as a seasoned professional in humanitarian affairs. He has worked throughout the US and Latin America as a spiritual leader, teacher, and advisor for youth soccer programs, and developed summer programs for children.[ READ FULL BIO ]
COLOMBIA

H.E. Amparo GrisalesH.E. Amparo Grisales
Goodwill Ambassador
Amparo Grisales started her acting career by the age of five, and by thirteen she was filming several soap operas. That led to more work, especially on TV with mini-series coming out of Venezuela, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and France. Amparo Grisales knew she was big-time material and moved her Spanish-fly body to Los Angeles, where she's worked in the theater, soap operas, and mini-series and was even a TV anchor. [ READ FULL BIO ]
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) & CENTRAL AMERICA

Miguel LausellMiguel Lausell
Goodwill Ambassador
As a leader in the Puerto Rican community, Miguel D. Lausell has a diverse background in international trade, environmental issues and telecommunications. He has served as a key advisor to several international presidents, and has served as President and CEO of the Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Telephone Authority, member of the Governor of Puerto Rico's Economic Strategic Council, President of the Export Policy Commission of Puerto Rico, Undersecretary of the Department of the Treasury of Puerto Rico, and Chairman of PonceBank.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Mr. Noel MillerMr. Noel Miller
Special Senior Adviser
Mr. Noel Miller is a certified Football/soccer coach, also actively involved in sports & entertainment as a promoter of international football/soccer matches, track & field, cricket, basketball, music and dance concerts. He established several businesses in the US, along with the Global Youth Development Foundation (GYFD) that is a charitable organisation committed to the holistic development of children throughout the Caribbean and of the world.[ READ FULL BIO ]
MIDDLE EAST, GCC AND NORTH AFRICA

Saeed Al FahimSaeed Al Fahim
Special Adviser of the Secretary General (UAE)

H.E. Kussay Ali Al CheikhH.E. Kussay Ali Al Cheikh
Ambassador At Large
H.E. Al Cheikh graduated from Tishreen University of Lattaki a prestigious educational institution where most of the Syria's Prominent citizens graduate from. H.E. has a Bachelor of Agricultural Engineering. In 1997 he founded a corporate group, which he currently occupies the group's Chief Executive position. [ READ FULL BIO ]

Engineer Fahad Ali Mousa AlnaqbiEngineer Fahad Ali Mousa Alnaqbi
Special Adviser of the Secretary General
Mr. Alnaqbi is an engineer and international businessman, establishing several companies including the Sharjah-based Company, Creative Design Décor, Gulf Integrated Technology (GIT),, and Khuyool Investments, LLC. He presently holds the position of Chairman for Group of Companies as well expanding its business to all GCC & other Asian Countries. [ READ FULL BIO ]

Mr. Nazeer E. AdamMr. Nazeer E. Adam
Special Senior Adviser on Media and Technical Matters, (De Facto)
Mr. Adam is a graphic designer based in the UAE working in advertising and publishing. During the past decade, he has published two magazines and a weekly newspaper, which allowed him to highlight and support many charitable initiatives and activities. Recently he has been working as Info-Graphic Designer for a reputed daily newspaper at Dubai Media City.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Mr. Samir Al-NeelMr. Samir Al-Neel
Special Adviser/Institutional Development
Mr. Samir Al Neel is one of the most respected and professional Journalist Editors and linguists of the Arab Language, as one of the finest media professionals in the Middle East and the GCC. A distinguished professional creative writer since 1999, he has contributed to the African and Arabian Literature through poetry, short stories and literary.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Mr. Janah HammoudMr. Janah Hammoud
Media Special Adviser of Secretary General in MENA/GCC Region
Mr. Janah Hammoud is an international public relations expert, consultant, spokesman, media advisor, and translator. He has acted as a spokesman for key figures for The Iraqi and Pan Arab Media, and conducted press conferences, organized media press conferences attendance and assisted in one-on-one interviews with Major Pan Arab and local Iraqi Media.[ READ FULL BIO ]
WESTERN EUROPE AND OTHER STATES

H.E. Dr. Sulaiman Al-FahimH.E. Dr. Sulaiman Al-Fahim
Ambassador At-Large (Kingdom of Spain)
Sulaiman Al-Fahim is a successful international real estate entrepreneur, philanthropist and sports enthusiast. He currently serves as Chairman and President of the Arab Union for Real Estate Development (AURD), CEO of the Falcon Group, and sits on the boards of Hydra Properties and is Chairman and part owner of the English Premier League Portsmouth Football Club.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Mr. Augusto SorrisoMr. Augusto Sorriso
Goodwill Ambassador/Liaison to the Italian Government
Mr. Sorriso spent 20 years as an elected official in the "Democrazia Cristiana" party in Licata, Sicily. Now a businessman in the US, he serves in the restaurant business of a franchise of great success that now counts for more than 95 stores, where he is part of the administration council of the SALADWORKS inc. franchise of which he is the vice president and personally directs two.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Mr. Carmelo CastiglioneMr. Carmelo Castiglione
Goodwill Ambassador
Mr. Carmelo Castiglione has served in the Italian government as Major of Licata, Italy, President of the Provincial Council, and President of the Agricultural Commission. He also served as President of the regional institute of animal prophylaxis in Palermo, Italy.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Mr. Enzo GraciMr. Enzo Graci
Special Adviser of the Secretary General

Mr. Mathias C. HiesmayrMr. Mathias C. Hiesmayr
Goodwill Ambassador IIMSAM-Secretary General's Liaison to the United Nations Office at Vienna and Geneva
Mr. Hiesmayr attended the American International School in Vienna and studied in the European Business School in London and the Webster University in Vienna. After his studies he became member of the advisory board of the KR. Ing. Hans Hiesmayr Private Foundation and Managing Director of the Ing. Hans Hiesmayr Holding GmbH in Austria.[ READ FULL BIO ]

B. FrankB. Frank
Special Adviser of the Secretary General
Born in 1967 in Hamburg, Germany Frank has been involved in multiple business sectors. Currently, Frank lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is focused on providing Consulting Services to Institutions and Businesses who wish to enter the Oil & Gas (limited), Automobile, Hotel, Construction, Real Estate, and General Trade Sectors.[ READ FULL BIO ]
INDIA AND SOUTH ASIA

H. E. Mr. Vikrant SandalH. E. Mr. Vikrant Sandal
Ambassador in India and to South Asia-of the Secretary General Strategic-Partnership Initiatives: IIMSAM Spirulina Farms, IIMSAM Global Knowledge Centre & the IIMSAM Spirulina Pledge Campaign
Mr. Vikrant Sandal is a prominent Social Activist and Entrepreneur. He serves as Co-Chair of the Kanwaljit Sandal Foundation, which is working with various national and international organizations including Red Cross, Rotary International, Lions Club in multiple social and welfare projects. He also chairs the Board of Directors of Hash Group.[ READ FULL BIO ]
AFRICAN REGION

H.E. Dr. Donald KaberukaH.E. Dr. Donald Kaberuka

H.E. Dr. Donald Kaberuka is the 7th elected President of the African Development Bank Group. As President of the Bank Group, he is chairing the Boards of the African Development Bank and the African Development Fund, the soft loan arm of the Group. As minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Kaberuka was the Governor for Rwanda at the World Bank (WB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the African Development Bank.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Mark J. CharlesMark J. Charles
IIMSAM's Special Adviser of the Secretary General for South Africa
Founder Mark Charles, grew up under the Apartheid government in South Africa. As an adult, he returned to South Africa to work amongst the Zulu tribe, implementing food aid and training programs, helping HIV and AIDS patients, starting a preschool and community center. He has now overseen development projects in over 30 countries and worked as Executive Director of World Impact, and founded what is now Across Borders.[ READ FULL BIO ]

Marlo ZaberMarlo Zaber
IIMSAM Field Media Development and Outreach Senior Adviser
Marlo leads initiatives in program design and management, grant-writing, fundraising and art direction for online and video projects. As the Director of Interactive for NYC-based experiential marketing firm Vincent Partners, she co-produced the Dominican International Film Festival and managed online campaigns for Maxim and myProducer.tv.[ 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