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Mr. Kofi Annan in Marbella, Spain

Robert Christen, Office Manager in the Hansa Realty office on the Marbella Golden Mile, is delighted to see that after the First Lady of the United States, Mrs. Obama, a second global level VIP is visiting Marbella within in a short period of time. Once again Marbella & the Costa del Sol are in the news and on the world map as a destination and location for world congresses and events.

Mr Kofi Annan, the former secretary general for the United Nations and 2001 Nobel Peace Prize winner visits Marbella. He is the key note speaker of the III World Congress on Climate Change and Wine conference which will take place in Marbella on April 13th. He will also preside a charity gala dinner. Tickets to Kofi Annan’s conference are 50 euros and the dinner plus conference package is 250. More information and reservations: 952 830806.
The climate change challenge will be the main focus of Mr. Annan’s speech at 18:00 hours on the first day of congress (13th of April).  The congress will take place in the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos of Marbella (right in the centre of Marbella) on the 13th and 14th of April and is organized by The Wine Academy of Spain. Mr Annan’s conference is titled “The Global Compact: A challenge in the business word to become leaders in sustainable development” He will be introduced by Mr. Pancho Campo MW, founder of The Wine Academy of Spain in 2003 and the first Spaniard to hold the title Master of Wine.

The conference is directed to the business community on the Coast and focuses on the importance of adapting to sustainable measures in order to deal with climate change. The conference is open to businessmen and the general public. After the conference there will be a 30 minute session of questions and answers with Mr. Annan. On the evening of April 13th, Mr. Kofi Annan and his wife will be joined by the mayoress of Marbella, Ángeles Muñoz, and together they will preside the Official Dinner, which will take place in La Cabane, Hotel Los Monteros. This dinner will be in aid of the charity Vicente Ferrer Foundation.


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